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Needlework Guild of America Minutes (Portsmouth, Virginia) page 31

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The Needlework Guild of America Minute Sheet Secretary - Mrs. Robt. R. Beaton Treasurer - Miss Pauline K. Williams Custodian of Reserve - Mrs. J. D. Collins The secretary was instructed to write a note of sympathy to Mrs. McAlpine, president of the Guild. Those present at the meeting were: Mrs. Collins, Mrs. Jack, MIss Neely, Mrs. E. E. Smith, Miss Williams, Miss Watts, Mrs. Brooks, Mrs. Sterzbach, Mrs. Adamson, Mrs. Beaton. As there was no further business the meeting adjourned. The following is a report of the collection and distribution of articles for 1927: Total number of garments collected - 1539 Colored section 151 1690 Distribution as follows: Board of Health - 242 City Mission Board 84 Christ Child Society 123 Fresh Air Farm of Kiwanis Club 98 Home for the Aged 104 King's Daughter's Hospital 451 Miller Day Nursery 108 Portsmouth Orphanage 96 Salvation Army 91 Reserve 142 [Total] 1539 Signed Mercedes M. Bealton Sec