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Bethany Women plan busy fall

October 8, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

BETHANY - The Bethany Woman's Club, a General Federation of Women's Clubs of West Virginia member, opened its year Sept. 17 at Bethany Church, with President Helen Moren presiding.

Ruth Tye led devotions, and Angie Counselman spoke spoke about her experiences at Girls State.

Officers for this administration include President Moren, Vice President Deloris Hart, Secretary Beverly Chambers and Treasurer Judy Pyle.

Moren reported on the summer conference held Aug. 10-11 at Flatwoods. State President Carol Allen president, announced her project will be Camp Kno Koma, a week-long camp for children with juvenile diabetes.

Northern District President Jo-Ellen Wright named addressing hunger her project.

Members will be working on the following projects: setting up a website; Halloween favors for nursing homes; hats for the Wheeling soup kitchen; Christmas stockings for Boatsie's Boxes; Operation Smile; and Little Dresses for Africa.

The club will sponsor a soup and sandwich luncheon today at Bethany Memorial Church, with proceeds going for community projects and the church.

The Northern District Convention will be held Oct. 13 and hosted by Woman's Club of McMechen. Club members also will honor veterans at a coffee hour on Nov. 11 and dinner on Nov. 13.

The group also has partnered with the Bethany College Connections program in welcoming students to Bethany. The program gives students insight on town government and other organizations in the community. Moren served refreshments.

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