The Just-A-Mere Garden Club held a plant exchange during its April meeting. Vice president Betty Honeycutt recognized members, each of them giving a description of one’s plant, its care and the history if the plant came from their yard.
Hostess Rena McLamb decorated the fellowship hall of Piney Green Baptist Church with spring flowers for the April 1 meeting. There were 14 members in attendance.
The devotion by Joy Spell centered on the Easter lily and its legend which connects it to the Easter season.
President Sybil West recognized Elsie Jackson and Wilma Jean Wise for their work on the Arbor Day observance with the fifth-grade classes at Midway Elementary School. Reminders were given of the upcoming garden therapy work with two local schools and the work as a volunteer for the Special Olympics at Midway High School.
Plans were finalized to tour the Sampson County History Museum in Clinton, and the dates for the N.C. Department of Transportation Spring “Litter Sweep” roadside clean-up were announced.
The night’s hostess gift, which was a calla lily, was presented to Rena McLamb.
Following the meeting, the hostess served 10-layer chocolate cake, party sandwiches, cheese ball and crackers, nuts, punch and assorted beverages.