Modern Trends Home Extension Club
Modern Trends Home Extension Club met at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 at the home of Lucille Wenning, with 10 members present.
President Carol Firsich opened the meeting with members saying the Creed followed with the pledge to the flag.
Lucille had devotion, "Life's Journey," by Vie Chavieler. Ann Stagge led the members in singing the song of the month.
The thought was also read by Ann Stagge.
Marilyn Strasburger, Secretary, had roll call with members telling about a State Fair memory. One member mentioned that she had belonged to another club and that back then, clubs would pick a store on the square and then put a display in their window showing something about a lesson that they had learned during the year. This was a contest to win a trip to the State Fair, her club won first place and went to the State Fair and won first place again and a nice prize.
Mary Preble gave the Treasurer's report.
Bonnie Evans was presented with a high-heeled leopard skin shoe filled with quarters for her birthday and then everyone sang Happy birthday to her.
Money for Achievement Night dinner to be mailed to Janet Bedel by Sept. 18.
Each club to bring a five dollar door prize.
Discussion followed about table decorations for Achievement Night.
The Madison District Retreat that will be at Higher Grounds was discussed and there will be three members attending from our club.
Members brought items for the Historical Society that have been made from lessons over the years that will be displayed celebrating the Home Extension Anniversary.
Oct. 27 is the date for the WoMen Just Want to have fun many members interested in attending this.
September is our annual day to eat out and members are to meet at Jean Pratt's driveway at 11:50 a.m. to go to Shelbyville A Tour of Italy Restaurant.
Carol handed out the lessons for the coming year and members chose the lessons that they would be giving.
Everyone was asked to fill medicine bottles with loose change and these will be turned in by Feb. 13 and money will go to Cancer Endowment Fund, a statewide project.
Meeting closed with Club prayer and a word search was played. Everyone won a useful prize. Lucille served her glazed peach pie for desert. The evening was spent catching up on family news.
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