The September GFWC QuiVive Club meeting was held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the home of Delores Menk. Cathy Blackstad was the Co-hostess.
Guest Speaker, Judy Surprenant, social worker at Sleepy Eye Public Schools. She told the club about her work and how it has changed over the years. She cited the ACES program, a study of the brain and how experiences affect children’s brains. Club members found the information fascinating.
Pat Stevermer passed out new program booklets titled “Our Home Town”. She went over the club’s projects and activities for the 2017-18 year,
A GFWC 50-year pin was presented to Lillian Stimpert, as was a letter from International President Sheila Shea, offering congratulations and best wishes. Lillian has been a member of Qui Vive since 1966.
A business meeting was held consisting of the Secretary’s Report, Treasure’s Report, Communications and various other reports.
The 500 Marathon card players will start soon, with dues of $10. per person to be paid when beginning play. Pat Stevermer and Lillian Stimpert will be calling last year’s players.
Unfinished Business was discussed and announcements given.
The next GFWC Qui Vive meeting will be held on October 5, 2017 at 7:00PM at the home of Marlys Lochner. Carol Carlson will be the co-hostess. The club will start the evening at Faber Metalli, a new Main Street operation. Owner Willian Breczinski will discuss his and and wife Chloe’s jewelry business.
Submitted by Cathy Blackstad, President and Peggy Tauer, President. .