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Club News

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tri-County Community Club

The Tri-County Community Club met at the Oak Grove Baptist Church on July 28, with Rhonda Tincher as hostess.

A delicious meal of stuffed cabbage rolls and all the yummy sides were enjoyed by all Wilma Holsapple gave the blessing.

Our afternoon business meeting was opened by our president, Rhonda Tincher, with all repeating our club creed and the Pledge to the American Flag.

Devotions by Gerry -- Layman's 10 commandments, Rhonda Tincher -- Golden Telephone, Diana Nees -- If Only I Had Angels.

Roll Call was answered by 12 members telling their favorite picnic area. Linda Rushton gave the roll call.

Secretary's report by Evelyn Rubeck was approved.

Treasurer's report was read by Evelyn and approved.

Card report given by Diana Ness with five cards being sent for the month.

I wrote last month's at the same time I wrote this report and believe it or not I made a mistake, we had the purse auction this month instead of last month, sorry!

Remember, I'm old and I do admit to a boo-boo now and then.

Next month on Aug. 16, we will have our picnic.

We wish to thank Walmart for their donation to our club, it was greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Kay Altemiller had a birthday and got a gift from her secret sister.

Kay, we wish you many, many more.

We closed the meeting with the Lord's Prayer.

Now Bingo time, what fun for all. Mary Lyons won overall.

Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club

The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club had their July 26 meeting at the 4-H Exhibit Hall with Martha Ellen Knox, vice president, serving as hostess.

Norma Diel gave grace before the pitch-in meal was enjoyed.

Lauralee Hawkins, president, called the meeting to order with Bobbi Cayton leading the Pledge of Allegiance and Homemaker's Creed. For devotion, Glenna Ogborn read "Save Time to Enjoy the Sunset."

Nine members answered roll call by telling their favorite menu for a cold lunch.

Barbara Powell led in singing "God Bless America."

The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved.

For Martha Ellen's health and safety report, she explained why adults need to be current with their vaccinations.

Norma Diel's citizenship report covered The Annin and Company, America's oldest flag company.

Several business matters were discussed: changing the wording on an associate club by-law, choosing the year's county projects and checking the items on our ribbon point system.

The new program books were handed out.

The fair workers were thanked for their contribution. Members paid their fee for the Fall District Meeting, which Clay County hosts Aug. 24, at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

There will be a lesson, "Cooking with Onions and Garlic," on Aug. 14, at 1 p.m., at the Extension Office.

The closing prayer was sung. Other members present were Ruth Haas, Mary Kent and Rose Mary Price.

The next meeting will be Aug. 30, at 1 .m., at the home of Bobbi Cayton.

Tri Kappa

Tri Kappa is inviting all ladies in the community to the Tri Kappa Euchre-Rama for the 2012-13 season.

The event will begin in September.

Team up with friends and join the fun. Cost to participate in the league is $25 per person. Teams play Euchre once a month, September through May.

Monthly team scores are collected and added together. Cash prizes are given at the end of the season to the top three scoring teams.

All proceeds from the league will benefit the Tri Kappa scholarships, given annually to students graduating from Northview and Clay City.

For more information or to sign up, call Megan Grey-Bayler at 812-239-6728.

Husband and wife teams should also contact Grey-Bayler if they are interested in participating in a couples Euchre league.

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