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October Meeting of Riata Service Organization
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 • Posted November 11, 2009

The October meeting of Riata Service Organization was held at the home of Joan Whitaker with Deann Gregg as hostess and Carolyn Toeppich as co-hostess.

Mr. John Davis was introduced by Vice President, Joan Whitaker, he gave a interesting program on "Texas Ghosts"

President, Pat Tucker and members recited the Women Creed. Twenty-eight members were present. Minutes were read and corrected.

President Pat Tucker read a letter from County Judge Jerry Bearden asking the community leaders to write letters to Texas Historical Commission, P. O. Box 12267, Austin, Texas 78711, asking them to consider Mason's application for a grant to restore our courthouse.

A letter was read from Doris Grote to the Knights of the Order of San Jacento. She gave them an update on the good condition of the "Treaty Oak" in Heritage Park.

Reports from officers were given. Committee Reports were as follows: Civic Chairperson, Doris Courtwright reports the casserole and bake sale will be Nov. 7 at 8:30 in front of Hinckley's Country Store.

Riata will sell cookbooks, notecards, and throws at Tannenbaum.

Cookbook chairperson, Tess Geistweidt reports there is 112 cookbooks left.

Blan Zesch suggested that a marker be placed at the "Treaty Oak".

Motion was made for Blan Zesch to form a committee to look into placing a plaque at the "Treaty Oak". Motion carried.

President, Pat Tucker said that each of us need to use the talents we have been given.

The meeting was adjourned.

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