HIGHLAND LAKEs SERVICE LEAGUE
Guest Speaker, Linda baker, presented information on the wildflower project that is taking place at the intersection of Highways 281 and 71. The Citizens for Scenic Texas Highways is leading efforts to fund the project and beautify the location as a "welcome mat to the Hill Country" in the spirit of Lady Bird Johnson. Support has been pouring in for the project from local communities, leaders such as Governor Greg Abbott, and Lucy Baines Johnson.
Grants – Reminder to members that all information and applications are on our website this year. There will not be a direct mailing to those wishing to apply.
Golf Tournament – The annual Charity “for ladies only” Golf Tournament was a big success. Carolyn Richmond reported that approximately $17,500 was raised in support of the Service League’s annual grant program.
Revision to the Bylaws – The revisions were presented and reviewed in the May meeting. Shirley Schmidt made a motion to approve the bylaw proposal as written, a second was offered by Pam Parsons, and the bylaw amendments were approved by a voice vote.
Newly Approved Officers – Brenda Eubank installed the Highland Lakes Service League 2017-2018 Officers: From R-L: President - Carolyn Richmond; Vice President -Kathy Kasparek-Nicholl; Secretary - Pat Bentley; Treasurer - Cheryl Webb; Treasurer Apprentice -Kay Dee Hughes.
September 13th will be our first meeting in the next service year and the emphasis will be a New Member Invitational Luncheon.
Thank you to our outgoing Officers and Committee Chairs – Outgoing President, Betty Cruikshank, was presented with a flowering plant and a thank you card for a job well done. Betty in turn recognized all the Committee Chairs, Vice President Cyrilla Ivey, Secretary Suzanne Rankins, and Treasurer Cheryl Webb, and thanked them for their service.
Incoming President, Carolyn Richmond, thanks outgoing President, Betty Cruikshank, for her service this past year.