Meridian Star

March 2, 2014

Lawrence MHV

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     The February meeting of the Lawrence MHV Club included discussion of club business and projects.

    Members were reminded to call in their reservations for the Area Spring Meeting for the South Central Region, which will be held March 18 at 9 a.m. at the Coastal Springs Experimental Station in Newton.  Keynote speaker will be Sid Salter, a noted Mississippi journalist from Philadelphia who is also director of the Office of University Relations at Mississippi State University.

    Lawrence MHV Club is responsible for door prizes and programs at the Area Spring Meeting.

     Members worked on the following area projects in February

    • Delivered 20 pounds of newspapers for the Lauderdale County Animal Shelter in Meridian.

    • Prepared 150 tray favors for the VA Nursing Home in Jackson.

    • Paulette Tramill has been working on art, props, and set design for the Newton Theatre Company’s production of “Into the Woods.”

    The club received a thank-you card from the VA Nursing Facility in Kosciusko.

    Wardene Mason volunteer six hours for the “Welcome the Real World” workshop, which was held in Decatur.

    It was announced that the Cultural Arts Contest will be held March 17, following the County Council meeting.

     The program “A Family Plan to Managing your Money and Identity Theft” was presented. The

Educational Notes presentation was “How old is your pet?”

    The Feb. 20, 2014, meeting was held at 3 p.m. at Newton Public Library. After the meeting was called to order by the president, the business session was held, which including the reading of the minutes and the treasurer's report. Three members answered roll.

    Wardene Mason presented the devotion.

     The March 20 meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at Newton Public Library. Firearm Safety will be the topic.