Seniors elect Valentine's King, Queen


President Sally Melton opened the Feb. 14 Kilgore Senior Citizens Club meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Cliff Kennedy gave the prayer for the meeting and the meal.

Debbie Moore, secretary, read minutes from last meeting, which were approved as read. Gloria Kennedy, treasurer, gave her report, which was approved for audit.

Recognized birthdays for February – Ray Drost.

Members were reminded that annual dues are due by March 14.

As this was the Valentine's party, members chose Cliff Kennedy and Nita Collier to serve as King and Queen for the day.

Entertainment for this meeting was the Banjo Man Earl Lohr. He played "Mountain Dew," "Old Rugged Cross," "Dueling Banjos," "Grandfathers Clock" and "3 Rusty Nails." Everyone enjoyed the music.

Sylvia Bennett won the door prize.

Chicken and dumplings were served for lunch with other side dishes and desserts.

Five guests attended along with 21 members: Ginger Anglin, Evelyn Banda, Sylvia Bennett, Reo Calender, Nita Collier, Dave Conner, Eva Nell Drost, Ray Drost, Leona Halbert, Mary Hall, Bea Hampton, Cliff Kennedy, Gloria Kennedy, Sally Melton, Katherine Miller, Debbie Moore, Stella Morris, Irene Reid, Joyce Riddle, Martha Smith and Nita woodcock.

Everyone 55 and over is welcome to attend meetings and enjoy the fellowship and entertainment. The next meeting will be March 14 at the Lions Club building, 307 N Rusk St. They begin with a short business meeting at 11:15, then attendees enjoy either bingo or guest entertainment at 11:30. Dinner is at noon.


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