Daughters of Isabella elects officers

Daughters of Isabella Circle 367 recently installed new officers for the upcoming year. Officers, from left, are Louise Plante, chancellor; Marlene Johnson, auditor; Lu Villa, auditor; Dorothy Schinderle, guide; Marcene Fuse, vice regent and past regent; Mary Zagorski-Graver, state past regent; Barbara Bedard, regent; Dorothy Burkart, treasurer; and Betty Simon, financial secretary and scribe.

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Daughters of Isabella Circle 367 plans to have its annual Christmas social at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Maple Creek Restaurant, 1052 S. Stephenson Ave. in Iron Mountain.

The social will replace the December meeting. For reservations, call Betty Simon at 906-774-3590. Guests are welcome.

The 2018 yearly dues of $30 from Nov. 1 through next Oct. 31 are now due. Payments can be submitted to Betty Simon, 520 E. Grant St. in Iron Mountain.

The circle met Nov. 2, with state past regent Mary Zagorski-Graver of Flushing in lower Michigan attending.

Graver accepted the installation of officers for 2018 as presented by nomination, with Guide Dorothy Schinderle assisting.

The Draping of the Charter was in remembrance of member Marjorie Menghini, who passed away Nov. 11, with prayers by Regent Barbara Bedard and Chancellor Luise Plante. A Mass will be offered for her Feb. 22 at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.

The chancellor presented a spiritual reading on St. Cecile, a revered virgin and martyr born in Rome in the 2nd century.

Treasurer and financial secretary reports were given.

The regent reported a communication received from the International Daughters of Isabella headquarters in Connecticut, alerting all circles not to sell or give away the list of present memberships that are being used by other organizations.

Birthdays acknowledged Dorothy Burkart celebrating her 90th, along with Gloria Gendron, Norma Simon and Peg St. Louis.

The November Hail Mary Prayer will be Dolores Hamby.

Hostess for the luncheon was Barbara Bedard, with dessert provided by Mary Graver.