Daughters of Isabella Jasper Circle #140

The Daughters of Isabella Jasper Circle #140 met on Monday, Aug. 9, in Room 301 in the St. Joseph Parish Center in Jasper. Regent Marge Beckman called the meeting to order. Prayer was led by Chancellor Bev Himsel. The Ceremony for Deceased Members was not held, but will be held next month and Dolores Kuper will be remembered. A rosary was said for Mrs. Kuper by the members at the meeting.

The Opening Ode was said by those present. For Spiritual activities several members had special intentions that they requested and prayers were said for the intentions. Chancellor Bev Himsel read a Prayer for Membership. Roll Call of Officers: Excused Members Kathy Bachman, Pam Schneider, Vicky Welp, Sharon Gramelspacher.

Kathy Schneider read the minutes from the June meeting. Treasurer Rose Rasche gave the report of the Treasurer and Bills. A card of Thanks was received from Father Eugene Schmitt from St. Joseph Parish thanking the Circle for their donation to “Our Capital Campaign." A letter was also read from Goodwill. Financial Secretary Betty Mehringer reported that as of July 31, 2021 the Circle has 330 members. It was decided to not visit in the Nursing Homes at this time. Will resume at a later date. Under Unfinished Business, the Moose Bingo was updated and next work date will be Sept. 10, 2021. Also, an update was given on reception for Father Joseph Moynanhan held on June 20, 2021, at St. Joseph Church in Jasper.

Nominations & Elections: Slate of Officers for next two-year term: Regent Kathy Schneider, Vice Regent Marge Beckman, Recording Secretary Pam Schneider, Financial Secretary Betty Mehringer, Assistant Financial Secretary Chris Schuetter, Treasurer Rose Rasche, Chancellor Bev Himsel, Auditors May Kleeman Mary Jo Hart and Sharon Gramelspacher, First Guide Martha Matthews, Second Guide Tracy Merkel, Scribe Kathy Bachman.

Tracy Merkel won the meeting prize.

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