The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the Windrow meeting room with 22 members and one guest. President Korina Loudon presided, Jim Morris gave the prayer and Kelly Jo Richards was the finemaster.
The program was given by Wayne Pantini, director of UCDA. He discussed the uptown Creston events this weekend. He also discussed the building UCDA purchased at 301 W. Montgomery St., and the construction and updates that will be happening this year to the building. The plan is to have businesses on the main level, and lofts upstairs for temporary employees or interns to rent on a short term basis. The purchase of the CHS plant was also updated.
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The regular meeting of Chapter AZ was held April 3 at Carroll Family Chiropractic with Linda Carroll as hostess and Joan Chubick as co-hostess. Sixteen members responded to roll call. State convention is Saturday, June 2. Members should contact Carol Brentnall by April 28 if they would like to attend. The trunk sale will be Saturday, May 5. Members need to fill out and return volunteer forms. Lela Burkhalter gave a program on projects.
The next regular meeting will be 5:30 p.m. May 1 at Cromwell Church with Chris VanGelder as hostess and Kay Kinsella as co-hostess. Sandy Stalker will be leading the group in card making. The next social meeting will be 11 a.m. April 17 at the home of Sharon Bennett. Kathy Ralston and Tiffany Ossian will give a program on The Learning Center. The April birthday lunch will be at noon April 26 at Kelly’s Flowers and Gifts.
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GFWC/IOWA Bancroft History Assembly
GFWC/IOWA Bancroft History Assembly met April 2 in the D.V. Richardson room at Greater Regional Medical Center with three life members and six regular members in attendance. Vice President Sandy Oswald presided and Peg Anderson served as hostess.
After the Pledge of Allegiance, members answered roll call by telling which flower or plant they are most excited to see this spring.
The minutes were approved as corrected, and the treasurer’s report was approved and filed for audit.
Joan Chubick spoke with Sharon Snodgrass representing the Historic Village about civic improvement ideas.
The next meeting will begin 9:30 a.m. May 7 at the Windrow.
Oswald and Anderson shared information about the April 19-20 state convention at Hotel Pattee in Perry.
An invitation was received from the staff of Gibson Memorial Library to a tea April 12 with Joy Johnson. The tea will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held at the library.
GFWC International Convention will be June 23-26 at the St. Louis Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.
The meeting was adjourned followed by the Club Collect.
Martha Musmaker gave an interesting program on English immigration to America.
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Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary
Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met April 4.
Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, first; Joy Seeley, second; and Penni Nauman, third.
Janet Kessler won the door prize.
Nash will host cards and chatter Wednesday, April 11.