Goldsboro Bureau of Social Service
Headquarters, Memorial Community Building, Telephone 580
Miss Gertrude Weil, President
Miss Mary Emma Giddens, 1st Vice-President
Miss Hattie Dewey, 2nd Vice-President
Mrs. W.D. Creech, Treasurer
Mrs. Lewis D. Giddens, Executive Secretary
PRESIDENT'S ANNUAL REPORT - Jan. 13, 1927.
During the past year many of you may have heard little of the Goldsboro Bureau of Social Service. Up to two years ago you were made aware at least once a year of its existence - when we came around for your annual membership dues and contribution to our treasury. We are beginning now our second year of incorporation in the Community Chest, through whose operation our members may lose something of their personal feeling toward the Bureau, but which has the compensating advantage of putting us in closer fellowship with the other civic and philanthropic agencies of the community and which also has the obvious advantage of making one appeal a year suffice for all the local agencies.
The very nature of our work precludes publicity and advertising. If there are unfortunates who need material help to put them on their feet, if there are families who need outside aid in adjusting themselves to difficult conditions, if a person finds himself out of a job, it is our part to render the needed aid. The more efficient we are the less we are heard of. However, our work has gone on progressively during the past year. The secretaries' reports will give detailed records of our activities.
The organization has during the past year dropped the