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April 20, 2013

Club news — 04.21.13

(Continued)

— Keystone Study Club

The Keystone Study Club will meet at 1 p.m. Monday in the home of Nan Glenn. The program will be presented by Pat Acebo, with current events by Nancy Wilkinson, Pat Acebo and Carol Cole.

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

Recent winners:

• April 10 — Janice Chance and Helen Richmond, first; Renee Tyrrell and Bill Porter, second; and Mary Hoover and Minnie Sheffield, third.

• April 12 — Joan Chapman and Carol Ketchum, first; Alice Barham and Marcia Robinson, second; and Linda Stearnes and Norma Kolmer, third.

• April 15 — Dave Murdock and Norma Kolmer, first; Bonnie Jennings and Ruth Sharpe, second.

Muskogee County Genealogical Society

Muskogee County Genealogical Society will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Grant Foreman Room at the Muskogee Public Library.

The speaker will be Dr. Brad Agnew, a professor of history at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. He will present a program on the Civil War in Oklahoma.

Agnew is a native Oklahoman whose family came to the Unassigned Land in 1889. Agnew spent four years in the Army, including a posting in Germany, then returned to the University of Oklahoma, where he received a master’s degree and a doctorate in history. He began his career at NSU in 1968 as a teacher and later was the director of the library, the chairman of the geography and history department, and the director of the master’s degree program in American Studies. His main area of historical research is Oklahoma and its people. He has written several books, articles and book reviews and the scripts for a half-dozen slide-tape and television documentaries.

The meeting is free. Guests are welcome.

Muskogee County Genealogical Society was established in 1983 to provide education and support to those interested in family history research. The society contributes to the Local History and Genealogy collection at the Muskogee Public Library and other genealogy and history related projects and is a member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies. It maintains a website of databases at: http://www.okgenweb.org/~mcgs, providing material as well as research services in Muskogee and the surrounding area. Membership dues are $20 per year. For information: mucogeso@yahoo.com or (918) 682-6657.

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