Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
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
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
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.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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