These are given to children when they receive vaccinations to soothe their “boo boos” by applying a cold, rice-filled cloth animal. It can be used over and over. After craft time, Tinsley served supper.
President Cathy Shreve opened the meeting by thanking Tinsley for being hostess for the meeting. Vice President Fay Deck delivered the devotion, which was another “Virtues of a Woman” series called “Passion.”
She then led the members in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Secretary Phyllis Narus took roll cal. She handed out “Wish Lists” from the Safe Harbor House for Women so members could collect items throughout the year.
The monthly University of Tennessee program, “The Struggle to Live Green,” was presented and handouts given. The “Helping Hands” project for April was to collect magazines, which Deck will deliver to SkyRidge Medical Center. Shreve will deliver the “Boo Boo” animals to the health department.
The May “Helping Hands” project to collect children’s books, coloring books, crayons, pencils, stickers and so forth to be given to children waiting in the emergency room at SkyRidge and/or children actually being treated. Patti Bradshaw will bring treat bags to be used in making individual bags.
Shreve reminded club members of upcoming events: May 1 — deadline to turn in CVUs for the past year; May 6 — “Baby Books” will be delivered to new mothers at 10 a.m. at SkyRidge Medical Center; May 23 — Prospectors monthly meeting; Mary 24-26 — Region Spring Camp in Crossville; June 1 — Best of the Best and Creative Writing entries are due to the county council president; and July 12 — County Cultural Arts Competition and Fashion Revue.
Brenda Park presented a request form the Museum Center at Five Points for donations for the children’s Summer Art Camp. The club will contributing $25.
May’s meeting will be May 23 at 6 p.m. at Ann Gray’s home. The club will also give Lindsey Shreve a wedding shower.
Member Cindy Park was also present.