Van Buren Homemakers
The Van Buren Homemakers met Aug. 19, at the Baptist Church. Vice President Marcie Davies conducted the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the club creed was reported. Marcie gave devotions. Leah Rae McMichael, Marcie Davies, Virginia Phillips and Myrna Schnider were present for roll call. Secretary and Treasurer's reports were given and approved. Song of the month "Bicycle Built for Two" sang.
Leah Rae gave a Health and Safety report "How to Make Sure Your Drinking Water is Safe."
Virginia gave a citizenship report on the Annin Company, the oldest makers of the American Flag. It's a six-generation company.
A card was sent out to Evelyn. We miss you.
The next meeting is Sept. 16, at the Baptist Church, at noon. The lesson is "Variety with Box Mixes." Each of us is to pick one recipe from the lesson and bring it for us to enjoy for lunch.
Meeting closed with the Club Prayer.
Tri-County Home Extension Club
The Tri-County club held their August meeting at the home of Jeanne Steurerwald. Co-hostess was Judy Allen. A light lunch was served.
Jean Rowings called the meeting to order, the hostess led us in the flag salute and club creed. Devotions were "thoughts for today," given by Jean R.
Roll call was answered by telling about skipping school. Some of us did and some didn't. All had some interesting stories. There were eight members and one guest present.
Secretary and treasurer's reports given by Debbie Lawson. Donations for the Leap Center were given collected by Claralove Thompson.
Health and Safety lesson was presented by Jeanne S.
She told of about several cleaning tips using bread.
Claralove gave the citizenship report, and the pkg. Lessons about "Keeping Family Stories Alive for the Next Generation". She showed the scrapbooks she is making of her family's ancestors and descendants.
The song of the month "Bicycle Built for Two," was led by Ruth Limm.
Judy Allen and Claralove had prepared two desserts from the special interest lesson "Variety with Box Mixes."
Recipe books were handed out to members.
Jean Alsip told about a guilt that she wants out club to make in memory of deceased members. There will be more information next month.
The meeting was adjourned with all singing the club prayers.
The next meeting will be at Debbie Lawson's home. Tuesday, Sept 21, at 6 p.m. Bring donations for FNP.
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
Met Aug. 26, at the home of Bobbi Cayton.
President Ruth Haas called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance and Homemakers Club Creed. Bobbi read "How Fathers Mature" for devotionals.
Twelve members and one guest, Phyllis Eldridge, answered roll call by telling of a day they skipped school.
Ann Carol Harden led in singing "Bicycle Built for Two" and "Happy Birthday" to Ann Stigler.
The secretary and treasurer's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved. Norma Diel's citizenship report covered the early history of Washington Township.
All workers for the 4-H Fair were thanked. An ice cream wagon report was presented. Our county point system was updated and the county projects for the coming year were decided.
We were reminded of the special interest lesson, Crock Pot Healthy Meals, on Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m., at the extension office and the fall conference leader lesson training at Putnam Co. on Sept. 30 at Cloverdale High School.
We discussed the lesson on box mix varieties and were served some samples. The closing prayer was sung.
Ann Carol Harden won the hostess gift.
Others present were Marilyn Bott, Lauralee Hawkins, Carmen Jackson, Wilma Nicoson, and Rose Mary Price.
The next meeting will be Sept. 23, at the home of Lauralee Hawkins. Donations for the Clay Co. Food Pantry will be collected.
Staunton Posey Township Euchre Group
Twenty-two residents attended the first Staunton Posey Township Euchre Group Tuesday, Aug. 31, at the Staunton Community Center.
The group meets weekly at the center, at 12:45 p.m.
The $3 certificate -- provided by the Lake House Restaurant north of Staunton on Staunton Road (County Road 425 W.) -- winner was Ruth Deel.
According to group organizers, the group will vote Tuesday, Sept. 2, as to whether it will play eight games or 10 games.
Volunteers are still needed to assist with the games.