The Kurthwood Homemakers held their November meeting at the Holly Grove Methodist Church.

The Kurthwood Homemakers held their November meeting at the Holly Grove Methodist Church.
The hostesses for the meeting were Mary Ann Carlson, Margie Cushing and Penny Wilson.
Others present were Ada Haymon, Millie Jones, Paula Simmons, Nell Wright, Annie Ayba, Irene Foshee, Marjorie Pollard, Maggie Isgitt, Betty Westerchil and Betty Summit.
The group asked the Lord's blessing on several members who are ill
Maggie Isgitt, president, led the club in the Pledge and the Homemakers Collect.
For new business, Penny Wilson read a story about the hardships that women and men of long ago endured to keep their homes in good shape and their families in good health. Some members remembered going through some of those hard times. The name of the story was "A New Life."
The club elected officers for 2012, including Maggie Isgitt as President, Millie Jones as vice president, Marjorie Pollard as secretary, Penny Wilson as treasurer, Betty Summit as public relations director, Betty Westerchil as parliamentarian, Jones as membership director, Wilson as chaplain and Jackie Beltran, Annie Ryba, Sheryl Dodson, Summit and Wilson as program chairpersons.
Dues were paid and $130 was collected for CASA.
Show and Tell
Irene had a Christmas tree wall hanging to show.
Margie showed a quilt pieced by her sister and quilted by another. The design is called "Stack and Whack."
Ada Lou had a purple and gold LSU Tigers quilt to show.
Paula had made a pink quilt with different colored squares.
Nell had embroidered a afghan.
Before dismissal for lunch, Maggie gave a Thanksgiving quiz, with questions such as how many people eat turkey for Thanksgiving? The answer: 88 percent. Also, which president declared Thanksgiving a national holiday? The answer: Abraham Lincoln.
Margie, Paula, Penny, Millie and Marjorie each won door prizes.
Lunch was served by Mary Ann, her co-hostesses and her husband.
The Christmas meeting will be held at the home of Betty Westerchil. Members are all to bring a dish to serve and canned goods for the needy.