Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club met on Feb. 24, at the home of Mary Kent.
President Ruth Haas called the meeting to order and all recited the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemaker's Creed. For devotions, Ruth read "Listen to your heart," from Helen Steiner Rice.
Ten members answered roll call by recalling a special valentine.
Barbara Powell led in singing "Thank you, Lord," and "Happy Birthday" to Ann Carol Harden and Mary Kent.
The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved. Shirley Koehler presented the health and safety report, "Attorney's Free Advice." Norma Diel's citizenship report described Dick Johnson Township.
Several business matters were discussed. AG Day workers for March 18 were reminded. Three collections were taken up: donations for the Clay County Senior Citizen Pantry, scholarship fund and reservations for the Spring District meeting, March 15 at Sullivan County.
Two lessons were presented by Ruth, "Healthy Crock Pot Meals," and "Exploring fruits and vegetables."
The closing prayer was recited. Wilma Nicoson won the hostess gift. Others present were Rose Mary Price and Ann Stigler.
The next meeting will be hosted by Rose Mary Price at the Senior Citizen Center on March 24.
Washington Township Club
The Washington Township Club met on March 10, at 1 p.m. at Linda Schiele's home.
Linda opened the meeting at 1 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance and club creed was repeated in unison. The devotions were from the Upper Room.
We sang "I'm looking over a four leaf clover."
The November minutes were read and approved since no meetings were held due to bad weather.
Judy England read the Health and Safety lesson "Clear out household clutter," reclaim space and avoiding implusive buying.
Linda's citizenship on Cass Township consists of 12 square miles. Poland being the only town.
Linda reviewed the council meeting.
Lucy Strauch was our guest and gave the lesson "Drivers License Replacement."
The meeting was closed with the Homemaker's Prayer. Lucy won the door prize.
Refreshments were served and the social time was enjoyed.
The next meeting will be on April 14, at 1 p.m., at Rosalind Schopmeyer's home.
Tri County Community Club
The Tri County Community Club afternoon was opened by Gerry Cundiff, our president, with all repeating the club creed and the Pledge of Allegiance. The surprise package was won by Wilma.
Devotions were read by Rhonda Tincher, "Bottle of Wine."
Juanita Nees read high school 1958-2010, and diary of snow shovels.
Roll call was answered with 11 members telling their favorite meals. There were two guests Kathy Sclight and Elizabeth LaFary.
Pat Kaster gave the secretary's report and approved.
Lucy Strauch sent a report with several cards being sent for the month. The hospital report was given by Juanita Nees and approved.
The ways and means suggested that for the month of March we would have a green auction to help our funds to buy more hospital equipment to serve our community.
We discussed our plans to have bake sales on the first Monday in May and the first Monday in November.
We had a Valentine gift exchange. It was lots of fun. It's always fun to get gifts.
We closed our meeting with the Lord's Prayer.
The it was bingo time. We sure have fun, cause now we can win more gifts. That's if we bingo.
Coverall was won by Sandy Maines.
The next meeting will be on March 16, with Roberta Nees and Diana Nees as hostesses.