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AUGUST 2018 NEWSLETTER

PAM BORGER, PRESIDENT STACY MECKES, 1st VP JOAN BUMBULSKY, 2nd VP MARY MINNUCCI, TREASURER RUTHANN STIEHLER, SECRETARY

AUGUST 13TH CLUB MEETINGPLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE We will be meeting one week early due to the West End Fair. Our speaker will be our HOBY winner, Jordan McGrath. He will share his experiences at this year’s Youth Leadership Seminar.

WELCOME To Our Club – Maureen G. Sponsored by Stacy M. We welcome our newest member, Maureen, who joined in July.

CONSERVATION – Our Club’s Beautification Project in Brodheadsville –Thank you to Bob & Darlene B. for bringing their 140 gallon tank to the triangle to water our annuals. There is no other source of water at our garden so this is much appreciated!! Watch your email for the next work session. Helping hands are always needed to keep our gardens beautiful!

EDUCATION – Children’s Book Shelf– Vicki C. has received the go ahead from the St. Luke’s Care Center in Brodheadsville for our club to provide a small book shelf of Children’s Books in their reception area. Her husband is busy making the book shelf for our club. The children can either read them while at the center or take them home. Contact Vicki if you’d like to donate children’s books for this project.

HOME LIFE – Save your Mascara Wands– Linda B. will collect them to be used to clean animals.

PROJECT HEALING WATERS- AUGUST 1ST 10:00 am-2 pm –Thank you to Beth L. for heading up this project and all her volunteers who donated food and helped serve. Our Veterans look forward to a time of fishing, snacks and lunch throughout their day at Indian Mt. Rod and Gun Club.

COUPONS FOR THE MILITARY Please keep collecting, clipping and counting manufacturer’s coupons. If you have any questions, contact Carol E. or Claire N.. They should be dated May 2018 or later. Make sure you tally your hours and put that on a piece of paper with your name on it.

WEST END FAIR FOOD STAND The West End Fair will be held August 19th –August 25th. Our food stand at the fair is the club’s only fundraiser and requires a lot of help from our membership. We have the best location on the grounds by the free entertainment stage so it’s not all work. We have a lot of fun at the fair too!!
SCHEDULE- Donna C.– There are still some shifts available.
CLEANING THE STAND –MONDAY, AUGUST 13TH 9 am– Bring your bucket, cleaner and rags to clean the stand and the refrigerators.
SOUP DAY- THURSDAY, AUGUST 16th 8am – Margaret K. has reserved the Polk Twp Fire House kitchen (use the back door entrance) to make our soups and salad dressings. Bring your favorite peelers, knives and cutting boards. The chatter of 20 some gals makes the morning fly by.
REMINDER – When working our fair stand, a hat, visor or hair net is mandatory when working with food. The club provides sanitary gloves and hair nets but you can bring your own hat or visor.
CASES of WATER- Donations of water are appreciated. Watch our local supermarkets for sales and contact Pat M. for delivery to her home or bring them to the August meeting.

CUTLERY – We have the following items left from previous years to sell at our fair stand and meetings. 19 -knife sharpeners @ $5; 13 – soup spoons @ $4; 23 – slotted soup spoons @ $4; 16 – spreader/servers @ $3. These are quality items by Rada which will last you forever.

2018-2019 CLUB YEARBOOKS– Thank you to Linda B. and Vicki C. for all your time and work to create our new Yearbooks. Great Job!!

BUSHKILL LION’S CLUB COLLECTING EMPTY PRESCRIPTION BOTTLES –The Bushkill Lion’s Club is collecting empty prescription and over the counter bottles, large or small with regular or child resistant caps. Please remove the prescription label. The bottles and lids will be sent to doctors in developing countries to be used for pills at health clinics. Bring them to the August club meeting and Vicki C. will see that they get there. VALOR While you are traveling this summer, VALOR collects the hotel toiletries. They distribute to the homeless at their Stand Downs. You may bring them to our meeting.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES FOR AUGUST to:  Dottie S. 2nd, Carol E. 11th, Pat K. 29th

CONTINUE TO KEEP THE FOLLOWING IN PRAYER –Sally A., Sue E., Carol H., Rose C., Pat W., Elida G., Arlene W., Minerva H,, Isabel & Juan P., and Baby Ryan

WPWC UPCOMING CLUB ACTIVITIES CLUB MEETING

CLUB MEETING- August 13th-7 pm

CLEAN THE FAIR STAND Monday, August 13th, 9 am

PAINTING the INTERIOR of the STAND-Tuesday, August 14th 9:30 am (only need 2 people)

SOUP DAY -Thursday August 16th – 8 am- Polk Twp Fire Dept.

WEST END FAIR- SUNDAY AUGUST 19TH – SATURDAY AUGUST 25TH

FREE CONCERTS AT WEST END PARK, CHESTNUTHILL TWP. August 15th and 26th (check their website for time and entertainment)

CLUB MEETING- September 17th – 7 pm

CHESTNUTHILL COMMUNITY DAY – September 30th 12 noon to 5 pm