Modern Homemakers Club
Eight members met at Carolyn Girton's home on Jan. 3. Katherine Bovilles had devotions on "Jesus Christ and me."
We all sang the song "America." Roll call was "To whom and where, do you send a birthday card far away?"
Treasurer Anne Mae Fagg reported on Clothe-a-child. Also, received a "Thank you" letter from House of Hope for our donations of food and supplies.
No old business. New business included plans to meet at "Bit of Britain," for our next meeting. A bake sale for February was discussed. Wanda Fagg gave a very good lesson on "Meth Addictions," written by Steve Sutherlin.
Our next meeting will be on Feb. 7.
Washington Twp. Circle Club
The Washington Twp. Circle Club met on Jan. 10, at 1 p.m., at Lucy Spelbring's home. The Pledge of Allegiance and Club Creed were reported in unison.
Martha McKenzie gave devotions "Expect the Unexpected" from Guideposts and prayers. Mary Lou Coley led us in singing "America."
Martha's Health and Safety lesson was about Shingle's vaccines and Alzheimer disease.
We completed program planning sheets to be turned in to county office by the president.
Coming events were revised to times and places.
Tony gave the lesson "Hour of Power," a very interesting lesson and demonstration.
We signed a Birthday card for Jene Arny, a former member who now lives in Terre Haute.
We had a nice assortment of items for F.N.P. from each member to be taken to county offices.
Rosalind gave secretary report, Doris Romas treasurers report, both approved.
Roll call was answered by eight members. Others present Wilma Rich and Francella Royer. Closed with Homemakers prayer. Lucy served delicious refreshments. A social time was enjoyed. The next meeting will be at Rosalind Schopmeyer's home on Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. Bring a red gift for exchange. Mary Lou Coley will give the lesson "Tough Decisions."
TRI COUNTY HOME EC. CLUB
The Tri-County Home Ec. Club met on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at McKinley Hill Church, Brazil. Jean Alsip, president, called our meeting to order at 6 p.m.
Laura Kennedy led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance and Julie Pell led in the Homemaker's Creed.
All enjoyed a carry-in dinner to celebrate the Christmas season. Jean and Claralou Thompson decorated the tables. After eating, Judy Allen gave devotions, "The Story of the Stable Mouse." Ruth Timm led the group in singing "Silent Night" and Happy Birthday to Julie and Jean.
Roll call was answered with "When do you send hand written letters?" Jeanne Steuerwald gave a citizenship lesson on the First Ladies of the United States.
Claralou gave the leader lesson, which was a special interest lesson by Mark Evans at the Extension Office on your digital camera.
All sang the closing prayer as we gathered around the beautifully decorated tree to exchange gifts.
January Meeting - The Tri County Home Ec. Club met on Jan. 15 at the home of Jean Alsip. Laura Kennedy gave thanks for our food. The meeting was called to order by Julie Pell, leading the Homemaker's Creed. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Ellen Thomas. Claralou read "Age' and "Life Goes On," regardless of rainy day, lost luggage or tangled string of lights for devotions.
Laura Kennedy led the club singing "America" and Happy Birthday to Thelma Thomas.
The history of Raggedy Ann was selected for Jeanne Steuerwald's citizenship lesson.
Linda Allen, health leader, urged members to try to improve our mental power. Secretary and treasurer's reports were read and approved. Roll call was answered by "Someone far away that you mail a birthday card to?"
Laura Kennedy gave the lesson "An Hour for Power," fill each hour each day for Me. It relieves stress, improves attitude, redefines your value and to learn something new.
In business - The bake sale at the armory, Feb. 15-17, with club food there on the first day by 3 p.m. Our work shift is Feb. 16, from noon-2 p.m.
Members voted on lessons for 2008-09. Jeanne Steuerwald volunteered to be county citizenship officer.
Decision to be made in Feb. as to memorial in honor of Leta Mace. Reminder of special interest lesson on Jan. 28, at 9:30 a.m. at the Extension office. Collected items for LEAAP.
Everyone sang the closing prayer. Napkin winners were Thelma Thomas and Debbie Lawson. Thelma won the contest prize
The next meeting will be Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.