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August 17, 2013

Club news 08/18/13

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

Tenkiller Women’s Club

The Tenkiller Women's Club will meet at noon Wednesday at the New China Super Buffet, 403 Daisy Drive, Tahlequah. The speaker will be Jennifer Lowe with Help in Crisis.

All women are invited to attend and join if desired. Members are asked to bring nonperishable food for the food pantry at Cookson Baptist Church.

Reservation and information: Glenda Greene, (918) 316-8804 or Sonja Heald, (918) 316-6797.

Muskogee Garden Club

The Muskogee Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Honor Heights Park Papilion.

Mark Wilkerson, director of the Muskogee Parks and Recreation Department, will speak on the history and use of the new building, butterfly garden and event lawn.

Matthew Weatherbee, president Friends of Honor Heights Park, will speak on plants in the new butterfly-friendly Papilion gardens.

The meeting is free and open to the public. Visitors will be encouraged to join the Muskogee Garden Club and Friends of Honor Heights Garden Club.

Information (918) 683-5380.

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:

• Aug. 7 — Sandra Cole and Santa McWilliams, first; and Alice Barham and Wilma Mahaffey tied with Janice Chance and Helen Richmond for second.

• Aug. 9 —Carol Ketchum and Joan Chapman, first, Becky Powers and Pam Coonce, second; and Betty Jordan and Jane Lopes, third.

• Aug. 12 — Ruth Sharpe and Betty Jordan, first, Fran Martin and Ralph Parker, second; and Linda Stearnes and Norma Kolmer, third.

There was a board meeting Friday. There will be a game Friday.

Toastmasters

The mission of World Class Speakers, the local Toastmasters club, is “to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.”  

The club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Three Rivers Museum.

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