Acorn Club

The February meetings of the Acorn Club were hosted by Ann Hotz and Donna Christensen. Studies of past presidents' wives were continued, with Leah Martinek reporting on Betty Ford, while Dorothy Vannaman told about Roselynn Carter’s life.

The first meeting in March will be hosted by Jeanette Parks.


Senior center cards

John Bunnell won high in the three tables of double pinochle played Monday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Second place went to Shirley Howell. Maybelle Bowen was third.

In the two tables of pinochle played Feb. 14, Ruth Romesburg won high, Bob Ellis was second, and Bowen placed third.

Alva Burch won high in the three tables of pitch played Feb. 13. Vi Fry took second place. Third went to Carol Klaus.

In the two tables of double pinochle played Feb. 12, Ellis won high, Dawn Thiel was second, and Donna Preston took third.

Bunnell won high in the two tables of pinochle played Feb. 7. Ruth Dunlap came in second. Bob Baker was third.


Sherlock Strivers 4-H

The Sherlock Strivers 4-H Club met Feb. 11 at Holcomb Elementary School, with 23 members and 10 parents in attendance.

The club discussed the results of the recent County Club Days, noting that all participants earned blues, and discussed the annual Honor Flight fundraiser, noting that this year’s event was one of the biggest so far. The secretary’s report was given by Emma Mangles.

The members were informed of Regional Club Days to be held March 3 in Dodge City. Beef tagging will be held March 10, and a rabbit show will be held March 17, both at the Finney County Fairgrounds.

After adjourning, the club made valentines for the area nursing homes. 

The next meeting will be March 4 at Holcomb Elementary School.


Phi Sigma Alpha

Members of Phi Sigma Alpha enjoyed dinner out at the Clarion Inn on Feb. 8, celebrating an early Valentine’s Day. Hostesses were Hazel Jones and Sue Keeny.

Ellen Eichhorn asked the roll call question, “If you had a choice, would you rather be rich and not loved or poor and loved?”

Sue Shipley’s birthday was celebrated.

The March meeting will be game night, with Shipley as hostess.