Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club celebrated its 75th anniversary, May 24, at Cooks' Corner in Poland.
Barbara Powell and Norma Diel were in charge of the festivities.
A delicious home style meal was served and our anniversary cake was shared before the group progressed to Barbara's home to complete the meeting.
Lauralee Hawkins, vice president, called the meeting to order.
Barbara read "Growing Up," for devotions and also, three funny articles, "There is a Difference When Marrying an Indiana Woman," "When Old Men Die," and "One Scientist and Copper Cables."
Norma read, "How do I know my youth is spent," and "What's your e-mail?"
The secretary and treasurer's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved.
The club dues and leukemia donation were collected.
Achievement Program tickets for June 26, at 5:30 p.m., at the 4-H Fairgrounds, were purchased.
The closing prayer was sung to end the meeting.
Bobbi Cayton and Shirley Koehler won the door prizes.
Other members present were Marilyn Bott, Mary Kent, Martha Ellen Knox and Ann Stigler.
The annual picnic and installation of officers will take place June 28, at noon, at Shirley's home. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish and table service.
Tri County Community Club
The Tri County Community Club met May 16, at the Yacht Club with Mary Lyons, Kay Altemiller, Sandy Maines and Shelly Blythe as hostesses.
A wonderful meal was served and was enjoyed by all.
The afternoon business was opened by our president, Rhonda Tincher, with all repeating the club creed and the Pledge to the American Flag.
The surprise package was won by Roberta Nees. We had four hostess gifts.
They were won by Evelyn Rubeck, Diana Nees, Wilma Holsapple and Rhonda Tincher. Wilma Holsapple gave the blessing for the wonderful meal.
Devotions were read by Kay, "Happy Mother's Day," and "Starbucks;" Maxine, "Bonnie Hardwick: Mother Knows Best;" Roberta, "He Who Carries a Candle;" Rhonda, "Memorial Day," and "Hymn to the Welfare State."
Roll call was answered by 14 members stating their favorite vacation.
We had one guest, Linda Rushtons' sister, Beverly Wilson.
We welcome you Beverly.
Secretary's report was read by Linda and approved.
Treasurer's report was given by Evelyn and approved.
Card report was given by Diana Nees with four cards being sent for the month.
Hospital report by Linda was approved.
The next month, June 20, we will be meeting at our hospital equipment building to clean and take inventory. We will have a pitch-in luncheon.
Listen to this everyone: Wilma Holsapple was presented with a big surprise birthday party.
It was the first one ever and was I surprised.
There was a beautiful decorated cake and punch, nuts and the works.
I can't tell you how much I appreciated it. Thanks again, girls.
I don't want to tell you how old I am, but I'm way over the hill, but still going strong. Thanks to my Lord and Savior.
This was the big month for birthdays. Happy birthday greetings go to Evelyn Rubeck, Gerry Cundiff, Mary Lyons and Wilma Holsapple.
We will be having a bakeless bake sale at our June meeting.
What fun we have, and listen to this, I won coverall.
If anyone wants to donate hospital equipment to us, please call 765-795-4462 or 812-986-6351.
Talk to you all next month. May the Lord bless you and keep you safe.