* SPRING THYME PLANT AND HERB FAIRE
The Wabash Valley Herb Society, Inc. is planning a Spring Thyme Plant and Herb Faire on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at Fairbanks Park, on the Banks of the Wabash River in Terre Haute. The festival is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free and the fair will go on rain or shine.
There will more than 60 vendors of garden, craft items, food, herb, vegetable plants, trees, candles, aromatherapy soaps and skin products. Including common herbs, as well as hard-to-find annuals and perennials.
The monies made will go towards special events, field trips, ten college scholarships and donations to the Wabash Valley libraries.
For more information, contact Jeanne LaVenne at 812-466-4700.
* TENTH ANNUAL GARDEN FAIR
The Evening Thyme Garden Club will host their 10th annual Garden Fair on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Clark County Fairgrounds, Marshall, Ill., raindate will be May 24.
A large variety of plants, handcrafted garden items, deck, pool and pond accessories, garden wear and antiques will be available. Also, demonstrations and raffles.
Tickets will be available the day of the fair.
For more information or for vendors, contact Betty Rasner at 217-889-2280.
* TRI COUNTY COMMUNITY CLUB
The Tri County Community Club was held at the home of Marilyn Eckerman on April 16.
A wonderful meal was served. Wilma Holsapple gave the blessing. The afternoon business meeting was opened by Gerri Cundif, our president Rhonda Tincher was sick, hurry back Rhonda we missed you.
The club repeated our club creed and the Pledge of Allegiance. The surprise package was won by Wilma Hosapple. And the door prize was won by Roberta Neese.
Devotions were read by Juanita Neese, in the beginning, and Gerri Cundiff read Hidden Dangers in CFL light bulbs.
Roll call was answered by 13 members telling jokes we played on someone. Secretarys report was given by Gerri and Approved. Treasurers report was read by Evelyn Rubeck and approved.
Card report was given by Diana Nees with four cards being sent for the month.
Hospital report was given by Juanita Nees. She stated she picked up two wheelchairs, that were given out as soon as she got them, We are needing wheel chairs if anyone wants to get rid of theirs, please call one of our club members.
Next month, May 21, our club will meet at the Zion Church in Poland with Roberta Neese as hostess, hope to see you there.
Remember our bake sale at the Clay County Courthouse on May 5. All are invited to come and have breakfast and lunch with us.
The meeting was closed with all saying the Lord's Prayer. The social hour was spent playing bingo with Lucy Straugh winning Coveralls.
* Tri County Club
The Tri County Club met on April 15. Eleven members of the Tri County Extension Club had an evening out at the Oak Ridge Grill. After members joined hand and repeated the Lord's Prayer we were served. Because it was night out much of the regular items were omitted from the meeting.
Jean Alsip, president reported during the business meeting that five members attended the District meeting at the 4-H Fairgrounds on April 1 and that $15 will be given to the Scholarship Fund.
Our Club will be preparing food for the Tasters Table at the Extension Workshop at 6:30 p.m. on April 22 at the 4-H Fairgrounds.
We will be entertained by the Van Buren Club on May 17 at Walnut St. Baptist Church at noon. We will entertain the H.O.M.E. Club May 20 at 6 p.m. at the McKinley Hill Church.
Lesson Leaders were assigned for the 2008-2009 year.
After singing "Happy Anniversary" to Jean and "Happy Birthday" to Ellen, the meeting closed.