The Christmas Party was held at the Hannah Center starting
with socializing and appetizers. Following a delicious “potluck”,
President Diane opened the meeting at 7:45 P.M. Treasurer Ron announced treasury
was in good shape with 24 member having paid dues. He also shocked everyone with
the announcement that he has accepted a job in Kansas and will be leaving shortly.
The membership was asked for any announcements: Garden
Club was having a Greens sale over the weekend; Festival of Trees at the Lansing Center on Saturday and Sunday; Meijer Gardens
has display of trees around the world; Trade Fair at All Saints; Craft Show at Michigan State University.
Schedule of club events:
Board meeting at Jill Murphy’s
General meeting at Hannah Center
March 8- Board
meeting at Parsons
In-bound exchange with Kaluga, Russia-
Green, exchange director
15-General meeting- Carol Wilson-Duffy - on
English Language Center
17-Board Meeting at Hopps
13-19 —Inbound exchange with Ottawa, Canada. Carol Wilson- Duffy Volunteered to be exchange director
Ron resigned as treasurer beginning immediately. Sue Hill
will fill in. Diane will be leaving in April/May. Words of congratulations and
sorrow were spoken by past and present board members and a gift presented to Diane and Ron thanking them for all their contribution
to the club.
Margaret Sickles and Tonia Green were acknowledged as founders
of our club. Many Thanks to Margaret for her organizing the pot luck.
Membership was encouraged to check website: http://fflansingmi.tripod.com
The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 P.M.
RoseMary Hopp, Treasurer