President's message from the heart
Michelle DiGaetano
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Hello fellow Altrusans!
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND YOURS! I hope that you and yours had a wonderful holiday season and that the New Year is all the best for you and your family.
For our Altrusa club..... we are off to a wonderful start to the new year with service projects being proposed, a new member, Joanna Slone will be initiated at Tuesday's business meeting, our on-going literacy project is off to a good start, ASTRA meetings are planned and much more! 
At our business meeting on Tuesday, 2 projects will be presented for approval. The proposed projects are attached in this newsletter. (Please note that there are 3 separate documents to the Multifaceted Literacy project):
*Camp Dreamcatcher 2022 - Project coordinator Debbie Fendrick and Co-Coordinator Julie Ruiz
*Multifaceted Literacy for Bell County - Project A - Project coordinator(s)Debbie Mabry, Mary Pearson, Brenda Hill, Sarah Davison, Debbie Fendrick, Sharon Walzel and Michelle DiGaetano.
We will be entertained by the Percussion group singing HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the members that will be celebrating birthday's in January!  
We have received our Altrusa "pop-up" banner! It will be on display at the business meeting on Tuesday! It is super cool looking! Can't wait for everyone to see it!! 
One last reminder.... bring a guest this month, for each guest you bring, your name will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a prize! The drawing will take place at the February business meeting!
Thank you Altrusan's for serving and making a positive impact in our community and beyond! 
See you on Tuesday at the Business meeting!
Michelle DiGaetano
President 2021-2022
Altrusa International of Temple, TX., Inc.
"Touching Hearts one Note at a Time"
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Altrusa Business Meeting Agenda September
MADD proposed project - document
MADD proposed project
Project BISD Heartbeat - document
Project BISD Heartbeat
Altrusa Signature Project part II
ASTRA Club Salado High School
Altrusa ASTRA - Lake Belton HS
TISD Passion proposed project
Altrusa August Correspondence report
Altrusa August Treasurer report
Altrusa August Program meeting minutes
Altrusa August Business Meeting minutes
Club News
Congratulations to Donna Wright for the arrival of her granddaughter! Dylan Reese born November 10th. She weighed 6 lbs. 15 oz., 20-1/2" long! She is welcomed and loved by her big brothers Paxton and Case! Congratulations Donna!! 
Belton High School ASTRA = Christmas Tree Ornament Gift Bag project! Bags contained ornaments donated by Temple Community Clinic, box of lights, 2 kids books all were delivered to Foster Love on November 18th! 
Literacy Quote to Warm the Heart
  1. “A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”  – C.S. Lewis.
      2. “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” – Maya Angelou.
ASTRA Committee Meeting
Napoli's Italian
Feb 07, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Business Meeting
Ralph Wilson Youth Club
Feb 08, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
World Day of Social Justice
Feb 20, 2022
Altrusa Program Meeting
Feb 22, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Service Committee Meeting
Feb 24, 2022 5:30 PM
Altrusa Board Meeting
Zoom only
Mar 01, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Woodwinds Social - Everyone is Invited!
Susie Dawson's House
Mar 03, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
International Women's Day
Mar 08, 2022
Business Meeting
Ralph Wilson Youth Club
Mar 08, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Altrusa Program Meeting
Mar 22, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Sharon Schmidt
February 3
Tara Manly
February 5
Cindy Southerland
February 6
Tara Stafford
February 18
Sarah Davison
February 20
Lisa Walker
February 22
Leticia Caraveo
February 25


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