Inter-Se Study Club happenings
The speaker, Teresa Kiser, Director of Public Library of Anniston and Calhoun County, spoke at the February 19 meeting of the Inter-Se Club at the Alumni House, JSU.   Kiser introduced herself, gave a short resume of her education, and spoke on the many services available at the Anniston Public Library “So Much More Than Books“.   

1.  The library is open seven days a week.

2. You can download free books to your iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Nook, etc. for fourteen days each.  

3.  Home Work Alabama is available Sunday through Thursday nights with life on line tutors.  Class help ranges from K-college.

4.  Learning Express which is a group of standardized tests that you can practice on line.

5.  The library has the Alabama Room which is devoted to genealogy and is visited by people from all over the country for its resources.  If you are researching your family history this is the place to go.

6.  A host of various classes and programs are provided to the community to include the Summer Reading Program which features authors of note.  To get a complete list or a copy of the library newsletter go to website:  www.publiclibrary.cc

President Calvert called the meeting to order at 2:50 p.m.  Mary White, Assistant Director, District II and member Inter-Se Study Club presented a check for $100.00 to Mary Roberts, Chairman, Meals on Wheels.

Mrs. Roberts thanked the club and stated that the Meals on Wheels program had delivered over 9,000 meals last year:  33 percent were free and 33 percent were creative pay.

Following the pledge of allegiance and collect, the roll was called with 14 members and one guest, Myra Wilson, Director, District II, present.  

Mary L. White, Assistant Director, District II, introduced guest, Myra Wilson, Director, District II from Crossville, AL.

President Calvert welcomed Margaret Valine, a past present Inter-Se Study Club President, who has rejoined the club.

Committee Reports:

Membership Chairman, Carolyn Sasser conducted the voting on the proposed new member, Bobbi Neumann.  Mrs. Neumann was unanimously approved.  Mary White will write Mrs. Neumann informing her of her acceptance in the club.

Book of Golden Deeds.  In the absence of Linda Read, President Calvert reported that the nomination for this award had gone forward.

President Calvert reported that she would call Second Chance and have the bags for the children picked up by Susan Shipman.

Mary L. White reported that the reports had been completed and submitted.  The Inter-Se Study Club had 64 projects, 4717 volunteer hours and $13,663.00 spent on projects.  Myra Wilson, Director, District II, reported that all seven clubs in the district had reported and gave the District II totals.

Some members had brought pop tops for the Ronald McDonald House.  Pop tabs will continue to be collected at the March meeting.

Mary L. White gave the report of the AFWC Board Meeting:

A.  The AFWC “Day on the Hill” will be held on Tuesday, March 12.  This will include a tour of the Governor’s Mansion, Lunch at the Plaza Grill and a Capitol tour.

B.  The AFWC Convention will be held at Perdido Beach April 11-14.

C.  Major corrections to the AFWC By Laws had been proposed.  These will be made available by newsletter for review by members.

President Calvert thanked the hostesses, Constance Sims and Mary White.

Members present were:  Carolyn Brooks, Kenneith Calvert, Martha Dobson, Elaine Doyle, Judy Klug, Eloise Moersch, Carolyn Sasser, Constance Sims, Margaret Stem, Shelby Thornton, Sandra Walker, Carol Ann Watson, Margaret Valine, Mary L. White and guest Myra Wilson.
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