Noon Exchange Club of Copperas Cove installs new members

Special to Leader-Press


The Noon Exchange Club of Copperas Cove met on August 14 at Lil Tex Restaurant. President Dennis Ayres called the meeting to order. Club Member Bill Minton offered the invocation, and Mr. Winston Vasquez-Ortiz led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Board Member Norma Crawford announced members’ birthdays and anniversaries . During the announcements  President Dennis Ayres reminded members of the upcoming Food Drive taking place at Wal-Mart. The Noon Exchange Club of Copperas Cove partnered with the STARZZ Youth Basketball Teams to raise donations for the My Brothers House Food Pantry.  

Next, President Dennis Ayres conducted an Installation of New Members. New club members recognized during the meeting included Mr. Charles Lyons and Winston Vasquez-Ortiz. 

Following the Induction ceremony, President Elect Inez Faisson introduced the guest speaker, Copperas Cove City Manager Andrea Gardner. Gardner offered a brief overview of Copperas Cove’s current building progress. Gardner also reviewed the tentative dates of completion for various road construction projects around the city. She ended her presentation by encouraging members to continue their community support.

Following the presentation, Board Member Angela Fields conducted the Child Abuse Prevention Raffle.  Following the raffle, President Dennis Ayres offered closing remarks and led the club in the Covenant of Service.

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