Current Events

Current Events Club May Meeting

The Monroe Current Events Club held the May meeting, May 7, 2008 at the James Monroe Room of the Municipal Building. The room was beautifully decorated with lilacs on the dessert table and on the individual round tables. The hostesses for the day were: Randy Rolich, Gloria Miltenberger, and Joyce Krebs. Pat Beatty assisted by serving the beverages.
The program was on Ruth Bell Graham and was presented by Charlotte Woodson.
Ruth Bell's parents were medical missionaries in China. Ruth was born at Qingjiang north of Shanghai.

April Current Events Club Meeting

The Monroe Current Events Club held the April 2, 2008 meeting at the Monroe Community Room of the Municipal Building. The tea table was decorated with a beautiful bouquet of lilies and the round tables held small pansy plants. Hostesses for the day were Charlotte Woodson, Ruth McDiffett and Mary Jane Conrad.
Continuing the Theme of Oustanding Women, Pat Bell gave the program on Judith Resnik, NASA Astronaut.

Current Events Club Feburary Meeting

Monroe Current Events Club met February 6, 2008 in the James Monroe Room of the Municipal Building. The serving table was decorated in red and white and had a lovely floral centerpiece of red and white carnations. The round tables were decorated with valentines and a vase of red roses. A delicious cherry cheesecake was served with candy, nuts, and beverages. The hostesses for the day were: Imogene Orts, Mary Maurer, and Dorcas Weidner.
Following the theme of Outstanding Women, Gloria Miltenberger gave the program on Victoria Claflin Woodhull.

Current Events Club Christmas Luncheon

The Monroe Current Events Club held the annual Christmas Luncheon, December 5, 2007 at the Shaker Run Clubhouse on a very snowy day. There were two beautifully decorated trees in the room and each table held a live poinsettia and lovely gift bags for each person. Peggy Hesson, President, welcomed members and guests.

The honorary members were: Anna Lou Flannery, Brenda Heing, Lenora Housh, and Glengene Martin. The guests were: Pauline Belcher, Becky Douthett, Betty Gilbey, Rosie Howell, and Susan Thompson. Read more »

Monroe Current Events Club

Monroe Current Events Club held the November 7, 2007 meeting at the James Monroe Room of the City Building. Lovely fall flowers graced the tables. Pumpkin pie, nuts, mints, and drinks were served. The hostesses were: Elaine Blount, Ann Blose, and Pat Bell. Following the theme for the year, Outstanding Women, Joyce Krebs gave an interesting report on Madeleine Korbel Albright. Madeleine Albright was nominated by President Clinton on December 5, 1996 as Secretary of State. She was sworn in as the 64th Secretary of State on January 23, 1997. Read more »

Monroe Current Events Club

The Monroe Current Events Club held the October meeting at the James Monroe Community Room of the Monroe Municipal Building, October 3, 2007. Members were greeted with fall decor of gourds, pumpkins and black cats. President Peggy Hesson welcomed members and two guests--Anna Hale and Pat Eckard. A delicious pumpkin dessert, nuts, mints and drinks of tea, coffee and water were served. The hostesses for the day were Phyllis Harris, Martha Barnes and Joan Bailey. Read more »

Current Events Club September Meeting

The Monroe Current Events Club met at the James Monroe Room of the Muncipal Building, September 5, 2007.  The members enjoyed a delicious salad luncheon.

Current Events Club September Meeting

The Monroe Current Events Club met at the James Monroe Room of the Muncipal Building, September 5, 2007. The members enjoyed a delicious salad luncheon. The buffet table and the round tables were decorated with lovely roses. Read more »

Current Events Club June Meeting Notes

The June 6 meeting of the Monroe Current Events Club convened in the James Monroe Community Room of the Municipal Building. Hostesses Phylliss Harris, Virginia Smith, and Pat Beatty served a delicious luncheon of fruit skewers, chicken salad pinwheels, shrimp, cucumber and dill canapes, mini cheesecakes along with a sparkling punch. Red, white and blue table decorations were provided by Nancy Hertz. Following a brief business meeting members present answered roll call with a brief book review. Club meetings will resume in September.
— submitted by Joyce Krebs

Monroe Current Events Club June 6 Meeting

The June 6 meeting of the Monroe Current Events Club convened in the James Monroe Community Room of the Municipal Building. Hostesses Phylliss Harris, Virginia Smith, and Pat Beatty served a delicious luncheon of fruit skewers, chicken salad pinwheels, shrimp, cucumber and dill canapes, mini cheesecakes along with a sparkling punch. Red, white and blue table decorations were provided by Nancy Hertz. Following a brief business meeting members present answered roll call with a brief book review. Club meetings will resume in September.

submitted by Joyce Krebs