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Thursday, 12 December 2013 10:21
Laureate Gamma Sigma
TONTOGANY - Six members attended the Dec. 2 meeting at the home of Barbara Heiman. President Judy Robinson presided and opened with the reading "Light Up Your Life."
The Otsego Food Pantry sent a thank you for the cookies and cocoa which the chapter took to the pantry. Janice Kaiser sent thanks for the yellow rose she received while recuperating from knee-replacement surgery.
A nice profit was made from the recent Avon party.
The Christmas party will be Saturday beginning with dinner at 5:15 p.m. at the Whitehouse Inn. After dinner the group will go to the home of Joyce Asmus for a gift exchange, entertainment and dessert. Each member is asked to furnish cookies that will be served with ice cream.
Santa will visit at the fire hall on Monday.
Heiman's program centered around children and Christmas. She read a funny version of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" in closing.  Afterward, she served angel food cake topped with strawberries.

Greenwood OES
Several members attended dinner at Easy Street prior to the Dec. 3 meeting where theme information on the Great American Road Trip listed American towns with names associated with Christmas, such as Antlers, Bell, Garland, and Bethlehem. Rudolph, Ohio and Rudolph, Wis. are both found within Wood County in their respective states.
Greenwood is working to qualify for the Chapter Excellence Awards Program of the Ohio Grand Chapter in 2014. To receive this award, a chapter must meet requirements in four programs: ritual quality and officer excellence, membership and public relations, charity and service, and social activities.
Nathalie and Clyde Givens, members of Perrysburg Chapter who will be moving from the area, were recognized for their loyal devotion to Greenwood as pro-tem officers since 2002.
Moonlighters will dine at Country Farmhouse, Wayne, on Tuesday at 6:30. For reservations, call Linda Cotrell at 419-352-4496.  The worthy matron, patron, and junior past matron/patron will be guests. All members are welcome.
Information on the district spring flower sale is available by calling Worthy Matron Robyn Moellenberg at 419-352-1007.
The annual Century Club dinner dance will be held on March 8.  Reservations, due in February, can be made through the secretary, Karen Schwab, at 419-352-5760.
A piano duet program of Christmas music closed out the evening.
Greenwood will be dark during January and February. A baked potato bar will be served prior to the March 4 meeting.

Salon 741
LUCKEY - The Wood County Salon 741 of the 8/40 held their most recent meeting on Dec. 5 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The hostess was Shirley Davis from Luckey and co-hostess was Darlene Hanneman.
Pat Agner, Le Chapeau, reported on the State School of Instructions that was held. Tammy Firsdon will be installed as national le chapeau in September in Rapid City, S.D. A road trip to South Dakota is planned to support Firsdon when she becomes the national president (chapeau).
The salon is currently soliciting donations in support of the 8/40 Nurses Scholarship program.
The next salon meeting will be Dec. 17 at Anne Michel's home at Pemberville.