EHC members receive awards at Fall Council


The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers clubs recently held their Fall Council meeting at the County Extension Office. The event was a potluck luncheon and program.

Members brought crock pot soups with all the trimmings, salads and desserts.

Decorations of fall pumpkins and colors were done by Camden Road Club, registration was by the Lunch Bunch Club, hostesses were Grace Willing Workers Club and Willing Workers of White Hall provided cleanup.

Bettye Johnson, Jefferson County Council president, opened the meeting with the Homemaker’s Creed being read by Jo Ann Carr, vice president. Liz Crosby, secretary, asked for the roll call of clubs.

Margaret Thomas gave the inspiration and Carr introduced the entertainment for the program, “The Old Country Band”. All enjoyed the humor and songs presented by the group.

The members and guests dressed up in Halloween costumes such as Indians, clowns, witches, baseball players and goblins, which brought lots of excitement and fun.

Mary Ann Kizer, adviser, made the announcement of the annual Achievement Awards to members with the most participation in all aspects of Extension work to Kathy Rogers, Judy Cox, Johnson, Marnette Reed, Brenda Robinson, Debbie James, Nancy Rosen, Carolyn Harness, Kaye Richardson, Cheri Aronowitz, Carr, Delores Kelly, Dixie Fritz, Peggy Barbaree, Sarah Payton, Connie Herrin, Crosby and Marjorie Zuber. All members received a special certificate for their achievement.

Cox, president-elect, gave out the door prizes. The Homemaker’s Prayer was read by Reed, Treasurer.

Johnson thanked everyone for all their hard work in making the Holiday Foods event a success as well as those selling pecan and peanuts for the fundraiser.

The meeting was adjourned to enjoy the luncheon.

The Jefferson County Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender , age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.