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BlMancMMr Fanning, Saturday, Novambar 13,1993
Officers for the Society of Farm Women of Lancaster County, which represents 741
members and 29 societies, include from left, Betty Gelb, treasurer; Elizabeth Robin
son, secretary; Joyce Slaymaker, president, Corinne Nissley, outgoing president:
and Kathryn Frey, first vice president.
Lancaster Farm Women
Hold 76th Convention
LOU ANN GOOD
Lancaster Farming Staff
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.)
—lt’s been 76 yean, but the Socie
ty of Farm Women of Lancaster
County have not stopped spreading
happiness. This year, members
raised more than $4,700 few
Christ’s Home, a home for child
ren; $2,223 for the heifer project,
which donates a food-producing
animal to a needy family who in
turns donates the first offspring to a
needy family; and $10,500 to local
The county society held its 76th
annual convention on November 6,
at the Farm and Home Center,
At the day-long convention, a
recap of the activities of the 29
county societies showed that mem
bers gave of themselves by donat
ing time and money for the follow
ing; cancer pads, food bank. Meals
On Wheels, libraries, Self-Help
Warehouse, Lancaster AIDS. See
ing Eye. Springs of Living Water,
Teen Challenge, Lung Associa
tion. and needy families.
In addition to the county project
for Christ Home and the state Heif
er project, more than $10,500 was
Deceased members are remembered by, from left, Fay Carman, Society 1; Ruth
Schroeder, Society 13; Eileen Bruckhart. Society 5; and Toiie Hostetler, Society 5.
Much of the finances raised together, learning new hobbies and
were earned by holding craft crafts, and eiyoycd poetry recitals
shows, food stands, and auctions, and dinnor theaters. „
It was not all work for the mem- ‘We our ** ,are lauding.
(Turn to Pag* 14)
On behalf of Lancaster County Society of Farm Women,
Corlnne Nissley, left, county president, hands a $2,223
check to Arlene Witman, president of the state society, tor
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