West Farmington – Fourteen members were in attendance as Hall Relief Corps #104 enjoyed an annual Birthday/Christmas buffet luncheon with Jackie Gore as hostess. With excellent decorations around, a sumptuous meal was partaken of by all and then it was followed by a festive exchange of holiday gifts. With time allotted, the Ways & Means for this quarter-year raffled off 3 Christmas packages—receivers were Peggy Lauth, Nancy Fomich, and Beverly Largen.
The business part of this session was opened with President Leona Fisher in charge: Chaplain Carol Goddard read Psalm 100 from the Holy Bible and Patriotic Instructor Judy Richards followed with leading the corps in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Minutes were read informing all that dues will be increased to $10.00 a year starting in 2011. The Relief Committee will get our adopted mother Peg Martin a Christmas gift. Hostess to start the new year in January will be Nancy Fomich. The Christmas meeting of past-presidents club will be on Friday, December 17 at Sorrento’s Restaurant in Warren, OH. Time 1:00 p.m. and Anne Gerlt will be the hostess with a $5.00 gift exchange to be shared.
Department General Orders #2 were read to the corps by Secretary Margaret Lauth. Official Christmas greetings to all were given from the Department officers.
Ways and Means Committee for January, February, and March of 2011 were named: Jackie Gore, Leona Fisher, and Ruth Goddard will assume the obligation. After the Good of the Order was completed the meeting was officially closed in ritualistic style.