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Lincoln’s Birthday Singing

University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Sunday, February 8, 2009

The 17th annual Lincoln’s Birthday singing was held the second Sunday in February at Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, in conjunction with the University of Chicago Folk Festival.

Rachel Adelstein called the class to order at 2:30 p.m. and led 128. She introduced Ted Mercer, who taught a brief singing school and led 38t and 38b. John Seaton was then appointed as Arranging Committee.

Leaders: John Seaton 47t; Randy Neufeld 171; Melanie Hauff 421; Deborah DNC 282; Jo Dell Albi 209; Ginny Landgraf 504; Judy Hauff 155; Ellis Seiberling 191; Benny Harnish 314; Jim Helke 186; Jeff Breting 107; Chresten DNC 387; Molly Whedbee 77t; Jim Swanson 546.

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David Barford brought the class back together leading 40. Leaders: David Hoekema 269; Daniel Braithwaite 445; Steve Warner 168; Nick Pasqual 72b; Ann Heider 528; Debbie Barford 215; Lisa Grayson 334; Aida

Baldrop-Lewis 178; Anita Shaperd 224; Susan Matthews 312b; Susan Geil 565; Petrina Patti 217; Becky Havard 99; Eran Rhodes 457; Rochelle Lodder 47b.

Announcements were made. Ted Mercer led 146 as the class took the parting hand. John Seaton offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Ted Mercer; Secretary—Jim Swanson