Jefferson County Extension Homemakers

The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council met April 6 at the Lonnie Mason Agriculture Building, which houses the Jefferson County Extension Office at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. President Linda Phillips presided over the meeting and gave the secretary’s report. Diana Giltner gave the treasurer’s report. Giltner reminded members that the Homemakers dues are due in May. Members were also notified that scholarship application forms for graduating high school seniors in Jefferson County have been left at Madison Consolidated, Shawe Memorial and Southwestern high schools. The upcoming Bits and Pieces Quilt Show, which is scheduled for April 21 and April 22 at the fairgrounds, was also discussed. Sandy Koehler gave a report on the May 12 Achievement Day. The council will meet again at 9:15 a.m. on May 4 at the extension office. For more information on joining the Homemakers call (812) 265-8919.

Sunshine Homemakers

The Sunshine Homemakers met April 12 at Dorothy Morgan’s residence. Morgan led the meeting with the Homemakers Creed and the Pledge of Allegiance. Members answered roll call by responding to the question, “Have you ever written a poem, song or book?” The thought for the month was, “I’ve learned that even though I have pains, I don’t have to be one.” Members sang “The Old Gray Mare.” Marie Black gave the secretary’s report and Morgan gave the treasurer’s report. The club will meet again at 2 p.m. May 10.