Club News 09.08.19

Muskogee Area Quilt Guild officers (left to right): Brenda Freeman, treasurer; Jackie Webb, president; LaFonda Wood, vice-president; and Rita Stewart, secretary.

• Green Country Duplicate Bridge

Green Country Duplicate bridge meets at 12:30 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Kiwanis Senior Center, 119 Spaulding Drive. If interested in playing, call Ann Kent, (918) 682-3098, for Monday; Ed White, (918) 577-6352, for Wednesday; and Flo De Bartolo, 1-832-520-7073 for Friday.

On Aug. 28, Sally French and Ann Kent were first, and Santa McWilliams and Margaret Kymes were second.

On Aug. 30, John Overstreet and Phyllis Hearn were first; Ed White and Camp Bonds were second; Fran Martin and Dave Murdock were third; and Santa McWilliams and Charlene Pruden were fourth.

• Muskogee Area Quilt Guild

September promises to be full of good quilting information and goodwill.

The social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12, with a "Eat and Greet and shop til you drop." Bring any food you desire for yourself or to share with others. You will be able to socialize with members, guests, their new officers and purchase quilting items from Melissa of Thread Lightly Studio in Okmulgee.

Melissa will head their program with a demonstration of different quilt techniques to inspire them to try something new. Her mission is to help beginners learn the skills needed to make their first quilt and and other to brush up on their sewing and quilt-making skills. A great chance for those wanting to begin or improve their quilting skills, so invite others who have an interest in quilting.

Social hour will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church is the meeting place, and parking is available on the south side of the church at Court and Sixth streets.

• NARFE

National Active and Retired Federal Employees organization will have a 70th anniversary celebration at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12, at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 300 W. Martin Luther King St. The Muskogee Azalea Chapter 22 is the first and oldest NARFE chapter in Oklahoma. State Federation President James Gillispie will be the guest speaker. All federal workers and retirees welcome. 

Information: (918) 694-1259.

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