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Vermont State Singing

Grace Congregational Church, Rutland, Vermont

Saturday, March 24, 2007

Ian Smiley called the class to order leading 155. Debby Moody made welcoming announcements, and led 229. Dan Wright offered the opening prayer.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman/Secretary—Debby Moody; Vice Chairman—Ian Smiley; Treasurer—Peggy Wright.

Leaders: Dan Hertzler 52t, 171; Sue Ulrich 228, 504; Bill Schults 66, 547; Jenny Brown 29t, 383; Paul Gauthier 48t, 318; Robert Stoddard 556, 371; Leonard Spencer 38b; Elka Schumann, 319, 122; Joanna Lampert 36b, 217.

RECESS

George Pomfret brought the class back to order leading 38t and 446. Leaders: Jean Seiler 142, 273; Janet Ross Snyder; 50 (t? b?); Matt Wojcik 111b, 481; Victoria Bolles 485, 538; Debby Moody 156; Joanne Fuller 32t, 129; James Ulrich 34b, 294; Larry Gordon 272, 528; Bill Holt 218, 224; Lydia Vernon-Jones 168, 373; Ed Smith 558, 550; Laura Timmerman 81t, 475.

Patty Heather-Lea conducted the memorial lesson. Patty Heather-Lea and Ian Smiley led 47b in memory of the following deceased: Deb (NLN) and Kate Brinton—Vermont; Mickie Ulrich and Guy Schwartz—New York; Dorothy Collett and Kathleen Myfanwy Watts—United Kingdom; Thelma Issacs and Stan Young—Massachusetts; Eleanor Loft—Connecticut; Flarce Creel—Alabama; Catherine Bolles—Texas; Larry Moody—South Carolina; Mary Woodside—Florida.

The following sick and shut-ins were remembered: Pam Daradee, Judy Wilkinson, Edmund Wojcik, David Bornick, Elsa Eriksen, Ralph Wood, Bob Dufault, Lauren Norford, Marie Saunders, and David Stryker. The memorial was closed.

Leaders: Nicola Collett 347, 245; Paul Setford 452, 40. Dan Wright offered prayer for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with Laura Noble leading 270. Leaders: Patty Cuyler 163t, 269; Brian Collett 236, 334; George Seiler 183, 68b; Katherine Collett 84, 300; Sheldon Finlay 440, 189; Amy Finlay 112, 203; Dick Hanson 159; Ian Smiley 125; Laura Noble 163b; Dan Hertzler 99; Deirdre Counter 454; Sue Ulrich 198; Bill Schults 178; Jennie Brown 384; Paul Gauthier 282; Robert Stoddard 370; Elka Schumann 86. Announcements were made.

RECESS

Joanna Lampert brought the class back to order leading 299. Leaders: George Pomfret 352; Erica Brinton 209; James Ulrich 474; Nicola Collett 455; Joanne Fuller 179; Ed Smith 397; Victoria Bolles 200; Paul Setford 501; Lydia Vernon-Jones 510; Leonard Spencer 260; Bill Holt 335; Jean Seiler 87; Larry Gordon 77t; Amy Finlay 106; Matthew Wojcik 430; Sheldon Finlay 542; George Seiler 480; Patty Cuyler 173; Dan Hertzler 503; Laura Noble 268; Ian Smiley 212; Katherine Collett 497; Brian Collett 479.

A business meeting was held to hear various reports. The Finance Committee reported expenses were met.

Debby Moody, Ian Smiley, and Dan Hertzler led 62 as the closing song while the class took the parting hand. Dan Hertzler offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Note: The next Vermont State Singing will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2008, with a tentative location of Damon Hall in Hartland, Vermont.

Chairman—Debby Moody; Vice Chairman—Ian Smiley; Secretary—Debby Moody