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Wednesday, September 27, 2000
Open House planned at elementary school
Austin Elementary School, 1501 Veterans Blvd., will host Open House, at
7 p.m., Thursday.
Everyone is invited to come meet the new principal and visit with the
Modern Study Club begins new club year
Projections for 2000-2001 was the topic of the program of The Modern Study
Club at their 3 p.m., Sept. 13, meeting at the First Christian Church,
423 S. Elm.
Catherine Travland, president for 2000-2001, has chosen as her them,
"Seek Wisdom and Knowledge in the 21st Century." She presented
the president's welcome and gave an Overview of the Yearbook and planned
activities through next May. Quote for the meeting was, "The fear of the
Lord is the beginning of the knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and discipline
_ Proverbs 1:7, KJV. The video: GFWC Membership Development Workshop presented
by Susan T. Ellis of Energize, Inc. was shown.
In opening ceremonies, following the call to order, by President Travland,
Bobbi Lang led the club collect and Nan Cate led the pledges to the flags
of the United States of America and the State of Texas, as the members
repeated all in unison.
Joyce Morton, secretary, read the minutes of the previous meeting and
Bobbi Lang, treasurer presented a report concerning club finances. Correspondence
was read from Bonnie Cearley, Modern Study Club member now living in Early,
and from Peggy Kelton, Western District President of the Texas Federation
of Women's Clubs, who was requesting a date change concerning the Fall
Board Meeting slated to be held in Pecos during the fall of 2001.
Also, the 2000-2001 Budget was approved, with birthday "fines" being
changed to $5, as a club project and Bears on Patrol was approved as a
A Federation report concerning the International Federation was presented
by Lena Harpham, chairman.
The book, Capitol Women by Nancy Baker Jones and Ruthe Winegarten, along
with the tape, "Getting Where We've Got To Be" was donated to the club
by Bobbi Lang. The took and tape contain information concerning Texas Women
and their role in politics.
During new business Phyllis Stool, former chairman of Operation Smile,
volunteerd to serve in that capacity again. A membership drive was discussed
with Etta Sullivan and Bobbi Lang to chair, and a booth at the Reeves-Loving
Counties Fall Fair was considered. Members voted to pay Frances Woods dues
to that she might receive The Texas Clubwoman. The October meeting slated
to be in the home of Juracy Ray was moved to the parlor of the First United
President Travland thanked each department chairman for planning their
programs and yearbook page and their promptness in getting them to her.
A special "thank you" was given to Doris Moorman for proof reading the
yearbook prior to printing.
All members were urged by President Travland to plan to attend the Fall
Board Meeting slated Big Lake on Oct. 14.
Project emphasis for this bi-monthly meeting was that every club member
participate in a program this year.
Delicious refreshments were served from a table featuring a lovely apple
motif, by hostesses Joyce Morton and Catherine Travland, to 15 members
and one guest, Sherry Marshall.
The next meeting, Quilting _ A Folk Art, with Rosie Arnold, presenter
will be held Sept. 27 in the First United Methodist Church with Pearl Gustafson
and Margie Williamson serving as hostesses.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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