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Feast and FaSoLa

Home of Mark and Lori Graber, Delavan, Illinois

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Lori Graber called Feast and FaSoLa to order at 10:15 a.m. by leading 34b from The Sacred Harp. Lori Graber and Mark Graber welcomed singers to their home.

Leaders: Terry Hogg 36b; Debra Reid 40; Janet Fraembs 48b; Ryan Wheeler 128; Berkley Moore 114; Peggy Brayfield 183; Ryan Wheeler 178; Mark Graber 59; Barbara Moore 551; Larry Devocelle 277; Lori Graber 278b; Martha Tyner 479; Don Bardsley 228; Ryan Wheeler 229.


Lori Graber called the class back to order leading 209. Leaders: Peggy Brayfield 376; Ryan Wheeler 480; Berkley Moore 33 (MH); Debra Reid 45 (MH); Lori Graber 127 (MH); Ryan Wheeler 29 (MH); Peggy Brayfield 19 (MH); Myles Alexander 180 (MH); Terry Hogg 147 (MH).


A business meeting of the downstate Illinois singers and the Illinois State Sacred Harp Convention was called to order by Terry Hogg. Barbara Moore presented the financial report from the 25th convention. The following officers for the 2010 Convention were nominated and elected unanimously: Chairperson-Martha Tyner; Vice Chairman-Don Bardsley; Food Coordinator-Lori Graber. Terry Hogg distributed the 2010 Singing Calendar. The business meeting was adjourned, and the singing continued.

Leaders: Myles Alexander 129; Janet Fraembs 556; Berkley Moore 473; Lori Graber 474; Ryan Wheeler 448t; Peggy Brayfield 240; Don Bardsley 168; Myles Alexander 328; Ryan Wheeler 312b; Lori Graber 296; Martha Tyner 146; Mark Graber 145t; Debra Reid 268; Terry Hogg 112; Barbara Moore 361; Larry Devocelle 46.


The class was brought back together by Ryan Wheeler leading 47b. Leaders: Larry Devocelle 159; Terry Hogg 43; Don Bardsley 547; Barbara Moore 504; Berkley Moore 142 (MH); Martha Tyner 155; Janet Fraembs 440; Debra Reid 81t; Peggy Brayfield 210; Lori Graber 208; Mark Graber 145b; Myles Alexander 441; Ryan Wheeler 417; Larry Devocelle 138 (MH); Terry Hogg 129 (MH); Don Bardsley 282.

Lori Graber led 347 as the closing song, and the class took the parting hand. All singers thanked the Grabers for their generosity in opening their house, and their hearts, to make Feast and FaSoLa possible.

Chairpersons—Mark Graber and Lori Graber; Secretary—Debra Reid