Epsilon Sigma Alpha has meeting

The Delta Delta chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha met Dec. 6 at Trinity United Methodist Methodist Church in Seymour.

President Dee Hess called the meeting to order.

Roll call was taken with members sharing their favorite Christmas gift as a child. There were 12 members present with 45 philanthropic hours and $130 in donated money and goods reported.

Chaplain Pam Marsh said a prayer before food was served. Barb Grant and Sammy Jones were the hostesses.

Vice President Tonja Couch reported that as part of the chapter’s Hope for Heroes program, care packages with donated items from the November’s meeting were mailed out.

Kara Abraham presented the treasurer’s report.

The education for the evening was an interactive game about the Christmas story, led by Hess.

Grant gave the philanthropic report.

The craft day fundraiser profited $185 with 12 people attending. A winter or early spring craft day is being planned.

Several members participated in face painting at the downtown Christmas event, where 118 kids’ faces were painted free of charge.

A meal for families at Ronald McDonald House is planned for noon April 1.

Samantha Collier, the ways and means chairwoman, took trash bag orders and announced that a “Here Comes the Sun” themed basket will be raffled at the spring conference.

She asked that members donate items for the basket at the next two meetings.

Winners of the evening’s ways and means raffle were Deena Personett and Grant.

The meeting was adjourned.

The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church.