Club news 6/8/05

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Nancy Hunter NSDAR

The Nancy Hunter Chapter of NSDAR met May 25 at the Cape Girardeau Country Club for the end-of-season luncheon. Sharon Rowland and Edna Ruth Fischer were co-hostesses. Two ladies from the Missouri Veterans Home, Lillian Burgfeld and Peachie Waldeking, were guests.

Rowland, regent, announced the group had received three awards from the state of Missouri: 2005 Honor Roll Level Two Award; achievement award in SEIMES Acknowledgement Center; and a certificate of participation for good citizen essay contest.

The next meeting will be in September.

New Salem UMW

The New Salem United Methodist Women of Daisy met for their birthday celebration on June 1 in the church fellowship hall. The meeting was called to order by Dorothy Hahs, president. All reports were read, there was no correspondence and 20 sick/shut-in calls were made during May.

The nursing home visitation committee for June will be Shirley Grebe and Margie Roberts. The father/son/friend banquet committee will meet to finish plans for the banquet to be held this month.

Quilt blocks for the comfort quilts should be brought to the July meeting. Eighteen school kits through the Festival of Sharing were made and sent to children who were victims of tsunamis last year in Southeast Asia. It was decided that blankets and used eye glasses would be the items donated to the October Festival of Sharing.

Verla Mangels reported on the district meeting held in Charleston, Mo., in April.

The purchase of a sound system for the fellowship hall will be checked into and presented at the next church board meeting.

The next meeting will be July 6 at the home of Mangels.

Lamplights FCE

The Lamplighters FCE Club met May 19 at the home of Bev Meyer.

A report was given on a project, "books for newborns." Jackie Kurre, chairwoman, delivered children's books to both local hospitals newborn units to be given to new parents.

A thank-you card was read for the gifts sent to Meyer's son, Russ, and his friends in Iraq.

Plans were made for the group to make clothing protectors for residents of the Missouri Veterans Home. A discussion was held to visit Perry Oak Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo.

It was agreed that the club will provide five items for the country store at the state FCE meeting to be held Aug. 24 through 26.

A program, "Dealing with aggressive people," was given by Judy Myers with the help of Linda Freeman.

Sharon Bogenpohl gave a mini-lesson on "Wise use of OTC medication."

The next meeting will be June 16 at the home of Myers.

-- From staff reports

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