NEW CUMBERLAND - The Point Pleasant Methodist Church Ladies Aide held their monthly meeting and Thanksgiving celebration Nov. 13 at the church located on Wylie Ridge Road.
President Carolyn Allison lit the memory candle to recognize those members unable to attend due to travel, illness or other obligations.
Members decorated with a fall theme, including leaves, harvest items and figurines. Joyce Littell and Carrie Littell prepared dinner.
Louanne Huff gave the blessing.
Marian Caine read "Some People Call Me Old Glory" and spoke about an encounter her husband had at an airport during World War II.
Mick Goffoli read the October meeting minutes and thank-you cards from Louanne Huff and Nancy Wright. Kathleen McDonald gave the financial report.
Members made socks for veterans at local nursing home facilities. Huff distributed 42 pairs of socks Nov. 11.
Members donated crib sheets to the Gabriel Project, and Nancy Wright gave a report on Sweatshirts for Students.
Members recited the Pledge of Allegiance to recognize veterans and active-duty military members.
Caine awarded door prizes to Goffoli and Linda Marsh.
Huff led the closing prayer and members recited the monthly prayer.
Caine, Marsh and Roni Poling were hostesses.
The group next meets at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Hancock County Museum located on Ridge Avenue. The Victorian Carolers, under Mary Fern Schmitt's direction, will perform. The meeting will be a Christmas card show to provide cards for active-duty troops.
Those attending are asked to bring personal care items to send to troops on deployment.