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Thursday, May 28, 1998

Rodriguez has sixth birthday

Donovan Rodriguez, Jr. celebrated his sixth birthday May 23
at the Rocket Park.

Friends and family were served hot dogs and nachos along
with a "Rugrats" cake.

Kids were given party bags with candy and little surprises.

Junior's favorite gift was a battery operated motorcycle
given to him by his daddy.

His parents are Donny and Laura Rodriguez of Pecos.

China is topic of club meeting

Nan Cate, International Affairs Chairman for The Modern
Study Club, presented a very informative program to club
members entitled, "What About China?" at a recent meeting
held in the fellowship hall of the Calvary Baptist Church.

In her presentation Cate told about China today, and some of
it's history, and then discussed some of the changes that
have occurred. As she gave facts about China to set the
foundation for her study information was given about
population, economics, government and geography. Several
mapsand Chinese characters of their written language were
shown and discussed. An assortment of articles made in
China, brought to the meeting by members, were displayed
along with items from Cate. To complete the setting Cate
wore a beautiful, red oriental styled blouse.

After the program President Joyce Morton called the meeting
to order. The Club Collect was led by Margie Williamson and
the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America was
led by Gretchen Luna, as members repeated with them in

The minutes of the previous meeting was read by Doris
Moorman, secretary pro-tem, and approved with one
correction. Juracy McCall, treasurer, presented a report on
club finances.

Margie Williamson, scholarship chairman, recommended that
Jamie Corson, receive The Modern Study Club Senior
Scholarship for 1998. The scholarship has been presented
annually for over twenty years by the organization to a
Pecos High School graduating senior.

It was reportd that the community improvement project plan
involving the improvement of Highway 385, sponsored by the
chamber of commerce is still in progress and the club are on
stand-by to help.

The changes in teh constitution and by-laws, presented at
the last meeting, were explained by Nan Cate and Stool. A
motion was made by Stool to accept the changes. The second
was by Williamson. This was passed by vote.

Phyllis Stool, chairman of the "Operation SMILE" project
reported a total of $242.62 collected locally for this child
outreach program, an international project.

President Morton read an invitation to the General
Federation of Women's Clubs Annual Convention to be in New
Orleans, June 12-15.

Roll call was answered by "In what areas of life and life
experiences are Americans and Chinese alike?"

Hostesses Hazel Barmore and Gretchen Luna served
refreshments to members, Nan Cate, Pearl Gustafson, Juracy
McCall, Doris Moorman, Joyce Morton, Phyllis Stool, Etta
Sullivan, Kay Taylor, Laura Teal, Margie Williamson, Frances
Wood, Bobbi Lane and Iris Reddick.

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