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By Dena Wood
The Times 

Odako Club Awards its Final Scholarship

The Waitsburg Club was organized in 1949


Dena Wood

Doris Hulce and Velma Sickles fill student treat bags.

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg's Odako Club is no more – at least not in an official capacity. The community service organization will award their final scholarship this June, but intends to maintain its tradition of encouraging students.

The Waitsburg Odako Club was organized in 1949 and still has two charter members – Velma Sickles and Sheryl Conover. Over time, participation dwindled, and the club collected its last dues in 2012.

However, the group has continued to meet in an unofficial capacity. They have a social gathering each Christmas, and carry on the tradition of filling goodie bags...

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