Nick Grandstaff presented the program for Court St. Rose of Lima #14 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Members held their first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The meeting was held at the parish center after Mass was celebrated by Father Clem Currans. Grandstaff presented an interesting and informative program on his experiences with the World Food Prize Foundation Internship in India. Standing items discussed were: Blood Drive to be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, September meeting for the Prayer Shawl Group, box-top collection for the school, the support for the radio Mass, and sending scrapbook items to Lou Ann Huberty. In unfinished business, the Anna Baxter Day Celebration in West Bend was reported on by the members that attended. For new business, the Court signed up to work and bring food for the Annual Salad Luncheon to be held Thursday, Sept. 15, information was given for the fall workshop to be held on Saturday, Sept.17, in Sibley, Bertha Mathis had information on Christ Our Life Conference to be held in Des Moines on Sept. 23-25. A note from the Feed Our Kids Project was read asking for volunteers to pack food for the backpack program. Several members volunteered. Members voted to donate to the program. In further new business, The Then Feed Just One Program was discussed. Several members signed up to work and several agreed to contribute money for someone else to have a place. Members voted to donate three shifts to the program. The group also voted to add Then Feed Just One to the annual budget. The Good of the Order was given by Mary Greene, and in memory of this being the Year of Mercy, read about the heroic actions of Father Byles aboard the Titanic on that fateful night. Prayers of the Least Coin, for our troops, and for the fall of terrorism were said, and a decade of the rosary was led by Mary Parsons. The meeting was adjourned with the reminder that the next meeting will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
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