Women’s Club talks conservation
by Special to The News
The Jacksonville Women’s Club held its October meeting in the home of Linda Burnett. For its program on conservation, the club toured the Adobe home of Jerry and Rita King. During the tour of the home, Rita gave a history of the creation of the Adobe technique and explained the building process of the home.

Upon completion of the tour the meeting was brought to order by president Adrianne Curvin. Club donations for the month were band aides for Pleasant Valley elementary and high schools and also a monetary donation to the Pleasant Valley High School library. Also discussed were upcoming assistance for families during Thanksgiving and Christmas. The club will also be taking orders for RADA Cutlery and Uncle Al’s Pecans to help the club provide monetary donations to various organizations in Calhoun County.

Club members in attendance were Ellen Bethea, Wendy Boozer, Linda Burnett, Ranae Coheley, Adrianne Curvin, Rita Edwards, Joni Ginn, Dale McCartney, Carol McGinnis, Jane Ponder, Staci Porter, Veronica Porter, Susan Quinn, Peggy Turner, Beverly Almaroad, Celia Almaroad, Patti McLeod, Margie Rodes and Phyllis Wright. Next month’s meeting will be held in the home of Adrianne Curvin.

The Jacksonville Women’s Club met at the home of Rita Edwards on Sept. 11 to begin a new club year. Adrianne Curvin, the new president for 2012-2014 brought the club to order. Club members brought items to donate to the American Red Cross and the Calhoun-Cleburne Children’s Center. Also a monetary donation was made to the Cerebral Palsy Center.

JWC will sell Uncle Al’s Pecans, RADA Cutlery and Premier jewelry as fundraisers. The money made will go toward assisting a local family in need at Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Members present at the meeting were: Beverly Almaroad, Celia Almaroad, Rita Boozer, Wendy Boozer, Linda Burnett, Adrianne Curvin, Deb English, Carol McGinnis, Jane Ponder, Staci Porter, Veronica Porter, Margie Rhodes, and Phyllis Wright.
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