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September 23, 2012

Lawrence Community Club

MERIDIAN —     The history and duties of the Pink Ladies of Newton Pioneer Hospital were detailed by member Clara Schwaeble at the September meeting of the Lawrence Community Club.

    The Pink Ladies organized in 1954 with a membership of 50. Today, there are 12 – 11 females and one male.

    According to Schwaeble, Pink Ladies tends to the hospital's lobby, serve juice to patients, organize the Wellness Program and provide lunches for those attending, furnish the Prayer Room, and plant trees along the walking track. Ruby Boutwell read a tribute to the members.

    The Sept. 6, 2012, meeting began with a potluck supper hosted by Lucy Buckley.

    Jean Burton presented a devotion that advised four ways to cheer up: 1. Enjoy God Himself, Habakkuk 3:18. 2. Hear a kind word, Proverbs 12:25. 3. Enjoy a job well done, Deuteronomy 16:15. Apply God’s Gods, Psalm 19:8.

    Elaine introduced Clara Schwaeble, one of the Pink Ladies from Newton Pioneer Hospital. Clara gave some of the history of the Pink Ladies and their volunteer service. The Pink Ladies were organized in 1954 with a membership of 50 and now it has 12 members, 11 ladies and one male.

    They take care of the lobby, serve juice to the patients, organize the wellness program, and provide lunches for those attending, furnish the prayer room, and plant trees on the walking track. Ruby Boutwell read a tribute to all members.

    Guests were J.W. Thrash, Ruth Walker, Hanni Copeland and Lucy Johnson.

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