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March 23, 2013

Club news 03.24.13

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

Keystone Study Club

The Keystone Study Club will meet Monday at McEntees with Jane Lopes as hostess. Judy Chritchfield will present the program and current events will be given by Barbara Newel, Sandy Rosson and Martha Stoodley.

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 interested in playing or learning to play duplicate bridge contact Ann Kent at (918) 682-3098, Mary Smith at (918) 682-2605, or Sandy Cole at (918) 684-9002.

Recent winners:

• March 15 — First place, Renee Tyrrell and Linda Stearns; second place, Ann Kent and Ruth Sharpe; and a tie for third between Pam Coonce and Becky Powers as well as Norma Kolmer and Dave Murdock and Carol Ketchum and Joan Chapman.

• March 18 — Joan Chapman and Carol Kethcum won three rounds of a team play. Mary Smith and Ralph Parker, Jane Lopes and Ann Kent, and Ruth Sharpe and Fran Martin each won one round.

March 13 game was cancelled because of illnesses.

Veterans Job Club

A Veterans Job Club meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Muskogee Workforce Center, 717 S. 32nd St.

Job Club meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month. The primary focus of the meeting is to provide a face-to-face information, sharing opportunity between unemployed veterans and local business owners and/or hiring officials who are currently seeking Veterans to hire into their current vacancies. The guest speakers are not only looking for current employees, but they also provide veterans information specific to their process for application formats, qualification and skill requirements and desired resume formats so they can be better prepared for future job opportunities with that business or company.

Secondary to obtaining employment veterans, it is a format for veterans to get together and discuss a wide variety of topics such as building a resume, how to dress for success, improving  interviewing skills and veteran benefits and education opportunities, all directed to the main goal of gainful, meaningful employment for veterans.

Information: Ryan Davis, (918) 682-3364, Ext. 233.

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