Meeting Minutes – April 5th 2022

Ladies of Blessed Sacrament – Meeting Minutes – April 5th 2022

President Eileen Foster called the meeting to order at 1:39 p.m. The 28 ladies in attendance presented prayer intentions and prayed the Hail Mary.  Joanne Tanner, Elaine Warakomski, and Rita Wernette provided refreshments with Dorothy Kociba and Connie Latuszek supplying the table decorations.

Eileen Foster thanked Joanne Tanner for making colorful spring table centerpieces to be used on the tables at funeral lunches. Also, a huge thank you to all the ladies who brought new twin sheets, pillows, pillowcases, comforters, and mattress pads for the non-profit Sleep In Heavenly Peace.

Elaine White read the minutes of the March 1st 2022 meeting.

Tana Zemanek reported that the balance in our treasury is $5057.55.

Our spring potluck lunch will be on Tuesday, May 3rd at noon. Please bring a dish to pass, your own table service, and your friends. Our speaker for this special event will be Mary Anne Stone who will share tips on how to spring clean and declutter.  Tana Zemanek will be the chairperson for this event with assistance from Ramona Lalka, Anne Boyd, Agnew Brewer, Connie Latuszek, and Anne Southworth.

Our rummage sale with be held the week of June 6th. Donations will be accepted starting Monday, June 6th at 9 a.m. Set up and pricing will take place through Wednesday. Sale opens on Thursday, Friday is half price day, and Saturday is bag day. All proceeds go to local charities. More volunteers are still needed.

Our speaker for today’s meeting was Brian Rueger from “Sleep in Heavenly Peace – Auburn MI Chapter” (SHP). This national organization started in 2012. The Auburn MI chapter started in July 2020 serving the Great Lakes Bay region. Since inception, the Auburn Chapter has delivered 440 beds. This organization’s mission: We believe that no kid should sleep on the floor in our town, but we want to make everyone’s town our town. SHP is donation funded and volunteer driven. Each bed costs $250 from start to finish. This includes the cost of materials, mattresses, and bedding. Stay up to date with SHP’s latest news at https://www.facebook.com/SHPAuburnMI   To sponsor a build day, contact brian.rueger@shpbeds.org

Our feature speakers were Kelly Osborn and Ann McLaughlin from Menu Manager. Kelly is the owner of the business and Anne is the chef. Menu Manager does corporate catering, space rentals, take & bake, private dining events, and sells homemade food wholesale and retail. Menu Manager is now located at 309 Dartmouth. Always call ahead. Phone 989-835-3663 or email them info@themenumanager.net.

No business meeting in May. Please join us on Tuesday, May 3rd for our spring potluck.

Respectfully submitted,

Elaine White