The Saline Courier Weekend

Sharon EHC members hear cooking presentati­on

- Special to the Courier

Sharon Extension Homemakers Club met

March 16 at Saline County Fairground­s.

In attendance were 10 members. Hostesses for the month were Lucille Bagley and Patsy Wagner. The meeting was opened by members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag.

Patsy Wagner, President, conducted the business session. Thought for the month: I am a person who wants to do a lot of things, trapped in a body that wants to sleep a lot. Lucille Bagley presented the devotional titled “Flourishin­g Like a Flower”. Bible verse referenced: Psalms 103:1322. “The life of mortals is like grass, they flourish like a flower of the field.” Roll call was answered by members telling their favorite store to shop. Volunteer hours totaled 158. Janette Rao presented the program titled “Cooking for 1 or 2.”

Eighty percent of those 65 or older are in 1 or 2 person households. Www.myplate. gov/myplate-plan will provide individual­ized plans to guide your food choices. Recipes can be adapted to fit your household needs. Use your leftovers creatively and freeze extras for another meal. A letter from Arkansas Children’s Hospital was read by Janette Rao thanking the club for past contributi­ons.

Pat Bruton mentioned that she has had four great-grandchild­ren in The Children’s Hospital.

Fair Judging School was held March 7 with one member from the county attending. Spring Education workshop was March 8 with five members from the County and one member from Sharon attending. Spring County Council meeting will take place April 25 at the Saline County


The county will be serving Chicken Spaghetti April 7 at the Saline County Fairground­s at noon. A 9 x 13” pan will cost $20. All orders must be preordered.

For more informatio­n call the Saline County Extension Service at 501-303-5672. Saline County EHC will host a one day Bazaar April 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Saline County Fairground­s. Handcrafte­d and food items will be available. Eye openers were presented by the following members: Karen Mitchell, Quilt of Valor quilt, Sylvia Nalley, quilt, knitted sweater, Brazilian embroidery picture. The meeting was adjourned. Peggy Price led the noon day grace. Pot luck was served, followed by a game of bingo. The next meeting will take place April 20 at the Saline County Fairground­s. Members are to bring a pot luck meal.

 ?? Special to The Saline Courier ?? Karen Mitchel and Patsy Wagner display a Quilt of Valor quilt
Special to The Saline Courier Karen Mitchel and Patsy Wagner display a Quilt of Valor quilt

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