Mason Hall FCE meets

Mason Hall FCE meets

Posted: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 8:01 pm

The Mason Hall Family and Community Education Club recently held its January meeting, with 16 women members, five men members, four guests and Obion County University of Tennessee Extension agent Benita Giffin present.
President Frances Allen welcomed everyone and recited the thought for the day: “You can’t turn back the clock but you can wind it up again.”
Betty Luton wished everyone a Happy New Year and provided the devotional “New Year’s Wish.” Her biblical text was from Gen. 1:1. She said members have a new calendar with a clean slate and she hoped they can do great things this coming year. The shut-ins were mentioned and she closed in prayer.
Roll call was answered with members telling about their favorite Christmas memories. The minutes were read, including the good neighbor report. The treasurer’s report was given.
Mrs. Allen reported on the agenda from the recent county council meeting.
Mrs. Giffin covered the Top Health Newsletter, including the topic of taking advantage of your exercise personality. She informed the members she will be leading a Tai Chi class with eight sessions beginning today at the Obion County Public Library.
Other topics in the newsletter were childhood obesity and the top five ways to winterize skin. Mrs. Giffin, along with Barbara Perry from Gibson County, will present a six-session weekly program entitled “Living Well With Chronic Conditions” Feb. 3-March 10 at 1:30 p.m. at the Obion County Public Library.
Mrs. Giffin also gave members a handout titled “New Textiles & Apparel Products to Meet the Needs and Desires of Today’s and Tomorrow’s Consumer.” This included “A Smarter Shoe, The Smart Shirt and Heat Sensing Fabrics.”
Irene Galloway reported her sister, Bonnie Dodd, recently celebrated her 100th birthday.
Projects for the coming year were discussed.
The club started quilting on Monday.
The club meets the first Thursday of each month. Visitors and new members are welcome.

Published in The Messenger 1.11.11

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