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Monday, December 1, 2008


Six members of the Modern Homemakers Club met at noon on Nov. 6, 2008, at the home of Anna Mae Fagg.

Since Anna Mae was to present the lesson about Soups, she decided to make soup for our lunch. Her Broccoli Cheese Soup and Potato Soup were delicious and also her white cake. Helen Loughmiller brought her pumpkin pie and Carolyn Tausig made a Mandarin Orange Cake. The lunch around Anna Mae's dining table was delightful and a real treat!

President Carolyn Tausig opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed.

"On the Wings of Prayer," a poem by Helen Steiner Rice, was read by Wilma Modesitt for devotions. Roll call was then answered by telling what we are most thankful for.

Marge Stoelting's Health and Safety lesson was about the symptoms and dangers of the flu and she stated that the flu vaccine is the best preventative.

The club will sponsor an award at the 4-H Achievement Night and will donate four dozen cookies. Marge and Anna Mae will make the cookies.

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, a workshop was held at Anna Mae's to work on the Christmas project.

We will meet for our December meeting and Christmas party at Bob & Angie's Restaurant in Clay City.


Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club met at the home of Marilyn Bott on Nov. 13.

President Lauralee Hawkins called the meeting to order with Barbara Powell leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed. For her devotional, Norma Diel read "Poor Jim" and "Isn't it strange?"

Fourteen members answered roll call by telling the things they are most thankful for. Glenna Ogborn read the secretary and treasurer's reports.

Ann Carol Harden led in singing "The more we get together" and "Happy Birthday" to Barbara Powell.

Shirley Koehler's health and safety report covered taking care of yourself and others during the holidays. Marilyn Bott offered a report on the shingles vaccine.

Norma Diel's citizenship report covered First Lady Lou Henry Hoover.

Coins for friendship were collected and a report on the Christmas meeting was presented. A donation of kitchen gadgets or money will be collected for FNP at the December meeting.

Shirley Koehler presented the lesson "Versatile Vinegar" and Lauralee Hawkins preented the lesson, "Surviving the Digital TV Transition."

Others present were Bobbi Cayton, Mary Alice Foulke, Carmen Jackson, Mary Kent, Wilma Nicoson, Ann Stigler and Cheryl Thompson.

The closing prayer was sung. Each member took home a bag of turnips.

The Christmas party will be held at Bobbi Cayton's home on Dec. 5 at noon.


Washington Township Club Met Nov. 13, 10 a.m., at the home of Doris Romas.

We finished our animals, 48 scotty dogs, four bears and 11 bags for the nursing home.

Doris served a delicious lunch, three kinds of bean soup, miniature muffins, crackers, apple bean cake and gave the lesson during our lunchtime. A very good lesson and food, hand-outs given.

At 1 p.m. she opened the meeting and gave devotions "So many things I'm Thankful for."

We repeated the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Creed, roll call was answered by telling what they were most thankful for by six members.

Doris gave treasurer's report and Rosalind the secretaries both approved Linda led us singing "The more we get together."

Judy England gave the Health and Safety Lesson about Daylight Savings Time. The end of it is good for your heart. The spring change will cause more heart problems, taken from the Los Angeles Times.

Linda citizenship about First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, wife of Hubert Hoover, she spoke five different languages. We also talked about Veterans Day.

Our club gave money to the 4-H Achievement Awards night. Linda will bake 4 dozen cookies from our club.

We closed in singing the Homemakers prayer, Lucy Spelbring was also present Wilma Rich and Rosalind won the door prizes.

We planned our Christmas Dinner for Dec. 11, 10 a.m. at the Judy England home. We will make cinnamon ornaments have the gift exchange-gift for F.N.P. also cookies and candy exchange.

Social time was enjoyed.

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