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Thursday, 21 November 2013 11:03
Laureate Gamma Sigma
Six members attended the Nov. 18 meeting at the home of President Judy Robinson, who began by reading an article about Thanksgiving.
The Nov. 11 social was attended by five members.
It was voted to participate in the Shop with a Cop program of the Wood County Fraternal Order of Police, by giving a $200 donation.
The Avon orders have been delivered.
The service committee will be in charge of getting a Santa for his annual visit to the fire hall in December.
Following the meeting, members assembled and wrapped 30 packages of cookies and cocoa packets to be taken to the Otsego Food Pantry in Grand Rapids.
The hostess served dessert.
The next meeting will be Dec. 2 at the home of Barbara Heiman.

King’s Daughters
A Thanksgiving theme was used on the serving table at the Nov. 18 meeting of the International Order of King’s Daughters and Sons.  
Hostesses Bobbie Lane, Maxine Miller and Sue Potter served refreshments to 20 members and two guests.
Lane introduced Carol and Norm Carpenter who were present to tell about the Furniture Pantry housed at St Mark’s Lutheran Church.  
The pantry is a totally volunteer enterprise involving 10 people who meet each Tuesday and pick up and deliver furniture and other household items to those in need.  All of Wood County is served.
A person requesting items must have a certified need form from an agency like Wood Area Ministries, the Salvation Army, Lutheran Social Services or Cocoon Shelter.
Items needed include: sofas, chairs, tables, lamps, televisions, dinner and glassware, microwaves, radios, bed frames, mattresses, dressers, clean bedding and vacuums.
President Emmy Hann presided at the business meeting.
Marvalene Ricard presented Thanksgiving-theme devotions involving distribution of kernels of corn representing family, friendship, autumn beauty, love for one another, and freedom.
Jane Milbrodt reported that the sale of department store coupon books went very well.
Judy Hartley resigned as corresponding secretary and Marge Miller volunteered to take over.
Quilt square cutting will resume in January.
Hostesses for the Dec.16 meeting will be Maxine Hagemeyer, Hann and Brenda Kirkbride.