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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club

The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club celebrated its 73rd anniversary May 27, at the McKinley House Bed and Breakfast.

Ann Stigler, Marilyn Bott and Barbara Powell were in charge of the festivities.

Ann gave the blessing before the delicious meal was served and all recited the pledge to the Flag and the Homemaker's Creed.

Marilyn read, "Golden Gossips," and led a contest, "Pillsbury Dougboy," which Bobbi Cayton, Mary Kent and Wilma Nicoson won.

Ann led three Bingo games, which Mary Alice Foulke, Shirley Koehler and Rosemary Price won.

Glenna Ogborn read the secretary's and treasurer's reports. Everyone told when they joined the club and who invited them.

Vice President Barbara Powell conducted a short business meeting. Signup sheets for monthly meetings and committees were circulated. Tickets for Achievement Night, which will be June 29, at 6:30 p.m., at the 4-H Fairgrounds, were purchased.

Club dues and the Leukemia donations were collected.

Others present were Norma Diel and Ruth Haas. Rosemary Price won the door prize. The Club Prayer was recited to end the meeting.

The next meeting will be June 24, at noon, at Shirley Koehler's home. Everyone is to bring a covered dish and table service.

Installation of officers will be conducted.

Modern Homemakers

The Modern Homemakers met at the home of Louise Fagg May 6, 2010.

Wanda Fagg was the hostess.

Devotions were given by Wilma Modesitt. The Devotion was on "The Explanation of God," written by an 8-year-old boy.

Our "School Class Colors" answered roll call.

Song of the month was "While Strolling Through the Park One Day." Health and Safety was about "Sleep Apnea."

Louise Fagg gave the Citizenship Report about the old signs along the roads years ago. Some were "Burma Shave Signs."

Louise Fagg had the lesson on "Rice is Nice." We had a delicious meal of TexMex, rice bake, baked rice custard and fruit salad.

Dues were paid for the following year. The meeting was closed with the Club Prayer.

The next meeting will be at Jeanne Nugent's home.

Van Buren Homemakers

The Van Buren Homemakers met May 20, at the home of Myrna Schrader.

Leah Rae McMichael gave the blessing and lunch was served to four members.

Vice President Marcie Davis opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Creed.

Leah Rae gave devotions, "To Our Awesome God." Virginia Phillips, Marcie, Leah Rae and Myrna were present for roll call.

Song of the month was sung. Secretary report was read and approved and there was no treasurer's report and no flower fund collected.

Leah Rae gave a Health and Safety report on "Warnings to Teenage Drivers," also applied to parents. Virginia gave the Citizenship Report on "Burma Shave Signs."

Achievement Night is June 29.

Registration is at 6 p.m., and dinner at 6:30 p.m., at the Exhibit Hall.

Myrna gave the leader lesson on, "Do You Know Your Peppers." The meeting was then closed with the Club Prayer.

The next meeting will be June 17, at the Baptist Church. Leah Rae will be the hostess.

Tri-County Club

The Tri-County Club met Wednesday, April 21, at the home of hostess Marilyn Eckerman.

After our blessing by Evelyn Rubeck, we enjoyed a delicious beef and noodle luncheon.

Door prize and surprise package were won by Rhonda Tincher.

The meeting was opened by devotions given by Rhonda -- Growing up without cell phones -- and Kay Allemiller -- For the ladies and sipping vodka.

Roll call was answered by 14 members and one guest, Carolyn Keiser.

Our courthouse was held at Brazil. We served breakfast, lunch and had a bake sale to raise money for hospital equipment.

We sent extra hospital equipment to Haiti for earthquake victims.

Thanks to all of our supporters.

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