Marie Bowen, Soroptimist Club

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Marie Bowen, Soroptimist Club - Human Righfs Observance Held by Soroptimist...
Human Righfs Observance Held by Soroptimist Member^ Recognition of Human Righto Day on D*c. 1Q was given by the Soroptimist Club during t h e luncheon at the Bannock Hotel. Aleen Mullen, chairman of Soroptimist, education, pointed ut that Human Rights Day was dontcd by the United Nations in 48. It was accepted as a Sorop- mist observation In 1960. Mrs. Mullen traced the his- ry of Human Rights Day. She olnted out that on Dec. 10 the uropean Soroptimist C l u b s ave ten minutes of prayer, and me European churches hold jecial services. Soroptimists re urged to write sister clubs n that date. A committee of Thorn Eriek- n, Mrs. Marie Bowen and Mrs. ertrude Neal was appointed to leek on gifts for senior citizens the hospitals and rest homes. Congratulations were extended Mary Ann ford, first Poca- llan to be appointed to the overnor's Cornmitte for Handi- appecl, and to Mrs. Laura Berg, onorary member who recently as featured in an article in Journal. Birthday recogni- on war, given Emma Lou Bell, TS, Carita Bunneli and Mrs. hyllis Nelson. It was announc- d that Alice Anderson is re- uperating from a broken foot. Members were advised that $19:84 had been raised through auctions of iiems contributed Suroptimists. Vases and cooking utensils are needed for future auctions. Thora" Erlckson reported that n total of $165 has been glwn through the birthday jar in some six years. The toliday sale of this year's crop (if pecans and the fdaho State University loan fund of Soroptl- niists also were discussed. To acquaint new members, Mrs. Marie Bowen and Mrs. Ruby Brosvn, wilh club affiliates, each one introduced herself; Greetings were presented from Soroptimist clubs in Car-low nnd Dublin, Ireland; Rodez, France; Mikkell and Valkeakoski, Fin- l a n d ; Haverfordwest, Amersfoort, Netherlands; Brad- lord, England; Edinburgh, Scotland; Gouda, Holland, Oderise, Denmark, and from two Soropll- mists who have visited here, Augusta Grosso of Torin, Italy, and Aune Hyhko o! Torkin, Finland. Attending were 27 members and two guests from Denver, Colo., Mrs. M. M. Neal, who visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Molinelli, and Sherl Long. '

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  1. Idaho State Journal,
  2. 15 Dec 1963, Sun,
  3. Page 24

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