Austin W.I. June Meet­ing

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TheInAustin W.I. met at the home of Bea Juby in Austin on Wed­nes­day, June 11th 2014. the ab­sence of our Pres­i­dent host­ess Bea was kind enough to chair the meet­ing – open­ing at 1:30 with all recit­ing the M.S. Col­lect & Salute to the Cana­dian flag. MOOTO: If you look like your pass­port – you need the trip. Roll Call was to name the dif­fer­ence in school sub­jects dur­ing the last decade & was an­swered by 7 mem­bers. Dis­con­tin­ued: Spell­ing, Pen­man­ship, English Lit­er­a­ture, Mem­ory work & Home Eco­nom­ics – such as Sewing, Cook­ing, Mak­ing Beds, etc. Even Darn­ing socks. New sub­jects: Com­put­ers & cal­cu­la­tors – chang­ing Math as we knew it. Min­utes & Trea­surer Re­port were read & ap­proved. Plans were made to give Bur­saries for 2 mem­bers of the Home Care Cen­tre in Len­noxville to be pre­sented in the near fu­ture. Birth­day girls for this month were as fol­lows: Claudette Giesinger – June 4th, Lisette Maille – June 23rd. As they were both ab­sent, greet­ing cards were signed by all & sent to them by mail. The monthly draw­ing was won by Betty T. The sup­plier of the July prize to be Claudette G. This year the Austin Spring Fes­ti­val will take place in the Austin Mu­nic­i­pal Park. Date: June 21st Time 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fol­low­ing this meet­ing & the say­ing of the W.I. Grace we were served a de­li­cious tea of sand­wiches, veg­gies & scrump­tious deserts. Many thanks were ex­pressed to Bea for host­ing & chair­ing the meet­ing. It was much en­joyed by all. The next meet­ing will be hosted by Joy Fields – date & lo­ca­tion to be de­cided at a later date. Roll Call: De­scribe “Com­mu­nity Liv­ing”

Betty Cochrane Telford

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