Altrusa Club of Paris, Illinois - News

The Paris Altrusa Club, Paris , IL. lost a member this month, Thelma Sturgeon. She was a member for 52 years and served as President for 5 different terms. We are grateful for her many years of service to the organization.

The Paris Altrusa Club gave away books at the local Festival to several children.

Pictured are a few of the children who were excited to get the books.

Hannah Eddy, daughter of Jeff and Julie Eddy was awarded an Altrusa Scholarship for 2017

by Co-presidents Chris Sunkel and Pam Anderson. Hannah is attending Danville Area

Community College to study nursing.

The Paris Altusa Club donated $500 to the Bridges Program of Paris,IL for Chrome Tablets to be used by their students. Presenting the check is Marty Williams left, accepting is Susan Imeroni, teacher and director Bobby Mattingly far right.

Sue Casey, Altrusa of Paris of Edgar County, accepted a donation of $150 for the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library from Velda Vice, secretary of the Paris Lion's Club.

The Paris Altusa Club donated $500 towards Chrome Books for the Bridges Regional School Program in Paris,IL. Accepting the check from Altusa Member, Marty Williams is teacher, Susan Imeroni and Regional Superintendent, Bobbi Mattingly.

At the May meeting, the Altrusa Club of Paris, IL. presented club member, Barbara Morgan

with a plant for her 30 years of service as an Altrusan in Paris. Linda Chittick- left, Barabara -right.

Paris Altrusa member, Brenda Rhodes (center) presented Kurt Speece (left) representing Food for Kids and Ken Polkey, representing the Human Resource Center of Paris checks from proceeds of vendor fees and free will donations from the Altrusa sponsored Mistletoe Market Place.

Pictured are co-president Pam Anderson and Chris Sunkel flanking District 6 representative Rebecca Mercier of Lexington, Kentucky. Rebecca joined the club for their November meeting to discuss the upcoming events planned for the Centennial celebration of Altrusa and District Six.


Officer were installed at the May meeting of the Paris Altrusa Club. From right to left-Elaine Fayhee-director, Marty Williams-treasurer, Chris Sunkel-Co president, Pam Anderson-Co president, Ruth Patchett-secretary, Jane Graham-director, Linda Chittick, director
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