Washington Evening Journal
111 North Marion Avenue
Washington, IA 52353
WEDNESDAY STUDY CLUB
Five members of the Crawfordsville Wednesday Study Club and two guests met on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 19, 2022.
The group traveled to Danville, IA. to the Danville Station which houses the Danville Library and Museum. There the ladies had a self-guided tour of the museum where they were especially interested in the Anne Frank Connection aas well as perusing WWII/Holocaust history.
Following the museum visit, the group stopped at the A&W in Mt. Pleasant for refreshments.
Those attending were Ruth Erwin, Rachel Koehler, Debbie Lowe, Cathy Williams, Linda Wiltfang and guests, Margaret Patterson and Joyce Roth.
CRAWFORDSVILLE LIONS CLUB
The Crawfordsville Lions Club met Monday evening, 7 p.m. October 24, 2022 at the Crawfordsville Community Room with eleven members present.
Lion President Finke called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Lion Gene Miller gave the invocation.
Secretary Lion Rose read the minutes of the October 10, 2022 meeting and they were approved as read. Treasurer Finke gave the treasurer's report.
Old Business: It was reported all meat from the Pancake Breakfast had been sold. Lion Massey reported he had donated a chair cart to the Fire Station. Chairs will be looked into that are needed by the Fire Department.
New Business: A letter was passed from Lara Hochstetler telling of her Ministry and what she is contemplating for the future.
Lion Davis mentioned he had learned there were students in WACO Elementary in need of glasses and that is a project the club should support. Everyone was in agreement.
A letter had been received from the Lions Club International Foundation recognizing our club for its support and earning a banner patch for their commitment.
It was mentioned the Club would be holding a Blood Drive on Monday, December 5, 2022 at the United Church of Crawfordsville.
Lion Council Chair Love reported she had been to The Lion's District Fall Rally at Walcott on October 15. Their focus was on recruiting younger members. She also attended Lions Fall Learning Conference October 21 and 22 at Newton. They are wanting to build a Splash Pad at Camp Courageous and encourage clubs to contribute to this.
It was decided to move all the club's items from the shack at the Ball Field and to donate some items to the Fire Department if they can use them.
It was decided to have the annual Christmas Drawing, Saturday, December 17, 2022 at the Fire Station. A bake sale will be held at noon, Santa will arrive at 12:30 and the drawing will be held at 1 p.m.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.
President Finke entertained with trivia, "How well were you paying attention in History class?"
Refreshments were served by Lion Gene Miller.