Highland News Leader

Alhambra-Leef and Marine HCE units plan meetings

The Alhambra-Leef Home Extension Unit will meet at the Alhambra Township Center on Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. The lesson for the evening will be: “Jest For The Health of It, Laugh Aerobics,” given by Gail Ohren and Gloria Hartmann. The hostesses for the evening will be Sharon Payne and Carol Sconyers.

Best Choice Labels and can tabs are still being collected. Visitors are always welcome.

The Marine Unit of the HCE will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center in Marine. Dawn Dykes and Sandy Gentry are the hostesses for the evening. The Lesson for Living, “Jest For the Health of It,” will be presented by Sandy Schoeck and Lillian Daiber.

The Madison County HCE Christmas in November is themed “Walking in a Winter Wonderland.” This event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 5 at the LeClaire Christian Church, 1914 Esic Drive in Edwardsville. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with dinner following at 6:30. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased from the unit treasurer or from Maureen Betts. The deadline is Oct. 30.

Don’t forget to gather and bring items needed of Hope for Heroes to benefit our military men and women. Marine unit will be providing two chocolate baskets this year, so members are asked to either bring a donation for the basket or money to the Oct. 20 meeting so items can be purchased.

The Marine Unit has also been asked to donate two centerpieces, which will be given as door prizes ,and each member is asked to bring two dozen cookies for refreshments for that evening. The group will be discussing how to get its cookies to Edwardsville for the event. Contact Connie Grapperhaus at 887-4827 with any questions.