• "CPCers Meet in St. Paul, Minnesota".....An informal meeting on January 19, 1974 at the home of Mrs. Marie Haywood, mother of member Virginia Haywood, #16. Also present were Kenneth Mackenzie #1, Dorothy Kilpatrick #27, John Montez #308, Ruth Hart #250, Ruth Light #274, Elizabeth Wolf #444 and a guest Frances Engen. At this meeting, Ken mentioned the possibility of a CPC First Day Cover from Harmony, Minnesota.

  • "North Star Chapter Meeting".....Eleven members met at the home of Virginia Haywood. Ted Striny #297 suggested this chapter of CPC be named the North Star. Other members present: Ruth Light, Ken Mackenzie, Lois Holland, Dorothy Kilpatrick, Elizabeth Wolf, Elizabeth Moe, John Vance, John Montez and Agnes Mueller.

  • "Minnesota Chapter - Summer Events".....Seven members attended a meeting at Ruth Light's home on June 29, 1974 - Frances Engen, Dorothy Kilpatrick, Elizabeth Wolf, Elizabeth Moe, Ruth Light, Virginia Haywood and Ruth Hart. Mrs. Marie Haywood was also present.

  • "Fred Korotkin Speaker at North Star Chapter Meeting".....Korotkin detailed the revolution and the current stamp program celebrating the bi- centennial of the revolution. In attendance were Dorothy Kilpatrick, Ruth Hart, Ruth Light, Elizabeth Wolf, Hugh Osborn, Frances Engen and Virginia Haywood. A logo for the North Star Chapter was adopted at this meeting.

  • "North Star Special".....a recipe created by Mrs. Marie Haywood, for one of the favorite cookies served at the meetings of the Minnesota North Star chapter. Yule Log Marshmallow Roll.

  • "25 Years Ago in CPC".....The second and third issues of the Yule Logs in 1969 are reviewed by Joan Klimchalk. Ken Mackenzie chronicled the progress of the club. By April 1, there were 21 paid up charter members. Ken emphasized the friendly nature of the club and encouraged writing to fellow members.

  • "Santa-i-tus".....written by Ed Sarbach, first appeared in the January/February 1989 Yule Log. It gives a detailed description of the fever caught by the editor on a recent visit to CPC member Joan Klimchalk, a devoted Santa collector.

  • "Focus on Members".....Life Members Dorothy Henderson, Dorothy Martin and Anthony B. Anthony are introduced.


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