Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, 185 members of The Lake Gaston Ladies Club joined together for their monthly luncheon meeting at the Family Life Center at Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Gasburg, Va.

Vice President Valerie Ruch opened the meeting and welcomed new members and guests. Peter Holloway of Lakeland Cultural Arts Center sang God Bless America and led the ladies in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Suzi Bumgarner (absent) and Mary Lou Cheney were wished happy 90th birthdays, and Cheney was presented with a gift. Special anniversaries and January birthdays were announced, with Gayle Wright winning the monthly birthday surprise gift.

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