Crawfordsville News

Wyman Community Club meets, Memorial Day plans made

The Wyman Community Club met Monday, May 6, 2019 with 12 present for an 11:30 a.m. luncheon at Ainsworth Four Corners.

Those attending were Joann Love and Jane Kaczinski of Washington, Ruth Johnson of Ainsworth, John Wittrig and Laura Wittrig of Winfield, Frieda Finke, Margaret Patterson, Larry and Nancy Love and Billie Jo Rose of Crawfordsville and Ray and Shirley Hendrickson of Iowa City.

The group will meet again Monday, June 3, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at Ainsworth Four Corners.

Eight members of the White Cloud Community Club met at FOCO (Ainsworth Four Corners) on May 7 for an 11:30 a.m. luncheon. Betty Lucas served as hostess. Margaret Patterson opened the meeting with a reading about Aprons. Roll call was answered by everyone telling if they’d pulled an April Fools’ Joke.

A short discussion was held concerning the club’s 80th year, but no decisions were made at this time. Present were Jolene Colthurst, Frieda Finke, Joyce Huff, Betty Lintz, Betty Lucas, Pat Miller, Margaret Patterson and Pauline Richardson.

Following the meeting the group enjoyed a plant exchange. The next meeting will be a breakfast on Tuesday, June 4, with the place yet to be determined.

The Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. at the Crawfordsville Cemetery, weather permitting. In case of rain, services will be held at the American Legion Hall. The speaker this year is Bob Knight of Clarence. He served in Vietnam and is the brother of Donna Fletcher.

Immediately following the service, doughnuts, juice and coffee will be provide by the American Legion at the Legion Hall. Some chairs will be provided at the cemetery but guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs.

The Avenue of Flags will be put up on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., and taken down on Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. Help is welcome.

Floyd and Pauline Richardson accompanied John and Regina Arthur of Iowa City to Siloam Springs, Ark., over the weekend to attend the graduation of their grandson and nephew, Cooper Richardson from John Brown University on Saturday with a B.S. in Management. Cooper is the son of Alan and Lori Richardson from Adel.

Doug and Carol Steele spent the weekend in Omaha visiting their daughter, Carmen.