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Minnesota Midwinter Singing (Cooper Book)

St. Sahag Armenian Orthodox Church, St. Paul, Minnesota

Saturday, February 10, 2007

The 8th Minnesota Midwinter Cooper Book singing was held at St. Sahag Armenian Orthodox Church in St. Paul, Minnesota. The class was called to order by Cathy Lutz leading 276. Steven Schmidgall offered the opening prayer.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairperson—Cathy Lutz; Secretary—Karen Swenson.

Leaders: Steven Levine 41; Christine Stevens 155; Kim Bahmer 171; Matt Wells 38b; Jim Pfau 203; Karen Swenson 145b; Steven Schmidgall 391; Erin Kelly 563; Jeff Bell 319; Jeb Owen 567; Eleanor Haase 485; Martha Beverly 571; Gordon Olsen 47t; Johnny Lee 569; Stacey Berkheimer 72; Becky Allen-Powell 511t.


Jim Pfau called the class back to order leading 36b. Leaders: Steve Luttinen 133; Liz Owen 299; Carol Buche 488b; Dave Richardson 542; Karen Edwards, Daniel Edwards, and Peter Edwards 277; Laura Densmore 574; Paul Landskroener 372; April Dell 268t; Denise Kania 140; Michael Moore 227; Kristie Harju and Sue Harju 274t; Amanda Owen 99; Chandler Yorkhall and family 168; Connie Stanton 38t; Cathy Lutz and a group of St. Thomas students 98; Jim Helke 229; Midge Olsen and a group of St. Thomas students 478.


Matt Wells called the class to order leading 559. Leaders: Guy Bankes 55; Janet Crosby 508; Steven Levine 87; Mary Elizabeth Lee 29b; Donna Gunderson-Rogers 314; Bill Beverly 575; Christine Stevens 214; Francis Gurtz 381t; Dave Richardson 39. Aubrey Hemminger offered prayer for the noon meal.


The afternoon session was brought to order by Keith Willard leading 278b. Leaders: Jim Goetz 416t; Jenny Willard 367; Stephen Conte 271b; Kit Pfau 270; Katie Moore 189; Martha Henderson 502; Bruce Gleason and St. Thomas students 218; Karen Swenson 404; Kim Bahmer 144; Colette Miller 414; Jeb Owen 138t; Erin Kelly 410; Jim Pfau 505; Laura Densmore 408; Jim Helke 336t; Cathy Lutz 282; Martha Beverly 522; Guy Bankes 365.


Steve Luttinen brought the class back leading 148. Leaders: Keith Willard and Steve Schmidgall 340; Bill Beverly 392; Connie Stanton 553; Paul Wyatt 112; Johnny Lee and Delorese Lee 264b; Amanda Owen 68t; Liz Owen 142; Stephen Conte 426b; Michael Moore 40; Becky Allen-Powell 393t; Mary Elizabeth Lee and April Dell 300; Kathy Knight 293b; Anna Pfau 132; Denise Kania 217; Midge Olsen and Gordon Olsen 572.

Announcements were made. The Treasurer’s report, Secretary’s report, and Resolutions Committee report were given.

Cathy Lutz led 146 as the closing song, while those who wished took the parting hand. Jeb Owen offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairperson—Cathy Lutz; Secretary—Karen Swenson