, Muskogee, OK


November 9, 2013

Club news 11/10/13

Club news runs on Sundays. The deadline for club news is noon Wednesday.

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:

• Halloween party on Oct. 30 with 12 tables playing — North-south, Fran Martin and Joan Chapman, first; Mary Smith and Ralph Parker, second; Dave Murdock and Carol Ketchum, third; Santa McWilliams and Sandra Cole, fourth; and Jane Lopes and Ann Kuykendall, fifth. East-west, Anne Cottril and Sue Agnew, first; Pat Weatherby and Barbara Downs, second; Joan Pierret and Margaret Kymes, third; Norma Jean Hildebrant and Donna Porter, fourth; and Charlene Schoeppel and Louise Walden, fifth.

• Nov. 1 — Jane Lopes and Betty Jordan first, Renee Tyrrell and Linda Stearns second, Norma Kolmer and Dave Murdock third, and Mary Smith and Ralph Parker fourth.

Nov. 4 the first STaC game was played , which compares scores in the whole district ( Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Missouri). Winners were Mary Smith and Susan Munn first, and Dave Murdock and Norma Kolmer second.


New members Patria Johnson and Angela Martindale each gave their first speech Tuesday night. The first speech at Toastmasters is called the ice-breaker and it gives new members a chance to tell the club about themselves. Each speech in the handbook builds upon the skills learned in the previous speeches to strengthen speaking skills.

World Class Toastmasters Mary Ankrom and Patria Johnson recently attended the Fall Toastmasters Conference in Midwest City. Conferences provide learning experiences as well as social events.

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

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