Tri-County Home Ec. Club
The Tri-County Home Ec. Club met Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the home of Claralou Thompson with co-hostess Vera Lear.
Since the club's lesson by Jean Rowings was on garlic and onions, the evening meal consisted of delicious foods with those ingredients.
After the food was blessed by the hostess, a social hour was enjoyed.
President Jeanne Steuerwald opened the meeting by leading everyone to recite the pledge to the flag and the club creed.
She also read a poem for devotions.
Secretary and Treasurer Debbie Lawson took roll call with all members and one guest answering with a folklore weather sign.
She then read the minutes of last month's meeting and gave the treasurer's report.
Jean Alsip had a health and safety lesson on washing pre-packaged salads.
Jean Rowings gave the citizenship lesson on money funded for schools.
Song of the month was sung.
President Jeanne gave a report on business and topics at the recent council meeting. A paper was passed around for new ideas for next year's lessons.
Next year's 100th anniversary of Extension Clubs in Indiana was discussed.
She also handed out an updated list of our club member's addresses and phone numbers.
A card was signed for member Ruth Timm, who recently had surgery.
Claralou reported on the successful district meeting that Clay County clubs hosted Aug. 24, for our district's nine counties.
Two interesting programs were given. Pat Wilkinson and Mary Lou Thompson gave a Powerpoint program on Quilts and Master Gardener Beulah Hofmann's Powerpoint program was on the beautiful flowers she has surrounding her home and yard.
Decorations of beautiful quilts were enjoyed by everyone and the table decorations of colorful table runners and coasters were made by the county club members.
State officers were present.
Lucky plate and lucky napkins were won by Jean Cupp and Jean Alsip.
The meeting was closed by singing the club prayer.