The Kilgore Woman’s Club met on February 8 at the First Christian Church. In the absence of the president, First Vice President Linda Sartor called the meeting to order and led the members in the reading of the Club Collect.
The minutes were read by Secretary Carroll Bolton, and they were accepted as read. Treasurer Ann Patterson gave the treasurer’s report. A balance was given and was accepted as stated.
Lawana Sistrunk, second vice president and Social Committee Chairman, gave a report on the April Luncheon. She reported that models, size 4-6, are needed for the Shakespeare fashion show. It was also discussed that a donation will be made to the Shakespeare Festival as Raymond Caldwell will be presenting the fashion show. Members will be charged a fee for attending and for each guest they invite.
Clemmie Richards, nominating committee chairman, reported that the committee will be meeting very soon. Sartor reminded everyone that the vote for new officers will be at the next meeting.
Under Civic Affairs, Chairman Joan Smith informed members of February events including the Community Concert Association presenting Tristen Roberts and the East Texas Chamber Orchestra on Feb. 24.
Under unfinished business, Glenda Butts was presented for membership. After reading her letter, Sartor had a written vote taken. The vote was unanimous and Butts was accepted as a new member. It was also announced that Rosalee Floyd would like to move her membership to be an associate member.
Sartor thanked Richards, Patti Cunyus and Patterson as hostesses for the day. Guest Deborah Tanner was introduced. Martha Lee was introduced as the presenter of the program for the day, a presentation on Fashions of the 1920s.
The most familiar symbol of the ‘20s was the flapper with her pin curls, Marcel waves and short bob.
The next meeting will be March 8 at the First Christian Church. The program will be “Fashions Texas Style” given by Eukie Greutink.
The meeting adjourned with the club motto “how good to live and learn.”
Those attending were Ellen Watson, Roberta Boggs, Ann Patterson, Joan Still-Smith, Clemmie Richards, Marion Richardson, Virginia Wallace, Linda Sartor, Martha Lee, Micah Mitchell, Jean Robertson, Ruth Anne Camp, Peggy Bowne, Carroll Bolton, Nadine Adamson, Patti Cunyus, Vernie Kunkel, Lawana Sistrunk, Eudie Greutnik, and guest Deborah Tanner.