* Tri County Home Ec Club
The Tri-County Home EcClub met at the home of Linda Allen on June 23, 2009 at 6 p.m. President Claralou Thompson called the meeting to order with Jeanne Steruwald reading devotions and Ellen Thomas led our Flag salute and Homemaker's creed. Jean Rowings blessed the food.
We had 10 members and one guest enjoying a delicious meal, prepared by Linda Allen, Thelma Thomas, and Ellen Thomas.
Linda gave the Health and Safety lesson on Hypnosis cures. Our roll call was for every member and guest to tell a wedding story. Jeanne Steurwald gave a Citizenship report on an article entitled "Laughing".
Old business, Claralou reminded all of Achievement Night at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds on June 30. The theme is on Pirates and everyone is encouraged to dress in Pirate costume. Clay County 4-H Fair Schedules were passed out and everyone encouraged to participate in Open Class on Friday, July 17. Sign upsheets for the Exhibit Hall and the Ice Cream Truck were passed out to remind everyone who signed up their work schedule during the fair. Homemakers Day at the Fair is Thursday, July 23 at 1 p.m.
New business- We set Saturday, July 25 as our next meeting at Harmony Park shelter at noon for a summer picnic. Everyone is to bring a covered dish and their own table service.
Our club drew Jackson Township Better Homes to entertain in the upcoming year and they drew our name. Discussion on having a county wide silent bake sale was discussed instead of having a bake sale at the Home Show and all members were in favor of.
The Fall District meeting is set for Aug. 25, at the Canon Inn, in Owen County.
Thelma Thomas gave the lesson on "A New Wrinkle." We learned the history of how wrinkles were taken away on face, how hair and nail color has evolved. A very interesting lesson.
Ruth Timm closed our meeting with singing the Homemakers Prayer.
* Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club met at the home of Shirley Korhler, June 25. Everyone brought a covered dish with grace being said before the meal.
After eating president Lauralee Hawkins called the meeting to order. Ann Stigler led the Pledge of Allegiance and the homemaker's creed. Barbara Powell's devotional, "Do Not Forget to Live," was from James 4:14.
Thirteen members answered roll call by telling a wedding story. Shirley led in singing, "You're A Grand Old Flag."
The secretary and treasure's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved. Shirley's health and safety report covered getting enough calcium and vitamin D. Norma Diel's citizenship report told how Grandparent Day was started in 1970 on the first Sunday after Labor Day.
The 4-H Fair work schedules were reviewed. Clubs need a $5 door prize. The fall district meeting will be held at McCormick's Creek on Aug. 25.
Marilyn Bott conducted the installation of officers which will remain the same as the past year, Lauralee Hawkins, President Barbara Powell, Vice-President Glenna Ogborn, Secretary/Treasurer, Mary Kent, Reporter and Ann Carol Harden (absent) song leader.
Others present were Bobbi Cayton, Mary Alice Foulke, Ruth Haas, Wilma Nicoson and Rose Mary Price. Shirley led in singing the closing prayer
The next meeting will be held at 11 a.m., July 23, at the 4-H Fairgrounds before the Homemakers Day at the fair.