The Amity Club met Thursday, Oct. 3, at the home of JoAn Key for a kick-off brunch to start the 2013-2014 season. Phyllis Whitsitt, president, presented her theme, "Friends Are Like Diamonds - Precious and Rare." An overview of the year's programs and committee assignments were also discussed. Two new members, Marilyn Norris and Linda Greathouse, were welcomed.
Other members in attendance included Bobby Lowhorn, Jeanie Spivey, Mary Butler, Ann Lundy, Key, Barbara Ward, Judy Averett, Evelyn Altmiller, Janice Gauger, Betty O'Dell, Sharon Lucas, Marcia Mahler and Judi Winslow.