BLAIRSVILLE ELKS #406 LADIES AUXILIARY :: Past President De Iezzi, assisted by Evelyn Bondra and Peggy Boeh, installed the following officers for the 2013-14 year at the regular monthly meeting of the Blairsville Elks Ladies Auxiliary on Tuesday.
Officers are: Patti Ann Cribbs, president; Nancy Shurina, vice president; Marge Patz, secretary; Annette Lucas, treasurer; Ella Wodkowski, inner guard; Ruth Brozeski, right guard; Kathy Heckman, left guard; Martha Miller, chaplain; Jane Potochniak, trustee; Shirley Jones, past president.
Iezzi presented a welcome gift from the installing officers to Cribbs, who then presented a gift of appreciation from the auxiliary to outgoing President Jones as well as an appreciation gift to Iezzi, Boeh and Bondra for their duties as installation officers. Iezzi then presented to outgoing Secretary Jean Shepherd with a gift of appreciation on behalf of all the auxiliary members. Shepherd served as secretary for 24 years. She will be missed in this position.
The annual card party benefiting the auxiliary scholarship fund is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. April 22. Admission is $6 and will include a salad bar and door prizes. Tickets are available from auxiliary members and will be available at the door.
Applications for qualifying seniors are available at the guidance office at Blairsville, Saltsburg, United, Homer Center and Derry Area schools and must be received by May 19.
The secretary and treasurer’s books were accepted as read and the trustees reported the books have been audited and are in order.
Nominated for the 2013-14 advisory board are: Annette Lucas and Shirley Jones, officers; Carol Pike and Jane Potochniak, trustees; and Jean Shepherd, Evelyn Bondra, Ginny Profeta, Peggy Boeh and Mary Ann Thomas, members.
The election will be in May.
The new phone list and 2012-13 program booklets were distributed.
Jane Potochniak was the 50/50 winner.
Dixie Kalafsky, Jean Gallo and Ginny Profeta served a lunch of cold cut sandwich, Jell-O salad and a cake square for dessert. The tables were decorated in white with purple squares and a candle centerpiece.
All bills were approved for payment.
Edna Torok and Pat Stoklosa will host the May 7 meeting
Members are reminded 2013-14 dues are now payable to the secretary.