SEGMENT: FARM ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, & RECOLLECTIONS

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SEGMENT: FARM ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, & RECOLLECTIONS,

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FARM ORGANIZATIONS
Son David joined 4-H to raise hogs for State Fair competition. Calves were too expensive of an investment. Cheaper to buy a gilt (female pig yet to have piglets) or two. He kept track of feed costs, showed them in the fall. Learned how from books, magazines, and people. Bought a Belgian mare for $350 that kept him busy and entertained. Son learned about winning and losing in 4-H. Won state and national.
RECOLLECTIONS
Tells how son's experience different from hers. Her father helped raise him.
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Joined woman's club after came back home; felt obligated to help; because president. Relates trip to Bressmer's store for home d├ęcor tips presentation. Project with comforters, linens for Harrisburg and Illinois river flood victims. Made crazy quilts from scraps. Taught manners to teen girls