Twentieth Century Club meets in February

Posted February 21, 2013 at 1:33 pm

Thirteen members of The Twentieth Century Club met at the home of Sandi Eaves on Feb. 11 with Georgia Detwiler serving as co-hostess. President Glenda Ware was absent due to the birth of her new great-grand child. Vice President Dorothy Jordan filled in, in her absence.

Doris Norval gave The Opinion from a Time magazine article on drones. A lively discussion took place and concerns were raised on the variety of uses for drones: military, conservation department, police department and even real estate.

Topics for next year were discussed. A vote will be taken at the next meeting.

Sharyl Henry read several poems from a book “One Hundred and One Famous Poems” (1929) Selections included poets E.V. Cook, H. VanDyke and Eugene Field.

Kay Sewell gave the program on February holidays. She shared with the group several anecdotes on Presidents Washington and Lincoln. Among the facts Kay listed: Washington never lived in Washington, D.C. and he didn’t like to shake hands. His 2nd Inaugural Address was 135 words long. Lincoln was the only President to hold a patent and had two death masks made before his death.

The meeting was adjourned to enjoy delicious refreshments.