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Agape House has 59 guests

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm

The Agape House of Vandalia board members met February 17 at the house.
The board learned 59 persons, including 11 children, had stayed at the guesthouse in January while they visited family members incarcerated at Bowling Green and Vandalia.
In other business, house manager, Doris Donoho, reported a malfunctioning lock in a guest room.
Repairs were made to that lock plus several others in the facility.
Snow removal has been done to walks and parking lot in the past two weeks.
The next meeting will be held Tuesday, March 24.
The annual election of officers plus a review of the budget for the upcoming year will be conducted.
Board members in attendance were Carlene Galloway, Janet Heim, Karen Holbrook, Sterling Holbrook, Elwood LaRue, Kay Robnett, Veanna Snodgrass, and Edith Westmoreland.
Monetary gifts received in January included the following: United Way, of Audrain County; Edgewood Baptist Church, of Bowling Green; Bethlehem Baptist Church and United Methodist Women, of Centralia; Ramsey Creek Baptist Church and Thomas and Carolyn Hooten, of Clarksville; Curryville Baptist Church and Elm Grove Baptist Church, of Curryville; Farber Baptist Church and Gladys Williams, of Farber; Grand Crossings Baptist Association, of Fulton; Missouri Union Presbytery, of Jefferson City; Laddonia Christian Church; Friendship Baptist Church, of Mexico; Mary Scheffler, of Leander, Texas; Hopewell Baptist Church and John Yost, of Thompson; Janet McGlaughlin, of Troy; and Southside Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church, and First Christian Church, all of Vandalia.
Non-monetary gifts received included:  gift of service by Brian Snodgrass and paper products, snacks, and bottled water by First Presbyterian Church, of Vandalia.