, Muskogee, OK


October 12, 2013

Club news 10/13/13


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.

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