, Muskogee, OK


January 5, 2013

Club news 01.06.13

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

Alpha Theta 1038

Alpha Theta 1038 of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the home of Ruth Carnagey. The meeting will begin with an educational presentation by Doris Pack of Vian. Pack will share information about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis which is a philanthropic project of ESA.

Ways and means work assignments for the Bedouin Shrine Basketball Classic at the Civic Center will be discussed. Members are reminded to bring food items for the local food pantry.


The Muskogee Chapter of the National Association of Current and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd.

Guest speaker will be Francie Martin, assistant storm water compliance officer, who will discuss recycling in Muskogee.

A door prize will be drawn. All federal employees, members and guests are welcome.

Information: Ed Farris, (918) 682-8839.

Soroptimist International

Soroptimist International, a group of local business and professional women in the Muskogee area who work to improve the lives of women and girls in the Muskogee community, donated a new computer to Monarch of Muskogee in December. Monarch is a nonprofit organization committed to serving women who suffer from substance abuse offering hope and a new beginning to women in recovery.

The computer will be used as an education center for children and teens which visit Monarch. Approximately 100 women and children are helped each year through Monarch, said Director Rachel Neighbors.

Muskogee Area Quilters Guild

The Muskogee Area Quilters Guild will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, Fifth and Broadway streets.

The program will be “100 Years of American Quilts: 1850-1950,” presented by Donna Skvarla of Norman. It will include one quilt for each decade to show what was popular during each time period. There will also be show and tell and door prizes.

Quilt appraisals also will be available for those who would like one. They will be scheduled before the meeting. To schedule an appraisal, email and put Quilt Appraisal Appointment in the subject line with your name and contact information in the body of the email. Appraisals are $40.

 Information: Paula Foster, (918) 478-3334.

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