Richland Senior Club of AuroraPublished 11:29pm Saturday, July 6, 2013
The Richland Senior Club of Aurora met July 2, 2013 at 10:30. President MarLou Reid called the meeting to order. Club members repeated the Lord’s Prayer followed by the pledge of allegiance. Visitor Mary Ellen Galloway was welcomed. Secretary Myra Mayo read the minutes of the last meeting and called the roll with 26 members present. Treasurer Annette Smith gave her report.
President Reid asked for a report on the minister and entertainment for our annual Christmas Party. Alice Briley reported that Reverent Don Hurt and wife Cathy had been contacted and agreed do this for us.
The club voted to go to Morehead for lunch for our meeting in August. Pickup time for the Blounts Creek group will be 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. for the Aurora group.
Fundraiser Chairperson Alice Briley suggested a BBQ chicken fundraiser for October 4th. Members were asked to make some donations in order to buy the supplies we need. The plates will be sold at the center.
President Reid introduced our speaker Amy Alligood. She is the Food Nutrition Services Supervisor with Beaufort County Department of Social Services. Ms. Alligood gave a very informative presentation and answered several questions that members had.
Ann Cayton reported on the get well and sympathy cards sent out during the month. Martha Brown asked members to forgive her if they received belated birthday cards. She recently experienced a fall but is doing better now. She thanked members for their cards and calls during the time she was recuperating.
Members expressed their sadness for the passing of member Al McMicken. Our sympathy goes out to the family.
An updated Club Membership Roster was passed out to all club members. Please notify Jonell Barber of any corrections that need to be made.
The club had their 50/50 drawing. Lou Hollowell was the lucky winner. She donated her winnings to the BBQ Chicken Fundraiser.
Reverend Charles Brown asked the blessing and everyone enjoyed a covered dish luncheon.
Jonell Barber, Vice President