ABWA holds monthly meeting
The regular monthly meeting of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) was held Feb. 11 at the Kinsloe House. President Kelly Black called the meeting to order and roll was called by Ruth Laudan. Guests for the evening were Becky Stuart and Heather King. They were invited by ABWA member Charlcie Reynolds. After the invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance, dinner was served. Minutes were read by Martha McCarter and Cynthia Stouff gave the treasurer’s report. Both reports were approved.
Golf committee chairman Lou Ann Allen gave an update on the club’s annual golf tournament which will be April 6, 2013 at the Corsicana Country Club beginning at 1 p.m. The cost is $75 each or $300 for a team of four. ABWA golf committee members are Patti Taylor, Paula Jones, Ruth Laudan, Jeannie Baird, Kelly Black, Lou Ann Allen and Elonda Cassady. More information may be received by contacting Elonda Cassady at (903) 654-3747.
ABWA members Ruth Laudan and Shirley Long were responsible for the program for the evening. Susie Ellis and Rachael Clift of Scrappin’ Good Time provided and assisted each member with a valentine card kit.
There being no further business, President Kelly Black adjourned the meeting. The next meeting of ABWA will be 6 p.m. March 11, 2013 at the Kinsloe House.
Navarro County NAACP to meet
Navarro County Branch of NAACP will hold its regular meeting on March 12, 2013 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1114 East Sixth Ave., Corsicana. The Executives meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the General meeting will start at 7 p.m. All members are asked to attend. Your participation is critical to the success of NAACP.
The NAACP holds its regular meetings the second Tuesday of each month. If you are interested in becoming a member of NAACP or need more information about the organization you can contact the Navarro County NAACP by mail at P.O. Box 284, Corsicana Texas 75151-0284 or President Rowena Winfrey at (903) 467-1558.
ABWA holds monthly meeting
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