The regular business meeting of Delta Emblem Club #462 was opened in ritual form at the Delta Elks Lodge Nov. 25. The meeting was called to order by president Barbara Pierce.
A memorial service was held to honor deceased members, with Mary Jo Chaffee draping the charter.
Recording secretary Carol Brandt called the roll of officers and past presidents. The minutes of the October meeting had been mailed and were approved.
Financial secretary Mary Jo Chaffee and treasurer Kay Thatcher gave reports.
Corresponding secretary Diane Martinez read the communications and the bills.
Committee reports followed. Tina Shiflet reported the sunshine committee sent one get well and one "thinking of you" card. For Americanism, Mary Jo Chaffee read a report by an airline captain delivering a deceased soldier home. She also announced collection of 1,860 coupons and 15 hours. Bingo receipts were read.
Kay Thatcher gave the community service report — 74 canceled stamps, 15 box tops, 36 hours, 196 miles, $136.65 and 2,514 card fronts. There were no reports from the drug awareness, literacy or scholarship committees.
Membership has received an application from Wendy Kellow. Ways and means reported the craft fair and once-lived item sale was a success.
A recess was taken at which time money was collected for the scholarship fund.
Under new business, a vote was taken on the application for Wendy Kellow. It was unanimous. A motion was made to give a member's sister-in-law $246 to pay her dentist. The motion passed. Members also honored a request for help with a light bill. Donations were approved for foster kids through social services, to the Women's Resource Center and to Abraham Connection for Christmas.
After good of the order, the meeting was closed in ritual form.