Mason Hall FCE meets
Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:01 pm
The Mason Hall Family and Community Education Club met recently with 20 members, one visitor and University of Tennessee Extension Service agent Benita Giffin in attendance.
President Frances Allen called the meeting to order by welcoming everyone. Members answered roll call by naming their greatest blessings.
Betty Luton presented the devotion with a theme of thanksgiving. She used Acts 27:35 and Chronicles 16:8 for the biblical references.
Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer’s report and good neighbor report were given.
A thank-you card from the Milan Folklore Jamboree was read and members were reminded about the Obion County Fair Association meeting. The club also received a request for a donation from Chimes for Charity. A motion was made by Linda Holder and seconded by Nettie B. Moore to donate $75 to Chimes for Charity.
It was noted shut-ins were visited at the Dyer Nursing Home and the Golden Living Center. One social service was reported in Kenton.
Members were reminded of items which will be going to the state convention and were invited to have lunch with Teresa Vinson at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City on Dec. 12.
A motion was made by Ms. Holder and seconded by Mary Davis to donate a quilt to Springhill School. It was reported a quilt donated to Kenton School sold for $230 at auction. A motion was made by Pat Hurt and seconded by Nancy Tankersley to donate $100 to the 4-H cattle judging team for its trip to Denver.
Sarah Allen was named secretary for the coming year. It was decided to ask Tandy Davis to make 25 key chains for the 2012 state convention. Assignments for the upcoming Christmas lunch were made.
Mrs. Giffin presented a very informative program from the Top Health newsletter. She talked about emotional eating and cutting back on sugar. She said at one time there were only three types of diabetes, adding these days things are aren’t as clear cut. She spoke of LADA or latent autoimmune diabetes in adults.
Mrs. Giffin also she told members about newer energy saving light bulbs.
For recreation time, Irene Galloway read a poem.
Visitors and new members are always welcome. The club meets the first Thursday of each month at the Mason Hall Community Center.
Published in The Messenger 11.23.11