The Dog Days of Summer, some of the hottest, most sultry days in the Northern Hemisphere are
upon us. One of our newest members mentioned at the July Coffee that her family moved here to
avoid the heat and humidity. Guess what, the joke is on her, at least this year.
With the coming of August we will be resuming most of our regularly scheduled interest groups and
activities, so be prepared to gear up again for a full season of fun NCGH activities.
Paula Mittell has begun to plan our first Social of the year which will be a cocktail party to take place
in October. It should be cooler by that time, our summer trips and house guests should be good
memories by then. The party will give us something to look forward to before we start a whirlwind of
Mary Conrad has found a beautiful, historic venue for our Spring Fashion Show and she has some
innovative ideas for the presentation of the fashions. I know that talking about spring seems to be
premature, but it will be here before you know it.
Aimee Robinson has a Luncheon/General Meeting scheduled at Valley Hill Country Club on August
12th. You have your choice of two very special menu items to choose from for lunch. The guest speaker
will be Dorothy Thomas of the Huntsville Herb Society presenting her topic: From Your Garden to
A question has been raised as to whether or not you may attend the General Meeting without paying
for lunch. Our General Meetings are held prior to the luncheon and program so that members that
want to take part in the business portion of the meeting are able to participate, if they wish to do so,
without the expense of the luncheon. The luncheon and program will begin immediately after the
completion of the business meeting.
Thank you to those of you that have taken advantage of the suggestion box at the Coffee. Your suggestions
are welcome and will be discussed at the next scheduled Board meeting. Answers will be
addressed either by email, in person, (if you signed your name) or at the next scheduled General
Remember to mention NCGH to a new neighbor, or any newly transplanted gal that you might have a
conversation with during your travels. This method seems to be the best way to grow our group.
I look forward to the August Coffee and to seeing everyone there.
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