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Chapter L of the National T.T.T. Society members met on Monday, Oct. 25 at the Olds United Church of Christ. The meeting opened with the singing of the Sword of Gold.
Eight members answered roll call with, "What was your favorite Halloween costume?“
Minutes: President Shelman read the Sept. 27, 2021 minutes which were approved as read. There was no meeting in August.
A note was read from a member withdrawing her membership and one with a change of address, as well as two abstaining members who shared happenings of their families. A note was also read from T.T.T. Chapter DD inviting Chapter L to their Tour of Homes.
Missy Fear gave the treasurer's report with a correction from Tip Night and also told of dues collected, donations and Pizza Ranch tips. She also presented the 2022 budget and a motion was made, seconded and carried to accept it.
Camp: President Shelman spoke with the WACO Elementary Principal to see if there were any suggestions of girls to send to camp. She will contact parents to see if there is interest and it was also suggested that a check should be made with those home-schooled girls who would be that grade level as well.
Charity: Last month it was suggested that the Sunshine funds be used for winter clothing. It was brought to the group's attention that there may be those who are unable to participate in the Santa Shop the PTO puts on; it was decided to donate some funds to the school for this project. It was suggested that everyone bring items to donate for the Santa Shop to the next meeting. It was also moved, seconded and decided to send gift cards to this year's camper girls for the holidays.
Ways and Means: Discussion was held regarding whether to continue the November bazaar or have a fun game/snack night and donate to the chapter instead of holding the bazaar. A motion was made, seconded and carried to have a game night at the Olds UCC. The Wayland Chapter will be invited to join in this.
New Business: President Shelmaan reported on the National Convention that was held via Zoom on Saturday. She reviewed the budget and resolutions that were presented and other information from this meeting.
Installation of Officers: The following officers were installed and Installation Ceremony completed. President- Barb Shelman; Vice-President and Recording Secretary- Nancy McGohan; Treasurer- Missy Fear; Corresponding Secretary- Marlys Fear; Historian- Karolyn Crawford and Camp Girl Gifts- Pat Miller.
President Shelman thanked those who attended. The next meeting will be Monday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Olds United Church of Christ. Roll call will be, "What was your first job?"
White Cloud Club meets
White Cloud Club members opened their 82nd year at the Nov. 2 meeting held at the Pizza Ranch in Washington.
Following lunch, Vice-President Pat Miller opened the business meeting by sharing a reading, "How to Tell a Winner." Club members agreed this was a real "eye opener." She then asked members to tell their mother's maiden names for roll call. Each responded and also gave some brief family history.
Secretary/Treasurer Betty Lintz gave reports of the last meeting with no corrections or bills reported. There was no old business. New Business included a review of the 2021-22 club booklets, which had been prepared by Betty.
The Dec. 7 meeting will be a 11:30 a.m. dinner meeting at the home of Jolene Colthurst. Club members are asked to bring two dozen goodies to share. A $5 gift exchange will be part of the festivities. Roll call will be answered by sharing "What did you finish this year?" A social time followed the meeting.
Everyone thanked Pauline for being hostess and sharing Fall Holiday treats.
Those attending were Betty Lintz, Pat Miller, Margaret Patterson and Pauline Richardson.