MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 23, 2013

Club news 02.24.13


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



PEO

Chapter 13 of PEO will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cagle’s Flowers. Becky Hearon will give the program on flower arranging. Diane Walden and Elaine Gage are hostesses.



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.

The club will have a special game at 12:30 p.m. March 4 for seniors ( 55 and older). All bridge players in the community are invited. Coffee and refreshments will be served. Cost is $2. Call the numbers above if a partner is needed or further information is needed.

Recent winners are:

• Feb. 13 — Mary Beyers and Becky Powers, first; and Santa McWilliams and Wilma MaHaffey, second.

• Feb. 15 — Ann Kent and Ruth Sharpe, first; Ralph Parker and Mary Smith, second; Slice Barham and Marcia Robinson, third; and Bonnie Jennings and Fran Martin, fourth.

• Feb. 18 — Ralph Parker and Mary Smith, first; Bonnie Jennings and Ruth Sharpe, second; and Ann Kent and Jane Lopes, third.



Kiwanis Club

The Kiwanis Club of Muskogee will meet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Muskogee Civic Center for its annual chili day, to which the public is invited.

Tickets are $5 each (10 tickets $40). Funds are used for children’s projects. Some of the current activities have been a fishing derby for Camp Bennett Kids, dial-a-story and touch-a-truck for Muskogee Public Library, infant blankets for Muskogee Regional Medical Center and many others. Tickets are available from any Kiwanian and at the Civic Center.

Information: Bob James, (918) 687-4642.



ABATE

The American Bikers for Awareness, Training and Education meet at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at Cowboy’s Barbecue, 401 N. York St. Three Rivers ABATE of Oklahoma is a motorcyclist organization dedicated to preserving individual freedom and promoting safety.You do not have to own a motorcycle or even ride to be a member. But if you promote motorcyclist rights then this is the club for you.

Ryder Pearson, 1, was made the youngest member of the Oklahoma ABATE on Tuesday night. Ryder was presented with his chapter patch by Troy Underwood, the president of the Three Rivers chapter of ABATE.

Information: Stacy Asbill, (918) 441-8786.



McIntosh County Retired Educators

The McIntosh County Retired Educators are sponsoring a driver safety class from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 15 at the Jim Lucas Library, 626 West Gentry Ave. in Checotah.

AARP members will pay $12 and nonmembers will pay $14. Theo Crawley will be the instructor. People completing the class will receive a certificate that entitles them to a discount for auto insurance. The amount of the discount can only be provided by your insurance company.

Bring a brown bag lunch because the break will be limited to 30 minutes. The teachers will provide coffee.

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