Frew speaks to Garfield Community Club
by Whitley Clifton | March 15, 2019 10:33 am
New president Rose Frew called the March 7 meeting of Garfield Community Club to order at 1 p.m. at the clubhouse. She also presented the program, which focused on Dr. Leila Denmark.
Dr. Denmark hailed from Portal and lived 114 years. She helped develop the vaccine for whooping cough and other ailments. President Frew talked about how the doctor helped with her children, and she stated that Dr. Denmark’s principles, even in her later years stressed the importance of grandparents in children’s lives.
In regard to new business, Garfield Community Club is set to participate in the Spring Fling in Twin City on April 27. The club will have a booth but is looking for volunteers. Also under new business club members were informed that Twin View Nursing Home is accepting clothes, magazines, and books. Potential speakers were discussed as well.
Under old business, a $50 donation was presented to…
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