June 14 Community Briefs

June 14, 2013 

Cass County Area Homemakers Quarterly Council Meeting

The Cass County Heartland Area Homemakers had its quarterly council meeting June 5 at the Extension Office in Harrisonville. Lisle Home Club was responsible for hospitality and Pleasant Valley Homemakers was responsible for registration.

Betty Beason, president, called the meeting to order and led the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Linda Kyser gave the thought of the day, “Aprons.”

The roll call, 4-H fact, was answered by 15 members. Clubs in attendance were: Get Together (1), Glorified Homemakers (3), Lisle Club (1), Pleasant Hill Young Matrons (4), Pleasant Valley (3) and Progressive Priscilla (3).

Minutes of the March meeting were read and approved. A report on Spring Fling was presented by Kyser.

Beason introduced Stephanie White and presented her with the Helen Morris Scholarship. Stephanie is from Belton and plans to attend Drake University and major in pharmacy.

Money was collected for Life Choice Center for a total of $71. Barbara Carter will deliver it.

Lillie Bouchard presented the nomination slate of Louise Musick for vice president and Joanne Swearengin for treasurer. Election of new officers will be in September and installation in December. Beason reported that Susan Mills-Gray will be in touch with the other counties to determine who will have the area meeting this fall.

Sign-up sheet was made available for building setting at the County Fair July 16-21.

Ashley Livingston, 4-H Specialist, introduced MaKayla Livingston. MaKayla reported on her 4-H activities. Kyser won the door prize.

Linda Kyser, Secretary

Fergusons celebrate graduation, birthday

On June 1, Elizabeth and Jay Ferguson had a large graduation party for his daughter, Camron Ferguson, at the home of Bob and Joyce Malmberg in Camdenton on the Lake of the Ozarks. The celebration was Camron’s graduation from Harrisonville High School and also Chelsea Ferguson’s 17th birthday. Camron will attend Columbia College in Osage Beach and will start summer classes next week, working toward a Nursing degree.

What a crowd that gathered for the celebrations. The young people enjoyed the lake by wave running, fishing, swimming and boat riding. Everyone visited and got caught up on the latest news. Grandpa Bob cooked up his famous fish fry and there was plenty of food, cake and ice cream.

People attending were Camron Ferguson, Chelsea Ferguson, Ellen Luttrell, Bryce Luttrell, Matt Scherer, Ashley Davis, Brittany Vaughn, Seth Luttrell and girlfriend Casey, Shannon Malmberg, Jodie Luttrell and fiancé Jeff Vaughn, Carol Larsen, Esther Wilson, Janice Scott, Mike and Sheila Farnham, Randy and Becky Malmberg, Mike, Edwina, and Justin Swope, Mark and Shelly Swope, Jim Witt and Doris Clevenger, Vess and Jo Minx, Craig Malmberg and Medina, Elizabeth and Jay Ferguson, and Bob and Joyce Malmberg.

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