The March Beginnings met March 12 for its anniversary outing. Sandy York was hostess. Lunch and the meeting were held at a restaurant in Vincennes. Roll call was taken and Karen Barnard read the minutes of the last meeting and York gave the treasurer’s report. Our annual club dues were collected.
As for old business, York, Barnard and Shirley Henson attended the district meeting in Gibson County on March 11. Items were taken for the silent auction for cancer research. Barnard attended the nominating committee meeting. New county officers for the year are: President Stacey Lasher, Vice President Sandy York, Secretary Beverly Thompson and Treasurer Barnard. The volunteer community support form was turned in.
The club will be in charge of the yearbook for the 2015-2016 year. The group take an Easter gift to the nursing home resident. The Homemakers Spring Conference will be April 2 in Spencer County. Achievement night has been set for April 23 at Knepp’s Restaurant. The theme will be Something Beautiful and reservations are due to Karen Barnard by April 15. The cost is $13 per person. Registrations will start at 6 p.m. and the meal and program at 6:30 p.m. The last council meeting of the year will be on May 12 at 6 p.m. at the Ponderosa. This meeting is for all county officers, incoming and outgoing club presidents and vice presidents. The 4-H Show will be July 11-18. Volunteers are needed for project check-in, judging and concession stand. One or two volunteers are needed for the 4-H Consumer Clothing and Fashion Review judging on July 10.
York and Barnard received gifts from their secret pal and Barnard won the hostess gift. Also present were Vickie Reed and Stephanie Eagen. The next meeting will be April 9 at 10 a.m. at Reed’s home. Barnard will be hostess and the group will be making name tags for Achievement night.