1975.07.25 - pilot club
Op!ouiai,La.,Fri., July 25, 1975 DAILY WORLD 7A Q i M . ; V' ; v ... . ? ji' ' ! 'J , V- V- j 1 0 .() p t . ft! Clinic Is Main Project of Pilots P7of Cufa Officers -4 -4 ' 7 ftp HEADING THE Pilot Club of Opelousas for the coming club Soileau. vice-president; vice-president; vice-president; Mrs. Robert Dunbar, treasurer; Miss cfr t"6, 10 "ghti Mrs' AlUia Galyean, corresponding Janie Bonner, recording secretary; Mrs. George Richard, Mrs. secretary; Miss Elizabeth Dunbar, president; Mrs. Louis Ardys Fontenot and Mrs. Charles Lyman, directors. Belkvue Homemakers Learn Ways The Pilot Club of Opelousas has a number of projects each year, but the major project of the organization, and the one dearest to their hearts, is year-round year-round year-round assistance to the Opelousas Cerebral Palsy Clinic. For a number of years, the Pilot Club has been sponsoring a benefit gumbo sale with proceeds going to the Cerebral Palsy Clinic. Each year the benefit is more successful than the previous year and the amount of $1,300 was cleared this past club year and in turn donated to the clinic. Not only do they make the donation from the benefit gum bo, but the members also plan and furnish gifts and refreshments as well as entertainment entertainment for the Easter and Christmas parties at the clinic. In addition to their involvement involvement with the Cerebral Palsy Clinic, the Pilot Club members sponsored the children's pageant at the Louisiana Yambilee, Yambilee, cooperated and worked with other civic organizations in their projects, assisted in the planning of bicentennial activities, activities, and contributed to the Pilot International special funds and to local projects. A tea for foreign-born foreign-born foreign-born women in the Opelousas area was hosted by the Pilot Club during the year with 25 attending. attending. All members of the Pilot club are registered voters and their patriotism doesn't stop there. During elections, they have encouraged citizens to vote for local, state and national offices. The state and national flags are displayed at all meetings, and as is the custom w"ith all civic clubs, the Pledge of Allegiance is recited at each meeting. Guest speakers at the program meetings of the Pilot Club during the year included the administrator from Opelousas General Hospital, who explained the urgent need for blood donors and emergency measures to be taken in case of accidents; the director of the Cerebral Palsy Clinic; a guidance counselor from a local high school, and the publisher of the local newspaper. Leaders of the Pilot Club to serve during the 1975-76 1975-76 1975-76 club year include Miss Elizabeth Dunbar, president; Mrs. Louis Soileau, vice-president; vice-president; vice-president; Miss Janie Bonner, recording secretary; Mrs. Altha Galyean, corresponding secretary.a dn Mrs. Robert Dunbar, treasurer. Directors of the Pilot Club are Mrs. George Richard, Mrs. Ardsy Fontenot and Mrs. Charles Lyman.