VAN BUREN HOMEMAKERS
The Van Buren Homemakers met on March 19 at the Baptist Church where lunch was served by Evelyn Nevins an Dorothy Plunkett.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Creed. Evelyn gave donations from the book "Reflections," "Why God Put Me Here" and "Hugs." The secretary and the treasurer gave their reports and were approved. The group then sang their song of the month and collected their flowers fund.
Leah Rae McMichael gave a Health and Safety report "Womens' Diseases That Doctors Miss." Virginia Phillips gave citizenship on Barbara Bush. Puppy pillows will be made again this year with the addition of a pocket on the back for the tooth fairy.
The Homemakers Workshop is set for April 21. The program will be "One Day Trips Around Indiana." The group is also scheduled to sing at the Senior Citizen Building on June 4, June 10 at the church, June 30 at achievement night and at the 4-H fair which runs from July 11-25.
Following this announcement, Evelyn gave the lesson "Versatile Vinegar" and Surviving the Digital TV Transition."
The next meeting will be April 16 at the Baptist Church with Dorothy as hostess. Maurice Davis will give the lesson "Cleaning the Clutter from your Life."
Lastly, the club is sad to have lost Winifred Allen, a devoted member and friend.
Allen was the group song leader and did the reports on Health and Safety for several years.
WASHINGTON TWP CIRCLE CLUB
The Washington Township Circle Club met on March 12 at the home of Wilma Rich.
Judy England called the meeting to order, and the group proceeded to repeat the club creed and Pledge of Allegiance. Following these actions, Brenda Gunthensburger gave devotions.
Role call was answered by six members and the group sang "Spider Song" and monthly collections were taken.
Linda Schiele gave her citizenship lessons about Barbara Bush and Judy reported a council meeting.
June will be a busy month for the group as they have been assigned to sing at two separate functions. They will perform at a nursing home on June 4, and at Purdue University at an undisclosed date.
New regulations have been passed for the groups Scholarship Award. Recipients must be residents of Clay County. Name and address from each that apply must come from their reference. You may re-apply again.
The homemakers workshop is set for April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds.
Judy then gave Health and Safety lessons "Save on Gas Without Skimping on Safety" and "Don't Be a Victim of Fraud."
The meeting ended with the singing of the "Homemakers Prayer." Refreshments were served and a special time was enjoyed by all participants.
The groups next meeting is scheduled at Roseland Schopmeyer home on April 9 at 1 p.m.
Lucy and Roseland will give a lesson entitled "Balance and Mobility for Older Adults.