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New Salem Club meets with Lillian Stoker

New Salem Club meets with Lillian Stoker

Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 8:02 pm

The New Salem FCE Club met recently with Lillian Stoker, hostess. Thirteen members, agent Beverly Shelby and vistitor, Judy Fisher, were present.
President Bettie Higgs welcomed everyone and read the thought for the day, “My mom is a never ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune,” Grace Harmon.
President Higgs also read a Mother’s Day card and they remembered in thought and prayer, former member Shirley Taylor and Phyllis Collins, who hadbeen sick.
Devotional leader, Sara Simmons, used the Bible verse from Solomon 2:12, in reference to the presence of springtime and its beauty and read a poem, “Make Your World Beautiful,” and gave a tribute to mothers. Song leader, Marjorie Simmons, lead songs,  “Mother,” and “What a Friend We Have In Jesus,” and all repeated together the Club Creed.
As secretary, Ruby Rogers, called the roll, each one were asked to identify a picture from the youth of each member. Treasurer, Sylvia Simmons received cancer fund donations and read a letter of thanks from Sharon Library for  the books and other contributions the club had made to the library.
Everyone was reminded to remember the memorial service for deceased FCE Member of Weakley County on June 6, 2:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Dresden. Family members of those members deceased in the past five years will receive special invitations.
Fashion revue entries should be reported to Mary E. Bell.
The mini conference for Western District FCE in Jackson will be July 27.
Members were glad to have agent, Shelby, bring the program, which was on osteoporosis.
She gave important information that included symptoms, risks, facts, prevention, treatments and exercise and reminded all to remember bone builders – exercise, calcium and Vitamin D.
After the adjourning thought, “Sing out loud in the car, even or especially if it embarrasses your children,” C.R. Swindell.
Members enjoyed recreation and refreshments with prizes and delicious food, served by hostess, Stoker and daughter, Judy.
The club will meet again on June 4, 1:30 p.m. with Mary E. Bell, as hostess.wcp 5-25-10

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