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FCE Club reports

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Four Corners FCE

Wilene Bomar reported for the club, which met on Oct. 22.

President Tara Davis presided over the meeting, and Wilene Bomar served as the hostess.

The treasurer's report was given by Louise Armstrong.

Business that was discussed included the decorating of a Christmas tree at the Fly; and a reminder of Ann Throneberry's program on Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Whitney Danhof had a very interesting program called "Holiday Gifts to Treasure." She had samples with her of all the gifts and she showed how to make each of them. She presented each member with an instruction book on how to make the gifts.

Vavial Jamison showed pictures of trips that were entered in the Bedford County Fair and the ribbons that she won.

The next meeting will be held on Nov. 26. Charlene Judd will be the hostess.

Liberty FCE

Janie Pickle reported for the club, which met on Oct. 15. Butler's Creek FCE was the host.

There were two visitors at the meeting: Jamie Stephenson from Georgia, and Britney Kelly from Pleasant Grove.

Business that was discussed was the feeding of the Farm Bureau directors on Nov. 3.

The educational presentation was given by Whitney Danhof on "Holiday Gifts to Treasure."

The host club served a lot of delicious food.

Club member demonstrations included Ann Spencer's and Janie Pickle's crochetted "swirly scarves;" Dorris Turrentine showed baby blankets and leaf place cards; Bethney (6 years old) showed a scarf and a hat she knitted; Joan Pimental showed her canned pears; Jami Stephenson showed a Swedish heart, and she gave each member pieces and directions to make their own.

The next meeting will be on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Grove UMC with Kathy Haber and Betty Renegar serving as hostesses.

Friends and Family

Donnetta Hurt reported for the club, which met on Oct. 9.

The meeting warm-up and call to order was given by Bonnie Hill.

Kathy Lamb read the call to order "Halloween Parade."

The devotion was given by Kelly New.

The educational lesson, "Holiday Gifts to Treasure," was presented by Whitney Danhof. Each member was given a book of holiday ideas with a demonstration of each of them.

Bonnie Hill reported on the county council meeting, and she announced several activities taking place in November. Leader training will be on Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office; Lunch and Learn will be on Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office.

Club member demonstrations were the dishes that members brought to share for refreshments.

Debbie Parker was a guest at the meeting.

The next meeting will be on Nov. 13 at the Extension Office.

Wheel FCE

Charlotte Foster reported for the club, which met on Oct. 11.

Jerry Sue Boyce called the meeting to order, and lunch was shared by everyone.

After lunch the meeting was held, and Teresa Williams read, "Halloween Parade."

The devotion was given by Charlotte Foster, which was entitled, "Day by Day" from John 15:1-11.

The educational program was presented by Whitney Danhof, which was called "Holiday Gifts to Treasure."

The group discussed their favorite candy for Halloween.

Minutes were read by Charlotte Foster.

Business included: Taste and Tell was held on Oct 5 at the Extension Office; Leader training on Oct. 23 at 10 a.m.; Lunch and Learn on Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office; discussed making fruit pies for Health Care on Nov. 13.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:10 p.m. with the quote, "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."

The next meeting will be held on Nov. 8 at 12 noon at Shiloh UMC in Wheel.

Unionville FCE

The Unionville FCE Club met on Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. in the Unionviille Firehall.

Virgie Summers presided as president and called the meeting to order by doing the warm-up for October.

There were 11 members present and four visitors.

The minutes were read by Carol Burks. The treasurer's report was presented by Martha Clark, and the Sunshine report was given by Jana Swann.

Carol Burks had the devotion in the absence of Elizabeth Blackburn, entitled "Give us this Day our Daily Bread."

For business, the club agreed to give a $500 scholarship at one time to a relative of an FCE member or an active 4-H member. This will lessen the applications submitted and decision making.

Gay Ervin, in the absence of Shitney Danhof, had the educational lesson on "Holiday Gifts to Treasure." A booklet of the demonstration was given to each member.

The hostesses for the day were Sandy King, Juanita Adcock and Nora Allen. They used some of their Halloween foods for club members demonstrations.

Nell Holden brought her hand pieced quilt for club members demonstration.

Leader training witll be held on Oct, 23 at 10 a.m. Virgie Summers will represent the club in the absence of Juanita Adcock. The State FCE Convention will be held on Nov. 11-13 in Memphis.

The next meeting will be on Nov. 20 at 11 for the Thanksgiving Pot Luck Dinner at the Unionville Firehall.

Normandy FCE

Jerry Alexander reported for the club, which met on Oct. 11. Irma Troxler served as the hostess.

The members present included Jerry Alexander, Dixie Hitt, Nancy Frankevick, Maurine Dement, Irma Troxler and Pauline Wagster.

The business discussed included: voting to support the County Council with dues of $8; discussed Farm Bureau luncheon; and discussed the scholarship fund in June 2013.

Agent Whitney Danhof presented the educational program of "Holiday Gifts to Treasure."

Club member demonstrations included: Maurine Demint showed gourds and buckeyes; Jerry Alexander showed a tote bag.

The next meeting will be on Nov. 8 at 1:30 p.m. at Pauline Wagster's home.