On the 23rd of May, 1936 an extra ordinary meeting of the sisters of the Boian Church was called in the local school to organize a ladies club. The chairman was Reverend Vasil Cohan. They chose to be called “The Sisters of the Orthodox Church of Boian”.
Rev. Cohan declared the meeting open with the prayer “Kingdom of Heaver”. Then with a blessing he explained why it is very important for the Sisters of the church to unite and set an example for their children in a religious upbringing.
Nominations were open for President. G. Porozni nominated Veronica Toma. Reveca Cheilba seconded the nomination. Veronika Toma was elected by acclamation. Vice-President Reveca Toma, Treasurer Ana Porozni, Secretary Elena Svecla, Controllers Elizabeta Cohan, Reveca Chelba and Maria Toma. Membership was set at 50 cents per member.
The president declared the meeting closed, seconded by Reveca Schirca. Then the church choir sang Steagul Nostru and Asater Domnului.
An excerpt from the minutes of a meeting of the Boian Church Ladies Auxiliary held May 23, 1936. A discussion was held on the importance of the Ladies Auxiliary’s support of the Church Board and their importance in the spiritual upbringing of the future generation. An election of the executive was also held. It is interesting to note that the Romanian Language was used for many decades to conduct meetings.
John J. Toma