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Friday, March 13, 2009


The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 26, at the home of Carmen Jackson.

President Lauralee Hawkins called the meeting to order with Rose Mary Price leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed.

For devotions, Ruth Hass read "Valentines are Gifts of Love" and "The Legend of Valentine" from Helen Steiner Rice and Remember the Clothesline.

Fifteen members answered roll call by telling their favorite sweetheart stories.

Ann Carol Harden led in singing "Down In The Valley," while "Happy Birthday" was sung to Mary Alice Foulke, Ann Carol and Mary Kent.

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

Normal Diel's citizenship report covered the FDIC.

Several business matters were discussed. Those working AG Day on March 20 were given reminders. Sign-up's for leader lessons and special interest lessons for next year were passed around. The Spring District meeting in Ellettsville is scheduled for March 18, and those intending to go paid their fee.

The next meeting is a joint entertainment venture with the Van Buren Club. Our club is bringing desserts and salads. All are asked to bring grab bags for an auction.

Lauralee Hawkins presented the lesson, "Ten Common Dining Mistakes."

All attendees sang the closing prayer. Others present were Marilyn Bott, Bobbi Cayton, Shirley Koehler, Wilma Nicoson, Barbara Powell and Ann Stigler.

The next meeting will take place on March 26 at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church.


The Tri-County Community Club met on Feb. 18 at the home of Evelyn Rubeck. A delicious ham and bean dinner with cornbread was enjoyed by 11 members. Wilma Holsapple gave the lunch blessing.

The meeting was opened with President Rhonda Tincher and the entire club repeating the Club Creed and the Pledge of Allegiance.

Rhonda Tincher read a funny story, "Diary of a Demented Snow Shoveler" and Juanita Neece read, "Three Wishes." Roll call was answered by eleven members telling what their favorite color was.

The Secretaries report was read by Diana Nees, while the Treasurer's report was given by Roberta Nees. Wilma Holsapple reported that four cards were sent to the sick and bereaved.

Juanita Neese gave the Hospital report. This had been a busy month for Juanita. If you have a wheelchair sitting around that you would like to donate to the club, give Juanita a call, at 812-986-2127.

Pat Kaster mentioned that the Covered Wagon that came through the Poland area will once again be here on May 9.

The meeting was closed with the entire club praying "The Lord's Prayer." We exchanged valentines gifts and played Bingo with Sandy Mains winning coverall. A surprise package was won by Pat Kaster and Mary Lyons won the Door prize.

We have a lot of great cook in our club. Here is one from our last cookbook. We still have some left, get in touch with any of our members if you'd like to purchase a copy.


Cheeseburger Pie

by Wilma Holsapple

1 lb. ground beef

1 cup shredded cheese

1 cup chopped onion

1 cup milk

1/2 tsp. salt

2 eggs

1/2 cup Bisquick

Heat oven to 400.

Bake 25 minutes

Cook ground beef and onion, drain. Stir in salt. Spread in greased 9-inch pie plate. Sprinkle with cheese. Stir 1 cup milk, 1/2 cup Bisquick and 2 eggs until blended. Pour into Plate. Bake 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Yields 8 servings.

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