The Webster Homemaker's Council Meeting was held on April 28 at the LSU Extension Office. The Evergreen Club served as the host club. Florence Goyanes greeted everyone at the registration table.
The President Elizabeth Tripp called the meeting to order. The welcome was given by Charlotte Martin, Evergreen Club President. Frances Foster led the Pledge to the flag and gave the devotional "Growing roots" Pslams 1:3.
Prayer needs were requested for a number of friends and family members. A prayer was lead by Joan Almond for those who had been mentioned.
Minutes of the January council meeting were handed out and approved as written. There was a total of sixteen present. Idelle Simms, treasurer gave the financial report.
Janice Hare reported that the Audit committee had checked the books and found them to be in order. Joan Almond introduced the parish agent, Lee Faulk from Claiborne who would be working with us a couple of days a week. Idelle Simms reported that the 4-H Quilt was complete. Mary Lane Gray had the other complete quilt. Idelle Simms reported that she had already received a number of scholarship applications.
Elizabeth Tripp announced the next council meeting would be held on July 28.
After a short recess to look over the silent auction items and the mini raffle, the speaker was introduced by Charlotte Martin.
The speaker, Lois Lacey is a Master Gardner in Magnolia and the Piney Hills Louisiana Master Gardeners. Lois Lacey presented a skit "Where are my Dandelions." It was a conversation between Saint Frances and God about what the Urbanites were doing to the grass, wildflowers, leaves and lawns that God had created. She also gave instructions on how to make your own rain barrel.
The Evergreen Club had decorated tables in colorful flower pots with Boxcar Willie tomato plants in them. These were given to each person present as door prizes.
After the blessing, a delicious meal was enjoyed by everyone.