Club tickets | Sunday morning
Alpha Delta Kappa, Chapter Xi
There were 10 members in attendance for the band’s meeting on February 9 at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel in Lewiston.
Chaplain Rosemary Founds read “Love Poem”.
President Terry Whipple presided over the initiation of new member, Janell Williams, and founders, Jill Roberts and Julie Snider assisted Whipple. Williams has been a reading teacher in the Lapwai School District for two decades.
Members discussed Idaho’s dyslexia educator knowledge bill.
Donations to the travel basket totaled $40. Founds, Snider, Phyllis Laird and Rona Meske were the winners.
The members met on March 3 with David Carringer as toastmaster.
Pete Gertonson was the speaker and gave a speech entitled “Thankful For Toastmasters”. It was reviewed by Nick Woods.
Bruce Neu led the tabletop topics, Tom Eier was the overall evaluator, and Patti Mann was the summon/timer.
Vic Racicot was a grammarian and the word of the day was “piffle”. Nick Woods won table tops.
The members met again on March 10 with Mann as toastmaster.
Neu was a speaker and the title of his speech was “The Lever of Destiny”. It was rated by Eier.
Woods led the tabletop subjects and Racicot was the overall evaluator. Chance Brumley was a grammarian and the word of the day was “moil”. Carringer was summon/timer and Brumley won table topics.
Mark Havens led the group meeting on March 8 as toastmaster. The title of Elizabeth Braker’s speech was “International Women’s Day” and Doug Crook assessed it.
Diana Higgins was the master of table subjects. Winner Joseph Moyosviyi’s question was “What is your favorite song?” »
Loren Beauchamp was a grammarian and Bruce Neu a timekeeper.
North Central Idaho Retired Educators
Members met Feb. 16 at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel in Lewiston with Pat Hoch, co-chair, chair and leader of the Pledge of Allegiance.
Rosemary Founds read a tribute to past and present residents of the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley and led members in prayer.
Member Dick Riggs was the speaker and, wearing his Lewiston High School letter sweater, gave a presentation on the 1950s.
Members were asked to remember Marion Shinn of Lewiston as she approaches her 101st birthday. Shinn is one of the founding members of RENCI.
The next meeting will be March 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel with Garry Bush as guest speaker. His subject will be “Lewis and Clark: Made in China”.
Chapter Alice Whitman, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Regent Mary Krempasky chaired the group’s Feb. 19 meeting at Lewiston Elks Lodge with 11 members attending in person and three members attending via Zoom.
Judy Higgins led the Chaplain’s Ritual, Dory Lohrey-Birch led the Pledge of Allegiance, and Judi Wutzke led the American Creed.
Suzanne Grove presented the winners of this year’s Good Citizens award. First place Jullian Lux attended via Zoom and second place Sean Carper attended in person. They read their essays and each received a certificate, a good citizen pin and a monetary award from the chapter.
Jean Thompson and Ashley Walker, owners of One Crafty Mama’s in Lewiston, told the group about their business and provided samples of their products.
Gail Pint read the General Chairman’s Message and Paula Prewitt provided the National Defense Report, which was read by Linda Baker.
Officers’ reports were given by Krempasky; Higgins, vice-regent; Darlene Larson, corresponding secretary; and Joye Dillman, librarian. Treasurer Becky Riendeau presented the Treasurer’s report for January 2022 and gave details of the proposed revised budget, which the members approved.
Committee reports were presented by Sadie Walters, Children of the American Revolution and Junior Membership; Suzanne Grove, Memorial Events; Dillman, DAR Museum; Pint, Project Patriot; Higgins, Service to America; Dory Lohrey-Birch, Report on Women’s Issues; and Polly Franzen, American flag.
Krempasky reported that a $3,000 donation was received from the estate of Margret Nell Longteig and said Mary Lou Cook donated $200 in memory of her sister, Joanne Bolick, to the Gertrude Hall Lyons Fund for a high school student from Lewiston in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Eight chapter members will attend the Idaho State Conference in Boise March 24-27. They are Krempasky, Dillman, Grove, Higgins, Paula Prewitt, Julie Riendeau, Becky Riendeau and Walters.
Julie Riendeau, Krempasky, Higgins and Linda Baker shared good news and contributed to the Brag Bucks fund.
The next meeting is Saturday at the Lewiston Elks with Lohrey-Birch, Grove and Becky Riendeau as hosts. This meeting will be a celebration of the Alice Whitman Chapter’s anniversary.
The group’s new president, Mary Ann Morris, chaired their February 28 meeting with 38 members and two guests in attendance.
This month, all of the club’s comfort duvets were delivered to the Life Care Center in Lewiston.
Members discussed the annual quilt show on April 23-24 at Clarkston High School and the April 1 deadline for submitting quilt entry forms.
The program was bag oriented and many members brought bags to display. There was a wide variety and lots of ideas and designs to share.