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May 4, 2013

Club news — 05.05.13

— PEO

Chapter B of PEO will meet at noon May 8 at the Country Club. Reservations are needed. Call Margaret or Julie E. to reply.

NARFE

The Muskogee Chapter of the National Association of Retired and Current Federal Employees will meet at 1:30 p.m. May 9 at Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center. Speakers fwill be chapter delegates who attended the NARFE state convention at Oklahoma City on May 3-4. A door prize will be awarded. All federal employees, members and guests are invited.

Information: Ed Farris, (918) 682.8839.

American Indian Writers

American Indian authors J. Houston-Emerson, Terri M. Baker and Karen Coody-Cooper will talk about getting published at 2 p.m. May 18 at the Cherokee Arts Center, 212 S. Water St. in Tahlequah, for the meeting of the Northeast Oklahoma Indigenous Authors. This is a new organization to inspire and support American Indian writing. Participants can meet and form critique groups, sell written works at festivals and share information on the business of writing.

Emerson, a Tulsa resident, published “The Mythmakers,” a Trail of Tears novel populated with compelling characters. She is completing her second novel, a continuation of the first book.

Baker, who is retired from Northeastern State University, is the co-author of “Women Who Pioneered Oklahoma.”

Cooper wrote “Fault Line: Vulnerable Landscapes,” which won the 2010 Best Book of Poetry award from the Oklahoma Writers Federation Inc. Information: (918) 207-0093.

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 24 — Sandra Cole and Santa McWilliams, first. Mary Hoover and Minnie Sheffield were tied with Renee Tyrrell and Bill Porter for second and third places.

• April 25 — Jane Lopes and Betty Jordan, first; Fran Martin and Bonnie Jennings, second; Joan Chapman and Carol Ketchum, third.

• April 29 — Fran Martin and Joan Chapman, first; Norma Kolmer and Dave Murdock tied with Betty Jordan and Bill Porter for second and third places.

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