100 Years Ago: 1921

Mrs. J. Clifford Jordan of South Main street entertained Wanita Club Thursday evening. After the business meeting Mrs. Dellie Reed gave a piano solo after which a reading by Mrs. Jordan was enjoyed, followed by a vocal solo by Mrs. Emily Staples with Mrs. Reed at the piano. The refreshments were served with dainty souvenirs for each guest. The next meeting in May & will be with Mrs. Emily Staples, 49 Dennison street.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Mrs. Clarence DeOrsey is in charge of a “surprise” being planned for the Martindale Country Club’s Women’s Association card party to be held at the clubhouse next Wednesday evening at seven o’clock. Mrs. Thomas Meneally is general chairman of the party which is open to members and their guests.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Journeywomen Inc presents, “Reaching for Joy: Body and Soul,” a day for women to connect and to celebrate May 4 from 9 am. to 4 p.m. at Lost Valley in Auburn. Featured presenters will be Jacquie Coleman and the RiverWay Women of Augusta: Judy Brooks, Jacqueline Clark, Pat Halperin and Judy Kane. Coleman is a published writer, experienced speaker and facilitator of group dynamics. The RiverWay Women have been together since 1991 creating and collecting songs, rhythms and dances.

The material used in Looking Back is produced exactly as it originally appeared although misspellings and errors may be corrected.


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