Club news 5/25/05

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Kage FCE Club

The Kage FCE Club met May 12 at the Cape Girardeau Senior Center. Edna Hey was the hostess.

A thank-you note from Southeast Missouri Hospital Foundation was read by Dortha Strack. The note was for money contributed to purchase bracelets for children with diabetes.

Inez Statler and Opal Collins reported on the Southeast District FCE meeting held in Sedgewickville, Mo., on April 19. Plans were made for the club's contribution to the Country Store at the Annual Conference of Missouri FCE to be held in August.

Representatives Martha Slaten and Strack received certificates at the recent meeting for volunteers conducted by the United Way.

Members signed up to clean glasses at The Lutheran Home each week through the week of June 5. Participants in the "Friends Forever" group at the nursing home will be sending notes to their partners this week.

Statler reported on the recent benefit for Jesse Shenimann who had an accident on an ATV. The club sent a basket of kitchen items for the benefit.

Cape Girardeau Mayor Jay Knudtson signed a proclamation for the club declaring May 15 National FCE Day of the Family. Books were be donated to a local hospital for babies born on that were born on that day.

The program titled "No child left behind" was presented by Opal Collins.

The next meeting will be on June 9 at the home of Judie Herbst.

Good Shepherd Ladies Guild

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Ladies Guild met for a friendship supper in May in the church fellowship hall. Hostesses for the salad buffet were Betty Schuetts, Doris Emerson and Robbie Schmitt.

Donna Magwitz presented the program, "All about aprons," greeting each lady upon arrival with a special apron to wear during the evening. An apron exhibit included styles of many colors and designs from colonial days, the Civil War-era, as well as more recent decades.

The guild pie sale, which was held on May 1, produced 50 homemade pies sold to raise funds for children who will attend Camp Sunshine in July.

The guild's June meeting will be a family picnic supper at Kiwanis Park at 5:30 p.m. June 13.

Wonderworkers FCE

Wonderworkers FCE Club met at the home of June Landgraf on May 12. Devotions were given by the hostess.

FCE scholarship applications were given to members to be given to students with 60 hours of credit. Also, the Red Cross blood drive in June was discussed.

Margie E. Reisenbichler gave a program on "No child left behind," and Landgraf gave a program on "Difficult people."

Members are to meet at the home of Joy Engelhart at 11:30 a.m. June 9 to go to the home of Kathy Hemmen for a picnic lunch and flower garden tour.

There will not be a meeting in July, and the August meeting will be at the home Nell Kieninger on Aug. 11. The program will be "Family roots."

Oak Ridge FCE

The Oak Ridge FCE Club met May 18 with Jean Rehak as hostess. Plans were made for an international meal to be held with Carole Jo Byrd as hostess at the June meeting.

Byrd reported on the National FCE Conference held in Anchorage, Alaska. She received the Missouri Heart of FCE Award.

Mary Dee Ford gave a report on identity fraud. Betty Dellinger, president, reported the latest moneymaking project was a success. Dellinger will attend the MAFCE Conference in Columbia, Mo., Aug. 24 through 26.

National Day of the Family will be observed by presenting member Ruby Hitt and her great-grandchild a book from the group.

Members reported attending a bingo game at the Missouri Veterans Home and a birthday party at Jackson Manor. Byrd and Dellinger attended a recognition event held at Jackson Manor on behalf of the Oak Ridge Club.

Sedgewickville UMW

The Sedgewickville United Methodist Women met May 11 with Pete Shrum presiding.

Following the reading and approval of the minutes and treasurer's report, Shrum noted dates to remember: Day-A-Park on June 11 at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson; and kits to be donated for the Festival of Sharing are due for the annual conference on June 3 to 6 and should be left at the church by Sunday.

The group discussed a profit of $632.80 from the April 30 rummage sale. Shrum passed out lists for the medical kits and personal kits to be donated for the tsunami relief fund at the annual conference. New business discussion included the recommendation that the UMW provide refreshments for the July 16 Bible school.

For UMW Sunday on Oct. 16, the UMW voted to have a speaker from the Epworth School speak and the Spirit Dancers from this school perform.

Gena Walker announced that she would be having an auction at her dad's house in Sedgewickville on May 31 and presented the group with an old quilt that included embroidered names of several past members.

The group discussed hosting and fixing the meal for the Statler reunion on July 9.

Mission Moments were read by Anna Marie Stroder. Mary Lou Conrad and Shrum gave the program from Response magazine, "Little girl, get up."

The next meeting will be on June 8 at the home of Wilma Crites in Jackson.

Zonta Club

The Zonta Club of Cape Girardeau held its year-end meeting on May 2 at Francine's Gardens. Cara Mueller was presented with the Young Woman of Achievement Award and scholarship.

Linda Jacobsen, District 7 governor, initiated three upcoming officers for the next year. Those officers were Juanita Penfield, vice president; Marsha Haskell, treasurer; and Diane Gammon, secretary.

Service awards were presented to Heather Brooks for the Go Getter Award, Haskell for the Most Service Projects Award and Jan Roupp for the Most Service Hours Award. The club had accumulated a total of 1,323 service hours over the past year. Perfect attendance certificates were given to Ann Wagganer, Dr. Jayne Schemman, Charlotte Robinson, Mary Scherer, Naomi Newman, Cheryl Mothes, Polly Holton, Cherly Hill, Mary Greaser, Mona Copeland, Ruopp and Haskell.

Continuous service awards were presented to Sandy Hastings, Sue McEwan and Mothes for 10 years; to Ruopp for 15 years; to Diane Howard for 20 years; and to Janice Hill for 25 years.

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