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June 11, 2013

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Corsicana — Brownie Troop 2960

Hope Center director Danielle Pillans gave the girls from Brownie Troop 2960 a tour of the Hope Center. Pillans explained that the Hope Center is a pregnancy resource center that offers pregnancy tests, sonograms and parenting classes for moms and dads in Navarro County. She also explained how the moms and dads earn “baby bucks” when they come to classes, and get to buy new items they might need for their baby. The girls listened intently and asked questions along the way. Renata Saucedo explained that the six girls from James L. Collins Catholic School sold Girl Scout cookies from January to April this year for fundraising. The second and third grade girls voted to donate $300 to the Hope Center for “the babies.” Pillans thanked the girls telling them she would be “going to Wal Mart to buy diapers for the baby store!” The girls were thrilled knowing they helped the sweet newborn babies they saw in the center with the brand new mommies and daddies. The girls finished their busy day with a trip to get a cupcake downtown.

Thomas Meredith Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century

The Thomas Meredith Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, will host the program luncheon on June 19, 2013 at Kinsloe House.  Attendees will be delighted to hear Jo Skewes give a book review of Edward Lengel’s book Inventing George Washington in Myth and Memory. Jo is always a delight to hear. Committee members are Barbara Bush, Geneva Davis, Virginia Montfort, Betty Partain, Ruth Scott, Gelene Simpson, and Cynthia White.

Virginia Montfort will provide information of George Washington’s reluctance to accept the position as first President of the Colonies.  Founders of the Thomas Meredith chapter will be remembered as this is the 40th Anniversary of the local chapter’s beginning in Corsicana.

Kinsloe members are reminded to make your reservations or cancellations by Monday, June 17th, 12 noon by calling the Kinsloe House at (903) 874-5791. Attendees will be reminded of our ancestors.

This is the last program luncheon for the 2012-2013 Kinsloe House year.

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