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Page 6 Thursday, October 8, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION












(She is the former Miss Lisa Susan Krasner)

Miss Lisa S. Krasner Weds Lee F. Schaefer

Miss Lisa Susan Krasner, the daughter of Mrs. Renae Douglen of Westfield and Harold Krasner of Union, was married on Sunday, July 19, to Lee Francis Schaefer. He is the son of Judy and Leon Schaefer of Marlboro.

Acting Mayor Lawrence A. Goldman of Westfield officiated at the noon ceremony, which took place at the Richfield Regency in Verona. The reception was also held at the Regency.

Miss Sharon Decker of Bricktown, a friend of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Russ Schaefer of

Marlboro, the twin brother of the bridegroom, was the best man. A graduate of Westfield High School, the bride is certified in child care and development. She is employed by the Mountain Top PreSchool in Warren as an assistant kindergarten teacher.

The bridegroom, who graduated from Marlboro High School, is employed by L. Schaefer & Sons, a home improvement firm owned by his family in Marlboro.

Following a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple reside in Cranford.

Taylor Leona Born to Mazzas

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Mazza of Flemington have announced the birth of their daughter, Taylor Leona Mazza, on Thursday, August 27, at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington.

She is the couple’s first child. Taylor weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and measured 22½ inches in length at birth.

The baby’s maternal grandparents are Frank and Leona Scura of Orange.

Her paternal grandparents are Tony and Cathy Mazza of Westfield.

WESTFIELD — Austin B. Sayre of Westfield has been chosen to receive the 1998 Charles P. Bailey Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Rotary Club of Westfield.

This award is given annually by the Rotary Club in memory of Charles P. Bailey, a former Mayor of Westfield and former member of the Westfield Rotary.

The award will be presented to Mr. Sayre at a dinner to be held in his honor on Wednesday, November 18, at the Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield.

Mr. Sayre and his wife, Betty, moved to Westfield in 1957. They have four grown children.

He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1952 from Yale University, and received his Master in Business Administration Degree in 1954 from Harvard Business School.

He retired as a Lieutenant from the United States Navy in 1957, having served three years.

Mr. Sayre worked for the American Abrasive Metals Company in Irvington for 22 years, becoming President of the firm. Upon the sale of the company, he became VicePresident of the successor business, American Safety Technologies, serving from 1989 until his retirement in 1991.

His contributions to the community include serving as President of the United Fund of Westfield and the Board of Trustees; VicePresident of the Board of Directors of the Westfield “Y”; Past Trustee of the Westfield Foundation from 1992 to 1998, and as President of the Board of Directors of Youth and Family Counseling Service.

He is also a Past VicePresident of the Chamber of Commerce in Irvington, and has served as CoVice Chairman of the Overlook Hospital Foundation. In addition, he has been the local committee CoChairman for the Yale University Five Year Capital Campaign.

Mr. Sayre is a member of the Echo Lake Country Club, the Westfield Tennis Club and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield.

Past recipients of the Charles P. Bailey Humanitarian Award include Lee Hale, Rabbi Charles Kroloff, Arthur Fried, Robert and Alice Dillon, William Peek, Nancy Reynolds, Ernest Winter, Frank Ketcham, Robert Mulreaney, William Meglaughlin, H. Emerson Thomas, and Robert Rooke.

Tickets to the honorary dinner are available from any Rotarian or by calling Stan Kaslusky at the Westfield “Y,” (908) 2332700. Proceeds will support the Rotary Club’s Community Projects.

Austin B. Sayre Chosen To Receive Bailey Award

Austin B. Sayre Musical Club to Present

Instrumental Concert PIANO PLAYING… The Musical Club of Westfield will open its 83 rd season with

an instrumental concert given by members on Wednesday, October 14, at 1 p. m. at the home of Helene Seymour in Westfield. Pictured above are CarolleAnn Mochernuk and Paul Keuter, husband and wife, as they prepare for their performance at the concert.

WESTFIELD — The Musical Club of Westfield will open its 83rd season with an instrumental concert given by its members on Wednesday, October 14, at 1 p. m. at the home of Helene Frieland, 201 Linden Avenue in Westfield.

The program will begin with Louise Andrews at the piano, performing Preludes, Op. 28, Numbers 2124, and Prelude Op. 45 by Frederich Chopin.

The Trio Sonata for Two Flutes and Continuo by Antonio Corelli will be performed by Eugenia Cline and Janet Somers, on flutes, with Paul Somers playing continuo.

CarolleAnn Mochernuk and Paul Keuter will perform four hands at one piano in a Suite from Porgy and Bess. This composition, arranged by Mr. Keuter, was written in commemoration of the centenary birthday of

Porgy and Bess composer George Gershwin.

The suite will contain arrangements of the songs “Summertime,” “I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin,” “My Man’s Gone Now,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” “Bess, You is My Woman Now,” and “Oh, I Can’t Sit Down.”

The Program Chairwoman for the concert is Sally Beckwith. Serving as Hospitality Chairwoman is Peg McGroarty, assisted by Virginia Toenes, MarieDanielle Mercier, Janice Irwin, and Evelyn Todd. Refreshments will be served at the end of the concert.

Jumble Store to Hold Columbus Day Sale

The Jumble Store of the Junior League of ElizabethPlainfield (JLEP) in Cranford will celebrate Columbus Day by having selected items marked down by 50 percent starting Monday, October 12.

A consignment store specializing in women’s career wear and children’s clothing, the Jumble Store is open

every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 9: 30 a. m. to 3: 30 p. m., Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p. m., and Saturday from 10 a. m. to 3 p. m.

All proceeds from the store benefit community service projects.

The JLEP is an organization of women committed to improving their communities through the action and leadership of trained volunteers. Membership is open to all area women over 21 regardless of race or creed, according to league spokeswoman Beth St. Raymond.

For information, please call (908) 7091177.

La Leche League Posts Monthly Meeting Date

La Leche League of Westfield, a breastfeeding information and support group, will meet on Thursday, October 15, at 10: 15 a. m. at the Cranford Public Library, located at 224 Walnut Avenue in Cranford.

The group meets on the third Thursday of the month at the library. For more information, please call (908) 3011339 or (908) 3068807.
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