Club News - December 1, 2012
Saturday, December 01, 2012 4:00 AM
The Sunshine Homemakers met Oct. 9 at the Hanover Baptist Church. President Dorothy Morgan opened the meeting with the Extension Homemakers Club Creed and the Pledge of Allegiance. Alma Spillman gave devotions from Matthew 18:20 and read a story titled, "Five Little Fingers." Spillman also gave the secretary's report. Members answered the roll call question, "What do you like most about the Homemakers?" The quote of the month was, "A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words." The thought for the month was, "You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by not worrying over the future." A lesson on autumn produce was given to members.
Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council
The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council met Nov. 1 at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch with eight members present. President Lisa Kramer opened the meeting. Dorothy Canada gave the secretary's report and Ruth Kramer gave the treasurer's report. A thank you note was received from Kira Rimstidt, who received a cash award for her home environment 4-H project. Janet McMahan gave a report from the quilt committee. Chances to win the quilt will be sold to raise money for local scholarships during a quilt show April 13-14 at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. The quilt committee set meetings for Nov. 6 and Dec. 4 at 9:30 a.m. at Hanover Baptist Church. Books discussing uses for vinegar are on sale for $3 and are available through local homemakers. Plans were made for a layette for the first Jefferson County baby of the year. The council will purchase diapers, the Sunshine Club will purchase onesies, Smyrna will provide receiving blankets, Saluda will purchase wash clothes and towels, and Kent will offer gowns and sleepers. Pins celebrating the 100th anniversary of the homemakers are available through the Jefferson County Extension Office for $3. A committee of Canada, Kay Dunham and Spillman was set up to review the organization's by-laws. The council's next meeting was set for 9:15 a.m. Dec. 6 at the library.
The Sunshine Homemakers met Nov. 13 at the Hanover Baptist Church with five members present. President Dorothy Morgan opened the meeting with the Extension Homemakers Club Creed and the Pledge of Allegiance. The song for the month was, "How Great Thou Art." Canada read a Thanksgiving poem. Barbara Wykoff gave the treasurer's report and Alma Spillman gave the secretary's report. Marie Black reported on the Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council's November meeting. Spillman gave a report from the quilt committee that the quilting date was moved to Nov. 27 and Dec. 4 at the church. Members answered roll call with their plans for Thanksgiving. The quote of the month was, "Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy." The thought for the month was, "He who thinks by the inch and talks by the yard out to be moved by the food." The next meeting was set for noon Dec. 11 at New China with a holiday gift exchange.