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5/7/2014

DAR meeting

DAR meeting

The William Wilson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met April 16 at Garden Valley Retirement Village.

Francis O'Brate gave the program "Declaration of Independence." Dixie Drake gave the president general's message. Sandra Black gave the national defense report and the national committee report about DAR schools.

Black reported that the 2014 DAR Handbook and National Bylaws are now available. She also announced that volunteered hours can be listed in the back of the yearbooks.

Concerning the cemetery markers, the group voted to give the cemetery division $50 for the gazebo project. Ellen Eichhorn also gave $50 for the project.

Scholarship recipients will soon be notified, the JROTC outstanding cadet certificate and medal will be ordered, and the 25-year membership certificate was ordered for Lori Leiker-Allen. The certified card regarding Susan Gross was received with no other information.

Discussion to audit the books will be delayed until the next meeting, which will begin at 1:30 p.m. May 21 at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. Cathaleen Cooper will give the program "Historical Preservation."

Senior center pitch

Donna Preston won high in the three tables of senior center pitch played Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Second place went to Albert Spor. Vi Fry took third.

Duplicate bridge

The Garden City Duplicate Bridge Club held its regular game Monday, playing the regular 25-board Howell movement. Strong competition separated the top pairs by a mere half-point. One slam try failed but 22 games were bid and made. First place went to Dorothy Bartlett and Virginia Enslow with a 65 percent game. Jon Kempton and May Craig took second.

Regular games begin at 7 p.m. Monday, 1:15 p.m. Tuesday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St., with all bridge players welcome. For partners, call Kempton at 276-2876.

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