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Beta Phi
Beta Phi held their January business meeting with hostesses Collene Baldwin, Laura Loflin and Michelle Richmond.

The meeting was presided over by president, Carman Richard. Secretary, Mary Ann Vinson read the minutes from the previous meeting.

A thank you letter was received from Bread of Life Orphanage regarding our donation. Treasurer, Collene Baldwin read her report. The new pledges reported on their recent bake sale. It was voted that the February philanthropic project would be for the Lifesaver Food Bank.

Vinson reported several articles were in the Clovis News Journal, Whispering Winds Epsilon Sigma Alpha state newsletter.

The next social will be Saturday, Feb. 11. The chapter sweetheart will be announced at that time.

The next business meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6.

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club
The Claud Rainy Day Extension club met Wednesday, Dec. 7, with Joy Pattison and co-hostess Lucille Johnson.

Guests were former member, Jean Cresap and Curry County extension agent, Glenda Belcher. All enjoyed a delicious lunch while visiting.

Other members who attended were Reba Camp, Ann Carter, Marcy Kos, Evelyn Manning and Betty Mobley.

Sue Pattison led a Christian song game and Glenda Belcher won. Judy Gambill recited a story entitled “Why Christmas Trees Aren’t Perfect” and Lucille Johnson read the poem “Old Saint Nick” for the gift exchange. The hostesses presented door prize bags to all.

A meeting was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Joan Ewing. Installation of officers and yearly planning were on the agenda.

Altrusa International
Members of Altrusa International, Inc. of Clovis met at Muffley’s Backdoor for their regular program meeting on Monday.

Hostesses for the evening were Carolyn Sherman, Glenda Hileman and Lyn Henderson.

After a meal of Santa Fe stew and cornbread, president Kathy Travis recapped a very busy December. Members provided and served appetizers for Dillards at the VIP night, served Christmas dinner to an insurance group and conducted an auction at the club’s Christmas party to benefit a family in need. The funds earned are being sent to a former Altrusan who recently lost her home.

The members were introduced to Kevin Robideau of Southwest Cheese. He is in charge of safety and security at the cheese plant. He gave members a brief history of the plant and explained the general process of cheese making. There were many questions about the plant and its impact on the Clovis area. Robideau was very knowledgeable and all who attended enjoyed his remarks.

The next meeting will beat noon on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Muffley’s Backdoor.