The Wallace Creek Extension Education Club met, Thursday, February 17, at the home of Imogene Hawkins.
Lynn Blankenship called the meeting to order. The members answered the roll call to "Tell something you want to happen this year." The minutes were read from the January 20 meeting. The treasurer's report was given. Lynn gave the council meeting report: May Event will be held May 11 at the Methodist Church. Each club member was given their duties for the May Event. The program speakers will be Jymma Byrd, Kay Stewart and Buddy Whitley. There will be more information given at a later date.
The delegates for the District TEEA meeting in Anson, Texas will be Barbara Porter and Imogene Hawkins, with Betty Wilson and Faye Currie going as non-delegates. The District TEEA meeting will be April 12.
Lunch and Learn will be March 4 at the Civic Center. "Spring Landscaping and Gardening" will be the topic, given by Allison Watkins, horticulturist, from Tom Green County.
March 28 will be the Hamilton County Extension Education Clubs "Spring Fling". More information may be obtained from the Extension office.
The meeting was adjourned.
Noma Fitzgerald served refreshments while the group enjoyed the program given by Carolyn McDowell. Those present were Carolyn McDowell, Marilyn Miller, Noma Fitzgerald, Mary Frances Herrington, Imogene Hawkins, Lynn Blankenship and Doris Cates.
The program was "Food Bourn Illness". Mrs. McDowell gave ten myths and facts on food safety. Food bourn illnesses are blamed on the flu; the symptoms are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Proper food handling helps assure food is safe to eat: Clean: wash hands and surfaces often; Separate: don't cross-contaminate; Cook: cook to proper temperatures; and Chill: refrigerate properly.