TAMA NEWS-HERALD- The Eagles Auxiliazy held it's Halloween meeting on Oct. 25 with a group of creatures in attendance.
The meeting opened in regular form with Madam President DeLores Calkins presiding at 7p.m.
A report was given by membership chairman Brenda Youngbear, who had all gaze into a crystal ball, however no one repeated what they saw. The local Auxiliary at present has a membership of 344 members now in its 57th year of existence. It is proud to be among the four largest Auxiliaries of the 37 in the State of Iowa.
Carleen Corum reported on the October Red Cross Blood Drive held at the Tama Civic Center and Sponsored by the Auxiliary as being quite successful. The Auxiliary thanks everyone who gave so willfully of their time to come down and donate. Blood is something no one can live without and many are very much in need of. Hopefully we will be back again next year.
Upcoming events will be Soup and Sandwich nights every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m.; Fish Frys the first Friday of the month from 5-7:30 p.m. The Annual Family Christmas Party will be on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. Meat and drink will be furnished. All Aerie and Auxiliary members and families are invited. All bring a covered dish or two and their own tableware.
All pertinent business being taken care of, a secret ballot was held for best costumes with the following results: #1 - Francine 'Snow Man' Miller, #2 - Nellie' Tin Man' Morehead; and #3 was a tie between Kathy 'Cave Woman' Bennett and Millie 'Black Cat' Schultz. There were two with birthdays in October, namely Francine Miller and Jeannene Rank. All sang "Happy Birthday" to the ladies and they received the usual amount of do re mi handed out to those who attend the last meeting in their birthday month.
After the closing ceremony a lunch was served and Halloween Bingo played. All present had a very good time.