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The Cheerful Earful

Monthly newsletter of the Altrusa Club of Macomb, IL

Nov./Dec. 2016 Website: Facebook: Email:

http://tinyurl.com/AltrusaMacomb www.facebook.com/MacombAltrusa altrusa@macomb.com

Next Meeting Information

Contents

Next meeting is Weds. Dec. 7, 2016

 Next meeting information  Photos and news  Calendar of Events

General meeting minutes and Board meeting minutes will be available at a later time. What: Soup Supper with veggies and cheese and crackers-food provided by Service Committee. We will fill gift bags for Mosaic and a Mosaic employee will speak. Where: Bailey House, 100 S. Campbell St., Macomb When: at 6:00pm Hosted by the Service Committee

Service Committee Our service project for December is filling gift bags for Mosaic residents. Please bring your items to the Dec. meeting.


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Photos from the 2016 Altrusa Bazaar - Nov. 12


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Information and News

Happy News!

Where are the signs? Nancy Dobey has asked to please return any yard sign or banner you may still have in your possession. She said she has most of the yard signs and a couple of the banners, but is still missing some of each. If you have a yard sign and/or banner, please take it to Nancy's house - 1126 Maple Avenue -- or call her at 836-6689 or 255-4050 (cell) to make arrangements for her to pick it up. If you bring a sign to her house, she asks that you put it on the back porch behind the house with a note indicating who returned it (in case she is not home when you come by). If you have any questions, please call Nancy at either phone number Thank you!

I just became a great aunt for the second time. My niece Lucy gave birth to a baby boy. His name is Arlo George Henry Sheehan. It’s a very long name but they were naming him after several family members. Cindy Weintraub

Membership Committee Communications Committee Finance Committee Tutoring Program

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The Cheerful Earful Staff Editor: Heather Munro Photographer: Miriam Satern Send items for newsletter at least 10 days prior to monthly meeting to Editor, Heather Munro at

hrmunro@yahoo.com Newsletter is emailed to all members 1 week prior to meeting.


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Calendar Dec. 2 & 3

Dickens on the Square

Dec. 2 & 3

Altrusans volunteering at the Festival of the Trees

Dec. 3

Holiday Festival of the Choirs

Dec. 7

General meeting -Bailey House 6:00pm

Dec. 24

Happy Chanukah!

Dec. 25

Merry Christmas!

Jan. 1

Happy New Year!

Jan. 11

Board meeting - Everly House 5:15pm

Jan. 25

General meeting - Everly House 6:30pm

Nov./Dec. Birthdays Cindy Roon Sandy Collier Kathy Wyatt Alta Sargent -

Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 21 Dec. 18

2016-2017 Macomb Altrusa Officers and Board Co-Presidents - Karen Iversen and Penny Pollock Past President - Karen Trusley Recording Secretary –Cindy Roon Treasurer – Brae Huston Corresponding Secretary – Peggy Ma Chair: Communication Comm.: Finance Committee: Membership Comm.: Service Committee: Tutoring Committee:

Heather Munro Brae Huston Jeanie Sowers Paula Rhodes Sandy Collier

“Leading to a Better Community” Altrusa is an international non-profit organization making our local communities better through leadership, partnership and service

This newsletter is brought to you by the Communication Committee of the Macomb Altrusa Club, Macomb, Illinois


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