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Welcome New Sisters! (click for current roster)

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The featured Merit Badge Awardee of the Week is … Heather Neeper!

Heather Neeper (#4701) has received a certificate of achievement in Stitching & Crafting for earning a beginner level Homespun Christmas badge.

“This year, I decorated a Christmas tree with ornaments made from applesauce and cinnamon. I also strung popcorn and cranberries on the tree. For the homemade gifts, I made scrapbook calendars, sewn organizers that fit over a coffee mug, painted glass ornaments, and baked lots of cookies and bread!”


“It turned out wonderfully!! I love the way my tree looks. My kitchen smells so good from the cinnamon. The gifts are great too. My family and neighbors are going to love them.”

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Hear Ye!

Welcome New Sisters! (click for current roster)

Merit Badge Awardees (click for latest awards)

The featured Merit Badge Awardee of the Week is … Terry Steinmetz!

Terry Steinmetz, (sister #3600) has received a certificate of achievement in Stitching & Crafting for earning an intermediate level Scrapbooking badge.

“I made a scrapbook for each of my grandgirls after they came for their visits with us this summer. I used pictures, fabrics, drawings they had made, stickers, etc. I entitled them Your Visit in the U.P.
I couldn’t find the book mentioned, but have read many different books by Becky Higgins, and learned many things you mentioned.

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Lend a Hand to Families

The adorable, always humorous MBA Jane is my way of honoring our Sisterhood Merit Badge program, now with 4,649 dues-paying members who have earned an amazing number of merit badges so far—6,500 total! Take it away, MBA Jane!!! MJ

Wondering who I am? I’m Merit Badge Awardee Jane (MBA Jane for short). In my former life

A much-anticipated opportunity came this week. I was so excited. A girlfriend of mine, a real farm chick, a bosom buddy, one of my besties, had a baby! I could finally earn my Lend a Hand to Families badge! I’d been waiting for pestilence and plague, someone to fall sick or have a tragic injury, anything to give me the chance to help someone out.

I know. Even as a joke, it falls flat. My sacrificial nature and priorities are one of the best things about Yours Truly. Along with my humility, of course.

So, I waited by the phone with bated breath, anticipating the …

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