Tri-County Community Club
The Tri-County Community Club met at our new equipment building on Sept. 19. Our hostesses were Mary Rubeck and Rhonda Tincher. A great picnic was enjoyed by all. The next meeting will meet with Juanita Neese on Oct. 17 at the United Zion Church in Poland.
We cleaned our building and equipment. The afternoon meeting was opened by our president Diana Nees. The Club repeated the club creed and the Pledge to the Allegiance.
The surprise package was won by Sandy Maines and the door prize was won by Linda Rushton and Gerry Cundiff.
Devotions were read by Rhonda, Stella Awards. Sad News, and Doughboy by Gerri Cundiff. Only in America by Lucy Straugh. And Church sayings also by Lucy.
Roll Call was answered by 14 members and one guest Linda Rushton, telling our "Back to School Memories."
Secretaries report was read by Gerri Cundiff and approved.
Treasurers report by Evelyn Rubeck was approved.
Card report was given by Lucy Straugh with three cards being sent for the month.
We would like to extend to our community that we would be glad to accept any and all donations of hospital equipment that we can loan to anyone in need. There is no charge for the loaning of our equipment. We do accept donations small or large. You can contact any of our members.
We will be having an open house on Saturday, Oct. 27, at our new building in Poland from 1-4. p.m. We will be serving refreshments.
The meeting was closed by the entire club repeating the Lord's prayer. We were too tired to have a social hour.
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
President Lauralee Hawkins called the meeting to order with Marilyn Bott leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed. For her devotional, Bobbi Cayton read "Sticks."
Fifteen members answered roll call by giving an experience of a surprise, not they sent or received. The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read by Shirley Koehler and approved.
Ann Carol Harden led the song, "School Days". "Happy Birthday" was sung to Wilma Nicoson.
Rose Mary Price's health and safety report covered shingles and Norma Diel's citizenship report shared the history of Clay County, Indiana.
Several business matters were discussed: lesson ideas for the next year, council meeting update, and scrapbook ideas for an upcoming event.
A stuffing get together is planned for Oct. 16, at 1 p.m., at Lauralee Hawkins.
Indiana Homemakers Night will be held Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m., at the 4-H Fairgrounds.
Mary Kent presented the lesson, "Wear your party pants", Ann Carol Harden led the closing prayer. Rose Mary Price win the hostess gift.
Other present were Norma Diel, Mary Alice Foulke, Carmen Jackson, Mazo Modesitt, Glenna Ogborn, Barbara Powell, and Ann Stigler.
The club will entertain the Van Buren Homemakers on Oct. 25, at 5 p.m., at Pell's Playhouse.
Tri County Club
The Tri-County Club met at the home of Laura Kennedy on Sept. 25, at 7 p.m.
Jean Alsip called the meeting to order and lead the Pledge of Allegiance and Homemakers Creed.
Jean Steurwald gave the lesson "Salads made Easy."
Salads were served by the Greek and Romans in the 18th century. The Dutch served cole-slaw and the German's hot potato salad.
In 1890 Waldorf salad was served and the Salad Bar started in 1960. All fruits and vegetables make healthy tasty salads depending on dressing use.
Jean Rowings asked the blessing before the meal was served. Lucky plate winners were Winifred Allen, Jean Rowings, Ruth Timm and Clara Lou Thompson.
The meeting resumed with Secretary -- Treasurer report and roll call by Ellen Thomas. Jean Alsip read "God gives Special Friend" and article Carrots, Eggs and Oolog Tea and then ask us, "When trouble comes as you a carrot, egg or Oolog tea?"
Judy Allen passed out Poison Center information with the Center phone number. She also collected the flower fund.
Jeanne Steurwald citizenship report was of Julie Strauss, Parke County wife of Rockville Newspaper owner.
She was a writer and instrumental in the state making Turkey Run State Park in 1931.
Safety lesson was driving in rain -- never use the cruise control and make sure wipers work.
Ruth Timm lead group singing "School Days" and "Happy Birthday" to Judy Allen.
During the business meeting the "Homemakers Workshop -- Hats off to Homemakers" on Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairground.
The committee will appreciate help. Cookie recipes should be sent in. Leadership is to be shared. The meeting was closed by Ruth Timm, leading the singing of Club Prayer.