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Fairfield Women's Club; Ladies Auxiliary, Dimmitt-Vorhies Post 2271; Wit & Wisdom Club

Dec 17, 2012


Fairfield Women’s Club Christmas luncheon and general meeting will be held at noon Wednesday at the McElhinny House.

A business meeting will be conducted by co-presidents Judith Hall and Barbara Smith following lunch.

The Fairfield High School Jazz Choir, directed by Zach Reiter, will present the program “Holiday Music.”

Janet Roberts will serve as hostess, assisted by Jan Hunderdosse, Julie Johnston and Charlotte Fleig.

Reservations are due by 3 p.m. today by calling Lou Snead at 469-6619.




The Ladies Auxiliary to Dimmitt-Vorhies Post 2271 met Dec. 10 at the post home.

Nine members and one guest were present. Carol Hotop, the district president, was there to inspect the auxiliary.

The auxiliary members voted to send $25 to cancer aid and research in the name of Dora Vorhies.

A donation also will be sent to VFW National Children’s Home phone fund and patriotic art.

A Christmas potluck meal was held at 5:30 p.m. Donations for The Lord’s Cupboard were brought to the dining hall.

Anyone wishing to attend Midwinter Conference in Des Moines should contact May Watson for information.

The next meeting will be Jan. 14 at the post home.

Anyone who has not yet paid dues should drop them off at the club or mail them to the treasurer.




Members of the Wit & Wisdom Club enjoyed their annual Christmas party Friday evening in the Great Hall of Fairfield Golf & Country Club.

A tall Christmas tree was in the room, and each of the tables had seasonal decorations. Hosts for the evening were Joneane and Gene Parker, assisted by Don and Jean Wallace and Gene Copeland. Club President Sheri Neff presided over a brief business meeting prior to the serving of the dinner.

After the meal had been completed, Joneane Parker introduced Fairfield High School Bandmaster James Edgeton and the school’s jazz band, as the program for the evening. The group entertained the audience with familiar Christmas music in different arrangements. The band received a standing ovation. Prior to the program, “the hat” was passed and the proceeds were turned over to Edgeton along with an announcement that the club had raised some $300, which Edgeton said would help finance the band trip that is planned for later in the school year.

The first meeting of the New Year is scheduled for Jan. 11. Time and place will be announced later.


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