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Club News 7-22-08

Monday, July 21, 2008

Jackson Township Better Home Extension Club

Jackson Township Club met June 26 at the home of Shirley Koehler for their annual picnic meeting. Everyone brought a covered dish with Marilyn Bott saying grace. After the delicious meal, president Lauralee Hawkins called the meeting to order. Shirley Koehler led the Pledge of Allegiance and Homemakers Creed.

Norma Diel's devotional, "Grandma, Please Don't Make Me Put It Back,"was read from Chicken Soup for Grandparents.

Thirteen members answered roll call by complimenting the person to their left. Ann Carol Harden led in sining, "Good Old Summertime."

The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved.

Rose Mary Price's health and safety report covered improving your health with honey.

Norma Diel presented the citizenship report on Gene Stratton Porter.

The 4-H Fair work schedules were reviewed. Achievement Night was mentioned and our purple ribbon displayed. Homemakers Day at the Fair, July 17, was discussed if anyone wants to participate to sign up.

New program books were handed out. Ann Stigler conducted the installation of officers which will remain the same as the past year: Lauralee Hawkins, president; Barbara Powell, vice-president; Glenna Ogborn, secretary/treasurer; Mary Kent, reporter; and Ann Carol Harden, song leader.

Others present were Mary Alice Foulke, Ruth Haas, and Wilma Nicoson. Ann Carol Harden led in singing the closing prayer.

The next meeting will be July 24, 7 p.m. at the home of Ann Carol Harden.

Modern Homemakers

The Modern Homemakers met on July 3 at the Center Point Genealogy Library, with eight present and one guest. Roll call was answered with "Dumb things we do in the kitchen."

Devotions was given by Carolyn Tausig who read about the "Star Spangled Banner," which had four verses. She also read the Preamble.

Citizenship report was on the Hoosier State. Health and Safety was on Mosquito's and other bug bites.

Our lesson was given by Alice Ann Courtney the Volunteer Librarian on how to use the Genealogy Library.

Our next meeting will be a picnic at the park, on Aug. 7.


The June meeting was June 18 at the Poland Park. A delicious ham lunch was served by hostess Rhonda Tincher.

The surprise package was won by Diana Nees and hostess gift by Stella Doughty. The meeting was opened by repeating the Club Creed and Pledge of Allegiance.

Devotion was read by Rhonda Tincher. A child view of Grandma and Grandpa was presented. Roll call was answered by giving what we like about summer. Ten members and one guest, Stella Doughty, were present.

Three cards were sent in May and June. Three secret sister gifts were given, Mary Lyons, Roberta Nees and Geraldine Cundiff. The meeting was closed by repeating the Lord's Prayer. Coverall Bingo was won by Sandy Maine.

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