Sunday's weather was so great we held our meeting outside on Melody Gwin Reid's patio
deck at her beautiful new home. Melody provided a delicious Rangerette cake for us from her favorite local bakery. We had
a lot of fun catching up with friends and talking about Revels.
Susan opened our meeting with our
mission statement. We welcomed two new attendees: Kim Gwin, 56th line (Melody's twin) and
Jayne Bryant, 57th line (Melody's little sis). Nina shared some photos and memories of Deidra Pomroy
McComas. Deidra passed away March 6th. You can see some of the photos on our In Memoriam link.
special guest, Tena Ball
, owns Thing 4 Bling and can make great t-shirts for Forevers with rhinestone or
vinyl logos. Tena grew up in Kilgore and is now an Austinite. Available shirts are ladies V-neck or crew neck T-shirts for
$25 and $6 of every purchase will be donated to the Rangerette museum
. To order, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 512-773-1944. Specify shirt color and if you'd like to add your line number, etc.
presented our treasurer's report. After collecting $580 in dues and raffle from our January meeting, we had
a balance of $1455. We bought a full page Revels ad for $250. We also spent $53 on Revels gifts for the current central Texas
'Rettes and $157 on raffle gifts, leaving us with a balance of $995. Special thanks to Joyce Pennington for
designing our Revels ad, Forevers postcards and donating raffle items. Special thanks to Beverly Skipper
who volunteered to pay for our website (~$142).
Donann will check with Dana and Shelley regarding a date that a current Rangerette could join us.
of the Forevers in attendance went to Revels and agreed it was a great show. If you missed it, you may purchase
videos on Rangerette.com Mrs. Bolton Covin attended three of the performances in her designated seat in the auditorium. Note
for future Revels attendees: if you would like a program, be sure to purchase it when you purchase your tickets as they don't
print extra programs.
Our first meeting in 2014 will be January 18 or 19 depending
if we decide to meet on Saturdays or Sundays or a combination like we did this year. We closed out our meeting with some great
raffle prizes and our friendship circle. We look forward to seeing you at our July 20 meeting!