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Schoolhouse Singing

Eldridge Farm, near Orleans, Indiana

Sunday, October 23, 2011

The 6th annual Eldridge Schoolhouse singing was held at the Eldridge farm, near Orleans, Indiana, on the fourth Sunday in October. Adrian Eldridge brought the class together by leading 32t, and offered the opening prayer.

The following officers were previously elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Adrian Eldridge; Arranging Officer—Rebecca Eldridge; Secretary—Darrell Swarens.

Leaders: James Eldridge 48t, 47t; Carol Munro Mosley 142, 300; Darrell Swarens 49b, 72b; Virginia Eldridge 143, 328; Tim Morton 394, 270; John Hoerr 30b, 178; Peggy Brayfield 481, 338; Michael Mosley 350, 299; Wayne Dell 47b, 49t.

RECESS

Leaders: Katherine Eldridge 512, 294; Joel Deckard 64, 535; Lou Kujawinski 99, 216; Bill Hayes 163 (t? b?), 452; Annaliza Cull 268, 448t (both in memory of Bob Meek); Penny Kujawinski 77t, 500; Thomas Smith 122, 209; Tom Morton 503, 159; Joan Aldridge 282, 384; Bob Cull 82t, 547; James Vest 65, 123t. James Vest offered prayer before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The singing resumed for the afternoon session with Adrian Eldridge leading 29t. Leaders: Randy Weber “Florida Storm” (by J. Jackson); Joan Aldridge and Darrell Swarens 217; James Eldridge 45t; Carol Munro Mosley 196; Rebecca Eldridge 318; Thomas Smith 84; Peggy Brayfield 335; Wayne Dell 496; Tim Morton 203; Virginia Eldridge 549; Michael Mosley 475; Penny Kujawinski 102; Joel Deckard 499; John Hoerr 163t; Katherine Eldridge and Annaliza Cull 162; James Vest 283; Bill Hayes 35.

RECESS

Leaders: Adrian Eldridge 277; Lou Kujawinski 344; Bob Cull 569b; Randy Weber 524; Rebecca Eldridge 507; Barb Lund and Darrell Swarens 236; Thomas Smith and Carol Munro Mosley 532 (for Janet Fraembs).

Announcements were made. Adrian Eldridge led 347 as the closing song, and the class took the parting hand. The closing prayer was offered by Adrian Eldridge, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Adrian Eldridge; Secretary—Darrell Swarens