Hotchkiss Emblem Club #306 held its annual Americanism contest May 7. Third grade children from Hotchkiss and Crawford and their families were invited for ice cream and cake and to receive their awards.
Hotchkiss winners were Caidy Danielson, first; Isabelle Brezonick, second; and Genevieve Fisher, third.
Crawford winners were Carson Beck, first; Emma Nielson, second; and Maria Burris, third.
After receiving their awards Carson Beck shook hands and thanked each Emblem Club member for honoring them.
Karen Martin opened the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Roll call found first assistant marshal Laura Reick, second trustee Sue Whittlesey, third trustee Nikki Carpenter and first guard Margie Brungardt absent.
Financial secretary Karen Emmons and treasurer JoAnn Anderson gave their reports, which were filed for audit.
The Colorado State Association of Emblem Clubs convention will be held in Hotchkiss June 16 and 17. Reservations are due by June 1.
Bethany Malinski returned a donation from the club, saying she will be unable to make the trip to India. Several donations in memory of Margaret Deutsch were received. The bills were read and voted to be paid.
Gwen Carpenter made her community service report.
Thirteen signed the register. Karen Emmons won the dime march and Donna Williams celebrated a May birthday. Karen Martin said articles are still needed for the kitchen and bath baskets. Ruth reported on the state meeting in Cortez. Only four members were able to attend Delta #462 installation.
There was discussion about placing a bench at the park in memory of Margaret Deutsch. The discussion was tabled to gather more information.
Karen thanked Karen Emmons and Gwen Carpenter for chairing the Americanism contest.
The Emblem Club mother-daughter brunch was held May 12.
Ruth made the motion to accept Mildred Miller's resignation with regret.
Donna thanked those who attended her birthday party.
Gwen read an article about mothers for the good of the order. Ruth has the good of the order at the next meeting. Margie Brungardt and Katie Moran will serve refreshments at the next meeting.
Members sang Karen's song and the Emblem Club song. The meeting closed at 8 p.m.
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