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Marilou and Don Jolly Memorial

Poway, California

Saturday, July 26, 2003

The sixth annual Marilou and Don Jolly Memorial singing was held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in July in the Grand Room of the Porter House at Old Poway Park. The session was called to order by Mary Linn Bergstrom leading 28b. Anitra Kaye offered an opening prayer, and was followed by Jerry Schreiber leading 122.

A motion was made and seconded to go into a business meeting. The following officers were elected or appointed: Chairman—Mary Linn Bergstrom; Vice Chairman—Anitra Kaye; Secretary—Jerry Schreiber; Chaplain—Norma Ruptier; Arranging Committee—Carla Smith; Resolutions Committee—Rick Russell and Jeff Gauthier.

Leaders: Carroll Lunsford 319, 358; Jeff Gauthier 378t, 436; Anitra Kaye 339, 146; Carla Smith 410b, 430; Thich Nu Chon Duc and Jerry Schreiber 362, 66; Norma Ruptier 479, 84.


The class was called back to order by Beth Webb leading 49t. Leaders: Beth Webb 217, 72b; Jerry Schreiber 236, 254; Mary Linn Bergstrom 159, 474; Pat Keating 313b, 117; Ronn Huss 157, 164; Betty Marvin 73b, 145b; John Marr 373, 192.


The class was called together by Jeff Gauthier leading 56t. Leaders: Norma Ruptier and Joshua Sill 148; Chris Thorman 155; Susanna Ball 34b, 36b; Karen Huss 454, 151; Beth Webb 455, 315. Thich Nu Chon Duc offered a prayer before the meal.


The class resumed singing with Anitra Kaye leading 355. Leaders: Laura Russell 70b, 518; Chris Thorman 81 (t? b?), 515b; Rick Russell 240, 269; Betty Herman 40, 442; Jerry Schreiber 550; Carroll Lunsford 100; Jeff Gauthier 250; Anitra Kaye 410t; Pat Keating 215; Ron Huss 177; Susanna Ball 178.


The class was called back to order by Anitra Kaye leading 369. Leaders: Betty Herman 312b; Karen Huss 365; Jerry Schreiber 242; Betty Marvin 496; Duncan McLeod 475; Norma Ruptier 107; John Marr 163b; Carla Smith 318; Mary Linn Bergstrom 510.


The class resumed singing with Jerry Schreiber leading 274t. Leaders: Joshua Sill 45t; Beth Webb 203; Rick Russell 566; Betty Herman 383; Laura Russell 329; Chris Thorman 195; Duncan McLeod 112; Beth Webb 569b.

A business meeting was then called for. The Secretary and the Resolutions Committee presented reports.

Mary Linn Bergstrom and Anitra Kaye led song 62 as the closing song to conclude the session, and all who wished took the parting hand. Anitra Kaye offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Mary Linn Bergstrom; Vice Chairman—Anitra Kaye; Secretary—Jerry Schreiber.