Fortnightly Club April 12 meeting held

From press reports

The Louisville Fortnightly Club met on April 12, 2012 at the Big Red Fire Museum with Mrs. Lex Taylor and Mrs. Bob McLeod serving as hostesses. President Judy Thomas welcomed members and guest to the meeting. Alex Taylor led the club in the salute and pledge to the American Flag. He read the Fireman’s Prayer. Refreshments were served and enjoyed by club members. Mr. William Knighton gave the history of the museum stating that W. A. “Bill” Taylor established the museum with the purpose of promoting an appreciation of the fire fighting history, a love and respect for our American heritage, the spirit of volunteerism, and a keen awareness of community fire safety. The club was given a tour and given history of a collection of restored antique fire equipment. Some of these treasures are a one of a kind machine. Members of the club expressed that the museum was a treasure for our community. Mr. Knighton encouraged members to tell others that tours are available for other groups. President Judy Thomas led the business part of the meeting. A discussion on award for seniors was held. A treasurer’s report was presented by Mrs. Robert Clark. Ann invitation was issued for the May meeting to be held in the home of Mrs. Andrew Eaves. New officers will be inducted in May. President Mrs. Andrew Eaves, Vice President Mrs. Michael Cournoyer, Recording Secretary, Miss Lynn Cunningham, Corresponding Secretary Mrs. Tommy L. Kirkpatrick, Treasurer Mrs. Stanley Hathorn, Parliamentarian Historian Mrs. James Calloway Louisville Fortnightly March 8 Louisville Fortnightly Club met on March 8, 2012. Hostess for the event was Mrs. Carolyn Sharp and Mrs. Mike Cournoyer. President Judy Thomas opened the meeting and Mrs. Carolyn Sharp presented the devotional. She related an entertaining story about her grandfather and “Buckets of Wildflowers. She encouraged each of us to center our lives around the good things God does for us and we are etched on the palm of God’s hand. Mayor Hill was the program. He spoke of the importance of the newly established “Mayor’s Youth Council.” Mayor Hill related how important it is to our community to involve and educate today’s youth. He stressed that the Youth Council has a two-fold purpose: a service organization and learning about local government. There are 26 members of the Youth Council. Market Café was the meeting place for March and a delicious plate was served. An invitation was issued for the April meeting with hostess Mrs. Judy McLeod and Mrs. Margaret Taylor