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Yellow Springs

Friends Meetinghouse, Yellow Springs, Ohio

October 19, 1996

The thirteenth semi-annual Yellow Springs singing was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Linda Coppock leading song on page 276. Leaders: Debbie Hall 284; Barbara Bowers 64; Fred Todt 34 (t? b?); Chris Cox 147 (t? b?); Virginia Benaid 38b; Mike Hieber 82t; Paul Foster 148. The class organized by electing the following officers: Chairman—Paul Foster; Vice Chairman—Michael Darby; Secretary—Linda Coppock; Arranging Committee—Linda Coppock. The singing resumed with the following leaders called: Laura Weber 143; Laura Russell 503; Michael Darby 201b; Linda Coppock 183; John Bayer 165; Debbie Hall 299; Barbara Bowers 155; Fred Todt 328; Chris Cox 175; Virginia Benaid 496; Mike Hieber 445; Paul Foster 377; Laura Weber 254; Laura Russell 522; Michael Darby 53; John Bayer 131t; Linda Coppock 542; Debbie Hall 497; Barbara Bowers 348t. Mike Hieber led the class in a prayer of thanksgiving, and dismissed for lunch.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with song on page 128. Leaders: Fred Todt 209, 168; Chris Cox 72b, 73b; Virginia Benaid 300, 28b; Paul Foster 71, 95; Alexander Knecht 348 (t? b?), 100; Kathy Knecht 266, 99; Charles Knecht 29t, 430; Sylvia Thomas 556, 65.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with song on page 236. Leaders: John Bayer 131t, 58; Linda Coppock 163t; Debbie Hall 198, 200; Fred Todt 313b, 344; Chris Cox 163b, 452; Virginia Benaid 260, 84; Paul Foster 312b, 142; Laura Russell 495, 275t; Michael Darby 56b, 324; Kathy Knecht 463, 454; Charles Knecht 37b, 126; Sylvia Thomas 501; Linda Coppock 532; Debbie Hall 146. The class had a moment of silent prayer, and closed with song on page 114.

Chairman—Paul Foster; Vice Chairman—Michael Darby; Secretary—Linda Coppock.