On Saturday, September 1, the Farmer-Farmerette Club met at the home of Clara Shaver.
President Kay Reading opened the meeting with Clara leading the group in the pledge to the American flag after which Kay said a prayer and blessing over the carry in lunch.
Two guest were present. They were Mary Oberman and Trish Stubb, who are granddaughters of club member Pauline Oberman,
Roll call for the month was to tell a school memory and was answered by Claudine Lybarger, Kerri Reading, Jeannie Smith, Clara Shaver, Pauline Oberman and Kay Reading. The guests also shared some of their school memories.
Song leader Pauline Oberman led the group in singing “On a bicycle built for two”. We discovered there were more verses than what most of us knew.
Shaver gave the treasurer’s report and Smith gave the secretary’s report. Since there was no club meeting last month, Smith told of the trip that five club members made to Holts Summit to visit a quilt shop. She stated that they were amazed at the display of different and colorful quilts and the different stages and size of the quilting machines. Those who attended were Clara Shaver, Ginger Mangan, Pauline Oberman, Claudine Lybarger and Jeannie Smith.
For the devotional Saver read “Officer M iglois Heart” from Our Daily Bread.
Kay Reading read an article from the Vandalia Leader about the meaning of Labor Day…how it came about. etc.
The mystery prize was donated by Kerri and was won by Kay. Shaver had the game and everyone won a prize.
Guest Mary Oberman gave an interesting talk on Pregnancy Crisis and each member donated items to be used by the new mothers. She stated the agency she works with are on hand to help any mother who is confused, undecided or whatever about their baby and have an office in Bowling Green.
Next months meeting will be held at Kay Reading’s home.