President Bob Noble called the meeting to order at 10 am at the First Christian Church Hall. The last month’s minutes were accepted as published in the
Treasurer Susan Norton’s reported “we still have money,” specifically $1,170.01 in our checking account and $6,496.97 in our money market account. Major
expenditures for the past year included $935 in subsidies for club events and $1,500 in donations (including what we give the church for use of its hall).
Income was approximately equal to expenses. The treasurer’s report was accepted as read.
Membership reported many renewing members and four guests this month.
Marilyn Pearson and Alicia Adcock were recognized for preparing the coffee and refreshments.
In an announcement that dismayed members, Jan Curtis said that Things to Do magazine had folded due to business considerations. We will sorely miss Jan’s
presence at meetings and wish her success in her next chapter.
Jan had brought generous prizes for her final raffle: four Village Inn meals, a $35 gift certificate from Studio eight Salon, a $25 gift certificate from Moroccan Village, and a $20 gift certificate from Talk of the Town Antique Mall.
We will be soliciting ideas on how best to continue our monthly raffles.
Our guest speaker was Joseph Sanchez, director of Mesa County Libraries, who gave a fascinating presentation of the technology they are using to capture
and present a visual catalog of features and history unique to our area.
Linda Ash said she sent out cards to Babette Furchak and Jack Kingsley, who are both on the mend. She also sent a condolence cards to Madge Bushhorn on
the death of her husband and to Sherry Schenk, whose father recently passed away.
I.P. Potyondy gave a brief run-down of upcoming Lunch and Tours: Alida’s, the National Guard Readiness Center, CMU’s costume department, spring flowers
on the Monument, Westar Aviation, Twigs & Buds Lavender farm, a gas and oil industry visit, the new main fire station, Community Hospital’s new addition,
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