Club news 10/11/06

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Lamplighters FCE

The Lamplighters FCE Club met Sept. 21 in the meeting room of Oak Ridge Methodist Church. Karen McLane was hostess with JoAnn Hahs, president, presiding. Hahs reminded members to heed Gynecologic/Ovarian Cancer Awarness Month and the symptoms listed for ovarian cancer.

Claudia Barks from Barks Auction Barn gave a program, "Antique Roadshow." She offered a critique of each piece.

A shower was held for Birthright with each member bringing items for a layette. The planning committee for the international supper set a date to meet.

A report was given on the club's SEMO District Fair booth.

All agreed the books contributed as matching HEED Grant to Riverside Regional Libary were beautiful. An open house was held Sept. 9 at the library; members provided home-baked cookies and punch.

Linda Sebaugh will be Lamplighters' representative at the state convention Oct. 18 through 20.

The next meeting will be Oct. 19 at the home of Verla Mangels.

Zonta Club

The Zonta Club of Cape Girardeau held its monthly membership meeting Oct. 3 at the University Center on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.

Debra Holzhauer presented an overview of the political and social background of the country of Myanmar and the United Nations' involvement in human rights, peace and economic development in that country.

After the program, the club conducted the business meeting, which included a discussion of plans for the Third Annual Woman of Achievement Luncheon scheduled for Nov. 3 at Plaza Conference Center.

The club will also provide a reception for the GED graduation to be held at the Career and Technology Center Oct. 19.

Alpha Mu Master

The Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held a meeting in the community center at Cape RV Park. Joyce Hays was hostess and Vicki McKinney, president, conducted the meeting.

Final plans were made for the Oct. 22 chapter trip to Giant City State Park. Plans are also being made for a barn party at Charlie's Barn on Sunday and to attend a concert by the Southeast Missouri State University Orchestra and Choral Union Nov. 28 at Academic Hall.

Hays presented the program, a book report on "The Hiding Place," by Corrie Ten Boom. It told of the life of Ten Boom, the concentration camps and her home that became a refuge to those hunted by the Nazis in World War II.

-- From staff reports

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