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Tuesday, October 10, 2000

Study club plans next meeting

The Modern Study Club will meet at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the parlor of the First United Methodist Church for a Home Life Department meeting with Doris Moorman, chairman of the department in charge.

Thought-quote for the meeting is _ "I am woman, hear me roar; In numbers too big to ignore, And I know too much to go back to pretend _ Helen Reddy: I Am Woman.

Women's Health: What are the problems? What should we do? _ will be the program.

Roll call will be to give an answer to the question _ What should we do to improve our chances of living healthy lives?

The project emphasis for this bi-monthly meeting is to donate to Modern Study Club _ Pecos High Senior Scholarship for 2001.

Serving as hostesses will be Phyllis Stool and Lena Harpham.

Quilting is art program for study club meet

An Arts Department Program entitled, "Quilting _ A Folk Art" was held by The Modern Study Club at 3:30 p.m., on Sept. 27, in the parlor of the First United Methodist Church with Paula Fuller, department chairman, in charge.

The thought-quote for the meeting was _ "All that is good in Art is the expression of one soul talking to another, and is precious according to the greatness of the soul that utters it." _ John Ruskin.

Rosie Arnold, a schooled, capable and avid quilter presented the program. Several lovely quilts were displayed and roll call was answered by naming or showing a quilt or quilt patterns.

Following the call to order by President Catherine Travland, Paula Fuller led the club collect as those present repeated with her, in unison.

Joyce Morton, secretary, read the minutes of the previous meeting and Bobbi Lang, treasurer, reported concerning club finances.

Call to the Western District of The Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Fall Board Meeting slated in Big Lake, Oct. 14, was discussed.

A thank you note from Erin Paz, recipient of the Pecos High Senior Modern Study Club Scholarship for 2000, was read along with a letter from the Big Spring State Hospital.

Lena Harpham, Federation Counselor, presented a report.

It was reported that The Modern Study Club had a booth at the Reeves-Loving Counties Fall Fair, held Oct. 6-7. Brochures concerning the accomplishments, as well as objectives of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, will be given to interested persons. The membership drive of the club was also discussed.

During new business Bobbi Lang pointed out the recent good publicity concerning The Modern Study Club and Western District of TFWC which was in the last issue of the Texas Clubwoman. Margie Williamson, reporter for club and photographer for Western District provided the photographs and cutlines for the publicity.

Delicious refreshments of a fruit plate with dip, a vegetable plate with dip, assorted nuts, vanilla sour-cream cake and punch were served. The serving table was draped with a lovely keepsake quilt and centered with matching silk flowers nestled in a live Hoya plant. Heart boxes and pearls were used as centerpiece accents.

The quilt blocks of Pansies, in the keepsake quilt were made by members of the Community Club, of Ralls, Tx. and the surrounding communities, as a gift for Tommy Williamson when he was a baby.

Hostesses for the gathering were Pearl Gustafson and Margie Williamson. Special guests were Rosie Arnold, Dorothy Barton and Sib Higginbotham. Sixteen ladies were in attendance for the art presentation.

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