Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council

The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Council met May 2, 2013, at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch with seven members present. Kay Dunham, council vice president, opened the meeting. Dorothy Canada gave the secretary's report. No treasurer's report was given.

The quilt committee announced that material for the 2014 quilt has been purchased. The committee meets at 9:15 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Hanover Baptist Church. The 2014 Bits and Pieces Quilt Show has been set for April 12-13. The winner of the 2013 quilt was Melba Hoevener. First place for the Viewer's Choice went to Bert Zimmerman and second to Marie Black. The awards were donated by Margie's Country Store and L & L Yard Goods.

The homemakers also discussed upcoming events, which include: the Jefferson County 4-H Fair from July 8-13; the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis Aug. 2-18; and the Madison District Fall Meeting in August.