Calgary Herald

1948-05-11 Page 6

Successful Year Reported By Baptist Women 

The annual luncheon was held recently at the First Baptist Church for members of the Women’s Missionary Organization climaxing a successful year. Reports were read from all departments and group leaders.
e missionary treasurer Mrs. Ivor Beames, reported a year's good work with $2,616 raised for missions. Mrs. J. J. Goett, treasurer, reported $144 for the improvement fund. Mrs. J. C. Ritchie received $174 for White Cross work with $31 reported for the Red Cross by Mrs. R. B. Jones and $55 was given for Rotary parcels.
The women sent 1,052 pounds of food and clothing to Britain, Europe, India, and home missions, with donations to needy families.
AS A TOKEN of esteem to the retiring president, Mrs. Norman Morrison, the Dominion life membership pin was presented from the organization by Mrs. David Meikle, president of the Calgary-Lethbridge association.
Two life membership pins are given yearly, the one for the best attendance was won by the Munro group with Mrs. A. J. Gregory as chairman, and the other by the Gullison group for obtaining the most new members, with Mrs. E. H. Hunter as chairman.
DR. J. GORDON Jones presided over the installation of the new executive as follows: President, Mrs. J. W. McInnes; honorary president, Mrs. J. Gordon Jones; past president, Mrs. Norman Morrison; first vice-president, Mrs. Ivor Beames; second vice-president, Mrs. B. A. Warner; recording secretary, Mrs. A. J. Gregory; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Alice Roberts; press secretary, Mrs. J. C. Gorman; missionary treasurer, Mrs. J. W. Randall; current expense, Mrs. J. E. Kirby; finance convener, Mrs. A. M. Williams; program, Mrs. E. H. Hunter; evangelization, Mrs. C. S. Burnett; literary and reading course, Mrs. P. E. Mileson; Western Baptist, Mrs. H. F. Sims; link and visitor, Mrs. A. C. Lawson; White Cross, Mrs. Sam Rodgers; Benevolent Red Cross, Mrs. Clifford Underwood; flower and decorative, Mrs. J. D. Webb; house, Mrs. B. A. Warner; pianist, Mrs. Frank Henderson.
Each officer and group leader received a sweet-pea corsage at their induction.
 Mrs. Richard Cunniffe was soloist and Mrs.  William Muir and Miss Irene Watson sang a duet, accompanied by Mrs. Frank Henderson.

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