Acadia Volunteers for Family and Community Night Club
“Be Consumer Savvy for 09”, was the program presented by Adrianne Vidrine, Extension Agent at the January VFC Night Club meeting. She led a discussion on the way manufacturers
are responding to rising commodity prices by reducing package sizes - less peanut butter and lighter cereal boxes at a higher prices.
New president, Martha Grantham, opened the meeting thanking members for the opportunity to serve as president. Dot Dailey led the group with the pledge of allegiance and Helen LeBlanc with the club collect. Minutes and roll given by secretary, Mary Ann Sagrera and treasurers report by treasurer, Diana Francis.
Rosie Trahan, outgoing president, thanked club members for their support during her three years of service. New yearbooks were distributed. Members were reminded to turn in CVU hours to Mary Ann. Reports were given on the Christmas Party, the Council Luncheon, donations to Faith House and helping with to wrap gifts for Angel Tree Project.
Announcements were AVFC council meeting will be held the Extension Office on January 21 at 9:30 AM, State VFC Conference, April 21 -23 in New Iberia, AVFC Achievement Day on May 20 with Night Club in charge.
Volunteers were asked to help with setting up the USA Rice Federation Meeting on January 28 and for a new literacy project helping young mothers encourage their children to read. Hostesses, Mary Ann Saguera and Rosie Trahan served refreshments.