MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 8, 2014

Club news 03/09/14


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Keystone Study Club

Keystone Study Club will meet Monday in the home of Sandi Rosson. Rosson will present the program, with current events by Acebo, Cole and Crank.



Epsilon Sigma Alpha

The Alpha Theta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the home of Joan Eaton. All committee chairpersons will give reports for the Oklahoma State Council April 1 deadline. Social Chairperson Marjorie Szabo will present details for the March social.

Information: Maggie Sellers, (918) 683-7998.



Daughters of the American Revolution

The Muskogee Indian Territory Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the DAR meeting room in Lucy Peters Hall at Bacone College Campus. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and the business meeting is at 1 p.m.

The program will be “Sharing our Ancestors.” Please bring a memento from your family's past to share. The program will be led by Sissy Gardner.

DAR was founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children. Visitors welcomed.

Information: (918) 683-3516.



Muskogee Area

Quilt Guild

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church come meet quilt book author Lerlene Nevail. She has been interested in needle arts since the age of 5, when her grandmother introduced her to a sewing machine and let her make doll clothes. She went from there to making her own clothes, then to knitting, embroidery and in 1979 she picked up a copy of Quilters Newsletter Magazine and has been quilting ever since.

Information: Sue Ellen Patrick, (918) 474-3019 or email at goldnegul@aol.com.



NARFE

The Muskogee Chapter of the National Association of Current and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd.

Guest speaker will be John Timothy, director of the Ataloa Lodge Museum on the Bacone College Campus.

A door prize will be drawn. All federal employees, members and guests are invited.

Information: Ed Farris, (918) 682-8839.



Toastmasters

While many join Toastmasters to improve their ability to speak in front of others, Toastmasters also helps with different types of types of public speaking. Moderating a panel is one type of public speaking that many people will be required to do at some point in their career. The latest Toastmaster magazine presents information on several types of public speaking including moderating a panel.

Toastmasters meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin.

Muskogee County Historical Society

The Muskogee County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Amish Country Store and Fudge Factory, 2410 N. 32nd St.

After a “Dutch-treat” lunch, the program will be provided by Cpl. Michael Mahan of the Muskogee Police Department on “Fraud and Identity Theft.”

The following 2014 officers were elected at the February meeting: Ellen “Cowboy” Johnson, president; Uiva Tubbs, vice president; Sue Smith, secretary; and Mary Downing, treasurer.

Information: Ellen “Cowboy” Johnson at (918) 453-9842.



Muskogee Country Club Women’s Bridge Group

David Jones, Gabe Mosteller and Ben Robinson, representing the American Bank of Oklahoma, presented prizes to the winners of the club’s recent tournament.

The winners were:

• Dorothy Pack, first; Charlene Schoeppel, second; Pat Wetherbee, third; and Marcia Robinson, fourth.