Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council

The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council met at 9:15 a.m. Thursday at the Lonnie Mason Agriculture Building at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. President Linda Phillips presided over the meeting. Dorothy Canada gave the secretary’s report. Diana Giltner gave the treasurer’s report.

Scholarship applications are now available. Forms are available through school counselors, the Jefferson County Extension Office or through individual Homemakers. The scholarship is open to Jefferson County seniors attending Madison Consolidated, Southwestern or Shawe Memorial high schools, and Christian Academy of Madison. Home school seniors are also eligible. Applications must be submitted before April 15.

The council also discussed the upcoming quilt show, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21 and 22 at the Community Building on the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Those wishing to enter a handmade, antique or favorite quilt can bring them to the fairgrounds to display or contact a Homemaker for more information. Chances are also being sold for a handmade quilt crafted by the Homemakers to be given away the final day of the show. The proceeds from the raffle go to fund the county scholarships.

For more information on the Homemakers, call the Jefferson County Extension Office at (812) 265-8919.

Sunshine Homemakers

The Sunshine Homemakers met at 11 a.m. Thursday Dorothy Morgan’s residence for a salad luncheon. The meeting followed lunch. Morgan led the group in the Extension Homemakers Club Creed and the Pledge of Allegiance. She also gave devotions from “Mornings with Jesus” using Genesis 3:19. Members answered the roll call with their favorite hobby or pastime. The thought for the month was, “Patience is the ability to let light shine after your fuse has blown. Members sang, “Let Their Be Peace On Earth.” Marie Black gave the secretary’s report and Sandy Koehler gave the treasurer’s report. Members discussed the upcoming quilt show set for April 21 and 22 at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Achievement Day, which is set for May 12 at the fairgrounds, was also discussed. The club will meet again at 2 p.m. April 12.