Jarbalo United Methodist Women met July 13 at the church. President Marilyn Oxley opened the meeting and Rev. Larry Grove gave a prayer.
Five members answered roll call and reported 44 care calls. Reports were made on the success of the tea given in June.
Several plan to go to the tea at Crossroads United Methodist Church of Lansing on July 16.
The group will be helping with the annual community barbeque at the church. It will be at 5 p.m. on Sept. 10.
Rosie Oelschlaeger read an article by Billy Graham about gentleness.
The meeting closed with the repeating of the United Methodist Women’s purpose. Rosie served refreshments. Those there were Frances Jeannin, Rosie Oelschlaeger, Marilyn Oxley, Christine Black and Pastor Larry Grove.
The Jaunty Jarbalonians Red Hatters met Saturday at Luigi’s Italian Restaurant in Leavenworth for lunch. Those attending were Jane Turner, Lynn Paul, Betty Clark, Barb Collins, Linda Barry and Thamar Barnett.
Saturday evening there was a reunion of a Bible study group at the home of Marilyn Oxley. The guests, Christine Black, Ed and Ruth Bleam and Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger, enjoyed dinner with her.
Henry Ehart Jr.’s family surprised him with a lunch at his home Saturday for his 93rd birthday. Those present were Mike and Marcia Ehart of Prim, Ark.; Jay and Melissa Ehart, Kansas City, Kan.; Sharon Plum of De Soto; and Russell Ehart of McLouth. Grandchildren were Kristin Peterson, De Soto; Jon Plum, Lenexa; and Jessie Ehart and friend Jeremy, Independence, Mo. Great-grandchildren were Ty, Natalie, Anna and Jon Jr. Also attending was caregiver Gina Jessup. Several of the grandchildren and great-grandchildren were unable to attend. Everyone had a good time and after, lunch, cake and ice cream were served. Henry was admitted July 11 to Cushing Memorial Hospital in Leavenworth with pneumonia and he returned home Friday afternoon.
On Monday, Orville and Rosie Oelschlaeger, Gary and Linda Blanton of Highland and Valorie Blanton of Lawrence went to Jamesport, Mo., where they shopped, had lunch and observed farm work with horses pulling equipment. On the way home, they went to Atchison and drove on Riverview Drive to view the flooding.