Tri County Community Club
The Tri-County Community Club was held Sept. 21, at Zion Church in Poland, with Pat Kaster, Donna Rubeck and Linda Rushton as hostesses. A delicious meal of barbecue was served with all the trimmings.
Gerri Cundiff our president, opened the meeting with all repeating the club creed and the Pledge of Allegiance.
The surprise package was won by Diana Nees.
Devotions were ready by Bonnie, "Don't mess with old people," and Lucy read, "Right hand, left hand," and Rhonda, "If you want happiness."
Roll call was by Pat Kaster, with 18 members telling their favorite movie.
The secretary's report was read by Pat and was approved.
The treasurer's report was given by Evelyn Rubeck and approved.
The card report was given by Lucy, with three cards being sent for the month.
The hospital report was given by Juanita and approved.
A committee of three, Rhonda, Pat and Donna, will decide on our new officers.
Mary Rubeck, our honorary member was present. Welcome Mary, we appreciate all you have done for our club. It was wonderful to see you.
Next month our meeting will be on Oct. 19, at the Yacht Club, with Sandy Maines, Shelly Blyth, Kay Altemiller and Mary Lyons as hostesses.
With having our five item sale, we didn't have time for bingo.
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension club met on Sept. 22 at the home of Lauralee Hawkins.
Lauralee, vice-president called the meeting to order with Marilyn Bott leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemaker's Creed.
Marilyn read "Don't worry or fret," and "Why Pray," for devotions.
Eight members answered roll call by telling what they see from their kitchen window.
Barbara Powell led in singing "School Days." The secretary's and treasurer's reports were ready by Glenna Ogborn and approved.
Shirley Koehler's health and safety report covered a health quiz for kids.
Donations for the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry were collected. Lesson reminders were given and ideas for special interest lessons next year were discussed. There will be a stuffing get together at Lauralee's on Oct. 19, at 1 p.m.
Homemaker's Week is Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m.
Shirley presented two lessons, "Exploring fruits and vegetables," and "Make your heart fell like dancing with fruits and vegetables."
The closing prayer was sung. Marilyn won the hostess gift.
Other members present were Ann Carol Harden, Mary Kent and Martha Knox.
The next meeting will Oct. 27, at the home of Carmen Jackson.
The Modern Homemakers met at the home of Anna Mae Fagg on Oct. 6.
The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Devotions were read by Helen Megenhardt, "Autumn Gladen Moon."
Roll call was answered with seven members with weather folk lore.
The secretary's report was read and approved. The song of the month "You are my sunshine," was sung by all.
The health and safety report was given by Mary Lou Farris.
Jean Nugent read the citizenship report on "Voting."
October 25 is the Indiana Homemakers Week at the fairgrounds.
Those present were Anna Mae Fagg, Mary Lou Farris, Carolyn Tausig, Jeanne Nugent, Wilma Modesitt, Helen Megenhardt, Louise Fagg and Katherine Bouillez.
It's that time of year, here come the holidays. Where does the time go? A special program is being planned and will be presented during Homemaker's Week, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clay County 4-H fairgrounds.
The special program is "Homemade Gifts for the Holidays."
For more information, call 812-448-9041. Bring a friend. Everyone is invited to attend.
Updates on Candy Making, Dipping and Molding will be presented by Tina Elliott on Nov. 1, at 1 p.m.
Learn how to make candy for holidays, your friends, family or someone special.
The next program "Nutrition and Cancer," will be March 8, 2012, at 1 p.m.