Funseekers donate to Table of Hope

DONATING TOYS — The Funseekers held a toy drive to benefit the Table of Hope in Weirton. On hand for the presentation were club leaders, from left, Vice President Mary Alice Meyer, Treasurer Charolette Christian, Secretary Valerie Rowland and President Judi Gaynor; Sharon Davis and Mary Kay Angelo, representatives from the Table of Hope; and club member Mary Klepadlo, who organized the drive. -- Contributed

WEIRTON — Seventy people were on hand when the Funseekers held their Dec. 4 dinner meeting at Undo’s where entertainment was provided by Rick Grimm of Memories.

JoAnne Burgin gave the opening prayer, “My Christmas Joy.”

During the business meeting, reports of the treasurer and secretary were read and approved.

A toy drive was held for the Table of Hope. Toys were donated by the club members and picked up by Sharon Davis and Mary Kay Angelo.

In a tour director’s report, Regina Truax gave an update on upcoming senior tours in 2020. Trips are open to anyone. For information, contact Truax at (304) 723-0419.

Trips include: March 11, the Meadows; March 14, “Swing! A Musical Dance Spectacular,” Lincoln Park; March 15, “Sound of Music,” Benedum Theater, Pittsburgh; April 16, Meadows Casino; April 18, Doo Wop, Capital Theater, Wheeling; and April 26, “The Return of Kenny Vance,” Greensburg, Pa.

Walter Klepadlo, a guest of Paula Kronsavage, was introduced. Glenda and Stanley Robinson were welcomed as new members. December birthdays and anniversaries were acknowledged.

Barbara Losey and Linda Lenzi were winners of the 50-50 drawing. Door prize winners of poinsettias were Michele Fabbro, Paula Kronsavage, Chuck Burgin, Lori Phyllis, Mary Margaret Klepadio, Dodie Magnone, Carl Truax, Linda Aloi, Bill Shipe, Jody Bickler, Delores LaRosa, Mary Beth Bauer, Anthony LaRosa, Rick Smarrella, Valerie Rowland, Jane Wilson, Martha Varitek, Dino Rossi, Lester Stuckmeyer, Joyce Dobbs and Marilyn DiLeondardo

Gift card winners were Joanne Mulrooney, Undo’s Restaurant, and Regina Truax, Scaffidi’s Restaurant.

It was noted there will be no January meeting. The next meeting is Feb. 5 at Undo’s.


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