Club Briefs, April 30, 2017

Chapter JU sees Stage 2 Sell It program

P.E.O. Chapter JU met April 17 at the Marshalltown Public Library. President Kirstan Condit conducted the business meeting with 20 members and one visitor present. Condit thanked Margaret Johnson for hosting the meeting along with the tea committee of Carol Weber, Kim Schryver and Eleanor Tjossem. Members gave a report about the Founders’ Day brunch and Condit reminded members of the “Girls’ Night Out” event sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter CF on April 20 and P.E.O. Chapter BB 100th anniversary celebration May 21.

Following the business meeting Johnson introduced the program by Dawn Hipler and her daughter from Stage 2 Sell It. They explained the services provided by their business that range from staging an empty house for a quicker sale, consulting with owners of occupied homes, to interior design and updating following current trends with paint, flooring and décor.

The next meeting of Chapter JU is May 1 hosted by Ann Bresler at the Marshalltown Public Library with the tea committee of Cindy Wise, Shirley Bowman and Susan Weaver.

April meeting of Retired School Personnel

The Marshall County Retired School Personnel met April 17 at the Fisher Community Center for a potluck lunch. Bev Sloppy, Jean Whitmore, Betty Niederhauser, Sandy Nuese and Jack Smith served on the social committee. The program was presented by Marshalltown High School vocal students directed by Amy Ose.

Co-president Carole Permar opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of “God Bless America.”

After the business meeting there was a discussion of how best to use money left from the state convention held here last fall. Various contributions were suggested, and it was decided that officers would meet to consider possibilities to be presented at the next meeting.

It was announced that there would be a spring district meeting in Emmetsburg on May 3. The next meeting will be May 15.

Founders Day National TTT Society was April 18

Chapter DA of the National TTT Society hosted a Founders Day Celebration on April 18 at Our Savior Lutheran Church. There were 38 members present with Chapters ET and FR as guests.

A salad, sandwich buffet was enjoyed by all. Dessert was cupcakes and cheese cake made by Mariah Stonewall.

Entertainment was provided by Joan and Jack. Everyone enjoyed their toe tapping music. The bird house centerpieces were given as door prizes.

Members of Chapter DA presented the founders day ceremony. The chapters then dispersed and held their regular monthly meetings.

Chapter DA’s next meeting will be May 1 at the Fisher Community Center. The four girls that they will send to camp will be present along with their mothers.