Our January meeting is so
close to the holidays that we traditionally have a social night to do something
silly instead of trying to get someone for a
program. This will be a fun night to relax and catch up with friends.
Regardless of what December holiday
you celebrated, admit it, you likely received a gift that made you say
"oh, youshouldn't have"...and you
really MEANT that they SHOULDN'T-HAVE! But as we all know, one
person's trash is another person's treasure.
Bring along something you got and
don't want. A belt, a sweater, a fruitcake, cologne, a Billy Bass,
just one too many candlesor Mikasa bowls...anything
goes except live pets (or dead ones).
Please wrap it to add to the
Everyone who brings a gift gets a
raffle ticket. We will draw the tickets in "Chinese Auction"
The first person whose ticket
is pulled gets the pick of the unopened
gifts, and must open it in front of everyone.
The second person whose ticket is
pulled can take the first person's gift, or choose another unopened gift.
If they take the gift from the first person, the first
person gets to go back and pick and open another gift.
The third person whose ticket is
pulled can pick a third unopened gift, or take the gift away from the first
or second person.
Yes, it takes awhile to go through
all the gifts and you will not want to miss the fun.
Surprisingly, at the end of the
evening, nearly every unwanted gift went home with someone who actually
Hope you dispose of that "objet
d'art" that you donít want.