, Muskogee, OK


October 27, 2012

Club news 10.28.12


— New Century Club

The New Century Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the parlor of the First Presbyterian Church, hosted by Thea McKee and Ann Brizendine. Karen Rogers will review the book “Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race But Changed the Nation” by Michael Hiltzik. Refreshments will be served.

Muskogee New Friends

List of upcoming events:

• Nov. 1 — Red Cross blood drive. To volunteer, call Pat Adams, (918) 687-5739.

• Nov. 2 — Board meeting at 10 a.m. at Odd Fellows Lodge.

• Nov. 9 — General meeting. Refreshments start at 9:30 a.m. with the meeting starting at 10 a.m. at the Odd Fellows Lodge. Capt. Ben Walters from the Salvation Army will be speaking on community activities, after-school programs, the angel tree and kettle Santas.

• Nov. 12 — Happy Quilters will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Pauls Methodist Church. Bring a work project.

Toastmasters International

World Class Speaker Club held a special demonstration meeting at Hamlin’s Event Center on Oct. 22. The meeting was well attended by members of the community with at least 20 people in attendance. World Class Speakers would like to express its appreciation to the management and staff of Hamlin’s for making us feel welcome.

Club President Dr. Jack Janway welcomed our guests and explained the opportunities to learn leadership and communication skills through Toastmasters. James Merrill provided opportunities for club members and guests to speak for one or two minutes on a variety of fun and humorous topics.

Regular Toastmasters meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin.

Visitors are always welcome.

Muskogee Country Club Women’s Bridge

Armstrong Bank recently donated $100 to sponsor the Muskogee Country Club Women’s Bridge Tournament. The winners of the tournament were:

• First — Dorothy Pack.

• Second — Marion Bowman.

• Third — Marcia Robinson.

• Fourth — Louise Walden.

United Methodist Women

The United Methodist Women will have its annual spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Christian Living Center of the First United Methodist Church, 308 Church St. in Wagoner.

The meal will include spaghetti, salad, bread, drink, and dessert.

The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

Tickets may be purchased at the door. Take-outs will be available.

There will be a silent auction with items ranging from baskets to donations by individuals and merchants from the community. The silent auction ends at 6:30 p.m.

This function is the only major fundraiser for the UMW organization and all proceeds go to provide help to a vast number of missions locally, throughout the U.S, and the world.

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