The Rotary Club of Swansea honored all members for meritorious service recently. Special recognition was given to members Hal and Marlene Harsin for a combined total of 37 years of dedicated and distinguished service. Rotarian of the Quarter awards were presented to Cheryl Moody and Glen Kreitner. Rotarian of the Year awards were given to Gloria Tialdo and Wayne Schlosser. New members were inducted: Erin Kelley, Alex McDonald, Mike Brink, Alan Friedman, Richard Timko, Lacey Levin, James Davis, John Laker and Theresa Collins.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Metro Saint Louis/Greater Missouri Chapter has named its new officers for the Young Professionals group. They are: Michelle Ragan of St. Charles, fundraising and development; Mark Green of Frontenac, vice president; Mandi Hill of Foristell, secretary; Ralph Loos of Troy and Heather Lasher Todd of Richmond Heights, marketing and communications; Katherine Arnold of Webster Groves, treasurer; Thanda Meehan of Swansea, president; Marie Davis of Sunset Hills, JDRF executive director Metro Saint Louis/Greater Missouri Chapter.
Harmony Express Chorus recently installed officers for the 2009-10 year: Lu Greeno, president; Marcia Johnston, vice president; Luan Downen, secretary; Marianne Ernst, treasurer.
John Fritz Retired Railroad Employees Club and Ladies Auxiliary -- noon Thursday, Caseyville Township Building, Fairview Heights. Spaghetti dinner. Ladies to bring a covered dish and two gifts for bingo.
Belleville Sister Cities -- 6 p.m. Thursday, Chickens Restaurant, St. Libory. Der Stammtisch. Reservations by today to Hilda or Steven, 222-2210.
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