Greetings From The President


Ellen Dewey

Football season is upon us, and appropriate metaphors abound! So in keeping with this tradition……  

Over the summer, the Program Committee met to
brainstorm new plays for our 2017-2018 season.
Greenwell threw out a few long passes about having an
event featuring various Catawba County organizations
and services, sponsored by Friends of the SFT Library.
Joanie Gardner, Joyce O’Neal, Jean McKinley, Carol Meyer, Barbara Nelson, and Jenny Markham, worked diligently to ensure each play gained yardage. At the September 19 Kick-Off, organizations came with interesting booths and engaging representatives, spectator parking spilled into the entrance drive, the concession stand delighted, and renewal and new season “tickets” were in demand. 

Touchdown! Thank you to all organizations and to everyone who worked toward making this event a success. 

Membership Chair Julie Pepper reports that the Kick-Off spurred 15 renewals and 6 new memberships for a current total of 55 members. This is well ahead of the usual new season renewal rate. We greatly appreciate renewals and sponsorships before our October 17 Business Meeting; this helps us with our financial planning. 

What’s in store for the rest of the season? We are pleased announce our 2017-2018 Events Calendar attached with this email. 

See you on October 17th, Ellen Dewey 

We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Sherrills Ford Branch Library.  Please join us.