Tri-County Home Ec. Club
The Tri-County Home Ec. Club met Oct. 11, at the home of Debbie Lawson. Laura Kennedy and Julie Pell served as her co-hostesses. After the food was blessed, a delicious meal was enjoyed by members and one guest, Dede Witty.
President Jean Alsip begin the business meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the club creed. Devotions were given by Jean Rowings. She read poems from books by authors Louise Deweese and Helen Steiner Rice.
Secretary Debbie Lawson took roll call with everyone telling about a folklore weather sign. She also read the minutes from the September meeting and gave the treasurer's report. Jeanne Steuerwald gave the Health and Safety report and Claralou Thompson gave the Citizenship report. Ruth Timm led the song of the month and everyone sang Happy Birthday to Jeanne Steuerwald.
A thank you card was read from Barbara Miller. President Jean reminded members of the Indiana Homemaker's Week meeting on Oct. 25 at the fairgrounds. Claralou Thompson volunteered to make the cookies for the 4-H Achievement Night on Nov. 18. Articles for the FNP Program were collected.
Debbie Lawson gave an interesting lesson on Friendship through the Years. Members discussed the importance of friends in their lives.
Door prizes were won by Ruth Timm and Jean Alsip.
The meeting was closed with members singing the club prayer.
Tri-County Community Club
The Tri-County Community Club met on Oct. 19 at the Yacht club with Sandy Maines, Shelly Blythe, Kay Altemiller and Mary Lyons, as hostesses. A delicious meal was served with all the decorations of Halloween. Wilma Holsapple gave the blessing.
Our president Gerry Cundiff opened our meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and our club creed.
The surprise package was won by Bonnie Hardwick. There were four door prizes won by Sarah Pfasst, Sandy Glasscock, Donna Rubeck and Roberta Nees.
Devotions were read by Kay, "The green thing," and Rhonda, "Thankful for farmers."
Roll call by Pat Kaster was answered by 15 member and two guests, Sarah Pfasst and Sandy Glasscock, daughters of our member Diana Nees. We all answered roll calls starting our first automobile. To show by age, my first car was a Hudson.
The secretary's report by Pat was read and approved. Rhonda gave the treasurer's report for Evelyn and approved.
Card report was given by Lucy with nine cards being sent for the month. The Hospital report was also given by Lucy and approved.
We had the election for the coming year was voted on. Our new officers are President Rhonda Tincher; Assistant President Robert Nees; Treasurer Evelyn Rubeck and here assistant is Rhonda Tincher. It was a great choice, our members work very hard.
Sarah and Sandy set a display of Sarah's beautiful jewelry she makes. She will give parties.
Birthday girls were Diana Nees and two belated birthday gifts for Shelly Blyth and Kay Altemiller.
The next meeting will be at Gerry Cundiff's on Nov. 16 with Gerry and Evelyn as hostesses.
The meeting was closed with all repeating the Lord's Prayer.
Kay Altemiller won bingo coverall.
The Modern Homemakers met on Nov. 3 at Anthony's Square in Terre Haute with Katherine Bouillez as hostess.
The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Jeanne Nugent read "Prayer of Thanksgiving." Wilma Modesitt read "How a Thanksgiving came to be."
Roll call was answered by "Why is it a blessing to have friends." The health and safety report was read.
Old business was discussed. The meeting was closed with the Club Prayer.
Members attending were Anna Mae Fagg, Louise Fagg, Mary Lou Farris, Helen Megenhardt, Wilma Modesitt, Jeanne Nugent, Carolyn Tausig, Katherine Bouillez and a guest.
Washington Township Circle Club
The Washington Township Circle Club met Nov. 10, at the home of Linda Schiele. In the morning at 10 a.m., we met and finished our ducks. We finished 40. We enjoyed a pitch-in dinner.
Rosalind gave the table grace. Judy England called the meeting to order at 1 p.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemaker's Creed were reported in unison.
Doris Romas gave devotions "I am your flag." Roll call was answered telling "Why it is a blessing to have friends," by five members. Collections were taken.
Brenda led us in singing, "My country tis of thee." The secretary and treasurer's reports were gwine and approved.
Judy's Health and Safety lesson was "Winter Holiday Safety."
Linda's citizenship report about election duties of various officers, county clerk, county election board and voter registration.
Doris will bake four dozen cookies for 4-H achievement night. Judy read the county president report.
We dismissed singing the Homemaker's Prayer. Linda won the door prizes.
The next meeting will be at Judy England's home on Dec. 8, at noon for dinner. Bring a covered dish and gift for exchange.
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension club met on Nov. 10 at the 4-H exhibit hall with Martha Ellen Knox serving as hostess.
President Ruth Haas called the meeting to order with everyone reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemaker's Creed. For her devotional, Lauralee Hawkins read, "Hugging."
Eight members answered roll call by telling why it is a blessing to have friends.
The secretary and treasurer's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved.
Barbara Powell led in singing "My country tis of thee," and "Happy Birthday," was sung to her.
Shirley Koehler's Health and Safety report asked the question, "Would your friends pass the friendship test?"
A short business meeting was conducted. Coins for friendship was collected and the Christmas meeting discussed.
Bobbi Cayton presented the lesson, "Counting Carbohydrates." We sang the closing prayer. Mary Kent was also present.
The Christmas party will be Dec. 2, at noon, at the Union United Methodist Church hall. A donation for SOS will be collected.