MAYFIELD - The Bannertown 50 Plus Club assembled on Oct. 31. In devotions, Patrick Keane's reading was "Prayer of Repentance." The Lord's Prayer followed.
After lunch, the members who had birthdays in September and October were honored. Cupcakes and ice cream were served. Linda LaVada won the birthday prize.
The Halloween costumes were judged by a panel of their peers. The prizes were awarded to: Pat Ryfa as the Big Bad Wolf; Bev Burton as Little Red Riding Hood, prettiest; LaVada as the bride of Frankenstein, spookiest; Nila Edwards as a doctor, best traditional; and Jane Armstrong as a cook, best original. Pictures were taken.
The formal meeting was called to order by President Carl Edwards with the Pledge of Allegiance. Vice President LaVada called the roll. There were 22 present and one guest, Nancy Fleck.
The reports of the secretary and treasurer were accepted as given.
Carl Edwards reminded members that the Nov. 14, meeting was canceled due to the Log Cabin trip. The next meeting will be Nov. 28. The cookie committee will be Nila Edwards and Joan Bezio.
Lorrie Valk read a news release from The Leader-Herald concerning a Writers Circle fiction-writing contest. Jane Armstrong, a member of this club, was the first prize winner. Armstrong had a copy of her story "Segregation on Walnut St." with her and shared it with the members
Nan Fagan and Keane led a discussion of places and menus for the Christmas party. The date is to be confirmed.
After the meeting adjourned, drawings were held. The winners were Joyce Frish, the door prize; Sherin Akey, the 50-50; and Burton, $1.