Greetings my fellow Altrusans,
The busy season is upon us! There's so much going on and plenty of opportunities to get plugged in. So read through the newsletter, click through the events, and sign up to help with what interests you! If you have questions about anything, please don't hesitate to reach out to me or your sponsor to learn more about upcoming activities and opportunities! 
Upcoming Opportunities to Serve!
 1) We need lots of hand to help during our 2 Make a Difference Day Projects (Healing the Healing Garden and TLC for the Temple Literacy Council). Please sign up to attend on Saturday, October 22nd. 
2) We are collecting for the Fisher House this month to help provide essentials for families of service members in their home away from home. Altrusans are being asked to bring the following items to the October Business and Program meetings as you are able:
Paper Towels, paper plates/bowls/cups, Ziploc bags, trash bags (13 gal), Toilet Paper, Lysol Spray & wipes
3) 7 drivers are needed to deliver pre-k kits for Central Texas Housing Consortium project Tuesday afternoon following the business meeting. The sign-up can be accessed through the link listed below. 
Upcoming Events!
1) Update your calendar for the new Thriller Club social moved to Friday, October 28th  at 6:30 at the home of Pam Abernathy. (Costumes are encouraged)!
2) The District is hosting a Fall Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 12th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Duncanville from 10 am - 3 pm.  Anyone is welcome to attend who is interested in honing your leadership skills and networking with other Altrusans across the the state. Cost is only $60.
Tuesday's Meeting Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 895 9178 5304
Passcode: 712995
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,89591785304#,,,,*712995# US (Houston)
See you Tuesday!
Tara Stafford
Altrusa International of Temple, TX Inc.
Sign Ups
Pre-K Kit Delivery Link
Fall Leadership SignUp
Taste of the Holidays Publicity
Don't forget to share details about the upcoming Taste of the Holidays on your social pages (Facebook, etc.)  and include BOTH sides of the invitation which were provided to you in an email this week from Taryn Cox. 
Here is a suggested post:
"Please consider supporting Altrusa International of Temple, TX by attending this year's Taste of the Holidays Luncheon. It's a wonderful way to kick off the holidays!"
Early Morning Day of Caring Kickoff - Fri. October 7th!
A job well done cleaning up outside and inside the Belton Senior Activity Center! Altrusans teamed up with volunteers from Bell County.
Altrusans Care every Day!
Member Birthdays
Barbara Pearcy
September 2
Teresa Bowen-Bechtel
September 17
Angela Cases
September 26
Michelle DiGaetano
September 28
Carol White
October 4
Brenda Hill
October 6
Pam Abernathy
October 17
Margie Gilmore
October 18
Linda Moore
October 19
Marsha Oliver
October 20
Deborah Pope
October 30
Meeting Minutes_Sept Business
October Treasurer's Report
Oct. Correspondence Report
Proj - RWYC Library Refresh
Proj - Celebrate the Promise House
Cares & Concerns Committee
Jun 01, 2022 – May 31, 2023
Astra Committee Meeting
Oct 10, 2022 5:30 PM
October Business Meeting
Ralph Wilson Youth Club
Oct 11, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Delivery of items to Pre-K kiddos- Temple Housing
107 N 9th Steet
Oct 11, 2022 1:45 PM
Membership Committee Meeting
Oct 13, 2022
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Days for Girls Prep Day
First United Methodist of Belton
Oct 15, 2022
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
World Food Day
Oct 16, 2022
Fisher House Make Ahead Casseroles
Oct 18, 2022
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Make a Difference Day
Oct 22, 2022
Make a Difference Day: Healing the Healing Garden
McLane Children's Medical Center
Oct 22, 2022
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."  -  Eleanor Roosevelt