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Mechanics hold state meeting in Wheeling

Aug. 25, 2013 @ 02:43 PM

Mechanics hold state meeting in Wheeling

WHEELING -- The West Virginia Junior Order United American Mechanics held its 125th state session Aug. 15-17 at the historic McClure Hotel in Wheeling.

The activities included the Clay Fisher Memorial golf tournament , a memorial service to honor members who have passed away and a business session with State Councilor Charles Petro as chairman. Petro was sworn in in September shortly after the death of State Councilor brother Harold L. Ostrander. There were 30 voting members registered and seven visitors.

The keynote speaker was junior past state Councilor Danny Collis.

Newly elected officers were installed by National Junior Past Councilor Ron Richards. They are State Councilor Charles Petro, State Vice Councilor Sally Arnold, State Secretary Joyce Everett, State Treasure Hilda French, State Chaplin David Kendig, State Conductor John Ditto, State Warden David Puffenburger, State Inside Sentinel Danny Collis, State Outside Sentinel Buddy Kilgore, and National Representative Eugene French.