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Elvis tribute artist entertains

November 8, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

WEIRTON - The Three Score Seniors met Oct. 25 at Undo's at the Holiday Inn - Weirton with President Barbara Purks greeting members and guests.

Pat Deletka gave the invocation, followed by members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and singing "God Bless America."

After dinner, Vice President Larry Purks introduced Dave Watkins, an Elvis tribute artist, who sang Elvis songs and a medley of patriotic songs as a tribute to veterans. November's entertainment will be the Casey Sisters Dancers.

Secretary Pat Deletka gave her report, and Treasurer Joan Villa's report was approved and filed for audit. Reservation Chair Vivian Weigel announced 135 members and three guests, including Toni Herron, Jim Hare and Rena Malson, were in attendance and gave the November menu.

Sunshine Chair Winnie Kemp sent get-well cards to John Moore, Rosemary Gaynor, Joan Buchanan, Ann Yuhas, Ada Barnhart, John Peterson, Marlene Hare, Betty Branch, Judy Gaynor and Betty Gianni. A sympathy card was sent to Emily Waggle. Members recognized the October birthdays of Dolores Wolfe, Vivian Weigel, Peggy Sweeney and Dolores Proakis and sang "Happy Birthday." Members recognized the anniversaries of George and Janet Kost and Joe and Pat Evano and sang "Happy Anniversary."

Membership Chair Josie Elliott collected 2013 dues. Those who have not yet paid can do so at the November and December meeting. Dues are $5 per person. Historian Brenda Edwards took photos. House Chair Mary Margaret Klepaldo was complimented on her Halloween decorations and table prizes.

Regina Truax announced the following trips:

Nov. 12-16, Nashville, Tenn.;

Nov. 19, Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh; and

Dec. 5, Christmas Spectacular in Wexford, Pa.

For information, call (304) 723-0419.

Hospitality Chair Jim Hare awarded prizes to Joan Villa, Frank Fazio, Mary Margaret Klepaldo, Martha Garan and Alice Cook. Doris Ficca, Irene Troia, John Fields and Loretta Reynolds were given free dinners compliments of Undo's. Joe Veltri awarded the 50/25/25 to Paul Miller and Loretta Reynolds. Virginia Kucan, Nancy Smith, Cookie Veltri, Mary Fazi and Larry Purks received door prizes.

Barbara Purks noted the cost of dinners will be $12 per person in 2013. The next meeting will be held Nov. 15 because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

The meeting was adjourned, and Deletka gave the benediction.

To join Three Score, call Purks at (304) 723-1103.

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