Retirees and associate members with perfect attendance for 2012-2013 were announced. Officers for the next two years will be Bud King, president; Merrill Carrigan, vice-president; Jerri Hay, treasurer; and Libby Smith, secretary. Marie King won the 50/50 drawing, and brags for a quarter followed. Those bragging were Jerry Cain, David Young, Tanya VanOsdol, Connie Schakel, Tom Mercer, Phil Shanahan, Merrill Carrigan, Barb Kendall, Louise Kendall, and Ken and Charlotte Brashaber. Pin money was collected, followed by two jokes of the day. Happy Birthday was sung to April, May and June members, and the meeting was closed with the singing of “God Bless America.”
The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at First Baptist Church, and a representative of Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children will speak.