District 7 December News
GCU District 7 held their Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 21, 2018 in the St. Mary Church Fellowship Hall following Divine Liturgy. The gathering began with a prayer lead by Fr. Jim Badeaux. Attendees were then treated to a Slavic luncheon before the meeting.
The first Charity Golf Outing benefitting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, to help fund children’s cancer research, was discussed. The outing was a success and the hope is to continue this outing as a charity event in the future.
The district members hope to have either a dinner theater trip or a wine tasting event in the Spring, which will be decided at the first quarterly meeting.
A celebration for the district’s 100th anniversary in 2019 is being planned to the annual meeting at the end of the year.
Election of officers was held with the following slate: President Mary K. Bannworth, Vice President Stephen Bachovin, Secretary Linda Cwiekalo, Treasurer Kathleen Meddaugh, Athletic Director Michael Geles, Publicity Alberta Folsome, Standard Bearer Patricia Dietz, Auditors Thomas John Petty & John Morenko and Chaplain Fr. Jim Badeaux.
Condolences District 7 was sorry to learn of the passing of Athletic Director Michael Geles’ father Michael Geles Sr. Mr. Geles was secretary-treasurer of Lodge 665.