Eight to attend leadership conference in St. Louis

Wednesday, August 21, 2002

Eight members representing three local clubs recently attended the annual conference of the National Association for Family and Community Education (FCE) Leadership in St. Louis.

They are: Sue Jones, Mary Klaproth and Carolyn Thompson of Town and Country FCE Club; Opal Collins, Linda Farrow and Dortha Strack of Kage FCE Club; Ruth Pohlmann of Cheerful Country Doers FCE Club; and Marjorie Swan, a member at large.

The theme of the three-day meeting was "FCE...Hearts Across America." Members attended from across the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, and also Puerto Rico.

The conference included various workshops, programs and entertainment.

During the business session, Margaret Mai of Arizona was elected president. The group heard plans for the literacy, media awareness and character development projects the organization sponsors.

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