JACKSON TWP. BETTER HOMES CLUB
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension club met April 23 at the home of Ann Stigler.
President Lauralee Hawkins called the meeting to order with Marilyn Bott leading the Pledge of Allegiance and Homemakers' creed. Carmen Jackson told a story of bells and camels for devotions.
Ten members answered roll call by recalling their best Easter bunny memories.
Shirley Koehler led in singing "Home on the Range" and presented a health and safety lesson on making time for a nap.
Norma Diel's citizenship report covered information you may not know about the First Lady, Michelle Obama.
Several business items were taken care of.
The Scholarship fund was collected.
Meetings for the coming year were changed to daytime. The 4H wish list was looked over.
Achievement night is June 30, at 6:30 p.m.
The $7 for tickets will be collected at the May meeting as well as membership dues and the Leukemia donation.
Mary Kent presented the lesson "Do You Know Your Medical History?"
The closing prayer was sung. Marilyn Bott won the hostess gift.
Others present were, Mary Alice Foulke, Wilma Nicoson and Barbara Powell.
The anniversary meeting will be May 28, 1 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Golf Course.
van buren homemaker
The Van Buren club met at the Baptist Church April 16. Evelyn Nevins returned. Thanks for our lunch.
Our president, Evelyn, opened the meeting with the Pledge of the Allegiance and the club creed.
Marcie Davis gave devotions, "Wonderfully Made" and "The Lords Prayer."
Roll call was answered by seven members.
Secretary and treasurer gave their reports. Flower fund was collected. Song of the month sung.
Leah Rae McMichael gave a Health and Safety report on "Skin Care" and Virginaia Phillips gave the citizenship report "Things You Might Not Know About Michelle Obama."
Marcie gave the leader lesson "Clearing the Clutter From Your Life."
Next meeting, May 21 at Myrna Schrader's.
The meeting closed with the club prayer.
The Jackson Township club met with us at the Baptist Church March 26 for a lunch and an afternoon of fun.
Evelyn gave the blessing for a delicious lunch which was prepared by both clubs.
Lucy Strauch and Peggy Davis were guests.
A Fill-in-the-Blank contest was given by Evelyn.
An auction was held by the Jackson Township club.
They gave everyone play money. The blind auction was full of surprises and laughter.
It was a very enjoyable afternoon.
Get Ready to Garden
The Evening Thyme Garden Club of Marshall is preparing for their 11th annual Garden Fair on Saturday, May 16, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 2 p. m. at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Marshall.
Admission is free.
Vendors will offer a large variety of bulbs, bedding plants, yard ornaments, garden tools, glass rocks, pool and pond accessories, garden hats and clogs will all be available.