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Fila speaks at Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club meeting in March

Cherie Fila was the guest speaker at the Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club’s March meeting. From left are Fila and club members Marion Pollard and Marie Bal.

NORWAY — The Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club has canceled its April meeting due to the current health concerns.

They also have postponed the pancake breakfast and senior tea, with dates to be announced.

The N-V Women’s Club met March 12 at Mike’s on Main in Norway, with the topic of interest being the success of the February Valentine visit to Evergreen Assisted Living Center in Norway. Desserts were provided by the club members and entertainment by Russ and Mary Veale was enjoyed by the residents.

The March pantry donation collection was divided between St. Vincent de Paul and the Methodist Food Pantries. A special acknowledgement to the members for their generous donations.

Ideas were discussed for the 100th year celebration of the Women’s Club.

The March meeting’s special guest, Cherie Fila, was introduced by Marion Pollard.

Fila has been a social worker in the area since 1979. With the love of helping children and families in our community, she has been one of the dedicated directors of the Our Place Community Center and Imagination Factory Children’s Museum.

The purpose of the project is to provide a safe place were people of all ages can learn and enjoy, Fila explained. The Children’s Museum will be the centerpiece of the center and promote interactive learning and self-discovery for children of all ages.

The 7,000 square feet area features eight rooms: Community Center, Empowerment Room, Imagination Factory, Way to Grow Garden, Tiny Town, Reading Nooks, entrance with welcoming themes, Electronic Equipment and Photo Station. She said an Education Series will take place on Saturdays with local professional providing new learning experiences.

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