Tri County Home Ec Club
The Tri-County Home EcClub met at the home of Linda Allen on June 23, at 6 p.m. President Claralou Thompson called the meeting to order with Jeanne Steurwald reading devotions and Ellen Thomas led our Pledge of Allegiance and Homemaker's creed. Jean Rowings blessed the food. We had ten 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 asour 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.
Tri County Club
The Tri County Club met on July 15 in the Zion Church basement, with Linda Rushton as hostess.
A delicious meal was enjoyed by all.
The meeting was opened by repeating the club creed and the Pledge of Allegiance.
Devotions were given by Kay, reading the history of the apron and the Easter bunny. Rhonda read about the fourth of July.
The hospital committee loaned out several pieces of equipment. Door prizes were won by Juanita and the surprise package by Evelyn. Roll call was answered by ten members and one guest, Carolyn Hauser.
The secretary's report was read by Diana and approved. The treasurer's report was read and approved.
A donation was given by Tom Telgemeyer.
We sent a bouquet to Gailard and Florence Neese to with them a happy 70th anniversary. Florence was a longtime member.
Kay Altemiller had a birthday.
The meeting was closed by repeating the Lord's Prayer.
The social hour was spent playing bingo.
Washington Township Circle
The Washington Township Circle met on July 9 at noon. We had a carry in lunch with Rosalind giving the prayer.
Doris called the meeting to order at 1 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance and club creed were repeated in unison.
Brenda gave devotions "My Hope." We sang "God Bless America."
Roll call was answered by seven members, telling why we are proud to be Americans.
The secretary and treasurer's report were given and approved.
The health and safety lesson "Get a Hobby," was by Judy England.
Linda's citizenship report was about the American Flag.
Doris gave members names and times to work at the fair, also dates and times for exhibits.
Lessons were chosen and assigned. Hostesses were chosen for the 2009-10 year.
Our special guest was Erin Nichole Henderson.
We closed singing the Homemaker's Prayer.
Refreshments were served. Martha McKenzie and Wilma Rich were present.
The next meeting will be Aug. 13 at noon. Bring a salad. Judy will give devotions. Lucy Spelbring and Rosalind Schopmeyer will give the lesson "Balance and Mobility."