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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Fundraiser, Adopted Family & Dec 2nd Meeting, Oh My!

We are really looking forward to the next membership meeting at Betsy Bullard’s home on December 2nd. Please plan to attend and RSVP to Betsy at bannb7@gmail.com.

Please read this email for info on our Barnes & Noble Fundraiser and what to bring to our December 2nd meeting for our Adopted Family!

MEMBERSHIP MEETING:
Tuesday, December 2nd, 7pm
Betsy Bullard’s Home
4106 Westmount Dr
Greensboro, 27410
Ph# 336.288.6174

Board members: Please contact Betsy Bullard if you can bring something to share at the December 2nd meeting. A light wine punch and cheese and crackers will be at Betsy’s. However, she is hoping for a dozen or so cookies from someone for a mini-cookie shine!

BARNES & NOBLE FUNDRAISER:
Friday, December 12, All Day
Barnes & Noble
Gift Wrapping Fundraiser
Friendly Shopping Ctr

Please check your calendars and sign up for our Barnes & Noble Fundraiser….

SCHEDULE:
10am-12noon Marguerite Suggs and Joy McCoy
12noon-2pm Betsy Bullard
2-4pm Betsy Bullard
4-6pm Amy Callaghan, Rae Lynn Wahl and Anne Smith
6-9pm Lara Heberle, Lynette Prosser
Closing Marguerite Suggs.
** Carol Carpenter said she would fill in any time. **

Per Carol Van Schoick, we need more folks for the afternoon, but can use extras any time. If you have any questions, please contact Marguerite Suggs or Carol Van Schoick.

You can email Carol Van Schoick at: van_schoick@yahoo.com

ANGEL MARKS:
Instead of making “Book Thongs” for the Barnes and Noble Fundraiser, we will be making “Angel Marks” with ribbon (instead of string) this year. Marguerite and Carol will be ready to show us how to make these during the meeting… By the end of the meeting, we should have a good supply ready! What fun!

If anyone is interested in making the cards to hold the “Angel Marks” this year, please let Marguerite know. Email Marguerite Suggs at: mhsuggs@triad.rr.com.

ADOPTED FAMILY:
Please read Joy McCoy’s letter below on what you can do to help our adopted family. You can contact Joy with any questions. Joy McCoy: jmccoy@triad.rr.com or 336.288.9572.

OUR ADOPTED FAMILY

Thank you, Pi Phis, for your response to support this family for Christmas.
We are responsible for giving each person at least one gift and providing a meal.
• Do not wrap presents. You could use a gift bag.
• Make sure each gift is clearly labeled with the recipient’s first name and the code number which is AD7.
• We will collect at the December 2 meeting at Betsy Bullard’s home. If you cannot make the meeting, drop off at Joy McCoy’s.
• Any questions call Joy, 288.9572.

Please sign up for what you would like to purchase and the food you would like to donate and email Joy at jmccoy@triad.rr.com or call 288.9572. Receiving your response is the only way I will be able to coordinate this project. They have requested warm clothes and boots.

Mom: Edilbertha Aparicio, 39 yrs.
Sweater - size M: Betsy Bullard
Shoes/boots size 7 ½:
Scarf:

Daughter: Karina, 14 yrs.
Top/sweater, (small - Juniors): Carol Carpenter
Pants/jeans, (14 (13) Juniors): Carol Carpenter
Requested boots, size 6 ½: Joy McCoy

Son: Luis, 11 yrs.
Top/sweater, size 14 boys:
Pants, size 14 boys:
Shoes/boots, size 5 boys:
Requested a game for Game Boy: Lara Heberle

Son: Carlos, 16 yrs.- needs socks and a sweater; could use boots
Top/sweater, size men’s large:
Pants, 34 waist, doesn’t know length:
Shoes/boots, size 9 ½:

Step-father, Ciro (works outside)
Gloves:
Socks:

Other needs:
Blankets/Afghan:
Bath towels:
Socks:

In addition to your gift, please sign up to bring one food item for a family of FIVE to Betsy’s. Food items must be DRY GOODS they can use for a meal.

Canned ham:
Canned sweet potatoes:
Canned corn:
Canned green beans:
Rice:
Gravy:
Cranberry sauce:
Box of macaroni and cheese:
Box to make potato casserole:

The gifts will be distributed by the Salvation Army from December 18 – 23, 2008. The Distribution Center is located at 110 E. Meadowview (corner of Eugene and Meadowview). Anyone wishing to assist in this distribution process is welcome.

Remember, the code number is very important. Ours is AD7. Each gift must be clearly marked.

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