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Los Angeles Regional Singing

Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California

Saturday, May 12, 2012

The 20th annual Los Angeles Regional Sacred Harp Singing was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by John Rand leading 291. Al Grindon offered the opening prayer.

A business meeting was held and the following officers were elected: Chairman—Robyn Hansen; Vice Chairman—Jeff Begly; Treasurer—Duncan MacLeod; Secretary—Larry Arnstein.

Leaders: Robyn Hansen 106; Jeff Begly 123b: Larry Arnstein 566; Karen Huss 454; Colleen Dougher 163b; David Olson 48t; Robin Woolner 178; Betty Herman 65; Maggie Dougher 59; Ron Huss 362; Laura Boyd Russell 32t; Marilyn Murata 200; Sarah Hill 455; John Marr 186.


Mary Rose O’Leary called the class back to order by leading 419. Leaders: Linda Selph 294; Carroll Lunsford 303; Sean Francis Conway 410t; Polly Henninger 391; Stephen O’Leary 547; Samantha Bullat 476; Jessica Catron 344; Mimi Wright 284; Al Grindon 49b; Natalie Hall 203; Larry Arnstein 489; Amy Ludwig 122; John Rand 448t; Jeff Begly 349; Jerry Schreiber 167; Duncan MacLeod 34t.

Laura Boyd Russell conducted the memorial lesson. Linda Selph led 70t for the following sick and shut-ins: Jody Cifra, Loulou Dranger, Fumi Murata, Shisue Sugimoto, Rachel O’Leary, Pitt Kinsolving, and Joan Schurr.

Hans Guttmann led 270 in memory of the following deceased: Marcia Tucker, Venus Martinez, John O’Brien, Dennis Stouffer, Virginia Phillips, Howard Kayton, Rich Buhler, Arthur Stickel, and Betty Johnson—California; Joan Fritz—Minnesota; Allan B. Ecker and Paul G. Marshall—New York; Jean Shaffer Golden—Colorado; George Esterhazy—New Jersey; Emogene Lunsford Roberis—Alabama; Lonnie Rogers—Georgia. Al Grindon offered grace before the noon meal.


Rick Russell called the class back to order by leading 66. Leaders: Clarissa Fetrow 99; Midge Harder 335; Jeri Segal 274t; Linda Selph 217; Lucy Grindon 146; Jerry Schreiber 236; Hans Guttmann 480; Pearl Marshall 282; Judy Getrich 312b; Paula Matei 168; Rick Russell 328; Carl Barnes 299; Tommy Hill 148; Robyn Hansen 82t.


Jessica Catron called the class back to order by leading 107. Leaders: Carroll Lunsford 294; Mairye Bates 384; Sean Francis Conway 163t; Clarissa Fetrow 39t; Mimi Wright 267; Midge Harder 269; Hans Guttmann 37b; Judy Getrich 350; Linda Selph 76b; Jerry Schreiber 383; Carla Smith 433; Samantha Bullat 131t; Lucy Grindon 86; John Marr 319; Robin Woolner 33b; Ron Huss 157.

A business meeting was held to hear reports. Expenses were met. Seventy-five songs were led by forty-one leaders, some for the first time. Thirty-three other singers submitted registration cards, but did not lead. Resolutions were read.

Robyn Hansen led 276 as the closing song. Al Grindon offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Robyn Hansen; Vice Chairman—Jeff Begly; Secretary—Larry Arnstein