Domestic Engineers

Published 9:01 am Saturday, November 6, 2010

The Domestic Engineers met in the home of Bev Diercks on Nov. 28, 2010.

The program was a style show sponsored by the Bon Worth store from the Medford Mall, with manager Lisa conducting it.

The models were Sharon Jahnke, Phyllis Hamborg, Bev Diercks and Carol Olson who each modeled two outfits. Lisa explained the construction features and care of the garments. Three door prizes were given. Winners were guest Virginia Plantage, Perky Smith and Bev Diercks.

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Sharon Jahnke, president, called the meeting to order.

They read the homemaker’s creed together. Roll call was taken with 10 members present. Secretary’s report was given by Darla Christenson in the absence of Judy Myers, treasurer.

Sally Benson had cook books from the Alaskan dinner for those who attended and had not gotten one. Sun shine person, Carol Olson reported she had sent one birthday card to Broadway Board and Care plus and a retirement card to Judy Myers. Sally Benson and Bev Diercks reported on the last meeting of the southeast Minnesota district. Bev distributed the new handbooks.

There was discussion about having a cookie exchange this year but it was decided not to because of lack of interest. This motion was made by Bev Diercks and seconded by Carol Olson.

The Christmas party will be at Wedgewood Cove at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 14. Gifts will be exchanged, 2010 secret pals will be revealed and names will be drawn for 2011 ones. Jean McCarthy will bring the menu choices to the November meeting.

Holiday Happening will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the America’s Best Value Inn on Dec. 4. The menu and cost per person was decided. Everyone will bring some cookies or candy. Bev Diercks and Gen Montei will be in charge of the decorations and invitations.

Sharon Jahnke will take treats to Broadway Board and Care Plus for Thanksgiving.

Jean McCarthy volunteered to do the program for the March meeting.

The November meeting will be held at Neva Matteson’s home on Nov. 9.

Perky Smith made a motion to adjorn and Gen Montei seconded it.