The monthly meeting in Roanoke Rapids was a huge success! Two new ladies came to learn how to crochet and we had 15 people in attendance. Loads of goodies that will be tagged and sent out this week. We made our choices for this year’s end of year projects, and have plenty going on. Thanks to all our volunteers for all they do to keep this group going and supporting us by getting things done. I would like to give a huge thank you for another delivery from Angels Closet for sending all yarn that comes into their business and passing it along to us to help make more blankets. Thanks Beverly for the delivery too! We have had several deliveries to our group this past month, but the most heart felt was the donation delivered by Jamie and Mitzi Suggs from Helen Suggs, per her request before her passing. My heart was so touched to know she wanted us to use what she had left from her private yarn stash to make things for the group. Here are pics of the donations and the meeting today:
“I can promise you that women working together, linked, educated, informed, gifted, and persistent, can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.” _Unknown
GSOL in ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC made another delivery to the Nurse and Family Partnership for first time mothers in need:
GSOL MEETING in AHOSKIE, NC:
Robin completed her first two afghans and Wanda has whipping like a house on fire with SIX large afghans completed! Amazing work, Ladies!!!
GSOL in AHOSKIE and AULANDER hosted a music benefit to raise money for yarn and collected can goods to help a local food pantry.!
They had a decent turn out at the event, the last band is playing now! They had donations of gift certificates from several businesses for a raffle and a 50/50 cash raffle which together raised $72 dollars! The admission to the event raised $120 and they were given LOTS of canned goods! So all together we raised $192!!! We had help from Glemia and her husband taking care of raffles. Mel (Tammy’s daughter) taking pictures and filling in here and there with what was needed, including helping Jen with her daughter so she could take admission at the door. Christina (Tammy’s other daughter) did a great job setting up the whole event and keeping it going smoothly! Two bands and several solo artists volunteered their time and talents! I would call it a success! We will report back with our yarn haul in the near future!
“When asked, “How did you accomplish this?”, I answer: “We are all working together. That’s the secret.” _Unknown
GSOL Meeting in Aulander, NC:
Hats and scarves are from Windsor’s Senior group. Sherry Casey gave Ahoskie and Aulander groups 3 huge bags of yarn, with some hats and squares mixed in !!!! (I absolutely love the teamwork and sharing that goes on between the Chapters. YOU ARE AMAZING!)
Check out their meeting photos:
THANKS to all who work and strive to help us help others. I will post our recent donations from long distance volunteers later this week. Stay tuned!