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September 7, 2013

Club news 09/08/13

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Epsilon Sigma Alpha

Alpha Theta Chapter 1038 of Epsilon Sigma Alpha will meet on at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the home of President Maggie Sellers. Co-Hostesses are Elise Jimison and Wanda Martin. Secretary Thelma Adcock will call roll. Treasurer Elise Jimison will report on current financial matters. The educational “Making an Okie Night Light” will be presented by Maggie Sellers. Reports will be given by the following committee chairpersons: Social, Marjorie Szabo; Educational, Peggy Pate; Jonquil, Elise Jimison; Ways and Means, Billye Lackey; Membership, Marla Tyndall; Philanthropic, Chris Roberts; Contact, Ardyce Briggs, Kara West.

President Maggie Sellers will report on the state leadership meeting held in Tulsa on Aug. 24 and will discuss plans for the District V Leadership Seminar scheduled for Sept. 21 to be held in McAlester.

Plans will be finalized for the garage sale scheduled for Sept. 27-28. All proceeds will be donated to the ESA International Project St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Alpha Theta members will appreciate receiving any donations for this philanthropic project. To donate, contact Maggie at (918) 441-0777 or Ruth Jo at (918) 869-6449.

Muskogee County Historical Society

The Muskogee County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Charlie’s Chicken, 2601 Chandler Road. A program will be provided by Richard Carr, owner of Buried Treasures, an antique store in Fort Gibson. His subject will be “Collecting the History of Fort Gibson, Indian Territory.”

 Afterward, members will briefly discuss their favorite parts of the Cherokee Nation guided history tour in Tahlequah on June 13 by the Cherokee Nation Tourism department.

Information: Ellen “Cowboy” Johnson, (918) 453-9842.

Toastmasters

Edward Warren spoke on a Toastmasters project that teaches the skills of negotiation through role-play. Rhonda Lee taught members that geek is a verb that means what you're passionate about and encouraged us to “Get our Geek On” at our local public library.

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

NARFE

The Muskogee Chapter of the National Association of Current and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd.

Guest speaker will be Karen Sedberry, information and assistance specialist with Eastern Oklahoma Development District Area Agency, on aging.

A door prize will be drawn. All Federal employees, retirees, and guests are invited.

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

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