Legler guest at SCARTA meetingThe Stutsman County Area Retired Teachers Association met May 24 at the James River Senior and Community Center with 19 members present. Marlys Legler, a retired teacher, was welcomed as a guest. The secretary’s report was given by Loretta Jung and Lee Ham shared the treasurer’s report.
The Stutsman County Area Retired Teachers Association met May 24 at the James River Senior and Community Center with 19 members present. Marlys Legler, a retired teacher, was welcomed as a guest.
The secretary’s report was given by Loretta Jung and Lee Ham shared the treasurer’s report.
New business consisted of selecting the theme for the North Dakota State Retired Teachers convention to be held Aug. 28-29 in Jamestown next year. The theme is “Spirit of the Prairie: Charging Forward.” A committee will attend the 2011 state convention in Bismarck on Aug. 31 and present a welcoming program to fellow North Dakota retired members.
Tom Norman will attend as the advisory council representative.
The Silver Apple Award nominee is Kathy Wegner. She will receive the award at the state convention in Bismarck on Aug. 31.
The meeting was adjourned and lunch followed.
Mayor Katie Andersen was the guest speaker and gave an update on “What’s going on in Jamestown.” Through a slide presentation she shared the workings of a city and the City Council. Discussion was also held regarding energy technology businesses to possibly be developed in the Jamestown/Spiritwood area.
Rotary to hold soccer tournament
The May 31 Rotary meeting was called to order and presided over by President Rick Pfeiffer. Darrell Losing gave the invocation. Larry Hoffman led the music and Jason Bitz collected “Happy Dollars” for Rotary projects.
Tom Boerger gave a report on the upcoming soccer tournament which will begin Wednesday in Jamestown at Rotary Field. The women’s game will begin at 5 p.m. and the men’s game is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Dave Smette reported on attending the Rotary International Convention in New Orleans. Carrie Orn presented the program on training for Rotarians on abuse and harassment of youth.
At today’s meeting, Pfeiffer will be presiding. The invocation will be given by Harold Bensch. Casey Stoudt will lead the music and Orn will be sergeant-at-arms. Quincy Bakken will be in charge of the program.