, Muskogee, OK

October 12, 2013

Club news 10/13/13

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

Keystone Study Club

Keystone Study Club will meet at 1 p.m. Monday at McIntee’s with Nancy Wilkinson as hostess. The program will be presented by Wilkinson, and current events will be given by Acebo, Crank and Critchfield.

Real Estate Professionals

The next Real Estate Professionals meeting is at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at American Bank of Oklahoma, second floor, the intersection of Chandler Road and York Street. Debbie Cooper and American Bank will provide lunch.  


Women’s Club

The Tenkiller Women’s Club will meet at noon Wednesday at the Restaurant of the Cherokees.

The program will be given by Heather Winn. Winn is the family and consumer science educator for the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service in Cherokee County. She will be speaking on healthy food.

To make a reservation call Glenda Greene at (918) 316-8804 or Sonja Heald at (918) 316 6797. The club welcomes any women who are interested in joining.

Members are asked to bring non-perishable food to donate to the Cookson Baptist Church Helping Hands program.

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:

• Oct. 1 — Becky Powers and Pam Coonce, first.

• Oct. 4 — Linda Stearns and Norma Kolmer, first; and Ruth Sharpe and Ann Kent, Mary Smith and Ralph Parker, and Betty Jordan and Carol Ketchum tied for second.

• Oct. 7 — Mary Smith and Bill Porter tied with Ruth Sharpe and Betty Jordan for first.

The club will sponsor a Halloween party on Oct. 30 for all bridge players in Muskogee. Bring your favorite partner. Please RSVP to Ann or Mary. STaC games will be played on Nov. 4 and 8 for silver points.

Beta Sigma Phi

Omicron Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Oct. 1 in the home of Debbie Schrader for its October meeting.

The meeting was called to order by President Thelma Terrill with members reciting the opening ritual. The minutes of the previous meeting and treasurer’s report were read and approved.

A thank you card from Dolores Seward was read for the yellow rose sent to her during her illness. Names were drawn for secret sisters for the year.

J’Dene Rogers participated in the new pledge ritual. Kathleen McCaslin received ritual of the jewels and Thelma Terrill and Martha Tuteral received the exemplar pins.

The November meeting will be held in the home of Charlotte Watkins on Nov. 5. The communication chairperson will notify members of any changes.

Muskogee County Retired Educators

Muskogee County Retired Educators will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Muskogee Art Guild, 315 Court St. Theo Crawley, district director of OREA, will present information on upcoming OREA events and give a Legislature update. Sharon Zawaski will give the devotion and furnish refreshments. All members are encouraged to attend and support these persons for their tireless work for retired educators.


Mary Ankrom, Muskogee World Class Speaker, recently won the Area T3/T4 in Tulsa. Mary will advance to the Division T&U Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contest in Tulsa. Contests are one way for speakers to improve their skills and confidence.

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

New Friends

The club’s quilt is finished, and it will be on display at the Frost on the Pumpkin craft show at First Methodist Church on Nov. 8 and 9.

Upcoming events:

• Monday — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Happy Quilters meet at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, with the usual hamburger run.

• Wednesday — 10 a.m. IHop Brunch Bunch then on to “fun and games” (host will be announced at brunch).

• Oct. 25 — 11:15 a.m. Cowboy’s buffet lunch and games. Remember, reservations are required.

• Oct. 28 — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Happy Quilters meet at Saint Paul’s Methodist Church, countdown for the craft show! Usual hamburger run. All projects must be finished and priced for the upcoming Craft Show Nov. 8 and 9 at First Methodist Church.

New Century Club

The New Century Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in the parlor of First Presbyterian Church. Hostesses will be Marilyn Stout and Marilyn Glider. Ann Ong will review “Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing,” by Barbara Patterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers.