Members met November 4 at Clarkson Community Center for a meal and meeting. Jokes were read and enjoyed.
We were informed of the National Convention in Green Bay, WI. Members reported on a craft project that we did with a group of Sunday school children. We made door hangers for residents of the Clarkson Community Center in Clarkson, NE.
We have taken in 3,945 lbs. of paper, plastic, cardboard, aluminum, tin, and glass this year. Anna, Ashley, Holley, Stanley, Meri-Jayn, Jessi-Jaymz, and Elli-Jae took clothes and shoes to Goodwill and three boxes of clothes to the homeless shelter. Members played Bingo and visited with residents of a care center.
School supplies for Clarkson Public Elementary School were delivered by Mary Kucera, Patty Muhsman, Darlene Hrouda, Alice Teply, Bobbie Molacek, Stanton Hrouda, and Tammy Fossum.
Members met September 2 at Shalimar Gardens in Fremont for a birthday celebration and meeting. Stanton and Darlene Hrouda reported on attending the NE State Meeting in Milligan. A lot of discussion was held about State Meetings and the National Convention. The next State Meeting will be June 1, 2019 hosted by No. 9, Morse Bluff.
We introduced our agent, Robert Firchow. Members discussed recycling efforts. To date, we have taken 3,346 lbs. of tin, aluminum, paper, cardboard, glass, and plastic.
Members sang Happy Birthday to Mary Kucera and enjoyed cake. (See Spotlight for photo.)
We remind members to bring cancelled stamps and Box Tops for Education.
Members met on August 5 at Clarkson Care and Rehabilitation Center. We decided to purchase school supplies for the Clarkson Public Schools and have done this for four area schools for 15 years.
Members worked at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Norfolk on September 3. We delivered and handed out thank-you cards at Norfolk Veteran’s Home on September 3.
Our sympathies go out to the family of Donald Silhacek.
We reminded members that we collect Box Tops for Education, stamps, and do recycling.
Members met on June 3 at Clarkson City Hall for a noon potluck.
Many members attended the Norfolk Area Relay for Life event on June 1. The events were cut short and ended before the impending storms rolled through. We made monetary donations to the Norfolk and Yankton Relay for Life events and Clarkson City Hall for improvements.
Members discussed raising our scholarship amount from $200 to $300. We have been working hard on making life green. We recycled 2,225 lbs. of cardboard, glass, paper, plastic, steel, and aluminum.
On June 24, we decorated a vehicle for Clarkson Czech Days.
Brooke Fossum graduated from Augustana University and wore a silver level American Sign Language Honor Society medal.
Members wish agent Delmer Wondercheck the best in his retirement.
Members met May 6 at the Clarkson Community Care Center. Thank-you notes were read from the Clarkson and Stanton Public Libraries for the monetary donations. We were joined by Agent Delmer and Cindy Wondercheck.
Nine members helped at the annual Easter egg hunt, which we sponsored in Clarkson. We filled and hid over 200 eggs, as well as three prize eggs.
Members attended the District Meeting in David City.
We recycled 1,676 lbs. of cardboard, glass, plastic, and tin.
Birthdays were celebrated by Darlene Hrouda and Meri-Jayn Martin. Our sympathies go out to the family of Arlene Brdicko.
A donation was made to Clarkson Christian Daycare Foundation.
The Relay for Life in Norfolk was June 1. The Czech Days Parade is June 24, we will decorate a vehicle.
Call 877-935-2467 to speak with a Western Fraternal Life Representative.