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Milam EEA members recognized at district


Members of Milam County EEA attending the Council Meeting on Eula Holt, Susan Larson, Doyce Larson, Betty Backhaus, Rosetta May 14 were (front row, L-R) Doris Stidom, Barbara Walko, Barbara Wesley, Georgie Jackson, Ellen Whitfield, (back row) Gloria Sullivan, Walker, Sue Henderson, (middle row) Rosie Steamer, Dorothy Guine, Debra Konaraik, Jo Randall, Renate Rocha, Fannie Price. Milam County EEA partici- pants at the District Cultural Arts contest were (L-R) Betty Backhaus, Susan Larson, Jo Randall and Doyce L ar son. Not pictured, Carolyn Taylor. Larson’s first place entry will be submitted to the State Cultural Arts Contest to be held in September. Members of Milam County EEA attending the Council Meeting on Eula Holt, Susan Larson, Doyce Larson, Betty Backhaus, Rosetta May 14 were (front row, L-R) Doris Stidom, Barbara Walko, Barbara Wesley, Georgie Jackson, Ellen Whitfield, (back row) Gloria Sullivan, Walker, Sue Henderson, (middle row) Rosie Steamer, Dorothy Guine, Debra Konaraik, Jo Randall, Renate Rocha, Fannie Price. Milam County EEA partici- pants at the District Cultural Arts contest were (L-R) Betty Backhaus, Susan Larson, Jo Randall and Doyce L ar son. Not pictured, Carolyn Taylor. Larson’s first place entry will be submitted to the State Cultural Arts Contest to be held in September. A t t he May 14 Milam County Extension Education Association Meet ing ( EE A), members were recognized for t heir CulturalArtsEntriesand for increased membership of county clubs.

Milam County EEA won the traveling trophy for the largest percentage of increased membership in 2012 for the 21 county district. Branchville EEA, Friendly Progressive EEA and New Salem EEA are the county clubs.

If you are interested in additional information on clubs, contact the Milam County Extension Office at 254-697-7045.

The Cultural Arts entries were judged at the April 10 District EEA meeting in Cleburne. Congratulations to all of the members on their excellent entries.

Susan Larson placed first for her hand stitchery pillow. Her first place entry will be submitted to the State Cultural Arts Contest to be held in September.

Other participants and items were: Caroly n Taylor, Fabric Creation Basket; Doyce Larson, Garment Patchwork Jacket; Betty Backhaus, Recycling Christmas Table Cloth; Jo Randall, Recycling Block Tree.



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