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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, October 20, 1998
Art program topic at study club meeting
During an art program at The Modern Study Club meeting, at
the First Christian Church, Wednesday, Sept. 23, Joyce
Morton, Art Department Chairman, assisted by Sherry
Marshall, owner of The Ceramic Shop, supervised the painting
of the club logo on blue chambray vests belonging to club
Margie Williamson designed the logo which bears the name of
the club, the Western District and Texas Federation of
Women's Clubs initials; Pecos, Texas; and pretty white
flowers. One of the flowers, with trim, is featured on the
upper left lapel, along with the club member's name.
The club women plan to wear the vests for local public
activities such as their bake sales and also for out of town
conventions, board meetings, summer workshop and regular
meetings that are field trips to other towns or areas such
as the upcoming one to see the San Solomon Cienega at
Balmorhea State Park.
During the business session President Lena Harpham called
the meeting to order and presided. The thought-quote for the
meeting, "The world is filled with people who have worked
hard but have little to show for it. Something more than
hard work is necessary for man's completeness - it is
creativity." - Claude Bristol, The Magic of Believing.
The Club Collect was led by Pearl Gustafson. The Pledges to
the United States of America Flag and the Texas Flag were
led by Etta Sullivan, as the members repeated with her, in
The minutes of the previous meeting was read by Bobbi Lang,
secretary, and Pearl Gustafson, treasurer, presented a
report of club finances.
Doris Moorman reported on the club's summer workshop and
salad luncheon held in Joyce Morton's home on Aug. 28, for
department heads and chairman to plan upcoming programs and
Catherine Travland reported on the Western District Summer
Workshop held in Odessa. The Texas Federation of Women's
Club Traveling Team conducting the morning session of the
workshop were Marion Gamertsfelder of Dalhart, president;
Mary Beth Guy of Kribyville, president-elect; Bobbe Mitchell
of Sanderson, first vice-president and Patricia
Siegfreid-Giles, of Lancaster, recording secretary. Second
Vice-President Barbara Winingham of Bowie had made the tour
with the executive board but had to leave the previous day.
Frances Dunn, of Odessa, president of Western District
organized and presided during the workshop, and conducted
the afternoon session.
Etta Sullivan announced that the next meeting would be a
trip to Balmorhea State Park with Tom Johnson in charge of
the tour to San Solomon Cienega, lunch was in Balmorhea with
dessert being served at the home of Nan Cate.
Roll call was answered with "The name of a woman artist and
a work she is known for."
Delicious refreshments of chicken salad, punch and Italian
cream cake were prepared by hostesses Lena Harpham and Hazel
Barmore and served by Harpham and Phyllis Stool to members
Mary Barfield, Pearl Gustafson, Bobbi Lang, Gretchen Luna,
Doris Moorman, Joyce Morton, Iris Reddick, Etta Sullivan,
Laura Teal, Catherine Travland and Margie Williamson.
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