The 593rd meeting of Hotchkiss Emblem Club #306 was held May 6. An Americanism program was provided by Karen Emmons.
Third graders from Crawford, Hotchkiss and Paonia participated in a poster contest. The winners were:
Crawford — Kaya Crawford, first; Shaylee Odle, second.
Hotchkiss — Emma Miller, first; Gavin Finlayson, second; Dakota Sheldon, third.
Paonia — Ryan Gladbach, first; Mason Van Vleet, second; Miguel Garcia, third.
We lost a charter member, Virginia Wallace, and gained a new member, Lafawn Hamm Brown.
Navajo taco night was planned and the birthday of Donna Cochran was celebrated. The dime march was won by Gladys Carpenter.
The mother-daughter brunch was held Saturday, May 11. Elks officers honored mothers with a tribute.