Our Lady of Lourdes Altar Society honors Kathy Bianchi
Our Lady of Lourdes Altar Society met in the church hall on May 21 at 6:30 p.m. for its regular meeting.
President Josie Marbach welcomed 54 guests and members.
Opening prayer and pledge to the flag was led by the Rev. John Kollannur.
The highlight of the evening was the honoring of Kathy Bianchi as member of the year by the Society.
Special guests of Bianchi were daughter, Jeanne Krenek, sister-in-law, Mary Bianchi, Faye Strawn and Glynda Courtney. Her daughter, Jan, was unable to attend.
A meal and bingo followed.
Bingo Chairman Doris Raska kept the group entertained with her humorous banter.
Door prizes were won by Strawn, Laurie Koenig, Kristi Hempel, Rachel Lange, Kalyn Hempel, Vannessa Lange and Jenny Marbach.
Members were Cleo Drabek, Pat Pooley, Linn Boehm, Josephine Krenek, Patty Pantel, Helen John, Margie Tater, Mary Bianchi, Dorothy Boehm, and Margie Brosch.
The Society will honor all seniors of the parish on June 9 at the 10 a.m. Mass. A lunch, chaired by Donna Maxey, will be after the Mass in the church hall.
A couples anniversary celebration will take place June 24 at the 10 a.m. Mass. A lunch, chaired by Maxey and Debra Woods, will be in the church hall.
The next meeting will be Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.