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Sizemore leads clubwomen

Wintersville club has installation, bakery auction

May 20, 2008
By ESTHER MCCOY, Staff writer
WINTERSVILLE — An installation, using “Colors” as the theme and a make it-bake it-take-it auction were held when GFWC/OFWC Wintersville Woman’s Club met for a luncheon at St. Florian Hall.

Linda Nolf, immediate past president, conducted the installation, using a “Colors” theme written by Marjean Sizemore.

Installed were Sizemore, president; Judy Anastasia, first vice president; Cheryl Taylor, second vice president; Joan Martinez, recording secretary; Claudia Dorich, corresponding secretary; and Nancy Hukill, standing in for Jackie Davis, treasurer.

Sizemore presented flowers to Nolf, and Dyson presented her with the club scrapbook.

Pat Ketzell, past East Ohio River District president, and Peggy Meola, East Ohio River District director of juniors, were guests.

Cathy Crawford of Ligonier, Pa., a guest, was recognized for donating about $40,000 in retail clothes, gifts and toys that were given to the Urban Mission and other organizations and used for Holiday Splendor door prizes.

Wanda Dyson read a Memorial Day poem, concerning a soldier with the words, “We fight for the sick, poor and the crippled. I give you my life so you can live the American way.”

Members signed up to assist with the June 7 GED graduation reception at the Jefferson Community College.

Sizemore reported on the Ohio Federation of Women’s Club Convention, also attended by Taylor and Nolf.

Awards included being named seventh in the state with pink sheet points; a star certificate to Davis , Carolee Barrett and Sizemore for bringing in two new members each; and Mary Beth Allen received a media award.

Barbara Thermes recognized telephone committee members, who called members for two years, and Charlotte Shively told of her three daughters riding bikes in the Tour de Cure, for the American Diabetes in Columbus. Members made contributions.

Kathy Frey reported 12 pounds of pop tabs were collected and contributed to Ronald McDonald House.

An auction was held of cookies, fudge, baklava, live and silk flowers, bath luxuries, wine baskets, tea basket, wreath, homemade shadow box, counted cross stitch plaques, homemade canned goods and a peach pie.

Four containers of 12 baklava brought $20 for each container; a basket of homemade wine and chocolates, $27; a basket of Merlot wine and brie, $26; a tote made from men’s ties, $15; and a peach pie, $13.

Fredda Baker and Sizemore were auctioneers.

Roll call was answered with “my favorite recipe.”

Members brought in their recipes and presented them to Esther McCoy for use on the Flavor Page.

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