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Garden Department meets

December 13, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

WEIRTON, W.Va. - The Garden Department of the Weirton Woman's Club, a General Federation of Woman's Clubs member, met recently at Undo's with Chair Sharon Neeley presiding.

Neeley welcomed members and thanked Diana Durst for being hostess and for decorating the room. June Pulice led the inspiration with a reading of "Miles to Go Before I Sleep," gave a prayer and led the Pledge Allegiance. Secretary Diana Durst read the minutes, and Treasurer Jeanne Amidon gave the treasurer's report. Seventeen members were in attendance.

Program Chair Lea Shirer announced the December program would be the annual "Make It or Bake It" exchange. Hospitality Chair Patty Nixon reported Shirer and Carol Village would be December hostesses. Inspiration Chair Carol Village stated she would be doing the December inspiration.

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DONATIONS — Garden Department Vice Chair Lea Shirer, left, and Chair Sharon Neeley, right, accepted food donations from members for the Salvation Army. -- Contributed

Judy Riter reported for the Scholarship Committee. She stated Dru Aftanas was excited and very pleased to receive the Garden Department Scholarship of $250. He sent his sincere thank-you to the Garden Department members.

Neeley reported on the Flower Power Bulb sale and discussed the Holiday Home Tour, sponsored by the Hancock County Arts Council and, in part, by the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, that the general club promotes and helps sponsor.

Neeley also thanked all the members who donated food for the Salvation Army.

Chairs for the general club, Art, Literary and Garden departments made announcements on their upcoming meeting dates and programs.

Village displayed an old scrapbook from 1951 to 1953 when Mrs. Arnold Stanton was Garden Department Chair.

Diana Durst, President's Special Project chair, discussed Camp Kno Koma, a camp for diabetic children; and Molly Mossor discussed a Victorian home tour being planned.

Molly Mossor read "A Prayer For Thanksgiving" from the Salvation Army by Joseph Auslander.

Mossor won the door prize donated by Village. Neeley adjourned the meeting.

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