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Cook County homemakers attend annual meeting music now in romance musical performances, May 29 at Over 300 suburban Cook County Homemakers Extension Extension Association members and guests attended the Association's Association's 36th annual meeting and luncheon held recently at the Holiday Inn in Harvey. "Cotton Fancies" was the theme of the meeting which opened .with a parade and banners carried by the unit chairmen. The banners depicted depicted the name of the unit. HEA county board members members participated in the program program by presenting awards. Recognized at the meeting meeting were past county presidents, presidents, past board members, and charter members: Marie Marie Van Gemert, county president from Park Forest presented a rose each to Jean Schaeffer of the Palatine Palatine unit for 36 years of perfect perfect attendance and to Helen Helen Horath of the Arlington Heights unit for 29 years of perfect attendance. Unit historical books were judged and the unit public information chairmen were presented with blue or red ribbons, based on a point system. Blue Island's unit received a red ribbon. Election of officers concluded concluded the meeting. The newly installed HEA county board members are: Marie Van Gemert, president, member at large; Trudi Su- derow, 1st vice president, Riverview unit; Lucille Pa-" luski, 2nd vice president, Blue Island unit; Trudy Spoolstra, secretary, South Holland unit; and Virginia Dalenberg, treasurer, South Holland unit. The installation ceremony was conducted by Lorraine Duntman of Barrington, IHEF District H Director. Retiring board members Loretta Dwelle, Riverview unit; May Gossett, South Holland unit; Violet Raloff, Blue Island unit and Adeline Adeline PyrzynsW, South Holland Holland unit were presented with Service Awards. Following the luncheon, unit members modeled fashions provided by Cotton, Cotton, Inc. and the Ciby-Geigy Company. "First Ladies' Fashions and Fancies in Cotton" was a presentation of fashions worn by the First Ladies' of the land, interspersed with contemporary contemporary cotton fashions. Commentary Commentary for the fashion show was read by Lynn Bredemeyer extension adviser adviser in home economics. Suburban Cook County HEA is comprised of units or clubs located throughout suburban Cook County. It a professional organization of homemakers who participate participate in the educational programs programs provided by the University of Illinois Cooperative Cooperative Extension Service. Anyone .interested in knowing knowing more about HEA can call the extension office in Rolling Meadows at 991-1160 or the Tinley Park extension extension office at 532-4369.