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Seed and Feed Sacred Harp Singing

Atlanta, Georgia

April 15, 1995

The class was called to order by Chairperson Frances Mary D’Andrea leading song on 49 (t? b?). Kenneth Mize gave the opening prayer. Frances Mary D’Andrea then led song on page 63, followed by Laura Akerman leading 499, 368; Kelly Morris 163t. A business session was then held at which time the following officers were elected: Chairperson—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Kelly Morris; Secretary—Laura Akerman; Treasurer—Doug Allison. Judy Mincey then led song on page 403. Leaders: Jack Smith 155, 45 (t? b?); Joan Durden 114; Don Bowen 178, 225t; Caran Bryant 143, 480; Andy Morse 384, 542; Jeanette DePoy 290, 66; Bob Hart 408, 383.

RECESS

Singing resumed with Judy Mincey leading song on 47t. Leaders called were: Elizabeth Carroll 294, 240; Doug Allison 29t (with Corinne Scott), 312t; Charlene Wallace 236; Richard Carroll 198, 358; Karen Morris 142, 65; Kenneth Mize 490, 49b; Helen Bryson 196, 146. A recess for lunch was called, with Jack Smith giving the blessing.

LUNCH

After a strengthening lunch, singing resumed with Judy Mincey leading song on page 475. Leaders: Martha Ann Stegar 117, 327; Cathy White 147t, 159; Henry Slack 47b, 181; Sue Curry 222, 192; Lori Allison 366 (?), 128; Mark Baumgardner 268, 59; Cynthia Rodriguez 40; Richard DeLong 176b, 182; John Austin 454; John Plunkett 300, 183; Liz Bryant 163 (t? b?), 377; Charlene Wallace 224. Announcements were made, including that next year will be the 20th anniversary Seed and Feed Singing. The best is yet to come if history is any guide. The class ended with Judy Mincey leading 46, and Jack Smith gave the closing prayer.

Chairperson—Judy Mincey; Vice Chairman—Kelly Morris; Secretary—Laura Akerman.