Dec. 23 People and Places
Samantha Fleischaker of Salisbury won fourth runner-up in the 2013 Miss Jr. Pre-Teen Charlotte/ Greensboro Pageant held at the Kannapolis Performing Arts Center on Dec. 16.
This statewide competition was one of the four divisions in which young ladies ages 7-19 years old compete. Fleischaker displayed her personality and interviewing skills. As a runner -up she is slated to compete in the national competition that will take place in Orlando, Fla.
Salisbury Womanís Club
At the December meeting of the Salisbury Womanís Club, Dr. Karl Hales shared Christmas readings. He included humorous, serious, and inspirational stories about some aspect of Christmas. Betty Mohs read the Christmas devotional written by Ann Bingham.
Members brought gifts for Family Crisis Council and food items for Rowan Helping Ministries as the Christmas project.
Festive foods were prepared by the Club members for the luncheon, and hostesses were Angelia Bates, Barbara Lloyd and Carolyn Myers. Special guests were Debbie Leslie and Judy Sides.
Iota Psiís holiday party
On Tuesday, Dec. 13, members of the Iota Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi were treated to their chapterís annual Christmas party at the home of member Vicki Lippard who was assisted by fellow member Marlene Turner. They served a meal catered by Salisburyís Chef Santos.
President Gail Young read the Christmas story from the Bible, and Marlene Turnerís December birthday was acknowledged.
The city council of Beta Sigma Phi will meet in January to plan the February event honoring all of the Salisbury chaptersí Valentine Queens. Iota Psi continues to collect items for Rowan Helping Ministries, Faithful Friends no-kill animal shelter and cards for Linda Beck.
The next meeting will be Jan. 8, 2013 at the Rockwell Community Building.