Club news 10/29/03

Wednesday, October 29, 2003

Lamplighters FCE

The Lamplighters FCE met at the home of Joann Hahs on Oct. 16 for an international supper. Each member brought a dish made from recipes from Tasmania.

The meeting was then called to order by the president, Linda Sebaugh. All members voted to gather food for Thanksgiving for an adopted family.

Sharon Bogenpohl volunteered to conduct the installation of officers ceremony during the December meeting.

Gayla Volz gave a program on the history and culture of Tasmania.

The November meeting will be held at the home of Teresa Hinkebein.

St. Mary CWC

The St. Mary Council of Catholic Women met Oct. 16 in the Monsignor Huels room in the parish office building. The Rev. Tom Kiefer, spiritual moderator, announced that there will be a Mass of Life at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 to remember loved ones who have died.

Each circle is requested to furnish cookies for the reception to follow. The November circle will serve the punch and coffee.

In observance of the Month of Rosary, Dolores Pobst will lead with song and the praying of the rosary.

Lawana Wulfers, Church Women United representative, reported that 76 health kits were taken to the Festival of Sharing at Dexter, Mo.

Nancy King, vice president, and Judy Stricker, president, reported on the NCCW National Convention in Minneapolis, Minn. Writer Mary Higgins Clark was one of the speakers.

The CWC will collect books for preschool children as part of the "Books for Children" program.

The Region 7 meeting will be held on Nov. 18 at St. John Parish in Leopold, Mo.

The Christmas craft and bake sale will be conducted on Dec. 6.

The next meeting will be held on Nov. 20 with a memorial service for deceased members.

Xi Nu Phi

The Xi Nu Phi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on Oct. 21 at Tracy's Place in Jackson for the Preferential Tea, which was hosted by Omega Tau Chapter.

The newest members of Beta Sigma Phi were introduced by the various chapters in attendance.

Discussion was held and invitations distributed for the Exemplar/Preceptor banquet to be held on Nov. 19.

The next meeting will be on Nov. 4 at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar in Cape Girardeau.

Capaha Scottish Rite Women

The Capaha Scottish Rite Women's Club met Oct. 13 at the Country Kettle Restaurant in Biehle, Mo., with Luella Armstrong presiding.

Program chairman Evelyn Ritchie and hostess Armstrong conducted bingo for the group. Dorist Hurst read "Only in America."

The Nov. 10 meeting will be held at Delmonico's Restaurant in Jackson. Joyce Peerman will be hostess, and Debbie Hay will be program chairman. Ron Clark will be the guest speaker.

Eastside Homemakers

The Eastside Homemakers Club met for lunch at Mazzio's Pizza in Jackson on Oct. 15. A short business meeting was held after lunch.

The slate of officers for the next two years will remain the same.

The Nov. 19 meeting will be at Tracy's Place at 11 a.m. Each member is to bring an article about Thanksgiving.

-- From staff reports

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