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Quacker, July 4, 2019

We will NOT meet on Thursday, July 4 due to the Fourth of July Holiday. Our next club meeting will be Thursday, July 18. Our program will be on the city's Greenhill Cemetery,

At our last meeting, we had a very effective pair of presenters from Duke Child Development Unit: Lori Lumpkin and Allison Taylor. They shared with us how the Unit delivers high quality, family-focused diagnostic and treatment services for infants, children & young adults with psychiatric, developmental, behavioral & substance abuse illnesses.

Bill Riggs, treasurer of our Civitan Club presented the Duke Child Development Unit a check in the amount of $10,000 to aid the Unit in their research and development. 

Our new club officers for 2019-2020:

President: Sally Moore
President-elect: Patricia Daye
Secretary: Hayes Ratledge
Treasurer:Bill Riggs
Chaplain: Mildred Mallard
Sergeant-at-Arms: Ron Leonard
Immediate Past President: Janet Shepherd
Board of Directors: Pattie Ward Miller, Nancy Ratledge, Willie Pegram

 

Civitan International Training for Presidents & President-Elects: Saturday, July 27, Greensboro, 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. Sally Moore, incoming President and Patricia Day, incoming President-elect, will attend the training representing our club.

Sally Moore will also be attending the Civitan International Convention, July 3 - 6,  Greenville, SC. The club pays for the Incoming President to attend  the Civitan International Convention.

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Our next club meeting will be Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12 Noon, New Garden Friends Meeting.

Laine Roberts, Certified Waste Reduction & Recycling, will be our presenter

At our last meeting Sally Moore, Incoming Club President 2019-2020 president in the absence of President Janet Shepherd who was absent due to illness.

Sally gave us a glowing report of the Civitan International Convention in Greenville, SC and how much she enjoyed the workshops. The featured for us "The Playbook" designed to help us to be prepared to tell others why they should join our Civitan Club. The used the Q & A with several Club members. Sally did a super job as M.C.

Sally also gave each person a copy of the 20 Page Playbook so they could follow along

Sally also reviewed the President & President-elect Training she & Patricia attended. She said the training was outstanding.

Members in attendance: Ash-Leigh Brown; David Brown; Mary Jane Gordon; Ron Leonard; Mildred Mallard; Pattie Ward Miller; Sally Moore; Willie Pegram; Nancy & Hayes Ratledge; Bill Riggs; and Martha Stone


The club members signed birthday cards for Becky Babaoff and Kay Pegram- both celebrating birthdays in August

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Our next club meeting will be Thursday, September 3, 12 Noon, NGFM

Mike Bourchers, City of Greensboro Water Treatment will be our speaker.

Sally Moore, Incoming Club President 2019-2020, presided in the absence of President Janet Shepherd who was absent due to illness.

Our speaker was Laine Roberts, Certified Waste Reduction & Recycling Educator. Laine is an upbeat speaker with a warm personality. She said over half the food waste takes place in the home. Laine  gave us tips to change that in our homes. Title of her message: "Intermediate Guide to Zero Waste Living".

Laine complemented Pattie and others who brought re-usable take out food containers.

Members in attendance: Becky Babaoff; Ash-Leigh Brown; Patricia Day, Donna Fargis; Ron Leonard; Mildred Mallard; Pattie Ward Miller; Sally Moore; Willie Pegram; Nancy & Hayes Ratledge; and Martha Stone

Three recipients of the  Lancaster Scholarship: Abigail Farlow, Granddaughter of Hayes & Nancy Ratledge; Phoenix Brown, Granddaughter of David & Mae Brown; Jack Ratledge, Grandson of Nancy & Hayes Ratledge.

The Installation and Awards luncheon has been  delayed until Thursday, October 3, (first meeting of new Civitan Year) due to the inability of Sally Moore, Incoming President,  to attend on Thursday, September 19

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Our next club meeting will be Thursday, September 19, 12 Noon, NGFM

A.J. Reynolds, Area Director for Area 1 and Chaplain for North Carolina District East will be the guest speaker

Sally Moore, Incoming Club President 2019-2020 presided in the absent of President Janet Johnson who was absent due to illness.

Mike Bourches, Deputy Director, Water Treatment, City of Greensboro was our speaker, Thursday, September 5.

Members in attendance: Ash-Leigh Brown; Patricia Daye; Ron Leonard; Mildred Mallard; Pattie Ward Miller; Sally Moore; Willie Pegram; Hayes Ratledge; Martha Stone; David & Mae Brown; Mary Jane Gordon

The Installation and Awards Luncheon has been delayed until Thursday, October  (1st club meeting of the new Civitan year) due to Sally Moore, incoming President to attend on Thursday, September 19.

At our last meeting Sally Moore, President-elect, presented David Brown a Certificate from Civitan International recognizing David's 45 years of being a Civitan.

September birthdays: Jan Johnston, September 03; Ruby Cross, September 08; Peggy Riggs, September 20




















Quacker Thursday, August1, 2019

Our next club meeting will be Thursday, August 1. Sally Moore, our Incoming President, will report on th 2019 International Convention she attended.

At our last meeting Ann Springfield, Volunteer, presented a fascinating program on the Green Hill Cemetery, the oldest public cemetery established in 1877.

Of the approximately 10,000 plots in the cemetery, less than 35 are available for sale.  Members and descendants of some of  the most well-know & significant families in the history of Greensboro are buried in the cemetery: including Richarson, Bryan, Price.

Members in attendance at our last meeting: David & Mae Brown; Dorothy Burnette; Patricia Daye; Mary Jane Gordon; Ron Leonard; Mildred Mallard; Sally Moore; Willie Pegram; Hayes Ratledge; Janet Shepherd.

The club members signed birthday cards for Janet Shepherd and Leila Mae Jernigan - both celebrating birthdays in July

Civitan International Training for Presidents & President-Elects: Saturday, July 27, Greensboro. Sally Moore, incoming President and Patricia Day, incoming President-elect, will attend the training representing our club

August Birthdays:Becky Babaoff, Aug 08;  Kay Pegram, Aug 21 August Anniversaries: Frank &

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Our next club meeting will be Thursday, August 1. Sally Moore, our Incoming President, will report on th 2019 International Convention she attended.

At our last meeting Ann Springfield, Volunteer, presented a fascinating program on the Green Hill Cemetery, the oldest public cemetery established in 1877.

Of the approximately 10,000 plots in the cemetery, less than 35 are available for sale.  Members and descendants of some of  the most well-know & significant families in the history of Greensboro are buried in the cemetery: including Richarson, Bryan, Price.

Members in attendance at our last meeting: David & Mae Brown; Dorothy Burnette; Patricia Daye; Mary Jane Gordon; Ron Leonard; Mildred Mallard; Sally Moore; Willie Pegram; Hayes Ratledge; Janet Shepherd.

The club members signed birthday cards for Janet Shepherd and Leila Mae Jernigan - both celebrating birthdays in July

Civitan International Training for Presidents & President-Elects: Saturday, July 27, Greensboro. Sally Moore, incoming President and Patricia Day, incoming President-elect, will attend the training representing our club

August Birthdays:Becky Babaoff, Aug 08;  Kay Pegram, Aug 21 August Anniversaries: Frank & Doris Grant

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