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Club News

Friday, April 24, 2009


Jackson Township Better Homes and Van Buren Homemakers Extension Clubs shared an entertainment meeting at the Brazil First Baptist Church on March 26.

Evelyn Nevins, Van Buren president, presented two readings on "Hugs" and the blessing before the delicious meal was enjoyed.

A word contest was won by Mary Alice Foulke, from JTBH. A white elephant auction with play money was held with Carmen Jackson, JTBH, served as auctioneer. It was so much fun and lots of laughs were shared.

Ruth Haas, JTBH, gave two readings, Acts 2:38 and "Feed sacks."

Lucy Strauch, county publicity officer, and Peggy Davis, extension educator, joined the festivities. They thanked everyone for the fun time they experienced. The closing prayer was recited.

Others from Van Buren were Marcia Davis, Mary Hendrickson, Leah Rae McMichael, Virginia Phillips and Myrna Schrader.

Jackson held a short business meeting following the social gathering. President Lauralee Hawkins thanked the Ag Day workers and gave lesson reminders.

The Homemakers Workshop is April 21 at 6:30 p.m., at the 4-H fairgrounds.

Others from Jackson were Norma Diel, Ann Stigler, Marilyn Bott, Bobbi Cayton, Mary Kend, Shirley Koehler and Barbara Powell.


The Tri County Community Club met at the Zion Church in Polnad on March 18, with Donna Rubeck as hostess. Rhonda Tincher gave the blessing. A delicious meal was served. The afternoon business meeting was opened by our President Rhonda Tincher, with all repeating the Pledge of Allegiance and the club creed.

Devotions were ready by Luch Strauch, "Seven embarrassing medical exams." Roll call by Diana Nees was answered by 11 members staring their favorite flower.

The secretary's report was read by Diana, and approved. The treasurer's report was given by Roberta Nees, and approved.

The card report was given by Wilma Holsapple with four cards being sent for the month. The hospital report by Lucy was approved.

On Saturday, May 9, at the Poland Park, there will be a wagon train coming through town and will stop at the park.

We will have a bake sale.

There will be food stands and also tables of you name it for sale.

Don't miss this lots of fun and old fashioned togetherness. Like the old days!

Don't forget our bake sale, and breakfast and lunch at the Clay County court house on May 4 and November 2. All are welcome, our food is homemade, our ladies are the best cooks.

Our birthday girl wasn't there so Gerry Cundiff took it to her.

Her name is Sandy Maines, Happy Birthday Sandy! The meeting was closed with all repeating the Lord's Prayer.

The social hour was spent playing bingo.

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