Van Buren County Master Gardeners Update

Master Gardeners

by Cynthis Lacken Happy New Year from your Van Buren County Master Gardeners! For those of you who don’t know us, we are volunteers who are your friends and neighbors from all walks of life. We have an interest in gardening, a willingness to learn and a desire to help others in our community with […]

Indian Rock Questers Enjoy Holiday Luncheon

Indian Rock Questers enjoyed a Holiday Potluck Luncheon at the home of Sandra Harshbarger on December 15, 2014. Toni Kaiser, co-hostess, baked delicious desserts for the group. Christmas stories were given by Darla Waring and Jean Eaton. We would like to thank everyone that brought food for the potluck as well as Sandra and Toni […]

It’s Chunky Dunk Time


Please join in our 12th Annual Chunky Dunk on New Years Day at Fairfield Bay Marina. We will start meeting at the VFW Post 4513 around noon and will caravan down to the lake at 1:45. We will all go into the lake at 2 p.m. You can wear anything you would like – some […]

December Piecemakers News 2014


Thirty festive quilters gathered to visit and share at Piecemakers monthly quilt club meeting and Annual Christmas Party on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Linda LaDoux welcomed everyone; Pam Davis gave the treasurer’s report and Victoria conducted an abbreviated business meeting. Linda LaDoux called on participants to show their finished quilt top for the 2014 Block […]

Sorority News

XGK 2014 Christmas Luncheon

Xi Gamma Christmas Luncheon The Xi Gamma Kappa sorority held their luncheon Christmas party on December 3rd at the Indian Hills Country Club. Bonnie Raymond hosted the party with Karen Gehl and Ann Diaz as co-hosts. Karen made beautiful angel pins for each sister and the table decorations were made by Rose and Bonnie. The […]

FFB Rotary News by Fred Hilsenrath


Every once in a while we do not have a speaker from outside our Rotary Club but one of our own members gives a talk about a subject of interest. This time it was I who talked about the latest news in cosmology. I am not a cosmologist. My experience included designing electronics for research […]

VBC Republican Meeting


The Van Buren County Republican Committee will hold the 1st meeting of the Year 2015 on Monday, Jan. 5th.  We will eat at 6:00pm and the meeting will begin at 7:00pm The committee will be holding committee elections. If you are interested in becoming a member and or running for an officer’s position you need […]

Food For Life Donation

Foods For Life Donation

Eta Beta Treasurer, Kathy Eddy, presents Scott Spencer of Foods for Life, a check for a Christmas donation from the proceeds of the Chapter’s Annual Wreath Sale.

Care Caps Holiday Luncheon


Care Caps Holiday…Mary and Ingram Philips celebrated the Holidays at the Kirk of the Hills Fellowship Hall with a catered lunch by Chow Hall BBQ from Alan and Michelle Beeson. The luncheon is appreciation to all the volunteers that have worked together for 9 years to make almost 64,000 caps using 32 miles of fabric […]

Master Gardeners Holiday Luncheon


The Van Buren County Master Gardeners enjoyed their annual Holiday Luncheon at the Fairfield Bay Town Hall Center and recognized many deserving individuals Monday, December 8, 2014. This was the first time in our 16 year history to present some long overdue awards. 49 total active members contributed 3,305 volunteer hours to projects in Van […]