Clubs Centerville Christian Women's Brunch

The Centerville Christian Women's Club cordially invites women of the area to "Grandma's Apron Covered It All," on June 16 at 9:30 am. We will be meeting at Pascale Memorial Hall. A skit by board members on grandma's aprons will be our special feature for the morning. Toe Tapping Tunes will be sung by Jerica Westra of Centerville. "Setting Lifetime Goals" will be given by Pat Estes of Sioux Center, IA. Aprons have special meanings to all of us so please bring or wear an apron that morning if you wish to! We hope you can come and bring a friend. To make a reservation for the brunch and free nursery please call Stella Skogen by June 14 at 263-3562.

Senior Citizens Center

The Wednesday card party June 2 had 10 pitch, eight pinochle, four Skip-Bo and 20 bridge players.

Bridge prizes went to: Ernie Miller, high; Marilyn Siecke, second; Maurice Erickson, third; Stella Anker, blind bogie and Shirley Riechle, low.

Refreshments were furnished by Wilma Bugbee, Andie Oswald, and the Senior Center.

Vermillion Rotary Club

The Vermillion Rotary Club met at noon at the Silver Dollar Restaurant on June 8. President Bruce Smith welcomed guests Charlotte and Erik Marek and reminded members of the upcoming board meeting at noon on June 17 at the Silver Dollar Restaurant. Deb Reeves announced that she would need a final count of those planning to attend the Spring Social to be held Thursday, June 17 at the Coyote Student Center. As a reminder, tickets are $8 each and the event begins as 6 p.m. Contact Deb to RSVP by June 15.

Energetic Bonnie Sorensen, manager of the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce, informed members of upcoming events in Vermillion over the course of the summer. As the millennium quickly approaches, we are encouraged to "celebrate" the Fourth of July with our friends, family and neighbors at Barstow Park in Vermillion. Activities will begin on Sunday evening at 6 p.m. and everyone is encouraged to bring picnic baskets and fun outdoor activities along. There will be bike safety classes held by the Vermillion Jaycees, free rootbeer floats and a dunking tank sponsored by the Rotarians as well as a fireworks display after dark. Everyone needs to be commended for their community spirit and generosity on keeping our community pride alive.

Other upcoming events in the community include the Summer Arts Festival Saturday, June 19 as well as the Clay County Fair the first week of August. If you would like to partake of these events and would like further information, please be sure to contact the Chamber office.

Missouri Valley AEYC

Missouri Valley AEYC met on May 25 for an end-of-the-year meeting. Faith Tiezen and Mary Main were honored as they have participated in the chapter for 10 and 17 years respectively.

Missouri Valley is just one of many AEYC chapters. We meet regularly during the school year at many of the facilities in Vermillion (public schools, preschools, daycares). If you would like additional information on joining our local AEYC, please contact Lisa Vik/Chairman.

Vermillion Lions Club

A regular meeting of the Vermillion Lions Club was held Thursday, June 3 in the VFW home. Lion Julie Potter presided. Three new Lions were initiated into the club in a ceremony hosted by Lion Don Mitchell. New Lions were Barbara Campbell, Joe Reed and Deb Carlin. The club gave them a hearty welcome.

The program introduced by Lion Curt Robinson was a talk by Randy Harper, director of the Vermillion Development Corporation. Randy spoke on recent economic developments in Vermillion including progress of the bridge over the Missouri River and its significance to the Vermillion community.

The meeting was preceded with a dinner by the VFW Auxiliary.

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