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Gladbrook Women’s Club

October 28, 2011
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The Gladbrook Women’s Club met October 13, 2011 in the home of Joan Raum. Roll call was answered by 22 members. The secretary’s report was read and approved. The treasurer presented her report. President Pro-Tem Pat Clausen read the birthdays and anniversaries. She then introduced Ann Igoe from Grinnell who gave a delightful presentation on the process of dying scarves. Shibori is a Japanese term for the methods of dying cloth by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, and compressing. Indigo in some form is used in all traditional cultures. Indigo color is dyed through a living fermentation process. The ladies thoroughly enjoyed viewing all the beautiful scarves on display. Old Business: Pat Clausen passed out the new version regarding the meeting times for the board. Mary Jane Schaeferle moved to approve, Karen Pieper seconded, motion carried. Patsy Rinz has been in the Grundy Hospital. Anna Mae Rohweder has been in Mary Greely Hospital in Ames. June Klinefelter reported on the possible blood drives sponsored by The Blood Center of Iowa. June moved that the blood drives be held at the Methodist Church starting in 2012. Barb Luethje seconded, motion carried. Following a discussion regarding the $200 memorial for Pauline Halverson, Jolene Denbow volunteered to look into the possibility of purchasing trees. Holiday Happenings: Chairman moved to pay bills as soon as they come in. Joan Raum moved to accept, Karen Lage seconded, motion carried. Posters are made and being distributed. Pauline Flamme passed out tickets to be sold by members. November 10 is deadline for money or unsold tickets to turned in to Pauline Flamme. Decorating committee reported that 18 centerpieces have been made. Scholarship discussion was tabled due to so many absences. New Business: Corn Carnival Committee has asked the Women’s Club to help with a cookbook to be ready for the 2012 Corn Carnival, sharing 50% of the profit. It was discussed that one section might be dedicated to Holiday Happenings recipes. Help will be needed to proof-read. Shirley Miell moved to accept this, Pat Goos seconded, motion carried. Volunteers to proof-read are Jolene Denbow, Joyce Bern, Joan Raum, Sandy Raum, Karen Handorf, and Pat Clausen. Anyone is welcome to help. Shirley Miell reported the Hospice Cookies are under control for this month. The next meeting will be at Peace Church, November 10, 2011, with Pat Goos as hostess and hostesses Barb Luethje, Shirley Young, and Anna Mae Rohweder. Program by Kay Barfels, Making Easy Decorations. Members can bring one item as a basis for a holiday or antique decoration. A delicious lunch was served consisting of finger sandwiches and a special chocolate candy with coffee and apple cider.


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