Homemakers club learns about risks of identity theft

Tribune staff reports

Adrene Wunder gave a lesson about identity theft when Pine Ridge Extension Homemakers met Nov. 25 at Norma Pollert’s home.

Wunder discussed how identity theft happens, the risks, realities and terminology, tips to thwart it and how to use online safeguards.

President Caroline Krieger presided. Community services projects including reading for Head Start, Meals on Wheels (to be taken in December by Mary Miller and Anna Mills) and bell ringing for the Salvation Army on Dec. 2 were reviewed.

Aryss Beebe led in singing “Home for the Holidays.”

Anna Mills reported on the life of Hoosier songwriter Hoagy Carmichael, who was born in 1899 in Bloomington and attended Indiana University.

The hostess gave devotions based on “The Author of Life.” She served pumpkin pie bars and salty snacks to 10 members. Margaret Yeager received the hostess gift.

The club Christmas party will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 16 at Carol White’s home. Members are to take secret pal cards and monetary donations for Community Provisions of Jackson County.