Kum Join Us Extension Club met recently at the home of Doris Hoene.
President Linda Booher led the meeting, beginning with the Pledge to the Allegiance and the club creed.
Dorothy Fleetwood gave an example of “reaching economic perfection” from the creed when she told about seeing a lady who didn’t have enough money to pay for her family’s food.
Right away people stepped up to help her pay her bill. Other members also gave explanations of how they understood this part of the creed. Members answered roll call by telling riddles or jokes.
Olga Otte read the minutes, and Thelma Greathouse gave the treasurer’s report.
Carol Mansfield gave the lesson on avoiding identity theft, which is when someone uses your information to commit a crime or purchase goods and services without your knowledge.
Some methods of stopping identity theft include safeguarding information and detecting suspicious activity by routinely monitoring financial accounts and billing statements.
Members sang “Happy Birthday” to Ruta May, Doris Hoene, Doris Kleffman, and Mildred Carter, whose birthdays are in September.
Carol Mansfield talked about seeing a hummingbird at her feeder. She said she found it exciting since there are no hummingbirds in Hawaii. Linda Booher said she saw a praying mantis wait on her feeder and capture and kill one of her hummingbirds.
Hoene read devotions, the Edward Guest poem “Little Things.”The hostess served ham salad, crackers and root beer floats.
Next meeting will be Oct. 2 at Carter’s home.
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