The Farmer Farmerette Club met at the home of Keri Bradford for their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m. with Pauline Oberman as hostess.
A delicious meal was served by the hostess before the meeting. President Kay Reading called the meeting to order with the pledge to the American flag led by Oberman. In lieu of a song, Oberman read a poem about mothers.
Members Elsie Lybarger, Clara Shaver, Keri Bradford, Claudine Lybarger, Jeannie Smith, Kay Reading, and Pauline Oberman answered roll call with the showing of a picture of their mother.
Reading gave a talk on the history of the American flag which was most interesting, plus the proper way to display it,etc.
Claudine Lybarger gave a talk on Mother’s Day and stated that 162 million Mother’s Day cards are sold each year and that it is the third largest seller of cards. She read a poem by Sandra L. Mouring entitled “The Hand That Held My Hand,” a couple of other short poems, an d one entitled “A Mother’s Love” written by Vandalia’s own Lynell McCormick.
The mystery prize donated by Oberman was won by Reading. Several members received a gift from their secret pals.
Shaver gave the treasurer’s report. The secretary’s report will be given next month.
Smith had the game with everyone winning a prize and Shaver also had a game since there wasn’t time for it last month. Everyone won a prize on that game also.
The club’s annual Easter carry-in supper was held April 7 at the Curryville Presbyterian Church’s fellowship hall after being postponed from March 24 due to bad weather. Reading was the hostess. She read a poem about Easter before a delicious meal was enjoyed by approximately 35 friends and family. The next meeting will be on Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. at the home of Elsie Lybarger with her as hostess.