Extension Homemakers February meeting


The Friends and Neighbors Extension Homemakers Club of Jackson County met Feb. 28 at Mike’s Pizza.

President Ruby Niccum opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the recitation of the club creed. She then distributed copies of Tell-A-Homemaker.

Eleven members responded to roll call by telling where they would go if all expenses were paid.

Lois DePriest attended as a guest.

The treasurer’s report was given, but no secretary’s report was available.

Shirley Sears gave some background information on the song “Back Home Again in Indiana,” which the group then sang.

Sears opened devotions with scripture reading. She told the story of a baby girl who was the victim of an attempted saline abortion. The child had many problems, but Jesus was with her and loved her. Sears closed with prayer.

Members donated money to the backpack project for the county. They were reminded to submit volunteer hours worked and dollars donated.

Hostess Vera Robbins had made arrangements for the group to tour Freeman Army Airfield Museum. The group then resumed the meeting with a lesson about the Underground Railroad given by Louise Cox.

Members were told about upcoming dues and election of officers.

The meeting adjourned, and refreshments were served by Robbins.

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