Girls’ Friendly Society 2019 Kick Off Meeitng @ St. Joseph's Buena Park
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Reminders for Annual Meeting

Childcare will be provided from 9 to 1:30 pm by St. Joseph’s GFS.
Please reserve a space by texting Margaret Nolde at 714-330-1156.

GFS-LA holds 3 board meetings a year to make sure that the organization runs smoothly and continues to improve. Please plan to be there and bring your clergy and other visitors!

The meeting will be a review of the past year and an overview of plans for the coming year. By attending this meeting, you will gain a better understanding of all that GFS-LA is doing to support the full development of our members and be able to have input on upcoming events.

• Branch Leaders, please send me by January 19:
     1-5 photos of your branch. Text to Margaret at 714-330-1156
    An email to Margaret giving any additional information about your branch that was not included in the annual report filed in August
• Committee Leaders. please send me by January 19:
     1-5 photos of relating to your area of responsibility
     A word document report emailed to Margaret. The word document will be filed with the secretary. Margaret will summarize the report as part of the video.
• Please review the minutes of last year’s meeting. In consideration of everyone’s valuable time, please read these minutes in advance. The minutes will not be read at the meeting, but will be approved and voted on.
• Please preview the Agenda and contact Margaret Nolde by January 19th if you wish to add an item to the agenda.

Lunch Information – please contribute an item for a “stone salad”. The executive board will provide the greens, rolls, paper goods and drinks. Suggested items are:
• A – G Veggies – tomatoes, chopped/grated carrots, radishes, or other veggies
• H – L Fun stuff – olives, croutons and bacon bits, berries, seeds, crunchies
• M – R Proteins – Chopped meat, cheeses, garbanzo and kidney beans, rinsed
• S – Z Dressings – creamy dressing, vinaigrette dressing, Italian dressing, other

RSVP to Margaret Nolde: RSVP

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GFS Fashion Show and Fun! @ St. Mark's Episocpal Parish
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

stay tuned for more information!

Spring Leader’s Meeting
Mar 30 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

more information to follow. 

GFS Anniversary Service @ St. John the Divine
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

stay tuned for more information!

Fall Leader’s Meeting
Aug 24 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

more information to follow. 

GFS Camp!
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 1:30 pm

Stay tuned for more information!