A very happy and healthy New Year to all our members. Among your New Year’s resolution, please provide Leona Fails a list of your volunteer hours for 2019 as soon as possible.
The month of January has some interesting celebrations:
January 1 — National Hangover Day
January 15 — National Bagel Day
January 29 — National Puzzle Day
On a serious note, additional historical dates:
January 1 — Betsy Ross birthday
January 2 — State of Georgia ratifies U.S. Constitution, 1788
January 6 — New Mexico admitted to the Union, 1912
January 9 — Richard Nixon born, Yorba Linda, CA, 1913
January 15 — Martin Luther King, Jr., born, 1929
January 18 — Ben Franklin born, 1706
January 22 — Lottie Williams of Tulsa, OK, first person to be hit by space debris, 1997
January 25 — First Winter Olympics games held, 1924
January 26 — Michigan admitted to the Union, 1837
January 29 — Kansas admitted to the Union, 1861
January 30 — Franklin Delano Roosevelt born, 1882
January 31 — Jackie Robinson born, 1919
Our chapter is still looking for someone to step up as head of a Public Relations committee, especially someone with a background in customer service and a deep knowledge of the local area.
Hope to see a lot of our members at the annual winter lunch on Tuesday, January 21, at Mama Mia’s. Great conversation; great food.