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Santa Barbara Regional Singing

Goleta, California

Saturday, October 11, 1997

The second annual Santa Barbara Regional Sacred Harp Singing met on Saturday before the second Sunday in October at the Live Oak Unitarian Society in Goleta, California. Tom Ostwald brought the class to order leading songs on pages 209 and 268. Chaplain Carri Patterson Grindon offered the opening prayer.

A business session was held, and the following officers were elected: Chairman—Tom Ostwald; Vice Chairman—Victoria Ostwald; Secretary—Carla Smith; Arranging Committee—Laura Boyd Russell; Memorial Committee—Mary Rose O’Leary; Finance Committee—John Ostwald; Locating Committee—Victoria Ostwald.

Leaders: Natalie Hall 306, 186; Jerry Schreiber 133, 120; Mary Rose O’Leary 189, 385 (t? b?); John Ostwald 49t, 107; Carri Patterson Grindon 39b, 332; Carolyn Deacy 504, 290; Rick Russell 183, 503.

RECESS

Laura Boyd Russell brought the class together leading song on 111b. Leaders: Erica Smith 49b, 87; Victoria Ostwald 236, 260; Stephen O’Leary 300, 340; Carla Smith 29b, 35; Al Patterson Grindon 58, 24b; Betty Herman 442, 29t.

Mary Rose O’Leary held a memorial lesson, and led song on page 329 in memory of the deceased: California—Marilou Jolly, Margaret Loughlin, Troy McKissick, and Giddies Bailey; New York—Pamela Veerhiser; India—Mother Theresa; Britain—Princess Diana.

Sick and shut-In: California—Pete Esten and Jane Buerge; Virginia—Elisabeth Callahan.

LUNCH

Tom Ostwald brought the class together leading song on page 40. Leaders: Jan Hecksel 299, 63; Dave Troy 34b, 36t; Jean Olsen 154, 155; Linda Mercer 178; Laura Boyd Russell 298, 272; Tom Ostwald 59; John Snyder 297, 156; Nancy Snyder 114, 142; Victoria Ostwald 146; Al Patterson Grindon 66; “Happy Birthday” to Rick Russell; Carolyn Deacy 168.

RECESS

Tom Ostwald brought the class together leading song on 47b. Leaders: Tom Ostwald 254; Carri Patterson Grindon 122; Rick Russell 269; Janice Hecksel 324; John Ostwald 117; Betty Herman 547; Jerry Schreiber 567; Carla Smith 597; Stephen O’Leary 512; Mary Rose O’Leary 318; Natalie Hall 273; Carri, Al, and Lucy Patterson Grindon 213 (t? b?); Tom Ostwald 126, 276.

After announcements, Tom Ostwald led 62 as the closing song. Carri Patterson Grindon offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Tom Ostwald; Vice Chairman—Victoria Ostwald; Secretary—Carla Smith.