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Posted by Barbara Horcha on Nov 04, 2019
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As of this writing, Ann Beagle has almost completed celebrating her birthday and both Gail Stimson and Jacki Scott are looking forward to birthdays later this month.  Happy Birthday to all.October is behind us.  The Chicken Dinner was very well attended and everyone who was able worked really hard.  We have consensus that we will reduce the number of hours in the future (a decision made at the end of a very busy event) and, since the Temple is taking a larger share of the profit, we will need to consider increasing the cost of tickets next year.  Two attendees expressed an interest in membership.  A complete report will be shared at our Business Meeting on the 7th. 
Melissa has already shared, on our web page, the 40 Years of Service Celebration for Barb Rumbel and Carolyn Stubbs on October 17th.   Melissa and Jackie met and Jackie posted on our website about “passing of torch” for administrating the site.  We are really fortunate as a club to have members willing to volunteer time and energy for this, and for everything we do.  A shout out to Renee for boosting our image on Facebook, as well.
We will have a lot of ground to cover at our Business Meeting on the 7th.  I will be attending the Motherly Intercession fundraising dinner on November 9th, and will represent the Club.  For our Program Meeting this month (11/21) we will get in the holiday spirit with a cutthroat Christmas Ornament exchange.  And we can all attend the Interservice Club Luncheon on Friday, November 22nd.  Kathy Holt will have tickets to sell.
 
I hope each of you and all of us have a great November.
President's Report Barbara Horcha 2019-11-04 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Melissa Taylor on Oct 18, 2019
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On Thursday evening, October 17th at our Program Meeting, we celebrated the 40 Year Anniversary of membership to Quota of Flint for our dear friends Barbara Rumbel and Carolyn Stubbs.  Carolyn Boegner had a fun evening planned.  We played a trivia game based on events that occurred in 1979- the year that both Barbara and Carolyn became Quotarians.  There was a lot made of the fact that the person who was 14 years old in 1979 won this trivia contest (ME).  I chalk that win up to the fact that I was a fastidious student learning about world events ....and I am a very good guesser!  
 
Barbara received her 40 year pin.  Unfortunately, Carolyn was not able to attend and will receive her pin at our next gathering.  
 
We enjoyed dinner together, laughed a lot, and were happy to celebrate this milestone with Barbara.  
 
40 Year Member Celebration Melissa Taylor 2019-10-18 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Oct 16, 2019
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We have great news to share with our members today. Melissa Taylor, our newest member, is becoming the chief administrator of our Quota Website run by the program Clubrunner. After working all day yesterday at her real job, she came to my house for an intense tutoring session on the website. Melissa is a quick learner with lots of good ideas for our website. She is very good with computers too. So, I welcome her with open arms.
 
If you are experiencing difficulty with our website, you can now go to Melissa for help. I will also remain available to help too. If you bring in a new member, be sure to give that person's information to Melissa so that she can enter them into our website program. Melissa and I will be working together on this project to ensure a smooth transition. You can also help her with the project too. She has a request out there that will help us get to know each other better. It is a good start.
 
Looking forward to the new future of Quota's website and getting to know Melissa better.
Welcome Melissa! Jackie Scott 2019-10-16 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Melissa Taylor
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Good day ladies!  I am quite excited that this is my first story to publish for our club.  At our planning meeting in August we had a lot of discussion about getting to know one another, where we come from, why we joined Quota,  who introduced us to Quota, and interesting information about ourselves.  I have been making a dedicated effort to move around and sit with different people at meetings to broaden my familiarity with more members.  I am enjoying it immensely.  
We would  like to add a story each month in the bulletin featuring one member.  If you would be willing to be a spotlight member one month.please send me an email at meltaylor0683@gmail.com and I will send you a little questionnaire to help you provide information to us along with a picture (hopefully).
  
I am looking forward to preparing  your story so that we can all learn a little more about one another.  
Yours in Quota, Melissa Taylor
Getting To Know You Melissa Taylor 2019-10-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Barbara Horcha on Oct 01, 2019
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On September 19, a rather raucous group of Quotarians gathered at the Flint Golf Club to celebrate our 75 years as a club. There were four former and one current president in attendance. We acknowledged the recent death of Jackie Oatman, our president from 1980-1981, and remembered her contributions to the club. Former presidents had a lot of history to share which was punctuated with a lot of laughter. After a somewhat challenging cupcake dessert, we were led in the Collect by Susan Schneberger, who is still learning the words, as am I.
 
October will be a busy month for us. Our Business Meeting is on October 3rd at the Masonic Temple. The Program Dinner is the 17th when we will celebrate Carolyn Stubbs' and Barbara Rumbel's forty years of service. And Sunday the 20th is our annual Chicken Dinner. Hopefully, you have all been selling tickets like crazy, and the dinner will be well attended. The tickets do not have the time on them, but the dinner is from 11:00 - 2:30. ( There are still opportunities to volunteer.) Our 2019 - 2020 Calendar is complete for the big events. The list can be found under Events on our website. Also they have been sent out to members.
 
Our Communications PR team is doing a great job of putting our name and mission "out there" electronlically. Many thanks.
 
Wishing each of you and all of us a great October.
 
Yours in Quota,
Barb Horcha, president
 
 
The President's Message Barbara Horcha 2019-10-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Sep 19, 2019
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Jacqueline Oatman's Birthday would have been celebrated on October 5th. RIP, Jackie. There are no other Quota birthdays this month.
October Birthdays Jackie Scott 2019-09-19 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Barbara Horcha on Sep 02, 2019
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We are less than a week away from our first Business Meeting of the season. We will have a somewhat different format for the meeting, and I am hopeful that we can have more time to enjoy each other's company. That said, we will also need to decide how we want to operate for the next year and complete our calendar. We need dates for our Tea and Trivia Night. I have already sent the minutes from the August 5th planning meeting for you to review, just in case you have not already committed them to memory.
 
I am hopeful that our CPR group will have a report ( Communications and PR ) and that we have a proposed "elevator talk" to discuss. I will have a sign up sheet for the October 20th Chicken Dinner and tickets to be sold. We did quite well with this event last year. Let's think about selling tickets to our grant recipients as well as family and friends. You should have received a copy of our poster via email.
 
Finally, a heads up about a movie opportunity. On Thursday, September 12, Flint:The Poisoning of an American City will premier at the Capitol Theater. You can go to www.flintpoisoning.org to buy tickets: $10 for non-residents and free for Flint residents. This movie is going to be released in Baltimore and Atlanta, so far, and maybe other big cities. I will have the flyers at the meeting for anyone interested.
 
Looking forward to seeing you on the 5th.
 
Yours in Quota,
Barb
The President's Message Barbara Horcha 2019-09-02 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Lucille Bigelow - September 14
 
Pam Nelson - September 16
September Birthdays Jackie Scott 2019-08-29 04:00:00Z 0
Our New Board Barbara Horcha 2019-06-19 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jun 19, 2019
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Sherry Murphy - June 14
 
Barb Rumbel - June 29
 
 
June Birthdays Jackie Scott 2019-06-19 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Barbara Horcha on Jun 19, 2019
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June is halfway through, and summer begins on Friday. We'll see. . . Thursday is the Mystery Dinner, and we are meeting up at Carolyn Boegner's club house at 5:45P.M. If you need directions, you can reach her at (810) 955.2205. Also, a reminder that dues are due by the 30th of this month. I officially began my tenure as president on June 6 at our Business Meeting. Thank you to all who attended. It is truly an honor to serve you, and Carolyn B. made the transition easy.
 
Our hope for media coverage at the meeting where we awarded grant checks to representatives from FIM, Boys' and Girls" Club, Voices for Children and MSD did not happen then, but I was pleasantly surprised to see articles in the Grand Blanc View and Burton View last week ( June 13, 2019 ) recognizing us and the groups that received funding from us. Since I was still dithering about how to do a press release, it appears that the grant recipients went ahead and did so. Great coverage for all of us.
 
Barb Rumbel and I drove to Grand Rapids on the 12th to have dinner with our new International Executive Director Nancy Fitzpatrick and representatives from the grand Rapids and Iosco County Clubs along with us,
Great dinner and discussion about Quota and our International Convention next July in Grand Rapids. Nancy said that our group photo is posted on the International Facebook page; it's already on ours. I saw a few familiar faces from Regional Meetings, but Barb Rumbel knew everyone, including the International exec.
 
At our June meeting, in addition to awarding our grant money, we set a planning meeting for Monday, August 5th at 5:30. Carolyn Stubbs is hosting us, and it will be a potluck meeting; so, think about a dish to pass. The focus of this meeting is to plan creatively for the future and address how we want to move forward as a club.
 
Finally, our September Program Meeting will be a celebration of 75 years as a club. Our October Program Meeting will be another celebration: 40 years of membership for Carolyn Stubbs and Barb Rumbel. Amazing!
 
Summer Birthdays:
June 14  Sherry Murphy
June 29  Barb Rumbel
July 4     Barb Horcha
August 13  Carolyn Stubbs
August 19  Deb Cherry
 
Yours in Quota,
Varb Horcha
 
 
The President's Message Barbara Horcha 2019-06-19 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Carolyn Boegner on Apr 26, 2019
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Happy Spring! I think that it is really here. Our club has been enjoying a busy April. There is more fun and excitement in the next few weeks.
 
Seven of us attended the Region 4 Meeting in Mt. Pleasant. We heard from the international representative and heard reports from the club presidents. It is always interesting to hear what the other clubs do. The focus for the regional meeting was the 2020 International Convention which will be in Grand Rapids. There are some fun side trips planned before and after the convention for those who want to explore Michigan. There will be Quotarians coming from all over the world. Even if you have never attended a convention I hope that you will consider this one. It will be so easy for us, and it will help us to have a better understanding of the Quota mission and organization.
 
At the business meeting in April, the club approved the revised bylaws. My thanks to the committee who worked on this project. The revised bylaws more accurately reflect the way we are now conducting business. For example, the provision terminating members for non-attendance was deleted.
 
At our last two program meetings, we have been talking about Quota projects from the 1980s to the present. The trip down memory lane was fun, and the process gave me a better understanding of the evolution of the Flint club.
 
At the May business meeting, the nominating committee will present the slate of officers. The induction of the new board will take place at the program meeting in May.
 
It has been an honor to serve as your president. I hope that the club has benefited from my service. I am looking forward to seeing you at the meetings.
 
Yours in Quota,
Carolyn Boegner
 
P.S. You can find the revised bylaws and the 2019 President's Report in the Documents section on our website.
President's Message Carolyn Boegner 2019-04-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Apr 26, 2019
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Carolyn Boegner - May 4
 
Joy Cramer - May 11
 
Renee Keswick - May 25
 
Susan Schneberger - May 25
 
Ramona Sain - May 30
May Birthdays Jackie Scott 2019-04-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Feb 09, 2019
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Happy Birthday to Quota! One hundred years ago Wanda Frey Joiner started the first service club for women. We will celebrate this milestone at our Program Meeting in March. It will fit in nicely with Women's History Month.
 
I was sorry to cancel our business meeting in February but with all of the schools in the area closed, it seemed like the right thing to do. The Tresurer's Report and the Minutes from the January meeting are posted in the Documents section on our website. At the March Business Meeting, we will vote on on the proposed by laws that were distributed in January.
 
On Friday, February 8th, Quota sponsored a table at the Children's Championship Breakfast and some of planned to attend. Hopefully, the road conditions will improve soon.
 
Kathy Holt has agreed to chair the Service Committee once again. She will be contacting you who signed up for that committee last fall. We know who you are even if you have forgotten!
 
The Regional meeting is scheduled for Saturday, April 6th in Mt. Pleasant. A draft agenda was distributed a few days ago. The meeting will be one day starting at 9:00 A.M. and ending at 5:00 P.M. There is a block of rooms reserved for Quota for the night before at the Comfort Inn at $114 per room. The telephone number for the hotel is 989.772.4000. When the registration form is available, I will forward it to you.
 
Our Spring Luncheon is scheduled for April 13th. April will be a busy month;so, I hope that you are planning now for donations for the auctions. It was a hit last year;so, the luncheon will again be at the Holiday Inn.
 
Save the Date:
March 7      Business Meeting     Noon         Masonic Temple
March 21    Program Meeting      6;00P.M.     Flint Golf Club
April 6        Regional Meeting      9:00A.M.    Mt. Pleasant
April 13      Luncheon/Tea          1:00P.M.     Holiday Inn
 
Stay warm! Stay safe!
 
Yours in Quota,
Carolyn Boegner, President
 
 
The President's Message Jackie Scott 2019-02-09 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jan 31, 2019
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Oops! There are no Quota Birthdays in February.
February Birthdays Jackie Scott 2019-01-31 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jan 07, 2019
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Connie Rau - January 8
January Birthday Jackie Scott 2019-01-07 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Nov 26, 2018
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Carol Sipley - December 19
December Birthday Jackie Scott 2018-11-26 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Ann Beagle - November 3
 
Gail Stimson - November 21
 
Jackie Scott - November 25
November Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-11-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Oct 02, 2018
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Jackie Oatman - October 5
October Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-10-02 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 16, 2018
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Lucille Bigelow - September 14
 
Pam Nelson - September 16
September Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-08-16 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 16, 2018
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Happy August!
 
It seems like the summer just started, and now it is time for the children to get ready to go back to school.Our first grade granddaughter already has her school supplies ready, including her backpack and lunch box. But most of us are not as anxious to see fall closing in.
 
The big event for me this summer was representing you at the Quota International Convention in Washington D.C. It was my first convention, and it was so much fun to meet with members from around the world. For the opening ceremony, attendees were asked to dress in roaring 20s flapper attire, and you can imagine it was quite a show. At the closing ceremonies the new International President, Emile Simon, and the new board were installed. Dinner was served, and Quota members from the Philippines entertained us with dancing.
 
The shining moment for the Flint Club was the receipt of a 5K Award for 2018 at the recognitions ceremony on the morning of the final day. The shining moment for the Michigan Region was at the end of the morning when the announcement was made that in 2020 convention will take place in Grand Rapids. Our regional directo, Brenda Chadwick, presented an inspiring invitation, and the rest of the Michigan contingent passed out Michigan goodie bags. We were dressed in our blue "Smitten With the Mitten" tee shirts. It was heartening to hear the positive comments from around the world. Even a few said that they had not planned to attend the 2020, but that they would come to Michigan.
 
Since I enjoyed my convention experience so much, I hope that all of you will be able to attend in 2020. Our President Elect Carol Patin is from Louisiana, and I am expecting a unique celebration after her installation. There will be activities in the days before and after the convention that would give you the opportunity to do a little sight-seeing and to make some new friends. Mark your calendars for Julu 9. 2020.
 
Thank you for the opportunity to represent you at the convention. It truly was a wonderful experience. I feel more educated about Quota. The speakers had inspiring messages. The workshops presented some helpful ideas. There were members with unique stories. And I shared some tea party ideas with a Pennsylvania club.
 
One good thing about September approaching is that it will be fun to see all of you again at our business meeting. We have a lot to talk about. First on the agenda will be a discussion of the new mission statement that was adopted at the convention. I have been working on our calendar for 2018 - 2019 and will have it ready for you. Please make sure that you have September 6th at noon on your calendar.
 
See you in September!
 
Yours in Quota,
Carolyn Boegner
 
 
The President's Message Jackie Scott 2018-08-16 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jul 30, 2018
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Barbara Horcha - July 4th
 
Caroline STubbs - August 15
 
Deborah Cherry - August 19
Summer Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-07-30 04:00:00Z 0
TRIVIA NIGHT JUNE 16 at FIM Jackie Scott 2018-06-06 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Carolyn Boegner on Jun 06, 2018
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Happy June!
 
Believe it or not, it is June! I hope that you had a happy and safe Memorial Day, and that you are coping well with the quickly changing weather that is Spring in Michigan.
 
We look forward to seeing you at our June Quota activities. Our last Business Meeting before summer break will be this Thursday, June 7th. On the 16th, we are hosting a Trivia Tournament at the Flint Institute of Music. On the 21st, we will gather for our Mystery Dinner. I don't want to give anything away ;so, I will just say that the destination meets the criteria that we try to meet - ample parking, barrier free, varied menu, moderate pricing, alcohol available, and of course good food. If you have not yet signed up. please call me.
 
Some of us are preparing for the trip tp the Quota International Convention in Washington D.C. in July. Our club has five members attending this year. For the opening ceremony, we are supposed to dress like flappers which should be fun. I will try to take some photographs to share. It is my first convention; so. I am pretty excited. I plan to come back with lots of ideas to help me guide our club through my last year as president. 
 
I recently sent my President's Report to Quota International, and I am reminded of how proud I am of our members.
 
Thanks to all you for your dedication to Quota.
 
Yours in Quota,
President Carolyn
The President's Message Carolyn Boegner 2018-06-06 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jun 06, 2018
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Sherry Murphy - June 14
 
Barbara Rumbel - June 29
 
 
June Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-06-06 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on May 05, 2018
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Congratulations to our new board of directors elected at our May business meeting! The installation of officers took place at the Flint Golf Club on Thursday, May 17th. The officers are as follows: President Carolyn Boegner, Vice President Cathy Moore, Secretary Barbara Horcha, Treasurer Ann Beagle, Director Kathy Holt and Director Sherry Murphy. Looking forward to another successful year at Quota International of Flint.
The New Board Jackie Scott 2018-05-05 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on May 05, 2018
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After trying to have a Trivia Night in February that was cancelled by horrible weather, we came up with a new weather-perfect date, June 16th. Susan Schneberger is in charge of this event. If you would like to make donations or volunteer, she is the lady to contact. Carolyn Stubbs is helping too. This is really a fun event. Participants are encouraged to choose a theme and decorate their table of eight. You can even dress up yourself for your theme. Bring your own goodies to eat and drink. Please let Carolyn Stubbs know if you have a table, the sooner the better. Hope to have a great turnout! Some people are intimidated by trivia, but not our group. We attend because it is so much fun.
Trivia Night Jackie Scott 2018-05-05 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Apr 26, 2018
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Carolyn Boegner - May 4
 
Joy Cramer - May 11
 
Renee Keswick - May 25
 
Susan Schneberger - May 25
 
Ramona Sain May 30
May Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-04-26 04:00:00Z 0
April 21 Spring Tea/Luncheon and Auction Jackie Scott 2018-03-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Mar 26, 2018
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Peggy Hale - April 10
 
Kathy Holt - April 16
April Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-03-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Cathy Moore - March 3
 
Pat Gruener - March 17
 
Patrice Stiehl - March 17
March Birthdays Jackie Scott 2018-03-08 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Carolyn Boegner on Jan 24, 2018
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 Happy 2018!
 
I hope that your year started well. For me, January has been filled with making plans. It is good for the spirit to look forward to adventures.
 
My plans for 2018 include the Quota Regional Meeting in East Lansing in April and the International Convention in July in Washington D.C. I have made my reservations and hope that you will too. It is a good opportunity to connect with our Quota roots and have a good time with our Quota sisters.
 
Many thanks to our members who spent their time or made donations for our service projects in December. In keeping with the spirit, mark your calendars for our next day at the Food Bank on April 14th. Also, Kathy Holt will be coordinating our efforts for the FIM HeadStart Program. It will be fun to spend some time with the little ones.
 
We have Trivia coming up on February 10th;so, round up your family and friends. If you can, please donate gift cards or cash for the prizes.
 
We have a date for the Spring Tea/Luncheon - Saturday, April 21st. We are using a new venue. Cathy Moore will give us the details in the February Business Meeting. April will be a busy month; so, please start thinking now about filling up tables. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. We need donations of items for our live and silent auctions.
 
As always, your time and commitment are appreciated. We will see you February 1st at the Business Meeting.
 
Yours in Quota,
Carolyn Boegner
 
 
The President's Message Carolyn Boegner 2018-01-24 05:00:00Z 0
Quota Birthdays for February 2018-01-24 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Dec 23, 2017
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Happy Holidays!
 
We enjoyed a fun holiday celebration at Brick Street last Thursday. The food was good, and the party room was decked out for the season. It was a great way to get into the holiday mood. We has a fun auction, and thanks to the generosity of members, we were able to add some funds to our treasury. 
 
We we have been busy with our December service projects. If you have some time to donate, we will be wrapping gifts at the New Life Center every day from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00P.M., and we will be supervising cookie decorating at the Weiss Advoccy Center on Thursday, December 14th at noon. The Flint Youth Theater needs ushers for their December production which runs through the 17th. Our Junior Club will be decorating cookies with Michigan School for the Deaf students on the 20th and need supplies. If you need any information on these activities, please call me.
 
Our healing thoughts and prayers go out to Pam Nelson as she recovers from surgery.
 
i wish you all a happy holiday season! Your work and commitment is appreciated. We will see you on January 11th at the Business Meeting.
 
Yours in Quota,
Carolyn Boegner
 
( Please note: I apologize for the lateness of this publication. It is entirely my fault. Hope your holiday is filled with love and cheer! Webmaster Jackie)
 
The President's Message Jackie Scott 2017-12-23 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Dec 23, 2017
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Connie Rau - January 8
January Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-12-23 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jac on Dec 23, 2017
Attention
 
Our January Business Meeting has been changed to January 11th at noon at the Masonic Temple!
Attention Quotarians! Jac 2017-12-23 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Dec 23, 2017
Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Carol Sipley - December 19
December Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-12-23 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Carolyn Boegner on Oct 26, 2017
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Many thanks to our Quota members who contributed so much of their time and effort to our recent events. Special thanks to Lucille Bigelow for chairing the Food Bank service project, Susan Schneberger for chairing the Trivia Night, and to Barbara Horcha for chairing the Chicken Dinner. All of the events were a success. It was gratifying to see so many of our members and their friends and relatives working for the good of the club and its mission. We will be looking forward to the final reports.
 
We had a lot going on in October. For those who are feeling a little overwhelmed, this is a good time to consider which of your friends and relatives are potential Quotarians. What do you enjoy about Quota? Why do you continue your membership? Something keeps you coming back. That is the message you want to share with others. We are doing good work but imagine what we could do with more members.
 
In the middle of our busy October, we met at the Flint Golf Club for the White Elephant Auction, It was clear that this is an activity that members enjoy. I am glad that we kept it on the calendar. We always appreciate the opportunity to add some cash to our treasury while we are having fun.
 
In November we will be doing an ornament exchange at the Flint Golf Club. If you want to participate, bring a wrapped ornament. Notice will be emailed. Please RSVP promptly.
 
Please remember that we are donating a basket of Christmas themed goodies to the Weiss Advocacy Center for their silent auction. Donations must be in by the November Business Meeting on the 2nd of November. Also, reservations must be in by the day of the Ornament Exchange. Finally, donations for the auction at the Holiday Dinner will be gratefully accepted.
 
Thanks again for everything you do for Quota.
 
Yours in Quota,
Carolyn BOegner
The President's Message Carolyn Boegner 2017-10-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Oct 26, 2017
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Jacqueline Oatman - October 5
October Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-10-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Oct 26, 2017
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Ann Beagle - November 3
 
Gail Stimson - November 21
 
 
Jackie Scott - November 25
November Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-10-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Carolyn Boegner on Sep 17, 2017
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Quota Committees 2017 -2018
 
Finance
 
Chaired by the treasurer, the Finance Committee is responsible for the oversight of the club's finances.
 
Ann Beagle, Chair
Deb Cherry, Assistant Treasurer
Carol Sipley
Barbara Rumbel
Susan Schneberger
 
Membership
 
The Membership Committee is responsible for the oversight of the recruitment and orientation of new members.
 
Carolyn Stubbs, Chair
Jackie Scott, Communication
Ramona Sain, Communication
Renee Keswick, Communication
Barbara Rumbel
Carol Sipley
Melissa Taylor
 
Ways and Means
 
The Ways and Means Committee is responsible for the oversight of fundraising.
 
Cathy Moore, Chair
Barb Horcha, Chicken Dinner Chair
Susan Schneberger, Trivia Chair
Ann Beagle
Barbara Rumbel
Carol Sipley
Kim Whitehead
 
Service
 
The Service Committee makes recommendation for service projects.
 
Kathy Holt, Chair
Lucille Bigelow, Food Bank Chair
Barbara Horcha
Cathy Moore
Pam Nelson
Barbara Rumbel
Carolyn Stubbs
Melissa Taylor
Patrice Stiehl
 
Quota Committees 2017 - 2018 Carolyn Boegner 2017-09-17 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Carolyn Boegner on Sep 17, 2017
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Welcome back!! I hope that September finds you rested and ready for the busy Quota year ahead.
 
It was good to see so many of you at the September business meeting last week. Pursuant to our discussions last year, we have been investigating service projects. The highlight of the business meeting was the report from Lucille Bigelow and her committee on recommended service projects. All of their recommendations met with the approval of the club. Lucille will be in charge of coordinating a project putting together gift baskets with The New Life Center which will be in late November or early December. Pam Nelson will coordinate with the North End Soup Kitchen. Cathy Moore and Barb Horcha will coordinate some events with the Child Advocacy Center. We will keep you posted on dates.
 
I want to thank the Board Members who came together September 9th, a Saturday morning. We had a very productive meeting which will help to get our club off to a good start. One point of discussion was the meeting schedule. Even though we decided last year that we would reduce the number of evening meetings, we know that some of the activities we might lose are important. We decided to continue our tradition of the white elephant auction in October and an ornament exchange in November. These will be the usual time and place of evening meetings.
 
Enjoy the warm weather that is predicted in the next week. See you on the 21st at 6:00P.M. at the Flint Golf Club for our program meeting.
The President's Message Carolyn Boegner 2017-09-17 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 31, 2017
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Lucille Bigelow - September 14
 
Pam Nelson - September 16
September Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-08-31 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 08, 2017
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Carolyn Stubbs - August 15
 
Deborah Cherry - August 19
 
Jeanne Clark - August 27
August Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-08-08 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jul 15, 2017
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Quota International of Flint has a new Board of Directors. The board was installed at the Flint Golf Club on May 17th. In the picture we have from left to right President Carolyn Boegner, Director Cathy Moore, Vice-President Barbara Horcha, Secretary Jackie Scott, Director Kathleen Holt, and Treasurer Ann Beagle. Not pictured is Assistant Treasurer Deborah Cherry. We are looking forward to a new and active year for Quota. Congratulations ladies!
Quota of Flint Board 2017 - 2018 Jackie Scott 2017-07-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on May 15, 2017
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Lucille Bigelow will be leading our members to volunteer at the Food Bank on Saturday, May 20th. We will be working from 9:00A.M. to noon. If you did not have a chance to sign up, you can come anyway. Students can use this for their volunteer requirements at school too. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors. everyone is welcome!
 
The visit to the Food Bank was a great success. The members worked on the donations brought in by the Postal Service from their annual appeal for donations. When organizations volunteer, they can donate vouchers to a specific  organization. This year our donation went to the St. Luke Catholic Organization in Flint. It is called The New Life Center. At this center, women are taught to sew, and scrubs are made for the hospitals. The nuns and their volunteers also go out and give food and clothing for the homeless in northern  Flint.
Food Bank Jackie Scott 2017-05-15 04:00:00Z 0
President's Message for May Carolyn Boegner 2017-05-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on May 15, 2017
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Our dear Jeanne Clark took a fall on Mother's Day. She is currently in Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc. The doctors are trying to decide whether they are going to do surgery or not. When she fell, she severely damaged both shoulders. The good news is that she has been moved from ICU to a regular room. We will keep you posted. Her computer does not work anymore;so, it is best to send a card or call her. Jeanne told Lucille that she was worried about the Food Bank on Saturday. You see she was always in charge of these visits in the past. Jeanne is a true Quotarian.
Jeanne Clark Jackie Scott 2017-05-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on May 15, 2017
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Carolyn Boegner - May 4
 
Joy Cramer - May 11
 
Renee Keswick - May 25
 
Susan Schneberger - May 25
 
Ramona Sain - May 30
Our May Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-05-15 04:00:00Z 0
This Year's Grant Jackie Scott 2017-05-15 04:00:00Z 0
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Happy Easter and Happy Spring Everyone!
April News 2017-04-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Apr 15, 2017
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Each month the President of Quota sends out a message to the members. Here you will find April 2017's message.
April President's Message Jackie Scott 2017-04-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Apr 15, 2017
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Quota's Region 4 Meeting will be held in Grand Rapids this year. We will meet at the Holiday Inn in Grand Rapids on April 21, and the weekend will close on the 23rd. The Grand Rapids Club has an exciting weekend planned. We have offered to help with some things needed for the meeting.
 
The Kalamazoo Club requets that we bring clean white t-shirts. These will be sent to Haiti and used as diapers. The Grand Rapids Club requests donations of crafte items, snack items, and books. These are for the KidSign Program which provides activities for the deaf and hard of hearing children. Our club needs donations for the wine basket that will be raffled off. We need wine and wineitems, and we accept cash donations too. Bring the items to the meeting on Thursday or call 810.955.2205 to arrange for a pick-up.
Region 4 Annual Meeting Jackie Scott 2017-04-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Apr 01, 2017
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Mary Hamacher, longtime Quota member, passed away at 93 on March 31st at Mc Laren Hospital. The funeral will be held on Thursday, April 6th at St. Matthew's Catholic Church in downtown Flint at 10:00 A.M. There will be visitation at the Plumb-Smith Funeral Home on Ballenger Highway on Wednesday from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Mary was the retired owner of The Children's House. We are going to miss Mary and her wonderful outfits, especially her hats.
Mary Hamacher Jackie Scott 2017-04-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Mar 30, 2017
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Peggy Hale - April 10
 
Kathy Holt - April 16
 
Kim Whitehead - April 16
April Birthdays Jackie Scott 2017-03-30 04:00:00Z 0
Happy Birthday March Ladies! Jackie Scott 2017-02-27 05:00:00Z 0
The President's March Message Carolyn Boegner 2017-02-26 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Feb 26, 2017
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Attention, one and all! We have a date for our Trivia Night. It will be held at our usual place, the Flint Institute of Music on March 18th. You can come in and set up at 6:00P.M. Remember that you can create your own theme for your table. You supply your own food and beverages. The cost per person is $10. Now, where can you go and get all that fun for 10 bucks? Do not worry if you are not good at trivia. Trust us, nobody is. You will have a great time and lots of laughs. Each table has eight chairs. Thus, plan on a table of eight, and let Susan know how many tables you have.
 
Susan is the chair, and she needs gift certificates for $25 and $15. These are for the for the first place and second place winners. You can bring them to our meetings or call Susan and arrange to get them to her at another time. Thanks for your help as always.
Trivia Night Jackie Scott 2017-02-26 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Feb 26, 2017
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Our membership chair has planned a tea for possible new members for Quota. It will be held on March 25th at the Knob Hill Bed and Breakfast in Flint. Look around at your friends and see if you can find a good possible new member to bring to the tea. Remember that we need to know who you would like to bring in advance of the tea. This meeting will give the possible new members a chance to see what Quota is all about. It will also give them a chance to meet some of our active members. Please let Kathy Holt know if you will be able to attend with your guest.
Membership Recruitment Tea Jackie Scott 2017-02-26 05:00:00Z 0
President's Message February 2017 Carolyn Boegner 2017-02-06 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Feb 04, 2017
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Volunteers are needed for this play. It will be held in the Elwood Theater found inside the Flint Youth Theater. The dates are February 16, 17, 23,24. The times are 10:00A.M. and 12:15P.M. If you can usher on any of these dates, please contact Carolyn Boegner.
The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963 Jackie Scott 2017-02-05 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jan 24, 2017
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 The Region 4 Meeting will be held this year in Grand Rapids. The dates are April 21 to 23. Please put this on your calendar. Renee is the new Region 4 leader, and it would be nice if we have a good showing of members from Flint. More information will be coming soon.
Region 4 Meeting Jackie Scott 2017-01-25 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jan 24, 2017
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The following members have been assigned to chair the various committees. Ann Beagle will chair the Finance Committee which is responsible for the oversight of the club's finances. Kathy Holt is the new chairperson for Membership. This committee is responsible for the recruitment and orientation of new members. Pam Nelson will oversee the Ways and Means Committee which is responsible for oversight of fundraising. Jackie Scott and Carolyn Boegner will co-chair the Service Committee. This committee makes recommendations for the service projects that we support.
New Committee Assignments Jackie Scott 2017-01-25 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jan 24, 2017
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 As part of Quota's service in 2016, it was decided that we would sponsor some plays at the Flint Youth Theater. The Ugly Duckling is our second one. Contact Carolyn Boegner if you can help usher on any of these dates: January 24, 25, 26, 27. There will be two showing each day, one at 10:00A.M. and one at noon. Flint students will be coming in to see the play.
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Posted by Jackie Scott on Jan 24, 2017
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 We have a date for our annual luncheon, alias The Tea. Please put May 6, 2017 at 1:00P.M. on your calendars. It will be held at the historic Whiting Auditorium. What do we need, you ask? Well, we need auction items.  If you have anything to help us, contact Carolyn Stubbs.
Quota Luncheon and Auction Jackie Scott 2017-01-24 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jan 12, 2017
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Barb Ruumbel had surgery on her shoulder on Friday, the 13th. She is now home and doing well. In a few days, she might like some visitors and of course cards, emails and phone calls  are always welcome. As luck would have it, she is back and active again. Barb attended our Business Meeting on February 2nd, less than two weeks after her surgery. She is the Energizer Bunny! Welcome back Barb!!!
Barb Rumbel Jackie Scott 2017-01-13 00:00:00Z 0
Happy Birthday Quotarians! 2017-01-01 00:00:00Z 0
The President's Message 2016-12-04 00:00:00Z 0
Happy Birthday Dear Quotarians! 2016-11-26 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 13, 2016
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So far in November, we have had a busy month. On November 5th, we held our Trivia Night. At the helm was Kathy English-Mora. It was a successful event. On November 12th, our Quotarians visited the Food Bank to give a hand to the workers there. This is a semiannual event. On Thursday, November 17th, we will meet for dinner at the Flint Golf Club. At this meeting, we will have our annual ornament exchange.
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Posted by Jackie Scott on Nov 01, 2016
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Trivia Night will be here on Saturday. Have you made your reservation with Kathy English-Mora yet? Each table can be decorated to your owb theme. You may even decorate yourselves. The players will sit at tables for eight, costing only $80 per table. This is one of our very best fundraisers. Hope to see you there Saturday, November 5 at 6:00. Bring your own goodies to share and libations too at The Flint Institute of Music in the Atrium.
Trivia Night Jackie Scott 2016-11-02 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 01, 2016
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Ann Beagle - November 3
 
Gail Stimson - November 21
 
Maria Miller - November 22
 
Jackie Scott - November 25
November Birthdays 2016-11-02 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 05, 2016
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Jacqueline Oatman - October 5
October Birthdays 2016-10-06 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 26, 2016
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Lucille Bigelow - September 14
 
Pam Nelson - September 16
September Birthdays Jackie Scott 2016-08-27 00:00:00Z 0
President's August Message 2016-08-23 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 08, 2016
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Carolyn Stubbs - August 15
 
Deborah Springer - August 18
 
Deborah Cherry - August 19
 
Shelly Hoffman - August 25
 
Jeanne Clark - August 27
August Birthdays Jackie Scott 2016-08-09 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jul 18, 2016
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Barb Horcha - July 4
 
Shawn Bryson - July 22
 
Janet Lishman - July 30
July Birthdays Jackie Scott 2016-07-19 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on May 10, 2016
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Carolyn Boegner - May 4
 
Joy Cramer - May 11
 
Renee Keswick - May 25
 
Susan Schneberger - May 25
 
Ramona Sain - May 30
May Birthdays Jackie Scott 2016-05-11 00:00:00Z 0
The Annual Spring Tea Jackie Scott 2016-05-11 00:00:00Z 0
Installation of Officers Jackie Scott 2016-05-11 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Apr 05, 2016
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Peggy Hale - April 10
 
Kathy Holt - April 16
April Birthdays 2016-04-06 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 20, 2016
Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Cathy Moore - March 3
 
Pat Gruener - March 17
 
Lizzy Scott - March 26
March Birthdays 2016-02-21 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jan 10, 2016
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We have a date for our annual tea. It will be held at the Whiting on Saturday, April 16th. We will need items for the auction, both silent and live.  Please put the date on your calendars. Carolyn Stubbs is accepting donations for the tea. Please contact her for delivery instructions. You can also bring donations to the March 17 Program Dinner at the Flint Golf Club. You may print fliers from our home page.
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President's Message 2016-01-11 00:00:00Z 0
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Our very popular Trivia Night will return on Saturday night at 6:00P.M. on February 6th. There is room for 8 players per table. The cost is a measly $10 per player. Members are asked to contribute gift certificates, cash or checks to cover the prizes. Please contact Kathy Mora for more information.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2016
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Connie Rau - January 8
 
Jean Baird - January 30
January Birthdays! 2016-01-03 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jan 02, 2016
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A new Year is here! In December we had a lovely Holiday Party at Brickstreet. Over 40 members and their families attended. The auction was a huge success thanks to Lucille and Susan. Now that we are rested from the holidays, we are anxious to get started in the new year. Our first meeting will be Thursday, January 7th at noon at the Masonic Temple. There will be no program meeting this month. So, if you want to meet and greet our members, you will have to come on Thursday. Hope to see you there!
Happy New Year Quotarians! 2016-01-03 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 10, 2015
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Carol Sipley - December 19
 
Kathy Mora - December 31
Our December Birthdays 2015-12-11 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Ann Beagle - November 3
 
Gail Stimson - November 21
 
Maria Miller - November 22
 
Jackie Scott - November 25
Happy Birthday Quotarians! Jackie Scott 2015-11-01 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott
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One Quotarian is celebrating her birthday in October.
 
Happy Birthday. . .
 
Jacqueline Oatman, Ph.D
Happy Birthday to You! Jackie Scott 2015-10-05 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 31, 2015
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Lucille Bigelow - September 14
 
Pam Nelson - September  16
 
 
Enjoy your special day!!!!
Happy Birthday Quotarians! Jackie Scott 2015-09-01 00:00:00Z 0
What do Fall and Chicken Wings Have in Common? Nothing! Shelly Hoffman 2015-08-25 00:00:00Z 0
The President's August Message Shelly Hoffman 2015-08-03 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Aug 02, 2015
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Happy Birthday to . . .
 
Carolyn Stubbs - August 15
 
Deb Springer - August 18
 
Deb Cherry - August 19
 
Shelly Hoffman - August 25
 
Jeanne Clark - August 27
Quotarians' August Birthdays Jackie Scott 2015-08-03 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jun 27, 2015
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Answers to Quota History:
 
1. Australia - Karen Murphy
 
2. 12 Countries
Quota History Answers Jackie Scott 2015-06-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jun 27, 2015
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Happy Birthday to. . .
 
Evelyn Battiste - July 23
 
Shawn Bryson - July 22
 
Janet Lishman - July 30
Happy Birthday to You! Jackie Scott 2015-06-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jun 27, 2015
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The third Thursday in June is always reserved for Quota's Mystery Dinner. This year we headed to Fenton.
A Mystery Indeed Jackie Scott 2015-06-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jun 27, 2015
Quota Questions
 
1.  From where is Quota's International President?
 
a.  Canada     b.  New Zealand     c.  Australia     d.  USA
 
2.  In how many countries are there currently Quota Clubs?
 
a.  12     b.  7     c.  48     d.  25
 
Look for the answers at the end of the bulletin.
Quota History of the Month Jackie Scott 2015-06-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jackie Scott on Jun 27, 2015
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Our second service visit to the local Food Ban was held on May 9th.
Food Bank Success Jackie Scott 2015-06-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Shelly Hoffman on Jun 27, 2015
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Each month the president of Quota sends out a message to the members. This one is Shelly's July letter.
The President's Message Shelly Hoffman 2015-06-28 00:00:00Z 0