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Fox Valley Folk Festival Singing

Geneva, Illinois

Sunday, September 5, 2010

The Fox Valley Folk Festival Singing began at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday before Labor Day. Ted Mercer called the class to order leading 52t. The opening prayer was offered by Herb Schroeder.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Ted Mercer; Secretary—Susan Matthews.

Leaders: Ryan Wheeler 49b; Jim Page 212; Herb Schroeder 128; David Barford 209; Bill Rints 49t; Debbie Barford 120; Grace Scrimgeour 216; Susan Matthews 84; John Seaton 37b; Johanna Fabke 122; Carol Munro Mosley 63; Melanie Hauff 421; Michael Mosley 317; Judy Hauff and Sasha Maslanka 155; Jim Helke 135; Jim Lawrie 117; Peggy Mistak 496.


Ted Mercer brought the class back to order leading 102. Leaders: Anita Shaperd 148; Jeff Breting 448t.

Judy Hauff and Ted Mercer conducted a brief singing school concentrating on 65 and 229. A crowd of about 90 singers and listeners had gathered.

Leaders: Lisa Grayson 131t; Sue Kessell 268; Ryan Wheeler 39t; Herb Schroeder 36b; Jeff Breting 448b; Jim Page 272; Debbie Barford 163b (in memory of Jerilyn Schumacher, Al Frank, Dean Slaton, and Jerry Enright); Bill Rints 45t; John Greven 178; Judy Hauff and Sasha Maslanka 38t; Grace Scrimgeour 33b; Susan Matthews 479.

Announcements were made. Ted Mercer led 146 as the closing song. Herb Schroeder dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Ted Mercer; Secretary—Susan Matthews