Pam Borger, President

Joan Bumbulsky 1st VP, Stacy Meckes, 2nd VP, Mary Minnucci, Treasurer, Ruthann Stiehler, Secretary

Our Club Christmas Party is December 10th, 6 to 9 pm at Blue Ridge Winery, located at 239 Blue Ridge Road in Saylorsburg. This is always a wonderful way to end our club year and celebrate the Christmas Season. Thank you to the Committee and Hostesses for the evening — Andrea L., Sue S., Tonya W., Michele H., and Keri B.  They are busy “little elves” making sure we enjoy a memorable evening.  Snow date – December 17 at Effort United Methodist Church.

Santa Claus is Coming to the West End!

West End Park & Open Space Commission is bringing Santa to the Ross Twp. Park, 258 Anchorage Rd, Saylorsburg on Saturday, 12/1 at 4pm and to the Chestnuthill Twp. Park, 221 RT 715, Brodheadsville on Friday, 12/7 from 6 to 8 pm. Music – Hot Chocolate – Cookies Bring a camera for pictures with Santa. They are also collecting nonperishable food items for PVEN and new unwrapped Toys for Tots!

Christmas Cards for Our Military

Do you know someone in the Military who would love to receive a personalize Christmas Card from our club? Contact Vicki C. ASAP.  Also, in order for us to continue this project next year, we’d like you to recycle your Christmas Card covers that do not have any glitter. You may bring them to our Christmas Party on Dec. 10th or save them until our March Meeting.

We Are Excited to Welcome 4 new members to Our Club

 Carrie Strohl , Barbara Quick, Eileen Decker, and Sharon Gerhart


Reminder to all chairmen of Community Service Programs – Reports are due by end of December to Pam. If you do not have the form, please contact Pam.

The 2019 Arts Contest – Dottie S. is chairman of the Arts Contest and would love to hear from you before the February deadline. Contact Dottie for categories, rules, and regulations.

Conservation – You may recycle your fresh Christmas Tree at Chestnuthill Township Compost Facility any Saturday after Christmas from 7:00 am until 3:45 pm. The address at the compost facility is 3223 Hillcrest Drive, Effort, PA 18330.

Home Life – Our Club’s Quilts Made With Love ladies had a very productive meeting on November 29th. They made 19 quilts that day; 10 will be donated to Children and Youth and 9 to clients of Meals on Wheels. Their next session will be at the home of Pat M.’s house on Thursday, January 17th at 9:30.

Prayers and Hugs

Our Sympathy to the family and friends of Sally A., Get Well wishes to Carol H., Minerva H., Isabel & Juan P., and Baby Ryan.