Election of officers were: President – Virginia Griffin Vice President – Cora Conner Secretary – Susan Massey Assistant Secretary – Doris Dunning Treasurer – Veronica Wilhoit Assistant Treasurer – Nancy Scotton Financial Secretary – Ruth Bowers Following a discussion on the By-Laws, a motion was made by Nora Smith and seconded by Cora Conner that the By-Laws be changed to read that members must attend at least three meetings to be eligible to nominate and to vote.
Election of officers were: President – Julia Mast Vice President – Virginia Griffin Secretary – Susan Massey Assistant Secretary – Doris Dunning Treasurer – Nancy Scotton Assistant Treasurer – Veronica Wilhoit Financial Secretary – Ruth Bowers The Sick and Sunshine Chairman reported sending eleven Get-Well cards and one sympathy card. The Canteen Committee reported they served sandwiches and cakes to about twenty firemen following a fire. A motion was made by Jerri Hurlock and seconded by Mrs. Ennis to have the piano tuned and repaired for $20.00.
Election of officers were: President – Julia Mast Vice President – Pat Wilson Secretary – Susan Massey Assistant Secretary – Doris Dunning Treasurer – Jerri Hurlock Assistant Treasurer – Nancy Lee Scotton Financial Secretary – Ruth Bowers Virginia Griffin gave a report of $112.35 profit from Shoppers Day with $7.32 from Sarah Coventry Jewelry and $410.00 from children’s games still outstanding. The fire company asked for a donation of $5.00 for a radio for the Rescue Truck. This motion was carried. There was a discussion regarding purchasing lumber for building shelves in the store room. A motion was made by Pat Wilson, seconded by Cora Conner, we would have shelves built if it did not cost over $25.00. Motion was carried.
Election of officers were: President – Virginia Griffin Vice President – Betty Hurd Secretary – Susan Massey Assistant Secretary – Doris Dunning Treasurer – Mildred Simmons Assistant Treasurer – Nancy Scotton Financial Secretary – Ruth Bowers Assistant Financial Secretary – Mary Ann Wharton Volunteers were asked for help with the firemen on, “Open House”, sometime this year as it is their 17th Anniversary. Volunteers were: Mrs. Ennis, Mary Boggs, and Patsy Wilson. The dance this time would be April 22nd, and it is to be semi-formal. The installation will be held at Winbro’s in Little Creek. Nancy Scotton is to arrange for dinner menu.
The new officers installed were: President – Jerri Hurlock Vice President – Julia Mast Secretary – Frances Ziegler Assistant Secretary – Susan Massey Treasurer – Nancy Scotton Financial Secretary – Sarita Reed Assistant Financial Secretary – Nora Smith Auditor – Peg Carson At our installation of officers at the fire hall on May 2nd, we presented our first annual cash donation to the firemen in the amount of $500.00. We started many fund raising projects such as dances, Tom Thumb Weddings, selling cookies, candy, vanilla, serving banquets and bakes. Beginning in 1963 through 1967, we had the hot dog booth at the Smyrna-Clayton 4th of July Celebration. We served the Lions Club dinners from 1960 through 1969.
The first meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Clayton Fire Company, No. 1, Inc. was held on Friday, March 13th, at the Clayton Public School. Mrs. Herbert Butts, Kent County President, explained the procedures for forming an auxiliary. Mrs. Ruth Leager, President of the Smyrna Auxiliary and Mrs. Connie Morris were there also, with many suggestions. It was decided at that time to hold an election of officers for the coming year. Results were as follows: President – Jerri Hurlock Vice President – Julia Mast Recording Secretary – Barbara Bilbrough Assistant Secretary – Susan Massey Financial Secretary – Sarita Reed Treasurer – Pat Wilson Assistant Treasurer – Ruth Bowers Mrs. Ethel Donaway, Mrs. Ann Dickerson, and Mrs. Julia Mast were elected to the By-Laws committee. These Ladies are to…