Associate chapter of Tri Kappa
The Associate chapter of Tri Kappa met in Traylor Hall of the First United Methodist Church on Sept. 12, 2011. After a delicious meal prepared by the Sarah Circle of the church, Roberta Weliever presented a program about the efforts to establish a Skatepark in Brazil.
The equipment has been purchased from Danville, Ind., and is in storage locally. Approximately $46,000 is still needed to complete the park. A dinner will be held at Forest Park on Sept. 29, as a fundraiser.
President Jacque Reberger called the meeting to order with the usual song and verse. Roll call was answered by 23 members with two guests, Roberta Weliever and Melinda Cooper.
Minutes were read and approved. Dabren Clark is to be contacted to send cards to members. Correspondence was read and the article about Tri Kappa that appeared in The Brazil Times was discussed.
After the treasurer's report was read, the annual budget was approved and bills presented. Dabren Clark gave a review of the current issue of Cross Keys.
Members were reminded of the Humane Shelter needs, including paper towels, cat litter, newspapers, sheets and old rugs, when they bring their monthly donation.
Members were also reminded that monthly donations also go to the Angels at East Side fund and the state scholarship fund.
Items for our SOS child and the need for tennis shoes for elementary school students to wear during PE classes were discussed.
Outgoing President Sandra Henderson presented each of her officers with a gift.
Addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were updated. Officers were reminded of the Province V Officer's workshop to be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Danville.
The October meeting will be held at the First United Methodist Church with the program being about the work of the Brazil Public Library.
After thanks to this evening's committee, Jacque Reberger, Dabren Clark, Marian Harrison, Mary Ann Froderman, Janice Clark and Sandy Swindle, the meeting was closed with prayer.
Associate chapter of Tri Kappa
The Associate chapter of Tri Kappa met in Traylor Hall of the First United Methodist Church on Oct. 3, 2011. After a delicious lasagna meal prepared by the Sarah Circle of the church, Jill Scarborough of the Brazil Public Library presented a program highlighting the programs and services the library provides to the community. They range from the "Ghost" program about ghost hunting and paranormal research to be presented on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m., to Teen groups, Adult literacy programs for adults who wish to learn to read and how patrons can now download ebooks to their reading devices such as a Kindle.
President Jacque Reberger called the meeting to order with the usual song and verse. Roll call was answered by 16 members. Minutes were read and approved. Correspondence from SOS (Serving on the Streets) was read. The meeting hostesses planned the monthly gift for our SOS young people. The treasurer's report was read and approved and members were reminded to bring their monthly donations for the Humane Shelter, the Angels at East Side and the state scholarship fund to each meeting. President Reberger gave a report about the Province Workshop that was held in Danville on Saturday, Sept. 17. Five members of the associate chapter attended.
The November meeting will be held on Nov. 7, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church with the program being presented by Jennifer Chamberlain about the SOS program.
After thanks to this evening's committee, Sandy Henderson, Mary Anne Gossett, Sue Goshen and Marian Harrison, the meeting was closed with prayer.
It's that time of year, here come the holidays. Where does the time go? A special program is being planned and will be presented during Homemaker's Week, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clay County 4-H fairgrounds.
The special program is "Homemade Gifts for the Holidays."
For more information, call 812-448-9041. Bring a friend. Everyone is invited to attend.