Hotchkiss Emblem Club #306 met Feb. 6 at the Hotchkiss Elks Lodge.
Prior to the meeting hostesses Karen Emmons, Gladys, Gwen and Nikki Carpenter served a buffet of finger food.
During the refreshments a coloring contest was held. Margaret Pearce was first, Barbara Pierce was second and Diane Martinez was third.
The meeting was opened at 7:20 by president Karen Martin. Colorado State Association of Emblem Clubs president Ruth Carson and state marshal Jo Ann Anderson were introduced. There were eight guests present from Delta Emblem Club #462.
Financial secretary Karen Emmons and treasurer Jo Ann Anderson gave their reports which were filed for audit. Letters of thanks were received for donations to the Christmas party, Special Olympics, Supreme Disaster Fund, and North Fork Historical Society.
Ways and means reported on the taco supper, which made $195.98. Gwen gave the community service report.
Twenty-two signed the register. The dime march was won by Diane Martinez. Gwen Carpenter and Mary Jo Chaffee celebrated February birthdays.
Under old business, Jo Ann Anderson reported the standing rules are still being reviewed.
Under new business, Margaret Pearce, Laura Reich and Donna Cochran were elected to the scholarship committee.
Ruth Carson showed the plaque made by Maxine Burch. President Karen presented Ruth Carson with a flowered tea pot.
Karen reported Emblem Club Supreme president Donna Mazolla could not be in Hotchkiss for convention. She will visit June 15, 16 and 17.
Jo Ann Anderson read articles for the good of the order. The meeting closed at 8 p.m. with president Karen's thought for the day, her song and the Emblem club song.
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