AARP 3846 holds monthly meeting

WEIRTON – AARP Chapter 3846 President Joann Bugin called the August meeting to order and asked Virginia Kucan to give the innovation, followed by members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and singing “God Bless America.”

Bettie Williamson introduced Christian singers Brian and Shawn Chirsagis and dancers Diana Crago and Joann Bugin.

Barbara Purks gave the secretary’s report, and Treasurer Frank Fazio gave the treasurer’s report.

Reservation Chair Regina Truax reported 84 members were in attendance and introducing guest Judy Kaufman. John and Ann Micklos were welcomed back.

Regina Truax announced the following trips:

Sept. 11-13, Seneca Niagara Falls Casino;

Sept. 26, Kenny Vance and the Planotones; and

Sept. 30, Polynesian Fire.

For information, contact Truax at (304) 723-0419.

Sunshine Chair Mary Rose Spano sent get well cards to Al Daugherty, Jeannette Wetzel and Mary Catherine Yates and a sympathy card to Regina Truax. Members extended birthday wishes for Chuck Bugin, Patsy Verlast and Carolyn Hill. Carl and Regina Truax and Hank and Valeria Adamczyk celebrated anniversaries.

Eva Fabianich will serve on the Board as Katy Rosohac submitted her resignation.

Milt Fabianich has collected 61 pairs of glasses, nine cell phones and two hearing aid sets and is continuing to collect such items.

Barbara McCoy collected $15.52 in July in the penny jar for the senior center.

The following committees gave reports: Hospitality, Kathryn Hardsauk; Parliamentarian, Louise Herman; Sunshine, Mary Rose Spano; and Membership, Joyce Dobbs.

Diana Crago and Barbara Purks won the 50/25/25 drawing.

Mary Rose Spano won the quilt; Rena Wilson, Mary Tyson and Barbara Purks won dinners. Katy Allen, Olivia Oklok, Virginia Kucan, Dan Tournay, Liz Messerly, Dolores Krinock, Joyce Rzepka and Nancy Fridley won door prizes.

Virginia Kucan gave benediction as the meeting was adjourned.

The next meeting will be held Sept. 9.