Clovis Education Association
Clovis Education Association met on Jan. 13 at La Casita Library at 4-5 p.m..
Molly Smith, president, called the meeting to order. She introduced Curry County Association of Educational Retirees members Laura Beth Newberry and Lynda Milburn. They gave a short presentation of past and upcoming legislative issues. Molly handed out a legislative goals packet assembled by state NEA president Sharon Morgan. Molly urged members to become informed during the 60-day session on issues that will affect education.
Refreshments were provided by the La Casita members.
Next meeting will be on Feb. 10, 2009 at James Bickley Elementary at 4 p.m. It will be hosted by Molly Smith.
Claud Rainy Day Extension Club
Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 14 with sixteen members attending. Hostess Annette Taylor provided a lavish assorted refreshment table.
President Ginger Beck presided during the business meeting. Joan Ewing resigned s treasurer because of health concerns, and Reba Camp was elected to fill the position. A thank you letter from the Presbyterian Food Pantry was read. Lucille Johnson reported n the recent council meeting and passed out new schedules for the year. Unscheduled hostesses were filled in and plans for the year completed.
Ginger spoke about plans for the 100th year celebration for Curry County, which will be held in April.
The next meeting will be Wednesday with hostesses Hildegunde Pulz and Lucille Johnson featuring a “Two-Can” lunch.
Curry County Extension Club
The Curry County Extension Club’s leader training was held on Jan. 15 at the extension building. Home economist Glenda Belcher led the workshop on crayon appliqué. There were 20 members representing eight clubs who participated. They used crayons and gel pens to color designs on fabric and then heat set them. These items can be used in quilts, framed or to embellish clothing or tote bags. Those interested in joining an extension club may contact the extension office at 763-6506 or 762-0296.