Daughters of the American Revolution

The William Wilson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution's meeting was held Sept. 19 at Garden Valley Retirement Village and was called to order by Regent Dixie Drake, who welcomed members.

Members recited the pledge of allegiance, American's Creed and Daughters of the American Revolution prayer before Drake reported the president's general message.

Stan Smith presented the "Genealogy" program.

Carley Hazelton reported the National Defense Report, and Drake provided the National Committee Report. During the meeting, the group awarded Lacy Henry a $100 scholarship from the organization.

New business included the fourth annual National DAR day of service, which will be a genealogy workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the First American Title, 417 N. Eighth St. The event is free and open to the public, though those interested should call (620) 640-5614 for reservations.

Hazelton also reported on the Community Service Awards presented at the State Convention to the William Wilson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

The next meeting will be 1:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Garden Valley Retirement Village.

 

Senior Center double pinochle

Donna Preston won high in the two tables of double pinochle Monday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Carol Bradford placed second, and John Bunnell took third.

 

Senior Center pitch

Sheryl Holiman won high in the three tables of pitch Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Albert Spor placed second, and Maybell Bowen and Elvin Hazen tied for third.

If anyone is interested in playing, call the Senior Center at 620-272-3620.

 

Acorn Club

Donna Christensen presided over the Acorn Club's first meeting of the fall, which took place at Pat Mayo's home.

Dorothy Vannaman told the club about the life of Elizabeth O'Connor. The next meeting will be in the home of Leah Martinek.

 

Phi Sigma Alpha

Members of Phi Sigma Alpha held a covered dish dinner and shared their summer activities during their Sept. 13 meeting at Hazel Jones' home.

Carlene Schweer was co-hostess. Sue Keeny will host the next meeting on Oct. 11.