President Catherine Hammons opened the November meeting of the Delphos CLC Court 40 with prayer. The trustees led the praying of the Rosary.
Secretary Barbara Bockey read the roll call of officers and the minutes of last month’s meeting. One trustee was absent.
Treasurer Mary Lou Beckman read the treasurer’s report. Beckman suggested the council purchase 100 postage stamps before the price goes up next year. All members were in agreement.
Final plans for the Christmas dinner were made. The dinner will be held on at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at the K of C hall. Irma Hilvers made a motion to have a $5 gift exchange for those who want to participate. Betty Ricker seconded the motion.
Members trimmed a tree at the Delphos Canal Commission Museum on Nov. 12. They used mittens, gloves and pencils that will be distributed to those in need.
Carol Ricker made a motion to donate $25 to Vancrest Healthcare Center and Sara Jane Living Center. Lois Blankmeier seconded the motion.
The present officers and trustees have agreed to remain in their positions for another year. They are: President Hammons, Vice President Raylene Fischer, Secretary Barbara Bockey, Treasurer Beckman and Trustees Hilvers, Leona Berelsman and Ruth Calvelage.
Al members signed and wrote notes in Christmas cards to be sent to servicemen.
There were two birthdays celebrated in November: Mary Thitoff and Carol Ricker. Carlene Gerdeman won the Attendance Award; and Lois Blankmeyer, Fischer, Hilvers and Calvelage won the 50-50.
The next meeting will be the Christmas party at 6 p.m. Dec. 3. Chairladies are Gerdeman and Beckman, with Irma Hilvers, Jan Hilvers and Bockey as the committee.