Alabama Chapter Mobile Council November, 2010 Happy Thanksgiving! Our annual FALL PICNIC was held October 19th at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1947 Duval St. Mr. Jim Cherry opened with prayer. We had 62 members present. The Council provided hamburgers and hotdogs and members furnished fabulous desserts. Many, many, thanks to everyone who brought their special desserts to help make this picnic a success! Our special guest was Joe Thompson, from Camp BlueBird. Our next meeting is November 16th at Ryan’s Steakhouse. Come join the fun! Merry Christmas!!!!!! Mark your calendars now!!!!! Our annual Christmas Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 14th at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1947 Duval Street. The luncheon will be catered by Dick Russell’s and the menu will include seafood, barbeque chicken and pork. The cost this year will be $12.00. It’s not a must, but please respond to this email or call me at 471- 0419 or Virginia Mayo (649-1494) if you plan to attend. This will give us some idea on how much food to order. Quarterly Meeting Cathy Kelley, Virginia Mayo, Gigi Armbrecht, Betty Havard, Margie Judge and I will be attending the Pioneer Quarterly Meeting and Awards Dinner on November 12th in Birmingham. School Map- Pioneers painted another map, Monday, November 1st at Semmes Elementary School. Many thanks to volunteers Glen Thomas, Allan Trull, Virginia Mayo, Gigi Armbrecht and Jim and Betty Cherry and Jane Styers. A special thanks to Glen Thomas for undertaking the northeast portion of the map. The plastic template for the map was a mess and he made a new template for that portion of the map. It is made out of lightweight wood and the detailing is fabulous! That afternoon, Virginia Mayo, Betty Havard and Scotty Lewis attended the teachers meeting at Burrough’s Elementary School and presented the “Calling All Teachers” project. Camp Blue Bird Camp Blue Bird was held October 13-15th at Camp Beckwith in Fairhope. Our theme was Western. It was another great camp! Pioneer Counselors for this camp were: Buddy Wilder, Allen Trull, C.V. Allenbach, Ricky Rivers, Gene Miller, Andy and Mary Anderson, Tara Gibson, Pat Rabbeitt and Dottie Steelreath. A SOLDIERS BOX FROM HOME Don’t forget, for our annual Christmas Project this year, we will be sending boxes to our soldiers. Because of mailing procedures, we need to start getting our donations as soon as possible. You can either make a monetary donation or bring supplies to our Pioneer meetings. Some of the items are listed below. ITEMS REQUESTED/SUGGESTED Drink Mixes (Crystal Light, etc.) Peanuts Snacks Tuna packets Coffee Sweet Tarts Twizzlers Disposable razors Ramen Noodles Tylenol Antacid tablets (Tums-Rolaids) Current magazines Chapstick Toiletries, (No aerosols) Wet wipes Thanks for your support of our military! Alabama Telco Enter to Win a 40” HD TV!* Finance a new vehicle or move your existing auto loan from another financial institution to us by November 30, 2010, and enter to win a new 40” HD TV! Plus, enjoy rates as low as 2.99% APR** and defer your payment up to 90 days. Take advantage of this great offer just in time for the holidays! Save more on your auto loan, so you can spend more on your holiday. Visit www.alatelco.org, stop by your local Mobile branch at 809 Downtowner Blvd. or call 1.800.874.3945 to apply for your auto loan today. *Only valid for auto loans opened October 1 thru November 30, 2010. One prize will be awarded per area branch location. See official rules for the list of area branch locations. Winners will be drawn on December 10, 2010. Must be 19 years of age to enter. The drawing is open to all members who have an auto loan in good standing with Alabama Telco Credit Union on November 30, 2010. Credit Union membership required for promotion. Contact your local branch or 1.800.248.3526 to learn how to join. For official rules, visit www.alatelco.org/promotions/tnd_2010_rules/ or call 1.800.24TELCO (1.800.248.3526). Alabama Telco employees are not eligible to win. **APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Payment Example: For a term of 36 months, your monthly payment will be $29.08 per $1000 borrowed at 2.99% APR. Rate is based on credit worthiness, model year and term. No refinancing of existing Alabama Telco loans. Rate cannot be combined with auto pay discount or any other loan discount coupons. Rate accurate as of 10/22/10. All rates and offers are subject to change without notice. Cookbooks Cathy McIntosh and Angie Scott sold traveled to Jackson to sell cookbooks at the Jackson Fall Festival on November 6th. The Pecan Festival in Tillman’s Corner was also held on November 6. Many thanks to Virginia Mayo, Fran and Milton Hudson, Betty and Jim Cherry, Betty Havard, Dottie Steelreath and Benjamin, Jenna and Joshua Frisch for working the festivals. Thanks also to Anthony Sarradet for helping setup for the sale and Jimmy Havard for helping close the event. Cathy Kelley and Darlene Gillis will be selling cookbooks at the upcoming Bay Minette Christmas Festival the weekend of December 3-4. Camp Rap-A-Hope: We will cookout for Camp Rap-A-Hope in December at Bellingrath Gardens. If you would like to help out, give Buddy Wilder a call -- 478-3215 Family Talk – If you would like to share family news, please e-mail Dottie Steelreath: email@example.com or call 471-0419. MEMBERS WHO ARE ILL: Don Brady Mike Cook Rick Davis Dewey Douglas Faye Elder Sam Elder Billie Ellsworth Sarah Johnson Shirley Mears Teddy Mears Lloyd Miller MEMBERS WHO ARE ILL cont’d: Laine Parks Rosa Pinkall Elenor Sawyer Joy Seale Bob Taft Ruth Taylor Ruby Webb FAMILY MEMBERS WHO ARE ILL: Cindy Borders – daughter of Red Gates Ed Cox – stepfather of Terry Wright Doris Easterling – mother of Larry Easterling Audrey Garner -- -- wife of Earl Garner (deceased) Loree Gump – daughter of Peggy Barnette Barbara Horton – wife of Ed Horton Logan Kynes – grandson of Sue Kynes grandson of Donald Lee Eunice Luna – wife of J.K. Luna Savannah Vereen – daughter of Joe Vereen Mary Waller – sister of Fara Impastato Jo Whitaker – wife of Henry Whitaker Larry White – brother of Peggy Barnette & Billie Ellsworth Monte White – brother of Peggy Barnette & Billie Ellsworth DEATH of FAMILY MEMBERS Mr. Allan Williams – husband of Gloria Williams Mrs. Dorothy Mae Embry, mother of Betty Carter Mrs. Gloria Margaret Turner, sister-in-law of, Pat Rabbeitt. Mrs. Lucille Tapia Kilcullen, mother of Mike Kilcullen Please keep these members in your prayers. How to Make Contact: President – Virginia Mayo – 649-1494 To report hours – call Kathryn Skipper – 209-4350 To report newsletter news – call Audrey Garner – 478-6991 or Dottie Steelreath – 471-0419 To subscribe, cancel subscription or change address for the newsletter – call Gussie Evans – 649-2685 To contact the Benefits Services Center – 1-877-722-0020 DATES TO REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER: November 1 – Calling all Teachers, Burroughs Elementary , 3:30 p.m. November 6 – Pecan Festival November 6 – Jackson Fall Festival November 7 – Daylight Savings Time Ends November 8 – Call all Teachers, O’Rourke Elementary, 3:30 p.m. November 10 – Griggs Elementary Career Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day November 12-13 – Quarterly Meeting & Assembly November 16 – Pioneer Meeting November 25 – Thanksgiving DATES TO REMEMBER IN DECEMBER: December 3-4 – Bay Minette Cookbook Sale December 7 – Pearl Harbor Day December 14 – Pioneer Christmas Luncheon December 21 – First Day of Winter December 24 – Christmas Even December 25 – Christmas Day December 27 – Camp Rap-A-Hope Cookout December 31 – New Year’s Eve Our next meeting will be November 16th at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, 4439 Rangeline Rd. (next to the Lowe’s parking lot inTillman’s Corner), 11:30 a.m. We look forward to seeing you. !!!!!!!!!!!! Dottie Steelreath Audrey Garner Newsletter chair – Mobile Council Lime-Lights Newsletter Chair Happy Birthday! We wish you a day filled with sunshine and happy memories! November Birthday Greetings Mobile LMC Mobile LMC (Cont'd) Jerry T BYNUM 11-01 James D THAMES 11-15 Marvin L PRYOR 11-01 David R SANDERS 11-16 JL BOGGS 11-04 David J STROWD 11-17 Jennifer MCCORD 11-04 Norman E ROWELL 11-18 Mary THRASH 11-05 Mary M SHOULTZ 11-19 Franklin A DOAN SR 11-06 Frances WILLIAMSON 11-19 Ernest D GILLIS 11-06 Richard E WRIGHT 11-19 Emma C MANN 11-08 Helen J ALLEN 11-21 WF PORTER JR 11-09 V B (Sue) JOHNSON 11-21 Maples E NORRIS JR 11-10 Hollis G DAVIS 11-22 Joan B WIGLEY 11-10 Jeanell C BARTLETT 11-23 Elizabeth B MADDOX 11-11 Herbert B BRINKER 11-24 Hazel K SHAVER 11-11 Sarah B JOHNSON 11-24 Larry W GIBSON 11-12 MH O'BARR 11-24 Arthur A MALLON JR 11-12 Myrtle N NORRIS 11-25 Frank R MARCUS 11-12 EK EUBANKS 11-27 FJ MILLER 11-12 L Taylor BLACK 11-28 Joy A SEALE 11-12 WL BRADLEY 11-29 Curtis A FELSHER 11-14 Kenneth O PATTEN 11-29 Anita K GLASS 11-14 Joe E MCMILLAN 11-30 Faye W KEMP 11-15 Joyce V MILLER 11-30 Gracie W KIDD 11-15 Ladonna R SMITH 11-30 Virginia J LOLLAR 11-15 Regular Regular (Cont'd) Michael D CONERLY JR 11-02 Donna A JONES 11-16 David W DUNNAM 11-02 James TILLMAN 11-16 DeAnna KITCHENS 11-02 Carl H HANSON 11-17 David COOPER 11-03 Daniel A BROWN 11-21 JH KENNAMER 11-03 Kirk HOVEN 11-21 Chris BROWN 11-05 Eugene LEE 11-21 HJ DEVALK 11-06 GC SANDERS 11-22 John O CANNON 11-09 Ronald L YOUNG 11-22 Mary T HARRIS 11-09 William C HOBSON 11-26 Kim E HENDERSON 11-09 Robert JONES 11-26 Todd BADGER 11-10 Leroy CURRY 11-29 Leamon BODDIE JR 11-11 Bret C GAY 11-30 Johnny L WALDEN 11-14 CA HENKEN 11-30 Kenny HEATH 11-15 December Birthday Greetings Baldwin LMC Mobile LMC Gerald B GREEN 12-03 Donna G ELLIS 12-02 Gerald V RODGERS 12-08 Rosa S PINKALL 12-02 Barbara C MILLER 12-09 William H JAMES JR 12-03 George H WORTHINGTON 12-09 Ida B SESSIONS 12-03 Kenneth R WILSON 12-11 Edna L LOCKETT 12-04 Carol D ADAMS 12-12 James A LUTHER 12-04 Huey J BARNES 12-12 Donald R THERRELL 12-05 Laine T PARKS 12-13 Shirley S RACHAL 12-08 John R HODGKINS 12-15 Reagan S ODOM 12-09 IE WILCOX 12-16 Jettie R CRAIG 12-10 Walton J MCHALE 12-17 Jewel B JONES 12-10 Claude P MORTON 12-19 James M NETTLES JR 12-10 Joyce E HUBBARD 12-20 Joe D DILL 12-13 RD MCCRARY 12-22 J M (Polly) JONES 12-13 EW KEARNEY 12-23 Charles M NICHOLSON 12-14 John M WATERS 12-23 Elizabeth A CARROLL 12-15 CD LANCASTER 12-24 WG CONNELL 12-15 Betty A WYMAN 12-24 Lois N KLAAS 12-15 WS WALTER 12-26 Robert L WILLIAMS 12-15 Carol S JONES 12-27 Nell H PRICE 12-16 Charles R FRANZ JR 12-28 Susan L REIN 12-16 John A HUNSBERGER 12-30 Rheta S HILL 12-18 Kenneth B ELLIOTT 12-31 Shirley N DOWNEY 12-19 Ella R POWELL 12-31 Hannah R KILLINGS 12-21 Elenor A SAWYER 12-21 Regular E P (Ruth) TAYLOR 12-22 CE SMITH III 12-01 Iva Y (Lee) STAPLES 12-24 Charles LEONARD 12-10 Dianna R HAYNES 12-26 Antoinette BLAKELY 12-13 Betty W RUSSELL 12-26 Fredrick L BROWN 12-13 Deborah L CRESAP 12-27 Robert W ARNETT 12-17 Judy E BOYD 12-28 JA LONG 12-17 Larry W PETERSON 12-28 Roger WARD 12-17 James WILSON 12-28 Robert STRICKLAND 12-18 Ronald H MASON 12-29 DN FARNELL 12-20 CC LOLLAR JR 12-30 Richard DOSS 12-22 Joseph H ELLSWORTH 12-31 Charles G SHARPE 12-23 Jack H STRUNK 12-31 Ernest PERKINS 12-29 David K DRISKELL 12-30 Christmas 2010 Annual Pioneer Luncheon Our annual observance of the Christmas Luncheon will be Tuesday, December 14th at 11:30 A.M Knights of Columbus Hall 1947 Duval Street Mobile, AL The meal will be catered by Dick Russell’s Bar-B-Q $12.00 per person Fried Shrimp Fried Fish Barbeque Pork Barbeque Chicken Baked Beans Potato Salad Coleslaw Biscuits Hushpuppies If you would like to bring a special Christmas dessert to share with the crowd, please feel free to do so.