Larry opened the meeting at 2:55 at the Gretna Senior Center with the Pledge of Allegiance. There were 14 Members, 7 Honorary Members, Guest Dave  & Erin & their daughter and the passed State Director Carla Gries. The October minutes were read and approved.

The treasurer’s report was $.  Dave will be collecting for the Christmas dinner and for the dues. Report was approved.

Larry thanked everyone for all the great food especially Barb Klein for the ham and Dona for all the work making the turkey, dressing and gravy.

Welcomed new members Dave, Erin Loewe and daughter into the chapter.

Christmas dinner will be at the Garden Café at Rockbrook on December 3rd, 2017 at 1:00PM. Garden Café now closes at 3:00pm so we will have to be out by 3:30PM. Camping schedules were passed out for next year and reservation for next year at the state parks can be made anytime now. Branched Oaks South, Pawnee, Two Rivers & Louisville. Victorian Acres has been booked for October. June 6-10 at Hastings  for the Rally and we need everyone to be registered to do our duties we are committed to.

January meeting will be on Jan 20th at Valentino’s on 108th Street between L & Q and the host will be Wendell & Joanne. March meeting will be the 17th at the Greek Island at 3821 Center Street in Omaha & the host will be John Hagood and Barb Ramsey. The April meeting will be the 21st at Pizza Ranch on 84th Street just north of Shopko & the host will be Dave & Deanna Herrmann.

Lois Hallquist thanked everyone for all the prayers during her illness and ask for prayers for her son Howard that was found to have stage 3 cancer. The meeting was close by Dennis Klein & seconded by Dave Herrmann.

Door prize was won by Al Clifton and he donated it to Arvella Schuman.  By Dona Hoskinson

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