Esther Circle


                                                                                                        JULY 5, 2017

                Ten ladies met at Hitt’s the Spot with Doris & Phyllis as hostesses.  Following lunch they served delicious wafer cookies.  Thank you.

                President Jane called the meeting to order.  Devotion chair, Eileen opened with prayer.  She read several humorous and thoughtful readings. “Understanding Friends,”  “What Is a Grandparent,”  “Chocolate Chip Cookies and Cats.”

                Roll call showed 35 cards sent and 12 calls or visits made.

                Minutes were read and correction made that checks are expensive not monthly charges.  Accepted as read.

                Treasurer report showed a balance of $592.69.  Stamps bought for Hope sending cards,  and for Daily Devotions. Accepted as read.

                Menu set for Retired School Personnel dinner in August:

Baked chicken, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Broccoli Salad, Pickles, Cherry fluff or Sherbet

Discussion on selling cookies at the Trail Time in Sept.  Phyllis will get information on this.

                Donna said we need to do activities as a group effort.  Donna made a motion seconded by Doris to make cookies to sell this year instead of the Pigs-in-a-Blanket.  At our August meeting we will set a date to bring cookie dough and bake our cookies at church.  Hope will get containers for us to package the cookies in.

                Reminder for everyone to bring their baskets to the Nov . meeting so they can be wrapped and put on sale 1st Sunday in Nov. through last Sun. in Nov.

                Diane had program for summer concerts in Baldwin which she said are very good.

                She also had invitation to Freedom Dinner & Auction for Benefit for the Hope Project to be held at the Fremont Wesleyan Church on Tues. July 25th 2017.  Doors open at 6pm, Dinner Starts at 6:30pm.

Program:Restoring hope to victims of human trafficking.

                August meeting will be a potluck at Jane’s home at Diamond Lake.

                No further business meeting adjourned.


Barbara Thatcher, Secretary