Society of Military Widows Chapter 34 Lunch Meeting


By: Janet Snyder | Photos by: Su Phelps and Janet Snyder

On January 13th, 25 members of Society of Military Widows (SMW) and their guests attended the first meeting of our 7th year as a SMW Chapter in Las Vegas. SMW Chapter 34 President Su Phelps surprised everyone with a grab bag gift of a colorful silk scarves for every member. Everyone mingled, drank Chinese tea, ate multi-courses of delicious food; learned about treating neuropathy and pain; members introduced each other and told about how they became members of SMW; Chaplain Kym Ennis gave the Invocation with silent prayer for WWII widow Pearl Chesnaky who recently passed, and for Babette Kellner who is being treated for breast cancer; President of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 14 Juniors led the Pledge of Allegiance; Honorary Member Denise Ashurst presented a donation check for SMW Chapter 34 to Founding President Janet Snyder from Pride in Purity International, Inc. and talked about purity classes and trips they make every year; business was conducted by President Su Phelps with plans to volunteer in the community. All are welcome to attend these festive lunch meetings on the second Sunday of every other month. Information is posted on our SMW Chapter 34 website: