CHESTER — A $250 contribution to Jo Ann Ritchie for the National Convention Fund was made by Chester Council 323, Daughters of America, at one of several meetings held recently.
Other activities on which reports were given included the Memorial Day ceremony at the Chester Cemetery in which the DofA members participated and the annual observance of the Council’s anniversary at the dinner held at the Masonic Hall. Attending that dinner were Dave and Mary Jo Barringer, Scottie and Esther Smith, George and Helen Wolf, Judy Marshall, Arden and Janet Depoy, Robert and Jo Ann Ritchie, Nancy and Samantha King, Dorothy Myers, Maxine White, Leela Lemley, Ruth Smith, Sharon Riffle, Dennis Eihinger, Deloris Wolfe, Everett Grant, Doris Grueser, Julie Curtis, Virginia Lee, Thelma White, Sandy White, Gary Holter, and Opal Hollon.
Following the dinner members returned to the lodge hall for a meeting. Mother’s Day readings was given by Doris Grueser and Mary Jo Barringer, and Esther Smith read the anniversary piece written by Ada Morris. Everett Grant sang several songs and flowers were given to the oldest mother, Ruth Smith, and the youngest mother, Nancy King. Each mother present was given a flower. On Father’s Day7, Everett Grant was presented a gift.
At the Past Councilors Club meeting Doris Grueser presided for the ritualistic opening CharlotteGrantthanked those who sent remembrances during her hospital stay.