The Heart-N-Hands Extension Homemakers Club recently held its meeting, Christmas Luncheon and party at the Centennial Fellowship Church at White Hall.


President Cathy Lewis welcomed everyone. For Show and Tell, Sandy Smith brought a street light centerpiece made from a wine glass and small plastic candy dish with a cover and tea light.


Delores Kelley, community service chairwoman, announced that the club collected 462 food items towards the goal of 2,200.


Nancy Rosen, special community service project chairwoman, thanked Barbra Freeman and Dianna Winfree for donating necklaces as bingo prizes at the Trinity Village Medical Center and The Villages of General Baptist Healthcare West. Rosen also stated that she, Margaret Thomas and Warna Turner set up and decorated a Christmas Tree at Trinity Village.


It was announced that the club had donated 120 dolls and 160 caps for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Festival of Stars.


Lewis thanked everyone for participating in EHC activities. Heart-N-Hands EHC members who participated in the Jefferson County EHC cot sheet workshop were: Sue Womack, Dixie Fritz, Gwen Bunch, Dianna Winfree, Vivian Gerlach, Brenda Robinson, Lewis, Carolyn Harness, Debbie James, Jody Stout, Patsy Brown, Rosen, Kelley, Connie Herrin, Sarah Payton, and Dot Hart.


Heart-N-Hands club members attending the AEHC Craft Retreat at the Ozark Folk Center at Mountain View were: James, Kaye Richardson, Robinson, Kelley, Stout, Gerlach, Rosen, Payton, Liz Crosby, Herrin, Brown, and Brenda Hendrix.


The group adjourned to a Christmas Luncheon and party. The group participated in a cookie/candy exchange and a Left/Right Game gift exchange. Smith read a Christmas story.


Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County Family and Consumer Sciences agent, was a guest at the meeting and party.


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