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COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

United Quilt Guild

to meet Tuesday

SALEM–The United Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church. The UFO group will meet at 10 a.m. and the quilt show committee will meet at 5 p.m. The program for the evening will be signing up for all positions for the July quilt show.

United Quilt Guild 2019 quilt show set

SALEM – The United Quilt Guild 2019 Quilt Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 and 20 and 1 to 5 p.m. July 21 at the Salem First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave.

Admission is $6, or $10 for a three-day pass. A bus discount is available on the guild’s website,www.unitedquiltguild.org.

There will be certified judges, awards. Lectures, vendors, a quilt raffle, raffle baskets, refreshments and demonstrations.

The quilt registration deadline is June 3. Visit www.unitedquiltguild.org for registration forms.

Evening R-Weigh group recognizes weight loss

SALEM–Evening R-Weigh met April 29 at the First Friends Church, with the meeting being called to order by Rosemarie Martinez. Birdie Reinhart led the group with the R-Weigh prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The song “Easter Parade” was chosen by Rosemarie Martinez. Ruth Miller prayed for family and friends. Patty Pim gave the treasurer’s report and told a joke.

Chris Learn was welcomed back after having been ill.

There were 27 members that weighed in. The group lost a total of 13.5 pounds for the week. Good Loser in Group 1 was Colleen Wafler. Good Loser in Group 2 was Birdie Reinhart with runner up being Jane Shaffer. Honorable mention went to Gina Zepernick. Goalie good loser was Janel Anderson and the runner ups were Lisa Smith and Patty Hartman.

There were no winners in the regular Can Do contest. The winner in the goalie Can Do contest was Ruth Miller.

Calorie Chart Winners were Colleen Wafler, Birdie Reinhart, Jane Shaffer and Cathy Schafer. Goalie calorie chart winners were Lisa Smith, Janel Anderson and Ruth Miller.

Judy Smith lost over her birthday.

Inspiration by Peggy Kurtz was on “Independence.” “One of the marks of maturity is the realization you aren’t dependent on others to make your dietary choices. Mature people make those choices themselves. Former president George Bush angered the vegetable growers, but declared his independence when he said that he was an adult and no one was going to make him eat broccoli anymore. Broccoli may be one of your favorites, but maybe you’ve been pressured into eating other foods, some high in calories, but low in nourishment, just to please the lunch crowd. It’s time to declare your independence by choosing to eat foods that will help you reach your diet goals, not foods that will just help you feel like you’re one of the gang. Don’t allow your host, the waiter or friends determine what you will eat. Make that decision for yourself. Determine what menu items are best for you and stick with your choice. You are an adult now. You don’t have to eat broccoli or any other food, if you don’t want to. Temptations are sure to ring your door bell, but it’s your fault if you invite them in.”

So far there has been no winners in the Tweeters, Hoppers and Peepers Easter Contest. The ones who scored for Tweeters team were Judy Smith, Gina Zepernick, Lois Wood, Jane Shaffer, Patty Hartman, Lisa Smith, Ruth Miller and Birdie Reinhart. The ones who scored for the Hoppers were Andrea France, Patty Pim, Eugenia Tullis, Chris Learn, Cathy Schafer and Nancy Stryrffeler. The Peepers who scored were Pauline Zirkle, Rita Cecil, Janel Anderson, Rosemarie Martinez, Colleen Wafler, Peggy Kurtz and Joan Schafer.

Because the group did not meet for two weeks, everyone who lost and brought in two calorie charts got $2. They were Birdie Reinhart, Colleen Wafler, Judy Smith, Gina Zepernick and Cathy Schafer. Goalie winners were Lisa Smith, Janel Anderson, Ruth Miller, Rita Cecil, Patty Hartman, Peggy Kurtz and Eugenia Tullis.

Holiday Pay went to Colleen Wafler, Birdie Reinhart, Cathy Schafer, Jane Shaffer, Gina Zepernick, Janel Anderson, Rita Cecil, Patty Hartman, Lisa Smith, Ruth Miller and Eugenia Tullis.

It was the end of the month so payday was observed. Group 1 winners were Patty Pim and Colleen Wafler. Group 2 winners were Andrea France, Chris Learn, Birdie Reinhart, Cathy Schafer, Joan Schaffer, Jane Shaffer, Gina Zepernick, Pauline Zirkle. Goalies were Janel Anderson, Rita Cecil, Patty Hartman, Jo Carol Gray, Lisa Smith, Linda Lude, Ruth Miller, Nancy Stryrffeler and Eugenia Tullis. The Good loser in Group 1 was Colleen Wafler and in Group 2 was Chris Learn. The Goalie of the month was a tie with both Lisa Smith and Patty Hartman winning. Next week is Recognition Dinner with the meat provided, while everyone is to bring the dish she signed up for plus her own drink.

New members are welcome, weigh ins are from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. with the meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday evenings at the First Friends Church on Jennings Avenue.

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