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Wintersville Woman’s Club to meet Thursday at Le Chateau Pier

AUCTION ITEMS — Some of the items in the Wintersville Woman’s Club’s annual “Make It, Bake It, Take It” auction conducted at the April meeting are held by, from left, Lil Ferguson, Joyce Palmer and Judy Weaver. -- Contributed

WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville Woman’s Club held its April 18 meeting at St. Florian Event Center with 30 members attending.

Judy Weaver gave the meditation to the topic “Maundy Thursday.”

Following lunch, President Mary Beth Allan opened the business meeting, reading the poem “Beautiful Women.”

Tyra Timmons, second vice president, led the membership in opening exercises.

Aimee Jaros, corresponding secretary, read a thank-you note from First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville for the donation given in memory of Barbara Thermes. A report was given on cards sent. Karen Hill gave the treasurer’s report.

Pat Ketzell, Southeast District president and a member of the Wintersville club, thanked the Wintersville club for hosting Legislation day. She also advised members on tips to making reporting projects and activities easier.

Committee chairs gave reports.

The club received 20 awards on Legislation Day, which was held in March.

Members were asked to think ahead about donations for the Holiday Splendor style show Chinese auction baskets.

Six members planned to attend the convention in May.

Natalie Doty will be sending thank-you notes to businesses and community leaders for community appreciation day.

The club’s final luncheon and business meeting of the 2018-19 club year will be held Thursday at Le Chateau Pier in Smithfield. The speaker will be Esther Gartland, GFWC/Ohio Federation of Women’s Clubs, director of junior clubs. The topic will be the Operation Culinary Canteen program, the emphasis of the GFWC president with the USO as the benefactor. Members are asked to bring nonperishable items to donate.

Lil Ferguson conducted the club’s annual “Make It, Bake It, Take It” auction. Proceeds help cover costs of the GED graduation ceremony reception.

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