September 28 Community Briefs

September 28, 2012 

Glorified Homemakers Extension Club

The Glorified Homemakers Extension Club met Sept. 11 at Mulberry Hill Bed and Breakfast in Pleasant Hill. Before lunch, everyone sang happy birthday to Goldie Cunningham for her 90th birthday. After a delicious luncheon, President Sue Pulliam called the meeting to order.

Roll call was answered by eight members and two guests with the name of a flower that started with the first letter of their name.

Carol Witherspoon read two short articles titled “About America” and “It’s Later Than You Think” for the devotional.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer’s report was given. Sue announced the club was paying for Goldie’s lunch. Sue said that Betty Beason announced at the last council meeting that the University of Missouri Extension office would be moving into the office just vacated by the assessor’s office.

The Heartland Area meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 25, in Clinton. A non-refundable fee of $12 for each member attending is due by Wednesday, Oct. 10. Each club is responsible for a $10 door prize.

The October club meeting will be in the home of Katrine Cummins. Each member is to bring items for the school Back Pack program. Roll call will be a fact or picture of a grandchild or family member. Sue Pulliam will give a book review for the program.

Sue announced Carol Witherspoon’s birthday was Sept. 18, Katrine Cummins anniversary was Sept. 24 and Sandy Young’s anniversary will be Friday, Oct. 5.

After the meeting, there was a tour of the three-story bed and breakfast.

Members present were Patty Anderson, Sandra Collings, Katrine Cummins, Goldie Cunningham, Marie Mickelson, Sue Pulliam, Carol Witherspoon and Sandy Young. Sharon Davis and Donna Mathis were guests.

Sandy Young, Secretary

Pleasant Valley Homemakers

Pleasant Valley Homemakers met Sept. 6 at Harrisonville Community Center for lunch and meeting with seven members present.

Club president Carole Raynes opened the meeting by leading in the pledge to the flag. Jeanette Bartles gave the devotional, a poem “Freedom from Oughts.” The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved and a treasurer’s report was given.

A report was given by members who attended the Quarterly Council meeting on Sept. 5 at the Christian church. Announcement was made of the upcoming Heartland Area meeting at noon Thursday, Oct. 25, in Clinton. Ruth Lehr made a motion to donate $25 to Heartland Area Homemakers for the Bakeless Bake Sale fund from our club.

Our lesson for the day was given by Carole Raynes on “Balance.” She had good information to share and also handouts to take home to read further on the subject.

Secret Pal gifts were received by Jeanette Bartles, Jo Ann Swearengin, Carole Raynes, Karen Roberts, Linda Reece and Ruth Lehr. The hostess gift was won by Jo Ann Swearengin.

Our next meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Harrisonville Community Center.

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