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Tops 1390

EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 1390 met on May 14 at the Oakland Free Methodist Church located at 1551 Etruria Street. The meeting opened with the TOPS and KOPS pledges. Minutes and treasurer’s report from the May 7 meeting were read and approved.

May Kinemond was the weekly best loser and Naomi Cowsert was the runner-up.

The no-no for the week is ice cream.

Kinemond was recognized for coming back with a loss after being best loser last week and also, won the 50/50 drawing. Vesta Ferlaino won the dimes and the calorie chart drawing was held over and will be worth double next week.

Karen Brereton won t he monthly gift raffle. Gerlaino and Kinemond will donate the next raffle gift to be drawn on June 25.

Kinemond won the check contest. A new check contest will begin next week. The “Spring is for Floweers” contest began and will end on June 18.

The annual election of officers will be held on July 16 and the picnic will be held on Aug. 13.

The program was on making changes in our eating pattern and learning how to deal with food cravings and distractions to become thinner and healthier in our weight loss journey.

The chapter meets every Tuesday with weigh-in at 4 p.m. Visitors, new and former members are always welcome. Any questions, call the leader 330-385-2736.

The meeting closed with prayer requests and the Lord’s Prayer.

Tops 1957

WELLSVILLE — TOPS 1957 of Wellsville met on May 14, with Co-Leader Barb Tranter opening with pledges, roll call and then Diane Carnegie led the group in prayer.

TOPS best loser was Brenda Young and she also wore the officers ribbon. Donna Lee won the dimes and Connie Hissam had three weeks of weight loss. Janice Monte turned in 10 weight loss slips and received a tea towel. Mary Schmidt received a charm for losing weight on vacation. Alice Eckstein won the calorie chart drawing and Carnegie was the inchworm for April.

Our Chapter had a no gainer weigh in with 17 members in attendance.

The no-nos for the week are cookies.

Mary Schmidt donated a patriotic basket that was won by Young.

Mary Jarvis added two new to do items to her contest. Do 10 minutes exercise each day and eat a piece of fresh fruit daily.

Young gave the program on “Kidney Health” and to know your GFR rate.

Tranter closed the meeting wishing all a good week.

Ladies Aide

NEW CUMBERLAND — Vintage Articles on Display. President Carolyn Allison welcomed 20 members of the Point Pleasant Ladies Aide on May 8. She lit the Memory Candle for the members unable to attend.

Member Linda McNeil presented vintage clothing and various items from the Hancock County Museum. She explained how the articles of clothing have to be handled with extreme care and stored in special boxes. McNeil told about various programs that are held at the museum which is located on Ridge Avenue in New Cumberland.

After reading a blessing in unison, everyone enjoyed delicious refreshments served by hostesses Lora Bailey, Linda Dulaney, Nancy Holdsworth, and Karen Randolph.

Allison read the “Heart Sisters Caring and Sharing” devotions to begin the business meeting.

Louanne Huff read the April minutes, Carla Fryer presented the financial report, and Betty Glenn reported on the cards sent.

The members heard the Quarter Auction results, and Connie Barr-Mason was thanked for organizing and running the event.

A donation was made to CASA, the advocate organization for children.

Joys and concerns were voiced followed by silent prayer for those mentioned.

Eight members won pots of beautiful tulips provided by the hostesses.

Each lady picked a member’s name to pray for until the June meeting.

An adjournment prayer was read by everyone.

The next meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. June 12.


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