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March 26, 2013

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Kinsloe House

The Style Show committee headed by Carol Langham with committee members Marsha Banks, Elonda Cassady, Pam Dunn, Carolyn French, Lynda Green, Jera O’Neal, Ruth Scott, Jo Skewes, and Arlene Stewart will present the Spring Style Show, which is a crowd pleaser.

It will be held April 3, 2013. This show is always one of the highlights of the Spring programs at Kinsloe House. The theme of this year’s show is “Spring Fashion is Blooming.” The participating shops are Uniquely Yours, Cassady’s Boutique, and Canterbury Couture.

This program is especially popular so make your reservations early since seating is limited. Please call (903) 874-5791 to make reservations or cancellations by Monday, April 1 at 12 noon.

Daughters of the American Revolution

James Blair Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met at the Kinsloe House on March 13, 2013. Regent Jan Warren called the meeting to order. Following the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem, accompanied on the piano by Gelene Simpson, a prayer was led by Chaplain Carolyn French.

The program on Women’s Issues was introduced by program chairman Betty Partain. Speakers were Dawn Traylor, flight paramedic and Lora Murphy, flight nurse, who are members of a flight crew who operates a flying ICU/ER for Petroleum Helicopters Inc. (PHI), an air ambulance service. They explained how to become a member, how to request their services, who must authorize the service, how it is financed and where they are located at the Corsicana Airport. In their interesting program they used several case examples of how lives were saved following accidents, major illnesses, and hospital to hospital transfers. A donation was made to the organization by the James Blair Chapter members.

Hostesses for the social hour were Lynda Green and Donna Ingham.



Corsicana Noon Lions

At the recent Lions Club District 2-x3 midwinter conference, the 2012 district winners of the Lions Essay Against Drugs contest were announced. Caroline Biltz, sponsored by the Corsicana Noon Lions Club, was the second-place winner. She was presented with a $150 check at the Feb. 26 meeting of the Noon Lions Club.

Caroline is the daughter of John and Susan Biltz. She is an eighth grader at Collins Catholic School, and plays on her school’s volleyball team.

 

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