FARMINGTON – The Dec. 7 meeting of Farmington Emblem Club 460 was called to order at 6 p.m. by President Christine Greenleaf. There were 39 members present and 59 absent.

Americanism Chairwoman Nancy Chase read a story, “Pearl Harbor.” She thanked the members for the items brought to the meeting that will be packed and sent to club member, Consuelo Johnson, who is in the Army stationed in Iraq. Members were reminded to send her birthday cards in January.

Jean Corcoran, in charge of scholarships, said five scholarship winners and their families will be guests at the Jan. 4 meeting. A ham dinner will be served that night. Members volunteered to help with the supper and bring items needed for the meal.

Peggy Alexander gave a report on the two craft fairs held. December raffles were won by Mabel Cox, sunshine; Connie Reynolds, pot of gold; and Sue Mattice, 50-50.

A report was given by Shannon Smith about the Emblem Club Christmas tree auctioned by the Rotary Club on Dec. 2. Members agreed to sponsor a tree again next year. She said the club Valentine dance will be held on Feb. 10 at the West Farmington Elks Lodge. The tickets are $25 a couple.

Donations will be made to a family with an ill child and to District Court to help with a Christmas party for children.

First and Second Vice Presidents Nancy Chase and Sandy Knight had decorated a tree and arranged chairs around it for the a game, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” gift swap.

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