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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Washington Twp Circle Club

Washington Twp Circle Club met July 16 at noon at the home of Martha McKenzie. We took sack lunches.

Judy England opened the meeting at 1 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance was repeated.

She gave devotions "One Day at a Time." Mary Lou Coley read 10 rules of being a good neighbor.

The Club Creed was repeated.

Seven members answered roll call telling the dumbest thing they ever did in the kitchen.

We sang "America the Beautiful." Wilma gave the citizenship lesson "The Legend of Raggedy Ann and Andy."

President Judy had installation ceremony for president Mary Lou Coley also song leader, Doris Romas Vice President also Treasurer. Gifts were given. New president conducted the meeting.

A card and love gift were given to Judy. Many County activities were reported and discussed.

We made out our 2008-09 program books. Linda Schiele was appointed citizenship Leaders.

All members wore yellow. Martha served watermelon and candy.

Social time was enjoyed. Next meeting will be at Linda Schiele's home Aug 10 at 1 p.m. Wilma Rich give lesson "Salad made Easy."


The July meeting of the Tri-County Club was held at the Cataract Yacht Club with Sandy Mains and Kay Altemiller as co-hostesses. A delicious meal was enjoyed by all.

The meeting was opened by the repeating of the Club Creed and the Pledge of Allegiance.

Devotions were read by Rhonda Tincher. "Government Tax Program" was read by Roberta Nees. Mai Spectaler and Gerdine Cundiff both participated in "Our 50th".

Roll call was answered by 10 members, who gave their favorite summer activity.

Twelve cards were sent from June to July. Meeting was closed by repeating of the Lord's Prayer.

Social hour was spent playing bingo.

Tri County HOme Ec. Club

The Tri-County Home Ec Club met July 26, at Forest Park. Everyone enjoyed a delicious pitch in lunch. We had two guests join us, Britany and Broady Lawson.

Our meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and the club creed led by Debbie Lawson. Claralou Thompson had our devotions and continued to reside over our business meeting as our newly elected President.

Linda Allen gave our Health and Safety lesson on bees. Jeanne Stewald gave us interesting facts on the citizenship report on first lady, Hannah VanBuren.

"Safe Handling of Fruits and Vegetables was the packing lesson gave by Jean Alsip.

Everyone participating in Open Class was congratulated for their work in this years 4-H Fair.

Those participating in Open Class and Working at the Fair were Jean Alsip, Jean Rowings, Claralou Thompson, Shirley Stevenson, Judy Allen, Ruth Timm, Debbie Lawson, Julie Pell and Laura Kennedy.

Next month's meeting will be at the home of Laura Kennedy.

Meeting was adjourned by Ruth leading everyone in singing the club prayer.

Modern Homemakers

The Modern Homemakers met Aug. 7, at Forest Park in Brazil, for our annual picnic. We had a delicious meal of fried chicken and all the trimmings.

President Carolyn Tausing asked each of us to introduce ourselves to our visitors, the county officers.

They were Lucy Stough, Mary Lou Coley, Ruth Haas, Lauralee Hawkins, and Ann Stigler.

Our sixth visitor was Johanna Dardeen.

Roll call was answered by telling a funny story about canning.

The President announced that Aug. 18, is the Terre Haute district meeting at the Greene Co. Fair Grounds.

Our next meeting will be Sept. 3 instead of Sept. 4 at Helen Loughmillers.

Doris Butt had a contest on "How observant are you?" A good time was had by all.


The Washington Township Circle met on Aug 10 at 1 p.m. at Linda Schiele's home. Mary Lou Coley, president opened the meeting at 1 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was repeated in unison.

Rosalind Shopmeyer was installed as Secretary and Reporter for 2008-09 due to her being absent last month. She received a gift.

Club creed was repeated in unison. Lucy Spelbring gave devotions "Joy in the Morning." Rosalind gave secretary report, Doris Romas gave Treasurer report, and both were approved.

Roll call was answered by eight members telling of canning experiences. Mary Lou led us in singing "Chiggers" song of the month.

Linda Schiele gave citizenship on Pledge of Allegiance.

Wilma Rich gave a lesson "Salads made Easy", which was very interesting and hand-outs were given.

Dismissal was by singing Homemakers Prayer.

Delicious refreshments were served and gifts given at social time was enjoyed.

Judy will give a Bio-De-Gradeable lesson at next meeting on Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. at Mary Lou Coley's home.

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