The Catholic Ladies of Columbia Council #40 recently held its September meeting.
A potluck preceded, with a thank-you to chairladies Lois Blankemeyer and Betty Ricker.
The rosary was led by the trustees. President Catherine Hammons opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call of officers followed, with all present except Barb Bockey and Irma Hilvers. Eleven members were present. Mary Lou Beckman gave the treasurer’s report.
A thank-you note was received for a donation to the Right to Life Program.
A Jitney Auction was held with the proceeds to go to the YWCA for the homeless ladies of Van Wert.
Convention will be held at Deer Creek Park Lodge Aug. 4-5, 2013.
A get-well card was sent to Irma Hilvers.
Catherine Hammons purchased forks, spoons and Coffee Mate for the association.
The September birthday was Hammons.
The fifty-fifty drawing went to Blankemeyer, Raylene Fischer and Hammons. Attendance Award went to Carlene Gerdeman.
The next meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hostesses are Beckman and Carlene Gerdeman.