, Muskogee, OK

November 16, 2013

Club news 11/17/13

— Club news runs on Sundays. The deadline for club news is noon Wednesday.

Tenkiller Women’s Club

The Tenkiller Women's Club will meet at noon Wednesday at the New China Super Buffet, 403 Daisy Drive, Tahlequah.

The speaker will be Glenda Green, life coach. She will be speaking about the problems of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

All women are invited to attend and join if desired. Members are asked to bring non-perishable food and gently used clothes for the Helping Hands ministry at the Cookson Baptist Church. Those wishing to make a reservation should call Glenda Greene at (918) 316-8804 or Sonja Heald at (918) 316-6797.

Green Country Duplicate Bridge

Green Country Duplicate Bridge meets at 12:30 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd. Newcomers are welcome. If you are interested in playing or learning to play duplicate bridge, call Ann Kent at (918) 682-3098, Mary Smith at (918) 682-2605, or Sandy Cole at (918) 684-9002.

Recent winners:

• Nov. 5 — Santa McWilliams, first; Janice Chance and Helen Richmond, second; and Mary Beyers and Doris Taylor, third.

• Nov. 8 — STaC game competing with players from Kansas, western Missouri and western Arkansas, winners were Dave Murdock and Norma Kolmer, first at the club and sixth in the district; Jane Lopes and Betty Jordan, second at the club; and Ruth Sharper and Fran Martin, third at the club.

• Nov. 11 — Dave Murdock and Susan Munn, first; Ralph Parker and Mary Smith second, and Santa McWilliams and Mary Hoover, third.

Twelve members attended a life master bridge party in Tulsa honoring new life masters. Dave Murdock from the Muskogee Club was honored. Others attending were Marialice Davis, Grace Sweeney, Pam Coonce, Becky Powers, Santa McWilliams, Betty Dense, Jane Lopes, Mary Smith, Linda Stearns, Norma Kolmer and Ann Kent. Dave Murdock and Ann Kent were first in their section and Norma Kolmer and Linda Stearns were fourth. There will be a Christmas party on Dec. 18.

Muskogee Garden Club

The Muskogee Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center. Coffee and social time will begin at 9:30 a.m., with business meeting at 9:45 a.m. The program will follow at 10 a.m. Hostesses are Helen Pierceall, Billie Tower and Oyana Wilson.

Program speaker will be David McGee, counselor at Green Country Behavioral Health, and an avid grower and bonsai historian.

Information: Oyana Wilson, (918) 683-5380.


Visual aids are frequently an important part of communicating with an audience. Toastmasters learn to use the best visual aid to reach their audience, and how to use them. If you are interested in learning more about using visual aids, come to a Toastmasters meeting.

Toastmasters will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin.

Tahlequah Rock and Mineral Society

The Tahlequah Rock and Mineral Society will have its November meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Tahlequah Community Building, First Street and College Ave. The club will have a short business meeting and elect officers for 2014.

The program for the evening will be on the fluorescent minerals of Franklin, N.J. and/or Oklahoma fossils show and tell. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

Information: (918) 456-8198.

New Century Club

The New Century Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the parlor of Bethany Presbyterian Church. Hostesses will be Ann Brizendine and Thea McKee. Mary Ann Couch will review “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business” by Charles Duhrig.