Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, November 28, 1998, Image 60

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    Bi2-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, Novamber 28, 1998
Officers of the York County Society of Farm Women, include, from left, treasurer
Hester Hemminger, second vice president Treva Stiles, secretary Dolly Sutton,
president Lois Manifold, first vice president Arlene Miller, with state Farm women
president Lois Hughes.
York Farm
YORK (York Co.) Birds,
birthdays, and benefits to the
community were celebrated as
part of the annual meeting of
the York County Society of Farm
Women. The group held its 59th
annual gathering November 4 at
Wisehaven Hall.
The more than 200 attending
the meeting were greeted with a
program decorated with birds,
birdhouse table centerpieces,
and table favors, songs and tales
about birds, even scripture
related to birds was included in
devotions. The birdhouse center
pieces were handpainted by
York Farm Women president
Lois Manifold and “Ducky”
Baker, with Groups 1,30, and 33
A woven coverlet fund-raiser held by the York Farm
women generated donations of $950 each to Habitat for
Humanity and the York County Agency on Aging.
Displaying the Klein-woven coverlet are Sarah Snyder,
left, and Colleen Bankert. ''
Members of York County Society of Farm Women pack
boxes of non-perishable foods for sharing with the less for
tunate through community food programs.
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Women Feather Nests
providing the miniatures for
individual favors.
But it was the nests of sever
al community organizations
which were feathered by the
actions of the Farm Women, as
they fulfilled their theme song
and “brightened the corner
where they are.” The $1,900 pro
ceeds of a drawing for a woven
coverlet were divided in equal
$950 contributions to Habitat
for Humanity and the York
County Office on Aging.
In addition, non-perishable
food items donated by the soci
ety’s members attending the
conventions covered a long line
of tables at the convention
entrance. Numerous boxes of the
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dry and canned food staples
were packed and delivered from
the Society to New Life for
Children, Glen Rock, New Hope
Ministries, Dillsburg and the
Church of God, Yocumtown, for
delivery to needy families.
Four county members were
honored as 90-year-olds. Iva
Craft, Betty Stangler, and
Margaret Neff are members of
Group 1, while Sarah Moul is a
member of Group 4.
Saluted during the session as
80-year-old members were the
following: Millie Griffith, Group
1; Mary Hoff, Group 4; Dorothy
Master and Florence Sprenkle,
Group 5; Mabel Warner and
Marie Hair, Group 12; Marie
Smyser, Group 13; Marian
Leipart, Group 21; Dorothy
Sinclair, Group 29; and Ruther
Traver, Group 26.
A memorial service, led by
Genet Sellers, Group 9, paid
tribute to 10 of the county’s for
mer members who'died since the
last gathering. Remembered
during the touching devotions
were Emma Myers, Group 6;
Mildred Anderson, Group 9;
Margaret Tyson and Gladys
Craley, Group 12; Ruth May,
Group 14; Emma Myers and
Sara Myers, Group 17; Kathryn
Pomraning, Group 21; Janie
Reinhart, Group 28; and Agnes
Smith, Group 34.
During the business session,
members re-elected Hester
Hemminger, Group 18, to anoth
er term as the Society’s treasur
er. Other officers are president
Lois Manifold, first vice-presi
dent Arlene Miller, Group 11,
second vice-president Treva
Stiles, Group 18; and secretary
Dolly Sutton, Group 15.
Society member Naomi Bupp
reported on continuing sales of
the Pennsylvania Society of
Farm Women cookbook. The
cookbook was a state project
undertaken by Mrs. Bupp dur
ing her term as state president
and has sold more than 22,000
since the first printing. Proceeds
benefit the state Scholarship
Fund, which this past year pre
sented $7,000 in higher educa
tion assistance to nine scholar
ship winners.
Special presentations were
given by the York County Dairy
Princess Jessica Pomraning and
Dairy Princess Alternate
Heather Growl. The Meek
Family entertained during the
afternoon program, offering
musical selections. Youngsters
Douglas and Brandon Meek are
the first and second place
Maryland State Fiddle champi
ons in their age group.
Abbottstown. PA Honev Grove. PA
Messick Norman D. Clark
Equipment & Son, Inc.
RD 1, Box 255 A Honey Grove, PA
717-259-6617 717-734-3682
Loysville, PA
Annville. PA
BHM Farm
RD 1, Rte. 934
Carlisle. PA
R&W Bros.
Equipment Co.
35 East Willow Street 61 °' 987 ’ 6257
Messick Farm Equipment
Equipment, Inc. ySs-mo
Rt. 283 - Rheem’s
Tamaaua. PA
Charles S.
encastie, pa Snyder, Inc
Meyers r.d. 3
Implements, Inc 717 - 386 - 5945
400 North Antrim Way
S.G.Lewis &
Halifgy. PA Son, Inc.
Sweigard Bros. 352 N. Jennersville Rd.
R.D. 3, Box 13 610-869-2214
717-896-3414 1-800-869-9029
Frederick. MD
Ceresville Ford New Holland, Inc.
Rt. 26 East 301-662-4197
Outside MD, 800-331-9122
Hagerstown. MD
Antietam Ford Tractor, Inc.
2027 Leitersburg Pike
Ag Industrial Equipment
Route 1, 50 N. Greenmont Rd.
Bridgeton, NJ Washington. NJ
Leslie G. Fogg, Smith Tractor &
Inc. Equip., Inc.
Canton & Stow Creek 15 Hillcrest Ave.
Landing Rd. 908-689-7900
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New Holland. PA
A.B.C. Groff, Inc.
110 South Railroad
Olev. PA
C.J. Wonsidler
Pitman. PA
>wn. PA
r est Grove. PA
Woodstown. NJ
Owen Supply Co
Broad Street &
East Avenue
Credit Company
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