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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Modern Homemakers

The Modern Homemakers Extension club met at the American Legion in Brazil for their November meeting.

They enjoyed the delicious fried chicken meals, then opened their meeting with all repeating the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed, led by President Carolyn Tausig.

Devotions were given by Wilma Modesitt and roll call was answered by seven members naming something they were thankful for. The song of the month was "home for the holidays," and they also sang Happy Birthday to Jeanne Nugent.

Helen Meganhardt gave a very interesting citizenship report on the history of Perry Township in Clay County. A date was then set for a workshop to finish the Christmas projects. A collection was taken for Clothe-A-Child and arrangements were made for furnishing four dozen cookies for the 4-H Achievement Night.

Carolyn presented the lesson about "The new credit rules: what you need to know." the time and place for the December meeting will be decided upon at a later date. The meeting was adjourned with all singing the Homemakers Club Prayer.

Those attending the meeting were Katherine Bouillez, Anna Mae Fagg, Louise Fagg, Helen Meganhardt, Wilma Modesitt, Jeanne Nugent and Carolyn Tausig.

Washington Township Circle Club

The Washington Township Circle Club met on Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., at Doris Romas' home.

We finished our 25 rabbits that were made for the county project.

Rosalind gave the grace for our noon meal. At 1 p.m., Linda Schiele opened the meeting. The Pledge of Allegiance and Homemaker's Creed were repeated in unison.

Judy England gave devotions "When God Smiles." Brenda led us in the song, "Home for the Holidays."

The secretary and treasurer's reports were read and approved. Collections were taken.

Roll call was answered by five members, telling "what you are thankful for."

Linda gave the history lesson about Jackson Township. It was the fifth township in Clay County. Linda will make four dozen cookies for the 4-H Achievement Night.

Rosalind gave the lesson "Living a sustainable life."

The December meeting will be at the Family Table, then to Doris' home for the meeting and gift exchange, on Dec. 9, at 11:30 a.m.

Linda will give the lesson "Keeping family stories alive."

Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club

The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club met on Nov. 11, at the home of Marilyn Bott.

President Ruth Haas called the meeting to order with everyone saying the Pledge of Allegiance, and the homemakers creed. For here devotional, Lauralee Hawkins read, "Thanksgiving."

Eight members answered roll call by naming something they were thankful for.

The secretary and treasurer's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved.

Barbara Powell led in singing "home for the holidays" and Happy Birthday was sung to her.

Shirley Koehler's health and safety report presented tips on how to find relief for restless leg syndrome. Norma Diel's citizenship report covered Perry Township.

Coins for Friendship were collected and a report on the Christmas meeting was presented. The nominating committee needs to get an officer slate ready for a report in January.

Two lesssons were presented, "Rice is nice," by Barbara, and "Keeping family stories alive for next generation" given by Ruth.

All sang the closing prayer and Marilyn had turnips ready for everyone to take home. Mary Kent was, also, present.

The Christmas party will be Dec. 3, noon, at the American Legion. A donation for FNP will be collected.

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