The Washington Township Circle Club met on Aug. 12, at 1 p.m. at Linda Schiele, home.
Linda opened the meeting.
The Pledge of Allegiance and club creed were repeated in unison. Devotions were by Wilma Rich "Dogs know best."
Roll call was answered by five members telling about a day they skipped school.
Brenda led us singing "Bicycle built for two." Collections were taken.
Judy England's Health and Safety lesson was on staph infections "MRSA." What doctors say and what patients say may be entirely different things.
Linda citizenship lesson "Early History of Perry Township," was very interesting.
We made lesson choice for next year.
Rosalind gave the lesson "Vitamin D" and Linda's "How can I make it healthier."
Closed, we sang the homemaker's prayer.
Delicious refreshments were made from Linda's lesson keeping us healthy were enjoyed by everyone. Rosalind won the door prize.
The Washington Township Circle Club also met on Sept. 9, at 1 p.m., at Doris Romas home.
Linda Schiele called the meeting to order at 1 p.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance and club creed wer repeated in unison and she gave devotions from the "Upper Room" and prayers.
Roll call was answered by five members telling of a happy memory with your grandparents.
Secretary and treasurer's reports were given and approved. Collections were taken.
Brenda led us singing "School Days."
Judy England's Health and Safety lesson poisonings up among women over 45.
Linda's citizenship was about Harrison Township, Clay County. Nature Day was Sept. 11 at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Special interest lesson "Crock Pot Healthy Meals," by Judy Minor and Peggy Burger, on Sept. 23 at the fairgrounds.
Fall conference at Putnam County Cloverdale High School on Sept. 30.
Doris gave the lesson "Rice is Nice." Rice is primary food for three billion people, and it contains 15 vitamins and minerals.
Doris served refreshments from recipes given and was enjoyed very much.
Rosalind Schopmeyer was also present.
The next meeting will be Oct. 14, at 1 p.m., at the home of Judy England.
Tri County Community Club
The Tri County Community Club met on Sept. 15, at the Yacht club with Kay Altemiller, Mary Lyons and Sandy Maines as hostesses. A delicious meal was served and enjoyed by all. Wilma Holsapple gave the blessing.
The afternoon meeting was called to order by our President Gerry Cundiff. We all repeated the club creed and the Pledge of Allegiance.
The surprise package was won by Pat Caster. We had two hostess gifts won by Alma Haltom and Roberta Nees. Devotions were read by Rhonda Tincher "Alphabet," and "Minority" by Kay Altemiller.
Roll call was answered by 15 members, saying their favorite hobby. We had some great answers.
The secretary's report was read by Diana Nees and approved. The treasurer's report was read by Kay Altemiller and approved.
The card report was read by Lucy Strauch with 16 cards being sent for the month.
We had a five item sale to help with our club bank account so we can keep our club helping our community with hospital equipment to service every one we can, we also accept equipment that any one wants to donate, we really appreciate all donations.
We had a birthday girl, we wish Alma Haltom a very happy birthday from us all.
The meeting was closed with all repeating the Lord's Prayer.
No time for bingo this month, but, we'll be sure to make up for it next month.
Tri-County Home Extension Club
The meeting was held on Sept. 21 at the home of Debbie Lawson. A delicious salad and dessert bar was served to nine members and one guest.
Jean Rowings, president called the meeting to order. Judy Allen led us in the Pledge of Allegiance, and the homemakers creed. Devotions were presented by Jeanne Steuerwald. She also gave the Health and Safety lesson. One about fire and fireplace safety, and a list of five things we all can do to improve out health.
The Citizenship lesson was presented by Claralou Thompson. This month she told us several facts about Washington Township in Clay County. The township was named after our first president, George Washington. The "Old Settler's Picnic" is celebrated every year, it is the oldest celebration in the state of Indiana.
The fall district meeting was held in Greencastle at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Jean Alsip told us the highlights of the meetings. Clay County had 14 members attending.
Debbie Lawson, secretary read the roll call with each person telling wonderful and sometimes funny stories of their grandparents. Debbie also gave the secretary and treasurer's reports.
Song of the month, "Bicycle built for two," was led by Ruth Timm. Happy Birthday was sung to Judy Allen.
Jean Rowings gave the lesson with more information about "Going Green," in Indiana.
The meeting was closed with all singing the Homemaker's prayer.
The next meeting will be at the home of Clara Lou Thompson, Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.