, Muskogee, OK

December 7, 2013

Club News 12.08.13

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

Epsilon Sigma Alpha

Alpha Theta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the home of Joan Eaton for the annual Christmas dinner and secret sister gift exchange. Marla Tyndall will serve as co-hostess.

Alpha Theta members will be working during the Muskogee Christmas Tour of Homes on Dec. 14 and 15. All proceeds from the tour will be donated to the Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy and Neuro Muscular Center which is the ESA District V philanthropic project.

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:

• Nov. 30 — Ann Kent, first; Dave Murdock and Betty Jordan, second.

• Dec. 2 — Linda Stearns and Flora DeBartolo tied with Ruth Sharpe and Betty Jordan for first; Ann Kent and Jane Lopes, third.

There will be a covered dish Christmas party and election of officers at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 18. All members are urged to attend. Guests are welcome please call one of the directors if you plan to attend.

Tahlequah Aglow Lighthouse

The signs of Christmas are everywhere. What is in your cart this Christmas?

Jan Hofstra will talk about conquering Christmas at the next meeting of Tahlequah Aglow, 7 p.m. Thursday at Napoli’s, 901 S. Muskogee Ave. in Tahlequah. Dinner is available for those who chose at 6 p.m. No reservations needed.

Jan is the author of the new book, “What If God Asks YOU to Do Something Weird? Finding God’s Path,” which is currently for sale on Amazon. Jan is also vice president of publicity for Tahlequah Aglow and children’s ministry director for her church.

Information: Jeannie Fay at (918) 316-1097.

Keystone Study Club

Keystone Study Club will meet at 1 p.m. Monday in the home of hostess Martha Tuteral. Barbara Newell will present the program. Current Events will be given by Dianne Haralson, Connie Haugland, and Ann Kent.

Muskogee Area Quilters Guild

Muskogee Area Quilters Guild will have its annual pot-luck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church. Bring a holiday side dish. Beverages, plates, cups and plastic ware provided by the guild. Door prizes will include handcrafted Christmas centerpieces.


The Muskogee Chapter of the National Association of Current and Retired Federal Employees will host its annual Christmas Dinner at noon on Thursday at Paul’s Diner, 3240 S. Country Club Drive.

Tom Freeman, vice president of NARFE District II, will install officers to serve the chapter in 2014. Officers elected are Ed Warren, president; Pat Farris, vice-president; Ed Farris, treasurer and Pearline Wallace, secretary.

Door prizes will be drawn.

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

New Friends

New Friends news for December:

• Monday — Happy Quilters will have a covered dish luncheon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chandler Road Church of Christ. Bring your dish and suggestions for next year's quilt. No gifts please.

• Friday — General meeting and Christmas party at 11 a.m., ham and chicken will be provided. Please bring salad, casserole, or dessert. Tickets for this year's quilt will be drawn. It is not too late to purchase a ticket. Please call Virginia (918) 686-0277.


Women’s Club

The Dec. 18 meeting of the Tenkiller Women's Club will be a style show given by S&V Fashions of Tahlequah. It is the last program of the year. Anyone who is interested in the meeting, style show and luncheon must call for reservations.

The luncheon will be catered by Beth Rogers with proceeds going to the Humane Society of Cherokee County.

The style show and luncheon will be at noon at the Cookson Methodist Church. The club welcomes new members and extends  invitations to all women. Members are encouraged to bring non-perishable food and gently used clothes for the Cookson Baptist Church Helping Hands ministry.

Information: Glenda Greene (918) 316-8804 or Sonja Heald (918) 316-6797.