Area T3 Governor Ute Nestler recently announced that World Class Toastmaster Mary Ankrom won the Area T3 Toastmaster of the Year. The Toastmaster of the Year is selected by a vote of the members at the end of the Toastmaster year. Congratulations, Mary!
Toastmasters meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin St. Information: http://wcs.toastmastersclubs.org.
Muskogee Friends of the Library
The Muskogee Friends of the Library Book Sandwiched In program will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Muskogee Public Library. The program will be hosted by the library personnel led by Debbie Goodwin. There will be a contest game of trivia about Muskogee and other miscellaneous facts of fun and frivolity.
The food will be served by the library staff who are planning lasagna, salad and bread. Desserts and drinks also will be served.
A report on the library will be given by Jan Bryant and a short business meeting will be held by Susan Asquith. There also will be door prizes. This is the time of year when the library expresses its appreciation to the friends who support the Muskogee Public Library.
Membership is $5, and meetings are the fourth Wednesday of each month with a lunch for $3 and a book review. Guests are always welcome. Information: (918) 682-3287.
Soroptimist International met at Cowboy’s Bar-B-Q on March 6 for their annual awards banquet. Three recipients were honored this year.
The Woman of Distinction was given to Kim Winston for her work through personal and professional activities. Her efforts help to promote the issues that are important to the organization and has worked in extraordinary ways to benefit women and girls.
The Women’s Opportunity Award was given to Mary B. Hicks for being a woman who has overcome enormous obstacles in her life and has provided primary financial support for her family and is continuing to further her education. A cash award was offered to offset some of the costs associate with the efforts to attain higher education.
The Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award is a recognition program for young women ages 14 to 17 who are engaged in volunteer action within their community or school. The award was given to Miss Colleen A. White from Eufaula High School for her outstanding contributions.
Information: (918) 869-7781.