Tri County Community Club
The Tri-County Community Club met on March 17, at the Yacht Club, with Sandy Maines and Shelly Blythe as hostesses. Wilma Holsapple blessed the food as a delicious meal was served.
Our afternoon business meeting was opened by President Gerry Cundiff and our club all repeated the Club Creed and the Pledge of Allegiance.
The surprise package was won by Sandy Osborne. There were two door prizes, won by Diana Neese and Linda Rush.
Devotions were read by Roberta Nees, "The apron of memory."
Roll call was answered by 14 members stating our best vacation. There was one guest, Sandy Osborne.
The secretarys report was read by Diana Nees, and approved. The treasurer's report was given by Roberta Nees and approved. The card report was given by Lucy Strauch with 14 cards being sent for the month. Lucy also gave the hospital report.
May 15 at the Poland Park they will be celebrating the "Good Ole Days," where people will be setting up tables to sell everything from food to whatever we want to part with.
Our next meeting will be at Marilyn Eckerman on April 21.
Our mystery pal gift was a birthday gift for Sandy Maines.
The meeting was closed with all repeating the Lord's Prayer. The social hour was spent playing bingo. We also had a five item sale, to help replensh our bank account. Wilma won the coverall in bingo.
Van Buren Homemakers
The Van Buren Homemakers met on March 18 at the Baptist Church. Evelyn Nevins gave the blessing and Dorothy Plunkett served a delicious lunch.
The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Creed. Evelyn gave devotions "Kind words can be short." Roll call was answered by six members, Leah Rae McMichael, Virginia Phillips, Marcia Davis, Myrna Schrader, Evelyn and Dorothy. Song of the month was sang.
The secretary and treasurer report was given and approved. Flower fund collected.
Leah Rae gave a Health and Safety report,
"Have all information needed for admission to the hospital," including current medication, insurance cards. Virginia gave citizenship "Madonna of the trail state."
Evelyn reviewed the newsletter, the Achievement Night is June 29, registration is 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Homemakers Workshop April 20 at 6:30 p.m., at the 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Homemakers Day at the Fair is July 22.
We will have a bakeless bake sale in Sept. The Christmas Project this year is a bunny pillow.
Leah Rae gave the lesson "First Aid Kits." She stressed that everyone should have a First Aid in the home and in the car.
Next meeting will be April 15, at noon at the Baptist Church with Leah Rae or Marcia as hostess.
Meeting closed with the Club Prayer. Myrna had a contest, won by Dorothy.