Dr. Bob Wood, Editor OPENING THE ZOOM New Board Member Steve Pool graciously hosted the Zoom meeting with normal host Richard Swinney out of town, and early attendees before the “bell” were Pool, Lesley, Stewart, Wood, Mitchell, Bechtel, Kruse, Schapiro, Lashmett and our guest speaker. Nearly a dozen more dropped in as the meeting started.…

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Dave Schapiro, Editor VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING There were 17 participants who attended our latest ZOOM Meeting last Thursday, including two guests, who were our featured speakers: Renay Teper, Pre-Planning Advisor of Dignity Memorial; and Basil Luck, the Dignity Memorial program director. Renay happens to be a member of the South OC Exchange, and she and…

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Before the meeting began, we noted that Bob and Lynda Wood are celebrating 20 years in marriage together! President Ken DuFour began our online meeting with a silent prayer. Deane Bottorf asked us to assume the position and we saluted ol’ glory! ANNOUNCEMENTS About 22 people were in attendance with regulars Cynthia Strassman, Leo Fracalosy,…

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ANNOUNCEMENTS According to incoming President Shirley Lashmett, Jane Freeman, Dick Freeman’s wife just died. Dick was our District President and member who raised out club to a standard of excellence, and Jane was a great supporter of Exchange. The next meeting will feature Tom Johnson, Editor of StuNews. See page 1. PROGRAM was our own…

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OPENING Our latest ZOOM Meeting on May 28 was well attended, with 21 members in attendance, including Bechtel, Dufour, Fox, Kinton, Kruse, Lesley, Lashmett, Mitchell, Naughton, Nininger, Pauley, Robins, Romeo, Schapiro, Shlemon, Stewart, Summers, Swinney, Von Herzen, Wood, and Yeargain. Three special guests were in attendance from Someone Cares Soup Kitchen: Teri Hatleberg, President; Shannon…

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OPENINGWhen I joined the meeting at 10:01, there were about 15 people already on, and Duncan Forgey in Hawaii was talking about how hotels are controlling social distancing. At about 10:06 we began the meeting with a question from Jerry Nininger to our speaker Laura Detweiler about the simplest procedure to get our flags ready…

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OPENING Our first Zoom Spouses Meeting was celebrated on April 30, and we had a great “turnout”! Present along with their respective spouses were Delene Bechtel, Jean Naughton, Jody Swinney, Jolee Gertner, Marjorie TeWinkle, Lore Kinton, Mary Romeo, Lynda Wood, Jeanne Nininger, Kathy Stewart, Gina Lesley, Lorrie (Levin) Dufour, and Dennie Schapiro. Singles included Shirley…

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President Ken DuFour began our online meeting with a prayer and Deane Bottorf once again asked us to assume the position, we complied, and then we saluted the flag, with many members holding up flags or symbols. What a cheerful start to our meeting! Thanks to a concerted effort by our Board of Directors calling…

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Hi All, I hope you are all well, healthy, virus-free and sheltering, adhering to the restrictions while getting to know your wife, kids, and grandkids again. Yesterday the FOH Committee met via a conference call that was well prepared and conducted by Richard Swinney. The 2020 FOH was sadly canceled, the second fund-raising event that…

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Starting a bit late at 12:22, President Ken DuFour began with an inspiring prayer relevant to today’s times, and we had Deane Bottorf challenge us to assume to proper position for the flag salute. ANNOUNCEMENTSKen encouraged members to speak their opinions on whether and how the Coronavirus should have an impact on our club. We…

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