Starlite FCE Minutes March,2024



The Starlite Family and Consumer Education Unit held its March meeting at the Presbyterian Village Meeting Room.  Before the meeting the members stuffed two hundred plastic Easter eggs for the Tri-Valley clients.


President Glenda Miller called the meeting to order.  Vice President Joyce Allen led the club in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Collect. Ten members and one guest were in attendance.  They reported that they had volunteered for thirty-eight hours and had recycled one hundred and ninety-five pounds.


Terri Williams read a Thank you note from Preferred Home Living and also presented the Treasurer’s report in Doris’s absence.  Karen Peery presented the Council report.  She announced that the FCE Recognition Day will be May 2nd at the Neosho Vallely Event Center in Erie, and that the Spring Tea will be held April 11th at First Southern Baptist Church in Fort Scott.  Bourbon County is providing salads and has been requested to bring the recipes also.  Karen also reported that Deb Lust had been named the Heart of FCE recipient for the SE Kansas.  The Council had awarded a $200 scholarship to Mackenzie Robertson.  Karen also reminded us that the State FCE meeting will be October 7-9 in Chanute and that she is looking for footed glasses for the table decorations.


Glenda Miller presented the Citizenship spotlight.  She highlighted Vietnam War commemoration day which is March 29th.


Old Business consisted of Discussion about the Operation Christmas Child, Karen Peery announced that she will obtain the boxes for us and Glenda announced that she had copies of suggested items for the boxes if anyone needed one.

Betty Johnson moved that the meeting be adjourned, LeAnna Taylor seconded the motion, motion carrier.  After the meeting Terri Williams present the program on “Make Active Habits Stick.”  Glenda Miller and Terri Williams provide refreshments of Irish brownies, pretzel shamrocks, mints, candy Easter eggs, nuts and water for the club.



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