Club Digest: Sunday, June 24, 2018

Posted 6/24/18

Sumter Art Association

Sumter Art Association met on May 15 in the parish hall of the Church of the Holy Comforter. Patti Sosnowski called the meeting to order. She welcomed 35 members and gave a special welcome to new members Lynn Eldridge, …

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Club Digest: Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Sumter Art Association

Sumter Art Association met on May 15 in the parish hall of the Church of the Holy Comforter. Patti Sosnowski called the meeting to order. She welcomed 35 members and gave a special welcome to new members Lynn Eldridge, Jayne Fort and Linda Fraley. Two new members, Elizabeth Britton and Melissa McLaughlin, were unable to attend.

Rosemary Drakeford offered a prayer, followed by thoughts on the meaning of marriage inspired by the approaching wedding season.

Andrena Ray read aloud the minutes from April 17. There were no additions or corrections, and the minutes were approved as read. Linda Hogon reported on a number of cultural events taking place currently and through the summer in Sumter and the surrounding area.

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Blanchard conducted the installation of officers for 2018-19. Installed were Patti Sosnowski, president; Floride McKoy, vice president; Andrena Ray, recording secretary; Vicki Goodwin, corresponding secretary; and Susan Brabham, treasurer.

Dotty Lyles introduced Rebecca Turk of Moore Farms Botanical Gardens in Lake City, who gave a fascinating demonstration of how to create leaf castings using sand, water and vinyl concrete patch.

Following the program, Patti thanked all officers and committees for their good work during the past year and announced that the next meeting will be held Sept. 18. She then adjourned the meeting and invited everyone to the tea table, thanking the hostess committee for their hospitality. Chairwoman was Dotty Kolb with Ann Shaw serving as co-chairwoman. Committee members assisting were Ginger Barwick, Josie Holler, Rose Marie Newman, Mildred Ramsay, Andrena Ray, Katharine Rauch, Anne Walton, Jane Watson, Mary Weinberg and Margaret White. Dotty Kolb created the beautiful table centerpiece of blue hydrangeas.