Grove City Women
GROVE CITY -- Mary Jo Palmer, co-owner of B’gifted, showed gift items to the General Federation of Women’s Club Grove City Woman’s Club that may be purchased for under $25.
Marge Devlin, chairman of the annual Holiday Craft Show set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7, reported more than 45 vendors had reserved tables. The show, that will carry a wide variety of items from decorations to household items, will be held at Grove City Middle School cafeteria. The gift basket committee will have numerous baskets for all ages and interests. Lunch will be available. They passed sign up sheets for members to choose the hours they would prefer to help.
Members brought a large selection of food and paper products for Grove City Food Pantry’s Thanksgiving bags. The club will collect food and paper products at the Dec. 5 meeting for the food pantry’s Christmas distribution.
At the December meeting, Gary Smith, president of the Christian Assistance Network (CAN), will give club members an overall view of various crisis situations that CAN deals with on an ongoing basis.
New Virginia Methodist Women
HERMITAGE -- Donna Johnson, president of New Virginia United Methodist Women, welcomed guests and thanked the unit and church members for donating comfort items to Butler Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Leona Dubay, Key Woman for Church Women United, announced she has tickets for Church Woman United’s 65th anniversary celebration set for 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 8 in Hickory United Methodist Church.
The ladies voted to give Christmas donations to the Wounded War Project, West Hill Ministries Helping Hands, Wesbury, Joshua’s Haven, Goodfellows, Community Food Warehouse, New Virginia Youth Group, House of Carpenters and the pastor.
The next meeting will be at noon Dec. 18 in the church.
Lady of the Month is Leona Dubay. Hostesses were Peg Hanson and Norma Racketa.
Fredonia Legion Auxiliary
FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP -- Sharon Hlusko, president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 919 of Fairview Township, led members in opening rituals and accepting two new members. Rachel Cogley’s treasurer’s report was held for audit.
The ladies helped set up and serve the Veterans Day dinner. Mary Jane Shearer got a cake and will buy brooms for a fundraiser.
They reported 66è community service hours and collected money from regular members and Sons of the Legion to help buy school supplies for three area school districts.
A member donated for the children’s Christmas party which will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 14. All children must be signed up to receive a gift.
Please bring a dish and a gift to the next meeting on Dec. 3, the unit’s Christmas party.