Clubs Emeritus Club
Emeritus Club will meet Wednesday, March 3 at the Silver Dollar at 11:45 a.m.
Dr. Judy Seberta will present and discuss an excellent set of slides she took during her recent tour of Egypt. Judy is currently Chair of the USD History Department.
Ray DeVilbis and Sylvester Clifford
Co-chairs, Emeritus Club
The Junior Leaders met on Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m. at the 4-H center. The following officers were elected: president, Tabitha Hubert; vice president, Evan Peterson; secretary, Stacy Miskimins and treasurer/reporter, Leslie Larson.
The following new business items were discussed: State 4-H Conference, the Clover Bud Program, Junior Leader Retreat in Custer, Fruit Delivery help times, State Fair Theme contest, year 2002 Centennial Stamp, and Performing Arts Camp. The hostess was Evan Peterson. Our next meeting will be Sunday, March 21.
Reporter: Leslie Larson
Vermillion Garden Club
The Vermillion Garden Club met Feb. 18, at 30 S. Crawford Road. Arbor Day tree planting, the yard of the month, SESD Garden Clubs' trip to the Fremont, NE, area June 23-24 and the state convention June 11-12 at The Oakes in Sioux Falls were the business topics of the evening.
The program was a video All About Peat. The March meeting will be about roses. Watch for further information. Louie and Nila Fostvedt hosted the Feb. 18 meeting.
Vermillion Lions Club
The Vermillion Lions Club met on Feb. 18 at the VFW hall. Harlan (Shorty) Hanson was the guest of Curt Schempp. It was announced that Chuck Estee was named a Melvin Jones Fellow. President Art Rusch announced that March 8-14 has been declared Lions Week by Governor Bill Janklow.
Recent recipients of contributions included $500 to the Veterans Memorial Fund, $500 to the W.H. Over Museum, $190 to Boys and Girl States, $250 to the Sioux Council Boy Scouts, $50 to Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting, $50 to the American Diabetes Association's "Kiss a Pig" Contest, and $100 to the Library Summer Reading Program. Lion Rusch also reported that the club donated glasses for two needy individuals.
Volunteers were recruited to serve a pancake breakfast for the Clay-Union Rural Electric Coop.
Following the business meeting Lion Bruce Plate introduced the evening's guest speaker, Vermillion High School Principal Doug Tuetken. Tuetken distributed drawings of the proposed construction and remodeling of VHS. He fielded questions relating to the need for the addition to the school.
The next meeting of the Vermillion Lions Club will be March 4 at 6 p.m.
Young Producers 4-H Club
The Young Producers 4-H Club met on Feb. 10 at the Wakonda Heritage Manor. Discussion was held on 4-H Camp. This year's date is June 16-18. Cost will be around $25. Camp for 7th grade and older will be June 8-11. Performing arts camp will be July 5 and horse camp for 4-H'ers 11-18 will be June 8-10. More information may be obtained from the Vermillion Extension Office.
A roller skating party was held on Sunday, Feb. 7 with a large attendance. A good time was had by all.
Come create will be held in Vermillion on April 17. Watch for further details. Fruit sales have begun. Get your orders to Naden or Joan by Feb. 26. The next meeting will be held on March 10 at 5:30 p.m. All demonstrations will be held at this meeting.
The meeting was adjourned and lunch served by Geuthers, Billings and Holochs.
Senior Citizen Center
Feb. 17 had 20 pitch, four pinochle, four skip-bo and 14 bridge players at the Senior Citizens Center.
Bridge winners were: Jim Prosser, high, Luceal Liffengren, second, Earnie Miller, third; and Betty Lynn, low.
Refreshments were furnished by Lucy Storm, Barbara Ernst, Opal Marshall, and Marilyn Harnois.
Cards are played from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, all are welcome.