Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, May 22, 1993, Image 53

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York Society 11
York County Farm Women
Society 11 Potosi met at the home
of Sandy Keiser with 15 members
attending. Members were served a
luncheon at noon by the hostess.
The meeting began with scripture,
prayer, and flag salute. Secretary
Charlotte Dubbs read a story on
dandelions written by her daught
er, Joyce Bupp followed by roll
call response “Something I
remember about the dandelion.”
The treasurer distributed 10
Spring Rally tickets to members
who ordered them. All members
are to wear hats. June IS the socie
ty will entertain Group 34 for
lunch at Hometown Lutheran
Church at 12:00 o’clock.
The tickets for the County quilt
Lancaster Society 20
20 members and 3 visitors of e . tIM( , h i --.wino
T uin She mentioned that the gathering
Lancaster Farm for Farm Women’s Day will be at
enjoyed a tour of the Lancaster h , als y
County Wmcry on Thursday May County * of a 2nd vice
MtheS r/wilSw Va*iw th fm President. From the three chariUes
gathered at Willow Valley for jj sted f or t h e County Farm
lunch. Dunngdns time die presi- #2O voted for y C hrist
ttenu Nancy Axe conducted a in Scven mem .
bers will be attending the Spring
tunc they were Fcmmoeo of the n «■ * , __ w AU
yard sale at Nancy’s home in RjUy m Hagerstown, Md. on May
Strasburg on Saturday Tunet S
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project were distributed. The quilt
was made by members throughout
the county and will be given away
at the convention.
Another quilt is being made
with 34 blocks representing 34
groups and will be given away at
the county picnic in July at the
4-H center. Chances for this quilt
were distributed also. The pro
ceeds from the quilt will be used
to host the Stale Spring Rally in
1994 in York Co.
The program committee,
Mildred Bupp and Chrystal Bren
neman conducted an auction of
donated items of baked goods and
hand-crafted items.
The May meeting will be
hosted by Alice Krout.
(Chock Appropriate Boxes)
The Lancaster County Farm
Women’s Society #l9 visited
Abner Zook’s 3-D carvings dis
play on May 8.
The lunch stop was Risser’s
Oberholtzcr’s Green Houses
was the next slop for members to
Mary Jane Schneider was guest
speaker when Berks County Soci
ety of Farm Women Group 4 met
in the Boycrtown RD 4 home of
Feme Kulp. She spoke on “Mid
Winter Mourning,” a book she
wrote on the Opera House fire in
The April meeting of Berks speaker of the evening was Arlene
County Society of Farm Women Hafer, a nurse at a local nursing
Group 1 was held at the home of home.
Pauline Hartman in Oley. Presi- Fifteen members will attend the
dent Ruth Walters presided at the annual Spring Rally in Hager
meeting with 18 members answer- stown, Maryland on May 26.
ing roll call. A new member, Ger- Joan Haas will host the May
aldine Marsteller, was welcomed meeting at which counted cross
into the group. The featured stitch will be demonstrated.
Orthodox religion both here in this
Twenty-two members of Farm area and overseas in Russia. Fol-
Women #24 met recently at the lowing this the group enjoyed a
Lancaster Farm and Home Center, salad dessert treat, and each guest
Lancaster for their April meeting, received a flower plant as a favor.
The group entertained guests from in May, the society will hold
Farm Women #8 and the county their next meeting at the home of
officers. The program of the even- Anna Mae Snadcr, Leola, when
ing featured Pearl Veronis from (j, c program will be presented by
the Greek Orthodox church, who Peggy Atkins, a Cataract Support
lectured on the history of the counselor.
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□ $59.00- 2 YEARS
Lancaster Society 19
Berks Society 4
Berks Society 1
Lancaster Society 24
Extension Sponsored
Singles Convention
BLOOMSBURG (Columbia Co.) Bejou Merry, a words
mith experienced on-page and on-stage, will be the keynote pre
senter at the third annual Pennsylvania Singles Convention ban
quet, according to Shirley Bixby, convention organizer and
coordinator. Merry will use her talents as columnist, entertainer
and TV talk show host to create an upbeat, practical guide for
dating in the millennium. Her 30 years of active research and
field work in singlehood serve as the background for her
empowering keynote presentation entitled “Happy New Year
1999 - AAARGGHHH or AHH?” Bejou Merry is known in
Central Pennsylvania as a professor of comedy writing and com
munication at Harrisburg Area Community College and
Bloomsburg University.
Slated for June 11 through 13,1993 the convention theme of
“Living, Learning and Laughing” will be evident throughout the
weekend activities. Participants will live and dine on campus,
learn from more than 25 workshops, and laugh at an improvisa
tional theater production focusing on issues of singlcdom. Infor
mal discussions, country dance instruction, a banquet and dance
• 455 AND 456 MOWERS
2110 Rookval* Road, Lane., PA 17602
enjoy and pick up flowers.
The next meeting will be held at
the home of Naomi Spahr, June
12. Members will go to Conestoga
View May 20th to play bingo with
the guests.
Eighteen members are going to
the Spring Rally in Hagerstown
May 26.
In observance of Mothers Day
each one received 9 plants and a
poem, “Angels in Disguise,” was
The June meeting will be at the
Powdermili Hollow Road home of
Elsie Rothenbcrger where a pound
auction will be held.
Lancaster Finning, Saturday, May 22.1999*817
Berks Executive
Berks County Society of Farm
Women executive board meeting
was held at the Agricultural Cen
ter on May 3 with 16 members
present Group #1 held devotions
with Ruth Walters reading a poem
“Extra Prayer,” followed by The
Lord’s Prayer and flag salute.
How did you cope with the Bliz
zard of 1993 was the roll call
question of the evening; but to get
us thinking spring. President Phil
lipy read a poem “Mother’s Gar
The bingo party was held at
Berks Heim on April 8, and the
volunteer dinner was held on
April 21.
Scenic River Days this year will
be July 29. 30. 31 and Aug. 1.
Plans are being made to have an
other successful year.
Berks County's bus to Hagers
town, Maryland is filled and will
be on its way to the spring rally on
May 26, leaving Klein’s at Doug
lasville 6 a.m., Bethel 7 a.m. Lad
ies don’t forget your hat and
Dorothy Strieker, state first vice
presidents reported one bus has
gone on their trip to Holland,
Michigan. Next year’s trip is plan
ned for the Canadian Rockies in
June 1994.
Congratulations to Group #8 on
their 2Sth anniversary celebration
at the Shartlesvillc Grange on
April 30.
Group #2 was saddened with
the death of member Betty Slump
on April 1.
Tickets were distributed by
Sandy Rauenzahn, chairperson,
for the quilt project for Berks
A motion was made to give a
monetary gift to the Dairy Prin
cess Pageant promotion com
Next executive board meeting
is on June 28 at the Agricultural
Center. Note change of date; due
to the 4lh of July holiday.
complete the agenda and make
this “the best convention ever”
according to Bixby of Penn State
Extension. Challenged to provide
varied opportunities for self
development and social interac
tion for single adults. More than
25. Bixby commends the conven
tion planning committee for its
outstanding job.
Whether single by virtue of
divorce, separation, death of a
spouse or by choice, the conven
tion offers something of interest
for everyone. Workshop presen
ters are experienced professionals
who are donating their time to pre
sent workshops. Topics range
from serious legal and sexual
issues related to being single to the
more light hearted issues of travel
and dating.
Registration fees offer full
weekend resident and commuter
options as well as a special one
day registration alternative. The
convention is jointly sponsored by
Bloomsburg University’s School
of Extended Programs, Penn State
Cooperative Extension, and the
0.A.5.1.5. singles organization.
For information and registration,
contact The Magee Center, 700
West Main Street, Bloomsburg,
PA 17815 or phone (717)
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Free 24’ by 45’ shed to be & final drive parts $2OO
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1969 17* volunteer camp- Plastic sheets % ’ to 1"
ing trailer, fully equipped, thick, B’long colors, mostly
water heater broken, 12 or black left, Neo Mastiff pups
110 volt $BOO. Lane. Co. for sale. Susq. Co.
717-665-7843. 717-222-4657.