The Union Daughters of Isabella Circle 391 recently met.

The Daughters held their regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Union Knights of Columbus Hall. The meeting began at 7 p.m. with the opening prayer.

The Daughters also took part in the pledge of allegiance, opening song, and spiritual activities. The minutes from the June meeting, communications, bills, and treasurer’s report all were read at the meeting.

Standing and special committee reports were given. Vice Regent Virginia Bell, summarizing for the visitation of the sick committee, reported on the health of many of our members who had been ill or having surgery.

Bell reported she also had sent cards to those members and others on behalf of the group.

Chairperson Jean Marquart of the respect for life committee was not present so no report was given.

Regent Jane Van Leer-Stephens thanked Lisa Bocklage and the August hostess group for being in charge of the decorations and banana splits. Ruth Dowil and the September hostess group will be the social committee for next month. Ginny Elliott, who had been in charge of the funeral luncheons for July reported on them. Several ladies served and brought food for the large family and friends of Bob Copeland.

Also, the group provided side dishes and desserts, as well as served the family and friends of Jasper Williams.

Eva Jankowski will be in charge of the funeral luncheons in August and September if any are needed.

During unfinished business, the Daughters of Isabella State Workshop in St. Clair was discussed. The workshop is set for Sept. 21-23.

Several items of business regarding the workshop were voted upon. Many members registered and paid to attend.

For more information about registering, please call Regent Van Leer-Stephens at 314-267-7403. All registrations must be to her by Friday, Aug. 24.

All who can attend were encouraged to do so since the workshop is so close.

Regent Van Leer-Stephens, who attended the International Convention in Montreal, Canada, in early August, gave a report on the convention.

It was announced at the convention that new constitution books will be done this coming year. The next International Convention in 2020 will be held in Cincinnati.

During new business, it was decided that the group would once again donate a baby quilt to the Fall Festival. Arrangements were made to get one. It also was decided to help with the printing of the Fall Festival raffle tickets.

As new business, it was brought up that the KC Tractor Cruise is Sunday, Sept. 9.

The receipts of the meeting and member numbers were reviewed.

A number of items were shared in good of the order. Among the announcements, St. Joseph Church-Neier will hold its homecoming celebration on Sunday, Sept. 2.

After all recited the obligation, the meeting was adjourned.