Tri County Community Club
The Tri County Community Club had their Christmas party at Bob and Angie's in Clay City on Dec. 8. A wonderful meal of roast paork and fried chicken was served family style, with great homemade pies and all the trimmings.
We all prayed the Lord's Prayaer before the meal.
The afternoon meeting was opened by our President Gerry Cundiff. Lucy Strauch and Juanita Nees did a great job planning our party. For the year we had nine members who had a perfect attendance. They were Evelyn Rubeck, Gerry Cundiff, Shelly Blyth, Diana Nees, Robert Nees, Linda, Pat Kaster, Rhonda Tincher and Sandra Maines.
Devotions were read by Rhonda, "Poinsetta Plant" and "Tis the Season."
Roll call was answered by 16 members and five guests. They were Katchy Sclight, Fran Strauch, Susie Faulkner and her monther Andree Muns, and our special member Mary Rubeck.
Our secretary's treport was ready by Diana Nees and approved.
Our treasurer's report was read by Evelyn Rubeck and approved.
The card report was given by Lucy Strauch with several cards being sent for the month. Our next meeting will be on Jan. 19, with Gerry Cundiff and Wilma Holsapple as hostesses.
We want to thank Donna Rubeck for making our next year's books. Rhonda Tincher received a birthday gift.
We lost a very sepcial friend and club member this month. She will be missed by us all, Marily Eckerman was a wonderful and caring lady and we all loved her.
We closed our meeting with all praying the Lord's Prayer.
The social hour was spent having our gift exchange, and finding our who our secret sister was. We played bingo with Shelly Blyth winning coverall.
We pray all will have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year and remember what this celebration is all about.
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club met on Dec. 3, at the American Legion, for their Christmas party. Mary Kent, Bobbi Cayton and Marilyn Bott were in charge of the festivities.
Marilyn gave the blessing before the meal was enjoyed. We all recited the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed.
President Ruth Haas conducted a short business meeting. The officer slate nominations are due at the next meeting. A collection for FNP was taken up.
During the program, Mary read "Mary's song," "Can you feel it," and "Winter Wonderland."
Marily led in singing "What Child is this," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," and "Joy to the World."
Three contests were given. Ruth, Rose Mary Price and Lauralee Hawkins won them.
Marilyn read Christmas on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and gave a question and answer quiz, which Ruth won.
Three other gifts were presented to Wilma Nicoson, first to arrive; Mary Alice Foulke, certain chair seat; and Norma Diel, last to arrive. Gifts were presented to Ruth, as president and Glenna Ogborn, for secretary.
Favors of a Christmas booklet and hand cream were given to all.
"Silent Night" and "We wish you a Merry Christmas," were sung to end the program.
Others present were Ann Carol Harden, Carmen Jackson, Barbara Powell, Ann Stigler and guest Martha Butler.
The next meeting will be on Jan. 27, at 1 p.m., at the home of Ruth Haas.