The Modern Homemakers met at the Genealogy Library in Center Point for its October meeting.
All repeated the Pledge of Allegiance and Homemakers Creed.
Roll call was answered with, "Why I like October."
Devotions were read by Helen Megenhardt, titled, "Fall Time."
The secretary's report was read and accepted.
The Health and Safety lesson was given by Louise Fagg on monitoring your blood glucose.
The citizenship report was called "Post Office," and was given by Carolyn Tausig.
A workshop will be at Anna Mae Fagg's house to work on pillows, Oct. 17, at 9 a.m.
Carolyn Tausig gave the lesson, "How Sweet it is."
The ladies of the library talked about the library and information on using the library.
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club conducted its Sept. 27 meeting at the home of Lauralee Hawkins, president.
She called the meeting to order with Norma Diel leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers' Creed.
For devotions, Mary Kent read, "Anywhere is a place of prayer if God is there."
Nine members answered roll call by giving folklore weather signs.
Marilyn Bott led in singing, "School Days."
The secretary's and treasurer's report were read by Glenna Ogborn and approved.
Ellen Knox's health and safety report covered burning regulations.
Ideas for next year's lessons were discussed.
It was decided to drop the fashion show at the workshop.
The medallions for 4-H Achievement were OK'd.
Ruth Haas offered to make the cookies for the 4-H program.
The Indiana Homemakers week meeting will be Oct. 22, at 1 p.m., at the fairgrounds.
The closing prayer was sung.
Marilyn won the hostess gift.
Other members present were Barbara Powell and Ann Stigler.
The next meeting will be Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., at the Extension Office.
The Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa met at Kletpz's Restaurant Oct. 1, 2012.
Vice President Dabren Clark introduced Shannon Willmore, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Director for Clay County.
Federal law requires that each child must have an advocate in the courtroom.
The program, for abused or at-risk children, is staffed by trained volunteers.
Currently, Clay County has six volunteers with three more in training to work with 24 children.
Each volunteer meets with their child at least once a month to see what is going on in that child's life.
The goal is to find a permanent loving home for each child even if it is an adoption or permanent guardianship.
If you are unable to volunteer, cash donations would be welcome to meet the needs of these children, from clothing to field trips to Christmas presents.
CASA also works closely with Serving On The Streets (S.O.S.) to help the children of our community.
Clark then called the meeting to order with the usual song and verse.
Roll call was answered by 23 members, including one new affiliate, Mary Margaret Rissler.
The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.
Correspondence was read and the treasurer's report was read and approved.
Members are reminded to bring the following to the November meeting: Items for the Humane Shelter, old magazines, Campbell's Soup labels, Box Tops for Education and children's books.
Ellen Packard gave an update as to how our Angels for Eastside funds are used for clothing, field trips, etc.
It was reported that both of our S.O.S. children received their monthly gifts, as well as a birthday present for one of them.
The meeting was closed with prayer.
Members then enjoyed a time of food and fellowship.
The next meeting will take place Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Pappy's Barbecue in Brazil, with Jennifer Chamberlain (S.O.S.) presenting the program.
Hostesses will be Susie Freeman, Kim Stearley and Kathy Bell.
Thanks to this evening's committee Sandy Henderson, Mary Ann Gossett, Marian Harrison and Sue Goshen.