Best of Thymes Herb Club
The Best of Thymes Herb Club met March 25, at the home of Jean Rowings. Claralou Thompson gave the table blessing before the evening meal.
Vice President Pat Krider conducted a brief meeting. Treasurer Jeannie McMichael collected dues.
Karen Staub reminded the women Earth Day is April 17, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Mary of the Woods. Karen also informed the members dill is the Herb of the Year and talked about uses of dill. She passed out packets of dill for planting.
Nancy Cox shared several stories about bird watching in Texas during the winter.
The hostess received a gift. Door prizes were won by Carolyn Trout, Pat Krider and Jean Alsip.
Others attending were Ruth Timm, Pat Deakins, Carolyn Petty and Carol Swearingen.
The annual mushroom hunt and walk will be April 29 at the home of Karen Staub. Wear comfortable clothing. Mushroom hunters will start out at 5:30 p.m. The carry-in meal will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Washington Twp. Circle Club
The Washington Twp. Circle Club met on March 11, 2010, at 1 p.m., at Judy England's home.
Linda Schiele called the meeting to order.
The Pledge of Allegiance and Club Creed were repeated in unison.
Wilma Rich gave devotions and "The meaning of the Easter Basket."
Brenda led us in singing "Bicycle built for two" and "When you wore a tulip."
The secretary report was read and approved.
Linda's citizenship report "National Road" and "Madonna of the Trails Statistics."
A change of the point system was announced and low income toy project for next year.
Judy gave the lesson "First Aid Kits."
Rosalind's lesson "Extraordinary uses for Ordinary things."
We closed sing Homemakers Prayers.
Rosalind won the door prize.
Refreshments were served and social time enjoyed.
Clay County Extension Homemakers
Attention Clay County: Mark your calendar on the following date for lessons presented at the Clay County Extension Office:
* April 6 -- "Living Green in Indiana," 6 p.m.,
* April 13 -- "Rice is Nice," cooking with varieties of rice an rice alternatives, 10 a.m., presented by Jackie Bauman, and
* May 4 -- "End of Life Financial Issues," 10 a.m.
The Clay County Extension Homemakers present these lessons as a public service to the community and the members. Anyone and everyone is invited and always welcome to any and all of our functions. Contact the Clay County Extension Office for additional information at 448-9041.