The Haw Creek Friendly Neighbors gathered at the Hannibal Nutrition Center for the Sept. 5 meeting. Hostess Juanita Glascock greeted the members as they arrived. The club received a lunch tray of beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli, fruit cocktail, and Juanita’s homemade cream cheese cake.
There were Aloe Vera hand soaps to take home. Louise Miller gave the noon blessing. Diane Miller won the door prize of two fragrant hand cream lotions.
The meeting was called to order at 12:30 p.m. by President Frankie Epperson. The 13 members and four year old, Hayden Buchanan rose for the Pledges to the Flag and State.
Brenda Cook read her devotion “Beauties from the Hand of God.” Just take a look around you and see the beauties God has created for us. “Bless this Club” was sung to the tune of “Bless this House.” Roll call was a favorite childhood game. Happy Birthday was sung to Nannie Elder and Lola Jennings.
The minutes and treasurer report were read. A big thanks to Danny Epperson for donating a horse shoe cross for the Frankford Park Day crafts fundraiser. Brenda read a thank you from the Leah Epperson Family. Juanita gave a report on cards sent. Diane announced the VFW will be sending cards and packages for the service men and women. Anyone who knows of someone overseas give her their names and addresses.
Brenda announced the Frankford Fire Dept. is having a fundraiser Ham and Bean lunch on Oct. 28.
Louise read two articles for the program. “The Role of My Life” by Gary Sinise from the Guise Post Magazine and “A Great Lady.” Martha Raye is the only service woman buried in the SP (Special Forces) cemetery at Fort Bragg. She was a U.S. Army Reserve Surgical Speciality nurse.
The Club Collect was recited. Brenda Cook will be hostess a the Frankford Presbyterian Church on Oct. 3. Dorothy McCarthy had a “Famous Couples Match Game.” Winners were Diane Miller, Leah Epperson, Lola Jennings and Brenda Cook. Secret Pal gifts were passed out.
Others attending were: Dorothy Adams, Dorothy Flowers, Roxie McMillen, and Mary Ellen Salsman.