Club NewsPublished 7:19pm Friday, November 30, 2012
Saturday Night Jamboree
The Saturday Night Jamboree met recently at the Redmen’s Lodge in Washington with Russell Jefferson and Dalton Elks keeping watch at the door. DJ Kenny Beacham played the music for the event. Carolyn Jefferson and Buddy Jefferson registered 97 clients.
Refreshments were prepared and served by members of the Tasha Smith Scholarship from Williamston, with the help of The Head Hunters. The Blessing/ Lord’s Prayer was said by Lane Woolard. Members of the Tasha Smith Scholarship were parents, Melvin and Lenora Smith, Minnie L. Brown, Mary Rodgers, Flessie R. Smith, Alice Rodgers, Loraine Norfleet, Artis Smith and Deloriase Williams. Ms. Tasha Smith died on August 20, 1992. Those assisting from The Head Hunters were, Vonya Brown, Dedre Woolard, Denina Rodgers, Murell Pittman, Sacha Cooper, Tony Brady and Andrew Bryant.
Other volunteers for the evening included Kin Wood, Elwood Sprouse, Tine Woolard, Michael Cutler and Laurie Hardison.
Marlene Sprouse led the activities and the singing for the birthday greetings to the November honorees and announced that the Christmas Jamboree would be held a week earlier (Dec. 1) than the usual second Saturday. All clients and volunteers were encouraged to attend to greet Santa Claus.
Door prize winners were Darrell Jones, Joseph Coward, Leola Dorsey and Gail Boyd.
The Saturday Night Jamboree is a non-profit organization and all donations should be made out to: Saturday Night Jamboree and mailed to 410 Northwood Road, Washington, NC 27889 or contact Marlene Sprouse at 252-946-4350.
The Bodacious Babes Chapter of the Red Hat Society met recently at the home of Eleanor Trigg. Other members present were Rebecca Ward, Diana Cates, Colleen Lupton, Sophie Mitchell, Betty Ross, Nancy Florschutz, Nancy Huntley, Anne Crumpler, Jean Boykin, Shirley Woolard, Stella Thurston, Joyce Carawan, Dorraine Smith, Marie Toler, Martha Seighman and Polly Jones.
Jones greeted and welcomed everyone and thanked Trigg for hosting the meeting. Seighman read the minutes and Florschutz gave a treasury update. Ward read “Autumn Tapestry” and Seighman led the singing of the blessing.
Lupton gave details for the Christmas party. To participate in the gift exchange ladies must bring gifts for everyone. Birthday girls Ward and Florschutz were serenaded and Huntley won the 50/50 drawing. Seighman invited members to attend a Christmas Bingo Hoot on Dec. 10 at King’s Restaurant in Kinston for a buffet lunch and games of Bingo.
Following the luncheon, Trigg gave an interesting program on Genealogy research and encouraged everyone to fill in a form with their family history to the fifth generation.
Everyone received favors, and door prizes went to Boykin, Smith and Cates. The meeting was adjourned for socializing.