Junior Home Makers Meet At Blythewood

Blythewood, March 16. — The Junior Homemakers of District 3, which includes home economics girls in the high schools from Chesterfield, Kershaw, Richland, Lexington, Aiken, Edgefield and Saluda counties, held a rally at the Blythewood high school Thursday March 7, from 10:30 to 2 o’clock.

J. H. A. members registered as they arrived, then visited the home economics department, community cannery, potato curing house, school lunch room and agriculture workshop, all of which are located in the school grounds.

The girls assembled in the gymnasium where the meeting was called to order. Katherine  Brown welcomed the guest.

The convention was discussed by Ann Boney of Blythewood, state J. H. A. reporter. Reports of work in each J. H. A. chapter, were made by presidents of chapters present.

Miss Lillian C. Hoffman, state supervisor of home economics, made an interesting talk on the two camps that are being built in South Carolina for J. H. A girls. One is at Ocean Drive Beach and the other in the mountains above Walhalla. Both will be ready for use this summer.

Miss Frances Jefferies recreation worker of Blythewood, directed several games for the group, after which a picnic lunch was enjoyed by all. The group was favored with several selections by the tov orchestra of the primary grades of Blythewood grammar school.

The following J. H. A. chapters were represented at the rally: Brooklyn-Cayce, Blaney, Camden, Baron, De Kalb, Swansea, Antioch, Bethune, Olympia, Blythewood.

1940.03.17 - Junior Home Makers Meet At Blythewood
March 17, 1940 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 27


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