Tri County Community Club
The Tri County Community Club met at the Oak Grove Church Nov. 26, with Bonnie Hardwick and Diana Nees as hostesses.
A delicious meal was served.
Wilma Holsapple gave the blessing.
The afternoon business meeting was opened by our president, Gerry Cundiff, with all repeating the Club Creed and the American Flag.
The surprise package was won by Donna Rubeck, and the hostess gifts were won by Evelyn Rubeck and Mary Lyons.
Devotions were read by Rhonda Tincher, "Turkey of a Thanksgiving," Kay Altemiller, "5 Surgeons Talking," and Roberta Nees, "Thank God I'm Not Sick."
Roll call by Pat Kaster was answered with 18 members telling their favorite comedian.
Secretary's report by Pat Kaster was approved.
Treasurer's report by Evelyn Rubeck was approved. The card report by Lucy Strauch stated sending 10 cards.
We had a bake sale at the Poland Bank Dec. 2, to help fund our bank account, to buy our hospital equipment as needed.
We will be having our Christmas party at Bob and Angie's again this year. What wonderful food, and the pies are homemade by Bob! Our party is Dec. 7.
We closed our meeting by repeating the Lord's Prayer.
And now Bingo. We have so much fun. What a wonderful and loving group of friends coming together for our community. Hard working and loyal to our cause.
God bless to all.
Guess who won coverall? Me, Wilma Holsapple. Finally.
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club met Dec. 2, at the Union United Methodist Church for its Christmas party.
Ann Carol Harden, Shirley Koehler and Glenna Ogborn were in charge of the festivities.
Shirley led in reciting the Pledge to the Flag and Homemaker's Creed.
For Glenna's devotional, she read, "From Your Lips," from the Angels on Earth book.
Barbara Powell led in singing, "Silent Night."
Ann Carol gave the blessing before a delicious luncheon buffet was enjoyed. The ladies of the church prepared the food for us and did a fabulous job. Thank you to them.
A collection for S.O.S., Serving On The Streets, was collected.
Shirley read two articles from years ago, "Christmas Trees Were Almost Doomed," and "Light From The Cave."
Ann Carol read "Oh Christmas Tree," "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and "How Church Mice Came to Be."
Two contests were played. Mary Kent won one, and Bobbi Cayton and Ann Stigler tied for the other.
Gifts were presented to Ruth Haas, president, and Glenna, secretary/treasurer.
Ann Carol read, "Mary's Dream," before ending their part of the program.
Ruth thanked the committee for a great afternoon. The nominating committee was reminded that the slate of officers needs to be ready next month.
The closing prayer was sung. Others present were Norma Diel, Lauralee Hawkins, Carmen Jackson, Martha Ellen Knox and Rose Mary Price.
The next meeting will be at 1 p.m., Jan. 26, at the home of Ruth Haas.