Agape House decorates, notes storm damage
Prior to the meeting on Nov. 19, board members decorated Agape House for the Christmas holidays.
At the meeting members learned of minor damage to the roof during the Nov. 17 storm. Paul Fennewald had been contacted to make necessary repairs. In the same week, Jim Miller made minor repairs to the heating system.
House manager, Doris Donoho, reported that 48 guests, including seven children, had stayed at the house in October.
Board president, Veanna Snodgrass, volunteered to prepare a meat and cheese tray for guests on Thanksgiving, given that many restaurants are closed then.
It was announced that Sterling Holbrook was invited to join the United Way board of Audrain County.
Members present were: Anne Barnes, Janet Heim, Karen Holbrook, S. Holbrook, Floy Oliver, Phil Pennington, and V. Snodgrass.
The next meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 4 p.m.
Monetary gifts received in October include the following: United Way of Audrain County; Sue Winter of Bellflower; Edgewood Baptist Church, Faith Parish Council (Antioch and Providence Concord Presbyterian Churches) and NECC Gavel Club, all of Bowling Green; Bethlehem Baptist Church of Centralia; Trinity Presbyterian Church of Columbia; Curryville Baptist Church, Spencer Creek Baptist Church and Elm Grove Baptist Church, all of Curryville; First Assembly of God of Ewing; Farber Baptist Church and Gladys Williams of Farber; Grand Crossing Baptist Association of Fulton; Joe Cardona of Chicago, Ill.; Don Cote of Grabill, Ind.; Anita Floree of Kansas City; Laddonia Christian Church; LaGrange Lutheran Ladies Aid; Lockewood Park Baptist Church and Friendship Baptist Church of Mexico; Mary Foster and Faye Cobb of Montgomery City; Festival of Sharing of Sedalia; Mary Scheffler of Leander, Texas; John Yost and Hopewell Baptist Church of Thompson; Southside Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church and First Christian Church, all of Vandalia, Rosetta Tullock of Waverly; and Cindy Swank of West Plains.