GSCWO Meeting November 8, 2006
President's Conference Room
The GSCWO held its meeting on November 8, 2006 in
the Presidentís Conference Room with a potluck lunch. Members present
were: Dean Lieburn, Martha Nesbitt, Jennifer Feenstra, Margaret Bailey,
Gail Emmett, Mary Lou Frank, Leora Myers, Allison Ainsworth, Rynda
Ellis, Michelle Brown, Andrea Smith, Teresa Leckie, Lynda Gastley, Peggy
Holton, Ray-Lynn Snowden, Dru Thomas, Debbie Pilgrim and Linnea Haag.
Guests were: Cheryl Harris and Pat Guthrie.
The welcome was extended by Rynda Ellis in the
absence of Tricia Bunker. No minutes were read nor was there a
Leora Myers reported the progress of the Christmas
Luncheon/Auction and of the Scholarship committee selections. The
scholarship committee will be meeting this week to award the Diane C.
Carpenter Scholarship to a deserving student for the Spring 2007
semester. The 2006 GSCWO Christmas Luncheon, Auction and Holiday Sing
will be held Friday, December 1. Individual invitations will be going
out shortly. This year a "Basket Full of Ideas" competition is being
held and all divisions, departments, and organizations are encouraged to
participate. GSCWO members are encouraged to be sure their
divisions/departments will be participating in this competition as well
as participating in the luncheon.
GSC cookbook, Cooking to a Higher Degree, of a few years ago may
need to be updated and expanded. Teresa Leckie was in charge of the
previous edition. It was voted to leave the name stand as it is, GC
Womenís Organization, on the cover.
Dru Thomas handed out a November needs list for
Gateway House in Gainesville, GA. We are encouraged to help fill the
Linnea Haag announced the GSCWO membership has
increased to 52 members. Rynda Ellis had the newly repaired silver
candelabra and the polished one on display during the potluck. Janice
Nylander is to be given a retirement gift membership for one year.
A discussion took place as to whether or not the
GSCWO would give special monetary assistance to a SIFE student on the
Oconee Campus to attend the National Black Student Leadership
Conference. She lacks $165. A vote was taken and it was agreed to
assist her with $100. This was followed by a suggestion to form a
Womenís Conference Committee to review these types of requests and to
formulate guidelines. Pat Guthrie volunteered to be the chair.
Mary Lou Frank was the winner of the door prize.
The next meeting will be held on January 11, 2007 after the December
Christmas luncheon and auction.
Linnea Haag, Secretary