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Virgil Rose, president of the club, was the Toastmaster for the evening at the May 1 World Class Speakers meeting.
The local club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Three Rivers Museum, 300 Elgin. Meetings are free and open to the public.
Information: (918) 577-2873 or (918) 687-8887.
The Muskogee Chapter of the National Association of Retired and Current Federal Employees will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd. Speakers for the program will be delegates who attended the NARFE State Convention at El Reno.
A door prize will be drawn. All federal employees, members, and guests are invited.
Information: Ed Farris (918) 682-8839.
Alpha Theta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the home of Joan Eaton. The May meeting includes the annual salad supper and secret sister gift exchange. Secret sisters for the 2012-13 will be chosen.
Ardyce Briggs will conduct the installation ceremony for the 2012-13 officers. Ardyce has served as Alpha Theta Chapter president, president of the Oklahoma Council of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, and is a 64 year member of ESA. Chapter officers to be installed are: President Joan Eaton, Vice President Maggie Sellers, Secretary Marianne Robbins, Treasurer Elise Jimison, Educational Director Marjorie Szabo, and Parliamentarian Ruth Jo Carnagey. Joan will announce her theme for the year and her committee appointments. The Awards Chairperson will present years of service awards and Pallas Athene recognition for ESA service.
Alpha Theta members in attendance at the 69th annual State Convention recently held in Norman were Peggy Pate, Joan Eaton, and Ruth Jo Carnagey. Peggy Pate was award the Third Degree Pallas Athene, Joan Eaton was recognized for 30 years of service in ESA, and Ruth Jo Carnagey received recognition for 45 years of service.
Plans will be made during the May meeting for chapter members to work at the St. Jude home in Owasso to be given away on June 17.
Muskogee Area Quilters Guild
The May meeting of the Muskogee Area Quilters Guild will be a potluck salad supper to celebrate a successful quilt show.
The celebration will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Nash Hall of First Presbyterian Church, 5th and Broadway streets. Bring your favorite salad, casserole or finger food and come join us. Beverages and tableware will be provided by the guild.
Those who won ribbons at the show are asked to bring their winning quilts so we may enjoy them in a special show and tell. There will be regular show and tell and door prizes along with fellowship with fellow quilters. All persons interested in quilting are invited to come.
Information: Paula Foster, (918) 478-3334.
Chapter CJ, P.E.O.
Chapter CJ, P.E.O. will meet at 11:45 a.m. Monday for lunch at I’m A Basket Case with Betty Honea as hostess and Phyllis Kuykendall as co-hostess. The program Will be the review of the Bylaws by the Bylaws Committee.
Muskogee County Historical Society
The Muskogee County Historical Society will hold its monthly lunch meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Paul’s Diner, 3240 S. Country Club.
Muskogee Mayor Bob Coburn will be the speaker.
If you need additional information, please call Ellen “Cowboy” Johnson at (918) 453-9842. There will be no monthly meetings from June through August.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Tahlequah Branch will hold its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Room 204 of Bagley Hall, the Education Building on the NSU Campus in Tahlequah. Arrangements have been made so that members and guests may park in the lot behind Bagley Hall. The following items will be on the agenda: election of officers, approval of bylaws changes, approval of next year’s budget, and committee reports.
Anyone joining will have their membership paid up until July, 2013. Membership is open to anyone holding an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Because AAUW is a 501(c)(3) charitable membership organization, most of the national dues are tax deductible on personal federal income tax returns.
AAUW’s mission is to advance equity for women through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. AAUW members belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
Student affiliation is open to anyone who does not already hold an undergraduate degree and is enrolled in a two-or four-year regionally accredited educational institution. Because Northeastern State University is an AAUW College/University Partner Member, students may receive a free e-Student affiliation. A student branch has been organized on the NSU campus.
AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Tenkiller Women’s Club
The Tenkiller Women’s Club will hold their May luncheon and meeting at noon, May 16, at the New China Super Buffet in Tahlequah. Leanne Bunn, naturalist at Tenkiller State Park, will present the program. Members are asked to bring non-perishable food items for the Cookson Baptist Food Pantry. All ladies are invited to attend and, if desired, join the club. Reservations to be made no later than May 14 by calling Barbara Downard, (918) 457-3439 or Pat Sharp, (918) 457-4419.
Dip your toes in adventure and open your heart as Janice Hofstra shares a thought provoking account of what happened when her church announced a mission trip to Haiti.
Be challenged, be inspired, and discover a personal message that God has designed.
Everyone is invited to attend at 6:45 p.m. May 14 in the dining room of GoYe Village, 1204 W. 4th St., Tahlequah.
Delta Sigma Theta
The Muskogee Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated will hold its monthly chapter meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Muskogee Public Library’s Grant Foreman Room. Dress in business attire and bring your rituals. Non-financial Sorors can still pay their dues.
Information: Lynette Gunn, (918) 230-1455
Chapter AO of P.E.O.
Chapter AO of P.E.O. will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the home of Connie Haugland. Lisa Bracken from The Canebrake will present the program on Yoga. A light lunch will be served, followed by the program and business meeting. Co-hostesses are Jerry Hird, Ann Kyukendall, and Paula Wilburn.
Green Country Duplicate Bridge
Green Country Duplicate Bridge winners for this week were:
• April 27 — Mary Smith and Ralph Parker, first; Betty Jordan and Bonnie Jennings, second.
• April 30 — Ruth Sharpe and Bonnie Jennings, first; Fran Martin and Carol Wood tying with Jack Harris and Betty Jordan, second.
• May 2 — Mary Beyers and Bill Porter tied with Bill and Nettie Kaad, first; Marialice Davis and Grace Sweeney, third.
The club meets at 12:30 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Kiwanis Senior Citizens center, 119 Spaulding Blvd.
If interested in playing on Monday call Mary Smith at (918) 682-2605, on Wednesdays, call Sandy Cole at (918) 684-9002, and on Fridays call Ann Kent at (918) 682-3098.
Some members will be attending a sectional tournament in McAlester this weekend.
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