San Saba County Extension Education Clubs were represented at the annual TEEA (Texas Extension Education Association) State Convention in SAN ANGELO September 15-17 by: Sherri Cradduck, Faye Currie, and Mary Jane Dennis. Others attending were: Lynn Blankenship, Imogene Hawkins, Fran Hulgan, Carol Littlefield, and Betty Wilson. County agent Carolyn McDowell also attended.
Members who arrived early could take advantage of Early Bird Workshops. Workshops offered were: Raise a Reader, Cooking with Herbs; and Gifts on a dime.
Wednesday began with a general session and then educational workshops. The workshops for delegates were: "TEEA - Making a Difference", "Connect Generations", "Talking to your Doctor", and the Key Note Speaker was Nancy Robinson Masters. Members Training was offered to the members who were not attending the Delegates workshops. These were: Scrapbooking and Tours of San Angelo.
Wednesday evening gave each district the chance to visit a local restaurant and to recognize their members for jobs well done during the past year.
Special awards were presented for individual, county, and district achievements. Individuals receiving awards from San Saba county were as follows: Cultural Arts - Phyllis Poehlmann won First Place in 2 categories. Garments and Accessories with her beaded purse and jewelry with her necklace and earring set.
The following state officers were elected: TEEA President Elect, Phyllis McMakin, 1st Vice President for Leadership Cathy Hanzik, and TEEA Treasurer Sheila McCormack.
The 82nd annual conference concluded Thursday night at a banquet where the new board of directors was installed.