The Downing Red Hats met for lunch at the North Side Grill in Bloomfield, IA on August 14. Hostesses for the day were Glennis Ward and Maudie Oliver. After lunch we enjoyed a reading by Glennis, “Never Underestimate a Woman”.

Those attending were Sherrie Laws, Leona McNary, Arlene Stice, Marilyn Blessing, Margaret Kinard, Betty Duncan,  Betty Anderson, Bette Herbert, Louise Newland, Liz Reel, Betty Reel, Carolyn Schmitter, Anita Jackson, Margaret Mobley and Glennis Ward. We also had two visitors, Dakota Morland and Joyce Bogle.

Our next meeting will be September 4th at the Downing Appreciation Day Grounds at 11:00 a.m. Hostesses are Sherrie Laws and Margaret Kinard.