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May 19, 2013

Club news 05.19.13

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

Beta Sigma Phi

Omicron Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met May 7 in the home of Pat Lee for its regular meeting and annual birthday party.

The meeting was called to order by President Martha Tuteral with members reciting the opening ritual. The minutes of the previous meeting and the treasurer’s report were read and approved.

Marion Kelley was introduced to members and requested a transfer to Omicron Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi along with her daughter Misty.

After a short business meeting the incoming officers were installed: President Thelma Terrill, Vice President Debbie Schrader, Secretary Kathleen McCaslin and Treasurer Laura Roets.

After the business meeting, members ate cake and ice cream. Secret sSisters exchanged gifts and revealed who their secret sister for the year was.

The Communication Chairperson will notify members of the next meeting.

Wagoner Library Friends

Wagoner Library Friends will have its Books At Noon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church, 205 N. Main.

The speaker will be Bill Wetterman, author of several books, short stories, member of writers’ and critique groups. His book “Room 1515” won first place in the Mystery, Suspense, Thriller category at the Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Conference in 2011.

McIntosh County Retired Educators

The Oklahoma Retired Educators state convention was Friday in Tulsa at the Renaissance Hotel. McIntosh County members were represented by Jim and Betty Barrett and State Rep. Ed Cannady.

Barrett and Imogene Duvall collected donations and made four baskets for the auction to be held at the state convention. Local support came from Scentsy consultant, Jenny Duvall, and from Sandy Chronister owner of Accent Floral.

The group met at the Jim Lucas Library in Checotah on May 10. Cannaday, D-Porum, spoke to the group concerning education legislation and its possible effect on retirees in Oklahoma. The presentation was followed by an end of school term party with pizza and brownies served by Imogene Duvall.

The group will not meet again until Sept. 6.

All retired school personnel in McIntosh County and surrounding areas are encouraged to attend.

Information: Nettie Seale, (918) 473-7763.

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