20th Century Club members prepare for Distinguished Young Women program

Reported by Donna McKay, Club Reporter

The Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman met at the Choctaw County Library on Thursday, February 20, 2014 with eleven members present and one guest. The members enjoyed a healthy meal provided by Hostess Chellie Cardone. Club members shared Good Things while enjoying the meal.

Meditation was provided by Belinda Vowell from the Women’s Devotional Bible. Donna McKay led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Submitted photo Club members Courtney Coleman and Ginny Lucas help prepare decorations for the DYW program.

Submitted photo
Club members Courtney Coleman and Ginny Lucas help prepare decorations for the DYW program.

Submitted photo Choctaw County 2014 Distinguished Young Woman Marilyn Ramirez speaks to Club members.

Submitted photo
Choctaw County 2014 Distinguished Young Woman Marilyn Ramirez speaks to Club members.

Ginny Lucas then introduced the Distinguished Young Woman of Choctaw County 2014 Marilyn Ramirez. She thanked the club for the hard work, dedication, and support over the past year.

Courtney Coleman read the minutes from the January meeting. The minutes were approved as read and there was no correspondence. Johnie Power gave the treasury report.

Ginny Lucas handed out the job lists for the Distinguished Young Woman program. She discussed the tile work that the contestants completed at Pail of Paints in Starkville. She also informed the club that t-shirts would be ordered Monday if they wanted to purchase one. Donna McKay won the membership prize.

The nominating committee made the following nominations for officers for the 2014-2016 club year: Ginny Lucas was elected President-Elect for the 2012-2014 club year and will advance as 2014-2016 President; Marina Loper was nominated for President-Elect; Donna McKay was nominated for Vice President; Susan Shurden was nominated for Secretary; Tinker Forrester was nominated for Treasurer; Joanne Reid was nominated for Parliamentarian; Donna McKay was nominated for Reporter; Belinda Vowell was nominated for Historian. These ladies will be installed at the May meeting.

Chellie Cardone provided an update on the Wounded Warrior 5K run to be held on Saturday, March 29th. She said shirts were available for purchase and that he National Guard would be bringing trucks for the children to see and climb on.

JoAnne Reid informed the club that one application for MFWC District II scholarship was received and sent to the District for selection. Marina Loper was handed her submission for Club Woman of the Year. Robert’s Rule of Order book was purchased and given to Parliamentarian JoAnne Reid.

The club members worked on decorations for the Distinguished Young Women program and then adjourned.