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Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press Sunday, Nov. 18. 1973 9-D p Club Nofies For Southwest Florida Besides a pot-luck dinner and program on Indians, the Buckeye Club, of Lehigh elected and installed officers last Sunday. President is Herb Lenn; Cliff Oswald is vice president, Catherine Vi-tale, secretary; Dorothy Rudolph, treasurer and Howard Young, 3-year director. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Griffin,, new arrivals in Lehigh, gave the program for the 140 members attending. The "surprise" Christmas program will be given Dec. 9. Stories of summer travels highlighted the program of the Canada Club's potluck dinner meeting recently. Members' travels were from Nova Scotia to Victoria, B.C. to Agawaya Canyon in the northland. Howard Young showed color slides of Ontario beauty spots and interesting places he and Mrs. Young visited during the summer. Manning and Margaret Stroud were named president of the club with George and Freda Sweetman to serve as first vice president and be in charge of the gala ball planned for Feb. 23; Ruth Riley, second vice president; Edith W. Reynolds, secretary; Verna Griffin. treasurer; Roy Barton, 1-year director, Gordon Kerr, 2-year director and Ken Bloxham, 3-year director. A surprise Christmas dinner is set for Dec. ' 5 and. Bloxham's suggestions for a one-night trip to the Seaquarium in Miami and a Jungle Queen trip in January were approved. Christmas decorations and stuffed animals the women had worked on all year was one source of revenue at the recent annual bazaar of the St. Ann's Parish and School in Naples. They were sold from the Arts and Crafts booth which was in the charge of Betty Kennedy, Sara Baschon and Judy v'livan, co-chairman of the affair said. Income also came from Rita Carey's Green thumb booth; Florence Evard's baked goods, Ann Ponzoli's homemade candy booth and the bidding on the bicycles and oil paintings in the charge of Lyn Johnston and handmade stoles anu needlepoint pillows in charge of Margie Carr. Angeline Calitri's booth fed the hungry crowd hot dogs and cold drinks throughout the day. Mrs. Leo Salvatori hosted members of the auxiliary of Collier County Medical Society at a potluck luncheon Wednesday in Naples. Report on the impressive celebration ceremony in Lakeland was made to the United Methodist Women of the First Methodist Church in Fort Myers Monday. Miss Ruth Bechtel, president, and Mrs. C. L. Swain were delegates to the meeting held at Florida Southern College last weekend. The ceremony was to mark the new designation of the former Women's Society of Christian Service emerging into the United Methodist Women to include all Methodist women, they said. Progress was reported at the Hardee County Migrant Mission at Zolfo Springs, supported by the Sarasota district. The child care center was praised and it was reported that former migrants have established homes there in CBS structures. The local contribution to the Love Offering was $125, part of which will be used to upgrade the lay retreat in Leesburgh. Information on establishing a tree bank in this area given by the Garden Council, was reported to the Poinciana Garden Club at their Tuesday morning meeting. Tickets are available for the flower arranging demonstration by Mrs. Joy Ward of West Palm Beach at Seven Lakes in January, it was announced. The Joe Norris home in Tanglewood will be used for the club Christmas show the first week in December. Christmas in Japan will be the theme for the December meeting at the home of Mrs. A. Santille, who has been named horticulture chairman of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. A song and dance routine by the original Betty Boop girl of the 1940s with her partner, entertained the City of Palms Chapter, American Business Women of America Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn. Mrs. Ann Rothschild, the Betty Boop girl, was guest speaker and her partner was Julie Vansurdam. Kathie Connolley was pianist. Following her Betty Boop days, Mrs. Rothschild became a minister in the Unity Church. She came to Fort Myers in 1951. Vocational speaker was Louise Ruckel who gave ideas for retirement years. Mrs. Frank Haftsell, president and Mrs. Billie Hagan, Woman of the Year, reported on the national ABWA convention held in Las Vegas in October. Alex Kortnor, professional artist who directs the Delray Art Center, was guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Naples Art Association. V Karen Coolman, state coordinator for the National Organization for Women, last week advised the Naples group as to what they can do to promote retification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Mariann Fineron is president of the Naples chapter. The fifth anniversary of the Big Cypress Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, was celebrated Friday. Mrs. Richard M. Jones of Miami, state regent, was speaker. There were 29 charter members in November of 1968 and there are now 86 regular and six associate members. The regent appointed Mrs. Carroll Faulkner as public relations chairman and Mrs. R.B. Wightman, chairman of the Flag of the United States committee. New chapter officers are Mrs. William C. Brunk, chaplain; Mrs. Nor-man Evans, recording secretary; Mrs. Walter Rule, corresponding secretary and Mrs. Charles Gnau, 1973-74 director. Lt. Col. (Ret.) Corrine E. Edwards used Shells of Costa Rica as the theme of her lecture to the Naples Shell Club Thursday. She displayed her collection of shells, the an nual shell show is scheduled for Feb. 22, 23, and 24 at the Cove Inn Auditorium. Mrs. Jack Messmer is President. Russel A. Johnson Jr., led 21 boats through the inland waterway toward the Naples Power Squadron rendezvous recently. Carl H. Lamberti was chairman as the boats took 106 members and guests to Remuda Ranch for luncheon. The boats went by way of Coon Key Light through the Ten Thousand Islands to the Fakha Union River where they joined six boats of the flotilla which were too large to make the inner passage. The Women's Club of Marco Island saw fashions from the Frock and Frill shop at a recent meeting at the Marco Island Country Club. Johanna Mahoney, owner of the shop, described fashions modeled by Audrey Zeegers, Norma Young, Barbara McBurney, June Goddard and Martha Bageant. Organist was Alan Bogdan. White or clear lights make mums grow taller, Michael Hackman of Yoder Brothers, told the members of the Sabal Garden Club Tuesday. They also bring bugs and the yellow light is turned on to discourage them. Some plants respond to a red light so this is sometimes used, Hackman said. Using a "magic box" Hackman showed the effect of the lights on the growth of the plants. He explained the various chemicals used in fertilizing, retarding growth, increasing growth and an insecticide which is used in the ground. He said the chemical is absorbed through the roots, into the branches so that the effect lasts even after a rain. He demonstrated how plants are rooted. A Christmas party is planned Dec. 11 at the home of Mrs. Walter Moody. A discussion leaders workshop was held by the League of Women Voters Wednesday, at the Ramada Inn. Mrs. Robin Krivanek of Tampa, a state board member, directed the all-day session. Other organizations participating were the American Association of University Women and the Parent-Teachers Association. Warm words of praise for the late president, Polly North, who died recently were given at the meeting of the Bonita Beach Improvement Association Tuesday. The group of 24 met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Anson on Bay Road. Plans for a memorial are being made. Main business concerned the lack of supervision of county officials for violations of zoning by starting businesses in homes and the continued littering of easements to the county parks. Eddie Minor read proposed changes in the by-laws and the suggestion of Miss Hed-wig Michel that the group should add to Bonita Beach the name "on Hickory Island" to follow the example of Fort Myers Beach which has added "on Estero Island." She brought out the importance of keeping historic names. Their first annual handicrafts fair was held Friday by the Tropic Terrace and, Tropic Gardens residents in the recreation hall on Orange Grove Boulevard. Handmade gifts were sold. Mrs. Helen Staver was chairman and Mrs. Pearl Carlson was co-chairman. Famous women was program topic for the Beta Xi Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha meeting held at the home of Mrs. Pete Wedeles. 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