West Farmington – Haley Spangler, daughter of Jim & Starr Spangler, of W. Farmington, Ohio, was installed to lead the W. Farmington Rainbow Assembly #116 of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls as Worthy Advisor during its fall term. Haley has chosen “Time Flies; Capture the Moment” as her theme for the term.
West Farmington – W. Farmington Assembly #116 of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls had a busy term of activities under the direction of Miss Kristina Murray, Worthy Advisor. For social activities the assembly played a round of Frisbee Golf, held a camp-out, held our annual picnic at Willow Lake, attended the DeMolay Conclave dance, held our annual Halloween party, go-to-church Sunday, and attended the Holiday Dance.
West Farmington Assembly #116 of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls has been hard at work this spring with several activities and service projects, under the direction of their Worthy Advisor, Miss Haley Spangler, of W. Farmington.
Service projects for the term included marching in the Memorial Day parade and having a team in the Warren Relay for Life where the girls raised $1328.68. They received a plaque for 2nd place for the most luminaries sold and 3rd place best educational topic as well as a 2nd place ribbon for our team t-shirt. We also donated to Hospice House, the Make a Splash Foundation, and Wounded Warrior as our charity projects. Social activities included: holding the annual valentine party, attending the District #5 roller skating party & sleepover, participating in the Tri-Youth Day and Grotto Dance in Cleveland, participating in an Easter Egg Hunt and go-to-church Sunday, having a hair and beauty tips day, selling doughnuts and sub sandwiches for Grand Assembly, having a car wash and selling Daffin’s candy.
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.