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The YWCA Comes to Summit

sayitwithflowersThe Summit Herald of November 22, 1918 reported that the United Community Thanksgiving service would take place in the Lyric Theater, led by the pastors of the Baptist Church and the Central Presbyterian Church, and with contributions from other local clergy. The service would be attended by 50 convalescent sailors and marines, who had been invited to eat Thanksgiving dinner with Summit families.

The Summit Women's Institute was reorganized into a YWCA, and elected a slate of officers. It was announced that they would have use of the YMCA gymnasium one day a week.

The Summit Playhouse had its official opening with four one-act plays. Proceeds of the ticket sales were donated to the Red Cross.

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