The Highland Club met on December 2, 2015, at the La Porte City Coummnity Center with 13 members present. Hostess was Marge Moore. A delicious angel food cake dessert was served.
The meeting was called to order at 1:30 PM by Chairman Sondra Rippel. Secretary’s report and Treasurer’s report were read and approved as corrected.
Annual Christmas donations were collected and given to two charities, Sing Me to Heaven and Eye of the Needle.
Election of officers for the coming year were made. 2016 officers will be: Janice Vaughn, President; Kathy Norris, Vice President; Sondra Rippel, Secretary-Treasurer.
“500”was played following the meeting. Prizes were awarded to Janet Magnuson-high, Maxeen Anton-2nd high and Sondra Rippel-low.
The next regular meeting will be held at the La Porte City Commntiy Center at 1 PM on January 6, 2016 with Kathy Norris as hostess. Members are reminded to please call the hostess if you are unable to attend.
The Highland Club Couples’ Winter party was held on Monday, December 7 at the La Porte Community Center at 5:30 PM. Twenty-five members and guests enjoyed the evening meal consisting of ham, mashed potatoes with gravy, pasta salad, vegetable, roll and dessert catered by Randall’s. Following the meal and clean up “500” cards was played for entertainment. Jack Aschenbrenner was men’s high, Cletus Phillips was men’s low, ladies’ high was awarded to Mary Nelson and ladies’ low to Carol Aschenbrenner.The door prize was won by JoAnn Phillips.
Thank you to the winter party committee of Janice Vaughn, Maxeen Anton, Sondra Rippel, Charolette Anton, Julie Gilbertson and Marilyn Purdy for planning and hosting the event.