Saluda Homemakers

The Saluda Homemakers met Sept. 12 at Ponderosa Steak House with five members and one guest present. Program books for 2013 with information about upcoming activities, monthly programs and organization details were distributed by Lisa Kramer, club president. A copy of the Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Association Constitution was also handed out. The club said the Pledge of Allegiance and the Extension Homemakers Club Creed. The song of the month was "Oh! Susanna." Evelyn Crafton gave devotions from Romans 8:29. A birthday present was sent to Ruth Kramer who was unable to attend. The door prize was won by Dianna Giltner. Members answered the roll call with an interesting place they had visited or hope to visit. Dorothy Canada read the secretary's report. Giltner read the treasurer's report. Lisa Kramer gave a report on the homemaker's booth at Neavill's Grove, which sold aprons, cookbooks, cookies and popcorn and raised $167.25. The club planned to be at the Dupont Fire Company on Sept. 29 to sell crafts. The club's community project for the month of October was to create 10 or more fall tray favors for nursing homes. Guest Crystal Eppley read the quote of the month and Evelyn Crafton read the thought for the month. Lisa Kramer gave the leader lesson called, "Smiling Feet." Those who attending included Kramer, Helen Wise, Crafton, Giltner, Canada and Eppley.



Saluda Homemakers

The Saluda Homemakers met Oct. 4 at Dianna Giltner's home for a pitch-in meal. There were nine members and one guest present, including Crystal Eppley, Martha Knigga, Giltner, Lisa Kramer, Helen Wise, Ruth Kramer, Maxine Crafton, Faye King, Evelyn Crafton and Dorothy Canada. Evelyn Crafton won the door prize. Members answered roll call with their favorite thing about the homemakers. A birthday card was prepared for Waneta Clark. The club needs homemade craft items to sell at festivals. Ruth Kramer resigned from being the health and safety leader, Maxine Crafton and Canada agreed to fill in. The November project was to create a food basket for a family in need. Wise read the thought of the month and Maxine Crafton read the quote of the month. The club's next meeting was set for Nov. 14 at Knigga's residence.



Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council

The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council met Oct. 4 at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch with 11 members present. President Lisa Kramer opened the meeting. Dorothy Canada gave the secretary's report and it was accepted. Ruth Kramer gave the treasurer's report, which listed a total of $5,120,29. She also announced that one scholarship had been paid. Janet McMahan gave a progress report on the current quilt. Members meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Hanover Baptist Church to work on the quilt. Homemakers were at the Dupont Car Show selling cookbooks and crafts, and also donated cakes to the Dupont Fire Department for the annual fish fry. The Shelby County Extension Homemakers invited Jefferson County homemakers to a November holiday program The lesson plan on autumn produce was distributed to club presidents. The next meeting was set for Nov. 1 at the library.