Community news from around the area

ADK Alpha Tau Chapter elects

state convention delegates

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Alpha Tau chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators, held its February meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church in New Cumberland.

Amanda Fisher, president, presided at the meeting. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Chaplain Kathy Griffith read 1 Corinthians 13.

Roll call was taken and the minutes were approved as distributed. Treasurer Fran Jones gave the financial report. Committee reports were given, including information from the nominating committee on a slate of officers for the next biennium.

Delegates for the state convention, which will be held at Canaan Valley Resort in April, were elected. Members participated in a silent auction with the proceeds being donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Hostesses for the meeting were Shirley Washam and Michelle McHaffie. The next meeting will be held March 10 in New Cumberland.

Hancock Humane Foundation plans

cat spay-neuter clinic

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Humane Foundation is providing a low-cost cat spay and neuter clinic on March 15.

The service for female or male cats are $55 and includes rabies shot, flea and ear mite treatments. Call (304) 224-2590 to schedule an appointment.

Toronto Senior Citizens

crown Valentine royalty

TORONTO — Doris Matyas presided at the Toronto Senior Citizens meeting with 63 members present.

Joyce Zimmerman gave the blessing for the pizza dinner.

Matyas introduced Susan Kulstad from the Toronto Sunrise Seniors to discuss the move to the Karaffa building in March. It was decided to purchase a new stove with the price split between the two clubs.

Skip Stanak and Laura Van Dyke were crowned King and Queen for Valentine’s Day.

Barbara Losey passed out hearts for drawings for boxes of candy. Winners were David Hunt, Frank Vostatek, Fran Sheets, Sal Robinson, Skip Stanak, Rosemary Bonofine, Pat Balzer, Chuck Grim, Bruce Huggins, Shelby Smith, Arlene Obertance and Doris Matyas.

Matyas introduced new members Mary Ann McGee and Linda Livingstone.

Joyce Dobbs announced February birthdays and anniversaries. Joyce Zimmerman led the members in opening exercises. Fran Sheets read the minutes and roll call. Rosemary Bonofine gave the treasurer’s report

Menus were discussed for the May dinner to be held at the Stratton Municipal Building.

Judy Bickler reported on the coming trip to the Holland Tulip Festival. Some seats remain available with final payments due March 13.

Linda Livingstone won the door prize and Bob Richardson, the 50-50. Other door prize winners were John Corrigan, Joyce Keenen, Nancy Stanak, Joyce Zimmerman, Emma Spicer, Sal Robinson, Carmen Randolph, Cristina Huggins, Mary Scott, Barbara Losey, Skip Stanak, Laura Van Dyke, Judy Bickler, Jean Barker, Frank Vostatek and Mary Ann McGee.

Arlene Obertance updated the kitchen committee list, advising members to check it.

Bingo winners were Deanna Starr, Pam Dunlap, Don Swickard, Doris Matyas, Arlene Obertance and Mary Scott.

Scat winners were Karen Krause and Bob Carroll.


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