Clinton Extension Homemakers
The Clinton Extension Homemakers met March 11 at the home of Bonita Hellmich.
Dorothy Mahan was hostess and was assisted by Ruth Flack, Ann Lindsay, and Pauline White in serving refreshments of sandwiches, corn chips, cookies, M&M’s, nuts and tea. Lucky plate winner was Barb Bohman. The St. Patrick’s day theme was carried out with plates, napkins and decorations.
Connie Fruchtnicht opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Creed. She read the thought of the month, “May you be in heaven 30 minutes before the devil knows you’re dead.” For devotions, Pauline White read a story about St. Patrick, “A Man from Cork,” and a poem, “Ireland is a land of Love, Legend and Laughter.”
Twelve members answered roll call by telling what food or drink they associated with Ireland. Members sang the song, “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.” Happy Birthday was sung for Doris Richey and Connie. Happy Anniversary was sung for Betty Chadwell, Nancy Derheimer and Doris. February minutes were approved as read. Ann Lindsay gave the Treasurer’s report. Twelve members made reservations for International night which is April 7.
Four members announced plans to attend the March 13 District meeting in Brown County.
For Health and Safety, Bonita stressed, “Take care of your feet.” For cultural arts Connie told about “Flirting with Flowers, what different flowers mean.” A request was made for cookie donations for the annual open house at the extension office, one member volunteered. Ruth Flack will attend the leader training lessons in Jennings County May 8.
Barb Bohman had a lesson, Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate? She stated to make plans and communicate. Connie thanked Dorothy for hosting and Bonita, Ruth, Ann and Pauline. The next meeting will follow International Night April 7. Club prayer was sung to close.