Washington Evening Journal
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On Tuesday, May 3, six members of the White Cloud Club met at the Pizza Ranch in Washington for lunch and a meeting.
Jolene shared a May Day basket treat with each person as they arrived.
A buffet lunch was enjoyed followed by a brief business meeting. President Jolene opened the meeting with a reading "A Mother's Day." Roll call was answered by identifying a favorite flower. Everyone agreed with the recent weather of rain, wind and low temps, they were anxious to watch their flower gardens bloom and display a variety of beautiful flowers.
Those attending were Jolene Colthurst, Betty Lintz, Pat Miller, Margaret Patterson, Pauline Richardson and Virginia Sands.
Members signed cards to send to club members who were unable to attend, because of health issues.
Club member Carrie Coble asked everyone to remember her husband who is having surgery soon.
Old Business: None.
New Business: Setting the date for the next meeting. Betty Lintz invited everyone to her home for an 8:30 a.m. breakfast on June 6.
At the close of the meeting Pat and Jolene gave out plants and flowers that each had brought to share. Mother's Day greetings were exchanged as members departed.
Crawfordsville Lions Club
The Crawfordsville Lions Club met Monday evening, May 9, 2022 at the Crawfordsville Community Room with 12 members present. Lion President Gene Miller led the Pledge of Allegiance and also offered prayer.
Following a delicious meal prepared and served by Alice Hochstetler the meeting reconvened. Preceding the regular meeting, the President of the Community Club, Roy Felts, spoke to the group about the club's upcoming activities and asked for the Lions support. He asked that the club serve lunch on Saturday, July 9 for Crawfordsville Fun Days which will be held July 8 and 9. It was mentioned they should plan for more people as they ran out of food last year. He stated the Community Club is very appreciative of the Lions' Club support. The event will begin on Friday evening with a Bags tournament and movie nite. Dave and Sherri DeLovely will be present on Friday eve with DeLovely's Mini Donuts and more Food Truck.
Lions President Gene called the meeting back to order and Lion Billie Jo read the minutes of the April 25, 2022 meeting. They were approved as read. There was no treasurer's report.
Old Business: There was further discussion on the September 10, 2022 Pancake Breakfast and President Gene said the hogs need to be delivered by August 30 and he asked someone to take care of this, as he will be away. Plans for the noon lunch for Fun Days will include food to serve 250 persons. This and all future events will be held at the Fire Station. The steps issue was discussed and work will be done in the future.
New Business: A Flyer was passed from members of the Crawfordsville Community Club that was sent to all who live in the Crawfordsville area. These members are a group of volunteers with the aim to promote the City of Crawfordsville through community events throughout the year. They are looking for sponsors for these events.
Lions Larry Love and Swailes mentioned it would be nice to have displays of graduates of Crawfordsville High and other Crawfordsville memorabilia where the public could view them. Much discussion followed, with no real solutions.
There being no other business, the meeting adjourned.
Crooked Creek Camp News
Crooked Creek Camp is in desperate need of male counselors. As of yet no one has applied. Any male 17 and older is needed. They are reaching out to Dads, pastors or even retirees who can help fill this need.
An entire summer commitment is six weeks, but they would be grateful for even just one week. Anyone can visit www.crookedcreekcamp.org for more information.
For young people interested in going to camp, the UCW will pay 1/3 and the United Church of Crawfordsville will pay 1/3 if they choose Camp Wyoming, Wyoming, IA; Wesley Woods Camp and Retreat, Indianola, IA; Pictured Rocks Camp and Retreat Center, Monticello, IA or Crooked Creek Christian Camp, Washington, IA.