Richland Senior ClubPublished 9:24pm Friday, February 15, 2013
The Richland Senior Club of Aurora met Feb. 5 at 10:30 a.m. Jonell Barber, vice president, called the meeting to order and members repeated the Lord’s Prayer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. Myra Mayo, secretary, called the roll with 23 members present. Four visitors were recognized: Carolyn Osgood, Lexie McMicken, Ann Bergbauer and Elaine McClure. The minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.
Annette Smith, treasurer, gave the treasury report and reminded members that club dues needed to be paid. Ann Cayton gave a report for get well and sympathy cards mailed and also a report on items being collected for Ruth’s House to be presented to a representative attending the next meeting. Martha Brown gave her report for birthday cards.
The club will be serving refreshments for the Blood Mobile at PotashCorp on March 27, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Contact Linda Daniels about making sandwiches or cookies.
Alice Briley introduced guest speaker Ann Bergbauer and her assistant Elaine McClure. They are with the Pamlico River Quilters’ Guild and displayed a quilt that was made to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Beaufort County. The squares in the quilt show historical buildings in the area during this 300 year period, plus agricultural aspects in Beaufort County. Bergbauer gave an informative presentation which was followed by a question and answer session. Clubs or schools interested in having this program presented may contact Bergbauer, 940-1186, or McClure, 946-0715.
The 50/50 drawing winner was Alice Briley. James Parker asked the blessing for the covered dish luncheon.