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Mason Hall FCE Club holds monthly meeting

Mason Hall FCE Club holds monthly meeting

Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 8:00 pm

The Mason Hall Family and Community Education Club met recently at the community center, which was decorated for Father’s Day.
Bennie Patterson and Pat Hurt served as hostesses.
President Frances Allen welcomed 16 women members, six men members, two visitors and Obion County University of Tennessee Extension agent Benita Giffin.
After recitation of the club creed and Pledge of Allegiance, Mrs. Allen read the thought for the day, “Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have and then found it again.” Roll call was answered by members naming the last movie they saw or attended. It was discovered that very few watch movies anymore.
Betty Luton’s devotional was titled “Our Questions.” She read Luke 11:13. Many people were remembered and lifted up in prayer.
Secretary and treasurer reports were read and approved. Good Neighbor reports were collected. The social service for Kenton was Evelyn Holloman.
West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center will be having the Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show on July 11. It starts at 10 a.m. and the cost is $5.
Gibson County UT Extension Office will be having a Living Well With Chronic Conditions class at 10 a.m. Classes started this week and will also be held this Monday and June 25 and July 2. The class is free and open to anyone who has a chronic condition. Family members and caregivers are also welcome.
Gibson County Extension Office will be having a Women Against Violence hearing on Thursday. It is from 1-4:30 p.m. and everyone is encouraged to attend.
There will be a Tai Chi for Arthritis class at the Obion County Public Library conference room. The class began meeting this month and sessions will continue this Friday and on June 26, 27 and 28 and July 8,12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22 and 23.
There will be an iPad workshop on June 26 in the conference room at the Obion County Public Library.  The workshop is free and is from 1-5 p.m. Those who would like to learn how to use an iPad or are thinking about getting one should attend this class.
Mrs. Giffin talked about Choosemyplate.gov, an updated version of the food pyramid. She spoke of ways to pick and choose healthier food.
Jordan Jones, UT Extension Career Edge intern, gave an excellent presentation on poison. Members learned how it affects the body, how to prevent it and what symptoms to look for.
A couple of funny stories and a Father’s Day poem were read.
The next club meeting will be July 11 at 11 a.m. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

Published in The Messenger 6.18.13

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