The Pass Time Club met with Alice Clayton who served as hostess due to illness of another member. She opened the meeting with Scripture James 3, Verse 6-12. She also read an article, "Smoke Damage".
Theda Headley read the minutes of the last meeting. Laura Graham won the hostess gift which was a gift bag of food items. Alice Clayton read an article, " A few funny thoughts from Texas". Anna Rose won the guess what which was a box of cereal bars. The remainder of the afternoon was spent buy playing skip-Bo.
Those enjoying the afternoon together were Hazel Burt, Alice Clayton, Laura Graham, Theda Headley, Katherine Roof, Anna Rose, Irene Stockstill, and Ruth Wilson. All present received a Valentine Gift. Alice Clayton served finger foods along with individual ice cream cups and hot tea.
The Senior Citizens Exercise Class meets every Wednesday in the Uniontown Community Center from 9 until 10. Their leader is Cricket Likely. The program is open to anyone who would like to join the group.
Jeff Geiger traveled home over the weekend from his place of employment at Dartmouth Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, to visit his wife, Bethanne Geiger and daughters in Pittsburg. They were Saturday noon guests of his parents, Dewaine and Beverly Geiger, then spent Saturday evening with Larry and Meredith Runkle, Fort Scott. He flew back to his employment on Monday morning.
The United Methodist Women met March 12, 2008, in the Fellowship Hall of the Church, with President Janice Ramsey, President, presiding. Those present were Norma Dunn, Carrie Elbrader, Beverly Geiger, Margaret Hartman, Pauline Hartman, and Lavon Middleton.
Margaret Hartman served delicious quiche for breakfast refreshments, and all enjoyed.
The Purpose was read in unison. Lavon Middleton gave the devotions reading from scripture that we walk by faith and not by sight. Keep your eyes on Jesus. He is the only one who can help us. Roll call was answered by each telling about their favorite Easter Outfit.
The group planned the Ruritan Dinner for March 17, which is to be Ladies Night and held in the Church Annex, with Pauline Hartman as dinner chairman.
The UMW voted to sponsor the Bithel Fruit Sales later in the year. Old customers will be notified and new customers are welcome. The fruit campaign will announced at a later date.
Janice read a cute poem, "How Do I Know My Youth Has Been Spent". Pauline Hartman closed the meeting with prayer. Janice Ramsey presented an easter gift to all who were present.
The Uniontown Library has new books and VCR tapes on hand. All are welcome to use, come in and browse and see what they have to offer.
Arron and Lori Ramsey, Joplin, surprised their parents, Pat and Ken Ramsey on their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday evening with a dinner at the Bella Pepper Italian Restaurant in Joplin. Those enjoying the evening together were Joe and Becky Brown, Augusta, Bob and Louise Geiger, Tulsa, Ok., Brandi Geiger, McKena and Chance, Owasso, Ok., Dewaine and Beverly Geiger, Uniontown, Ryan Ramsey and Becky Betterton, and Arron and Lori Ramsey, Connor and Kendall, Webb City, Martha Mesbarger, and Phyllis Ray and Rich Vaughn of Joplin.
After the dinner and much visiting, the group went to the home of Arron Ramsey for a beautiful anniversary cake, decorated with the words Congratulations Pat and Ken, and an arrangement of fresh red flowers, served with coffee. Many took photos to mark the occasion.
Patricia and Kenneth Ramsey grew up in the Uniontown area, graduated from the Uniontown High School and were married on March 10, 1968, in the Uniontown United Methodist Church.