The Bend-Chappel Extension Education Club met on Monday, November 8, 2010 in the home of Jane Clark. The business meeting started at 10 am with president Mary Jane Dennis presiding. Roll call was answered with ‘My Favorite Pie’ and Chocolate Pie seems to be the over all favorite. The minutes of the October meeting were read and approved after one correction.
Malissa Lemons gave a report on the luncheon trip to Eve’s restaurant in Lampasas and the tour of Mr. Romans rock collection. Mr. Romans has a very large collection with rocks, stones and fossils from all over the world. The most interesting seemed to be the stones he has found in Central Texas over the years.
Mary Jane Dennis gave the council report. The council will sponsor the San Saba County Youth Fair this year by donating $500 toward this program.
The 2011 yearbook is ready for proof reading.
District 7 planning meeting will be held in San Saba on November 16 at the First Methodist Church.
Gifts are needed for the Judges at the annual Pecan Food Show. Sue Broyles volunteered to furnish one of the gifts.
A recipe book will be available soon that contains all of the Champion and Reserve Champion entries to the Pecan Food Show through the years. The book will sell for $10.00 and will be available at various stores around San Saba
It was reported the County Health Fair was successful. Around 250 people attended with 80 receiving flu shots.
On November 15 the Wallace Creek Club will host their annual Thanksgiving Covered Dish Dinner with everyone invited.
Mary Jane reported Private Andrew Burkes was the soldier that received our care package. He is stationed in Afghanistan at this time. We hope our little contribution will remind him he is being thought of as we pray for his safety during his tour of duty.
Plans were made for the annual Christmas Party. The tree is already decorated. Everyone will meet at the Community Center at 2 pm on December 5
Lucy Wilson will be asked to pick up names from the Angel Tree for our club Christmas giving.
The program was a Show and Tell of items brought by members. Amy Vickers gave an interesting demo. She brought her loom and yarn and showed everyone how it is used. She is making a three cornered variegated wool shawl. Others brought Christmas crafts, baby quilts, handbags, table runners, pottery hand warmer coffee mug, etc.
The annual Thanksgiving Luncheon followed with a beautiful table filled with traditional goodies.
th to finish decorating the building. The party is scheduled for December 13th beginning at 6 pm. Jane Clark will take care of the paper goods and Winnie Lou McCoury will see that the building is unlocked and heated. Finger foods will be the menu. Gifts will be exchanged between the men and women with the usual Chinese Gift Exchange.