Friends & Family
CHESTER — Twenty-one members and three guests, Barbara Cover, Lola Bender, and Linda Kelly, met at EJ’s Family Restaurant in Chester, W.Va., for their annual November dinner meeting. Hostesses Marian Caine, Louanne Huff, and Roni Poling decorated the table with beautiful fall/Thanksgiving items and gave each lady a framed quotation.
President Carolyn Allison called the meeting to order, welcomed the members and guests and read the devotions that brought the “Heart Sisters Caring and Sharing” theme to conclusion. Vice President Tracy Lemley and Allison read poems that coincided with the theme.
Secretary Huff read the minutes of the October meeting and shared a Thank You card from the staff at Allison Elementary School.
Carla Fryer, Treasurer, presented the financial report, and Betty Glenn gave the report on the cards that she had sent.
Joys and concerns were shared followed by silent prayer.
Each lady drew a name from the Heart Box to pray for until the next meeting which will be on March 11, 2020.
As adjournment for the business meeting, a prayer was read in unison.
Everyone then enjoyed their meal.
WELLSVILLE — TOPS 1957 of Wellsville met on Nov. 26 with leader Connie Hissam opening the meeting with pledges, roll call and then Mary Schmidt led the group in prayer.
TOPS best losers were Gladys Buzzard and Sharon Wilson, Mary Jarvis was the KOPS best loser and Buzzard wore the officers ribbon. The dimes will be carried over and Diane won that raffle gift that was donated by Jarvis.
Jarvis won the calorie chart drawing.
The no-no’s for the week are potato chips, pizza and candy.
The Christmas party was discussed and the Christmas tree contest is going well.
Janice Monte gave the program titled “Low Fat versus High Fat”.
Hissam closed the meeting wishing all a good week.
EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met on Dec. 3 at Always Best Care, 1324 Saint Claire Ave with leader Tonnie Slagle presiding. The meeting opened with the pledges and roll call.
Pam Fouse gave the secretary report and Cassie Stephens gave the treasurer report: both were approved as read.
Verla Betteridge was the KOPS best loser and also the officer best loser.
Monthly best loser was Mary Wolf.
Betteridge won the calorie charts, Stephens won the dimes and Wolf won the 50/50.
The no-no’s are ice cream and no eating after dinner.
Mary read a article on “Top 10 Reasons To Keep A Food Chart”.
Slagle closed the meeting with the prayer requests followed by the Lord’s Prayer.
New and former members are welcome to attend meetings at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays.