The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 22, 1996 · Page 18
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 18

Salina, Kansas
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Monday, January 22, 1996
Page 18
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4 MONDAY. JANUARY 22, 1996 .THE SALINA JOURNAL . ORGANIZATIONS FROM PAGE 3 Former Stone Church members meet About 20 former members and friends of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Stone church) of rural Mentor, met at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Dec. 28. A pot-luck dinner was enjoyed by all attending. Those present included: Bill and Berneta Forsberg, Kurt and Elaine Forsberg, all of Mentor; Manny and Dolly Nelson, Smolan; Romaine and Elsie Swanson, Gypsum; John and Phyllis Sundgren, Sondra Forsberg, LeeRoy and Elaine Gillmore, Eva and Helen Gillmore, Linn and Bev Bickel.and Ruth Sisler, all of Salina; Clint, Ellen, Ethan and Melanie Ward, Tahlequah, Okla. Next year's dinner will be held on Jan. 3,1997 at Redemmer Lutheran Church with the LeeRoy Gillmore and Romaine Swanson's families as hosts. Sod-Busters meet and eat in December The Sod-Busters 4-H Club had a Christmas party on Dec. 10. The members met at the Braddick building for the meeting. Members talked about earning the Purple Seal this year. After the meeting members went caroling on Highland and came back to the Braddick building for nice hot pizza to warm them up. Some nice quilts shown to DAR members A Christmas luncheon for members and guests of Mary Wade Strother chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the First Baptist Church on Dec. 9. A special recognition and pin was awarded to Marjie Nesmith Garrigues. She is a 50-year member of Mary Wade Strother chapter and has the longest record of active membership in the chapter. Maggie Russell reported on projects for the veteran-patients at Colmery-O'Neil V.A. Hospital at Topeka, including the stamps collected by members and sent for patients use. The MWS chapter voted for its Christmas project of the year to be a monetary gift for the use of these veterans. Chapter member Margaret Crowl displayed her collection of hand-quilted pieced, appliqued or embroidered quilt and wall-hangings. In her program, she explained that among the items T ORGANIZATIONS AHARLEY JOLLY CHRISTMAS The first annual Santa on Wheels benefit bike display sponsored by American Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) was held at the Mid State Mall on Dec. 2. A bake sale, drawing and pictures with Santa were events that took place. The proceeds will be uses for recreational activities for Focus on the Future, Inc., residents. A trophy was given for the most popular bike. The representatives from ABATE and Focus on the Future presented Brian Yarachowicc with the winning trophy. PHOTO: ABATE members and officials with Focus on the Future pose with St. Nick. shown there were examples of four generations of quilters. These were quilts made by her great-grandmother, grandmother, mother and herself. She told of the special procedures needed to preserve the fabric and colors of all quilts, whether heirlooms or new ones. The final item shown was a quilt block Crowl has designed for a special Kansas DAR quilt project now in progress. Theater guild holds annual silent auction The Salina Community Theater Guild had its annual Christmas coffee and benefit "Homemade Goodies and Crafts" silent auction at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 13. The names of those who had high bids on the auction items were announced and total results of the silent auction and donations were tallied by the treasurer. More than $430 was made, which will apply toward the Guild pledge to the Community Theater. Salina Area United Way elects new officers The Salina Area United Way board of directors has elected new officers and new members. Elected to one-year terms were John Quinley, president; Charlie Grimwood, president- elect; Mark Miller, treasurer; Ruth Ascher, secretary and executive director; and Ann Siemers, past president. New members elected to the board are Charlie Grimwood, Olga Hoye, Tom Muhleisen and Pat Murray. Re-elected to the board are Roy Dudark, Norman Kelly and Steve Wortmann. Linda Salem is completing an unexpired term. . Chairman for the United Way's committees are Greg Bengtson, campaign; Salem, planning and allocations; and Larry Riggins, communications. Other board members are Jane Alsop, Doug Edwards, Tom Martin, Carolyn Peterson, Paula Wright, Rick Barnett, John Divine, Deanna Lamer, Gary Norris, Dennis Roth and Pam Smith. UP employee club searching for charities The Union Pacific Employee Club No. 32 meeting was held Jan. 4 at the Union Pacific Depot. The night started off with a pot-luck dinner. Dennis Ryba, President, ad- dressed minutes of Nov. 14 meeting. Issues discussed include the following — the club is in search of community services and charities to help, ideas and input are appreciated. Raffle tickets will be sold starting Feb. 2 with proceeds to go to Hospice, The Food Bank, and The Salvation Army. Four prizes will be on the ticket with total prizes totaling more than $250.00. The next meeting will be Feb. 1 at Sunrise Presbyterian Church. Scouts complete religious scouting awards Four Cub Scouts have completed the requirements for he religious scouting awards given by the Roman Catholic Church. On Dec. 16 at St. Mary Queen of the Universe Parish, Salina, one Cub Scout from St. Mary's Pack 20, two Cub Scouts from Pack 4, Grace E. Stewart School, and one Cub Scout from Pack 29, Meadowlark School, received awards during a special Mass. Jason Curran received the Light of Christ award, and Adam Augustine, Paul Fast and Mark Fiedler earned the Parvuli Dei award. Sunflower Lions hit mid-point of 41st year The Sunflower Lions Club is at the mid-point of its 41st year of service to Salina. Under the capable and enthusiastic leadership of President, Frank Crowl, and other officers, the first six months have gone well. 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