The Carlisle Altruistic Club met on March 5 at the Carlisle Senior Citizen Center. Club president Carolyn Martin presided over the meeting attended by 16 members.

Mary Smith was hostess and program leader. She introduced special guest speaker Bobbie Cotner, who gave a demonstration of designing a beautiful spring wreath. The wreath was given has a door prize, which went to Linda Sanders.

Ruth Woods read the minutes of the previous meeting and correspondence. She received a thank you letter from Maxine Thrift for the help the club has given to the Immanuel Baptist Church food pantry. Dorothy Elmore gave the treasurer’s report.

President Martin discussed the upcoming GFWC District IV Spring Convention that will be March 8 at Carlisle First Baptist Church. She reminded everyone of the assigned foods and items to bring.

Jan Pasley, district president-elect, discussed organization of District IV for the coming two years and asked for volunteers to fill each vacant position. The district is comprised of five clubs in Carlisle and Hazen that work together and individually to provide great benefits for each respective community.

The club elected the following officers for the 2014-2015 club year: president Sandra Tarter, vice-president Thelma Shook, treasurer Rhonda Parker, historian/secretary Mary Frances Perkins, reporter Pat Hogan and parliamentarian Carolyn Martin.

Martin reminded members of the next meeting on April 9 at the home of Dorothy Elmore. The meeting adjourned with Pat Hogan leading the Club Collect. Refreshments were served by hostess Mary Smith.