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Local THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, May 12, 2011 A3 Cimarron Valley OHCE gets hands-on with salsa By Carla Westfall Cimarron Valley HCE met on May 9, 2011 at the Methodist Church. Our hostesses were Geral- dine Allen and Norma Hall- man who served delicious refreshments and had the tables decorated with fresh flowers. President Jacqui Savage called the meeting to order, and Phyllis Rodman read 7 things for us to do today. The flag salute and HCE Creed was recitedby the group. Phyllis also told us about the Korean War Memorial in Washington D.C. Madalyn Grace Clapp was our junior, guest today. The birthday girl s this month are Maxine Adkins, Norma Hallman, and Teri Ford. Our roll call was answered by "How hot do you like your peppers?" We had 21 mem- bers present. Jean Mihura gave the treasurers report. The report was approved. Carla Westfall read the last month's minutes. They were approved as read. Several members told about some in our club who are ill or have lost a family member. Jean Platt and Grace Soutee are especially in our thoughts. Carla Westfall was the leader for our lesson on Salsa Savvy. It was a fun lesson with hands-on salsa making. Our committee reports are as follows: Tooth Fairy Pillows:Connie Norrie and Carla Westfall dehvered approximately 150 pillow to excited kindergartners. Lions Club: Date to feed the Lions Club was decided on Aug. 1, 2011. Sister Club: nvitation was read from Elm Grove HCE for a party on July 12 at 6:30. They would like for us to RSVP at the end of May. Cultural development: Connie Norrie reported 7 ladies went to Claremore on the shopping trip. All had a good time. Our display for HCE Week was in a window downtown. It showed our Military Support. Next month's lesson will be on "Keys for Comput- ers" and will be given by Barbara Ahring. Hostesses for the June 13th meeting at 12:00 (lunch) will be Jean Mihura and Grace Soutee. If you would like to bring a houseplant to share, it will be great! Members present today were: Treca Baer, Maxine Adkins, Barbara Ahring, Geraldine Allen, Jackie Baird, Ruth Burton, Dolly Denney, Velda Ewing, Jane Flint, Norma Hallman, Emma Lou Hardin, Lorayne Hughes, Jean Mihura, Patsy Owsley Phyllis Rodman, Jacqui Savage, Grace Soutee, Lillia Wall, Monica Wall, Carla Westfall, and Edna Wesffall. MI Club enjoys salad supper and friendship By IreneNickels The Mutual Improvement Club met in the home of Nelda Kirby on May 5, 2011. Our meeting started with a wonderful salad Supper and great fellowship. Members in attendance were Nelda Kirby, Barbara Kirby, Irene Nickels, Virginia Sasser, Fern Downey, Mari- ann Miller, Judy Moorman, Darla Woody, Judy Bartmm, Gayla Bates and Patty John- son. It is once again time to pay dues. Mariann and LaNell Con- tatted individuals for the officer positions and the fol- lowing have accepted: President - Nelda Kirby Secretary/Treasurer - Irene Nickels The position of Vice Presi- dent was held by Dorothy Fagan, is anyone volunteer- ing to take that position? And it has been mentioned that we need a Social Secretary posi- tion, Joan McDaniel filled in this year and did a wonderful job. Dorothy and Joan will be contacted to ask if they will remain in those positions for next year. A motion was made by Virginia Sasser to accept the nominations as given and the motion was seconded by Judy Moorman, all approved and the motion passed. Nelda would like to nomi- nate Ann McKnight to join MI Club. Nelda has known Ann since grade school, they both attended school in Ripley. Ann is the mother of Elementary School principal, Bobby Simma. The motion to accept Ann McKnight as a member was seconded by Mariann Miller, all approved and the motion passed. The Perkins Library has printed a list of the yearbooks that they need to have a com- plete set. We will purchase a current volume every year for our book contribution to the library. The years needed: Anything pre 1969 and 1970, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1994, 1997, 2004, 2005 and 2010. A donation book plate will be placed in the front of the donated book. If anyone is able to help out with any of these years it will be greatly appreciated. Judy Barlram has the sign up sheet to work at the Territo- rial Plaza this summer which opens Memorial weekend and runs through September. Pistol Pete's house is where you will work from and there will be a refresher course to anyone interested on May 21 st at 10:00 am at the house. Pages are being passed around to sign up for hold- ing a meeting next year and to check over your contact information for the year book. Meeting adjourned at 8: 55 p.m. Nelda read a philosophy by Charles Shultz'to give us something to think about and ended by saying - Remember to be yourself, everyone else is taken! iiii!i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!i!i:iiiii!iii!iiii: Nelson Turning 90 Please join us as we wish a very "Happy Birthday" to our father Kenneth W. Nelson who will be turning 90 years old on May 13, 2011. Help us in this celebration by sending a greeting to him at 10401 S. Lockwood Perkins, OK 74059. He would enjoy hearing from you. We feel very blessed to share this day with him, and wish him continued good health and happiness. With all our love from your children. Dessert Concert Well Attended The Perkins-Tryon Band Boosters and the High School Jazz Band give a big "Thank you!" to the community for their generous support and attendance on Friday, May 6 at the 2 "d Annual Jazz Des- sert Concert. The Jazz band is made up of band students who come in before school and practice the jazz music before concert band practice. Members of the Jazz band on trumpet are Nathan Calavan, Fowler Johns, Rebekah Green, Walker Myers and Kenny Allen. Trombone players are Tucker Chaney, Stetson Freeman, Cole Morris Jesse Fagan, Cody Maloy and TOPS News TOPS OK 0013 chapter met on Thursday, May 5, 2011, with 13 TOPS and 3 KOPS and 2 visitors. Char- lotte Siems of Stillwater was the featured speaker. She shared about her jour- ney of losing 110 pounds and keeping it off over these past 4 years. Charlotte's encouragement to the chapter included focusing on success stories, having positive thoughts about the journey ahead, setting small goals and moving your body. Her success is attributed to using the T- Tapp exercises, a rehabilita- tive and health rejuvenating series of movements that can be done in 15 minutes a day. The chapter best loser for the week was Darcy Rankin. For further information about where the chapter meets and other information about TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) please contact Thomas Foster. Saxophone players are Brett Cheary, Ian Hughey, Connor Bunch, Connor Johnson, All Clarke and Jessica Foster. The rhythm section is Erin Win- ston, Chance Mills, Robyn Simma, Cullan Myers and Joe Jarvis. Many parents and grandpar- ents donated desserts, drinks, paper products and time to make the dessert concert pos- sible. The StiUwater Jazz gen- erously donated their time and talent to complete the concert and wow the audience. We again say thank you to the community for their support and especially to the families Patty Pappan at (405) 344- of the musicians for making 2683 or visit tops.org or sure they get to practices and TOPSWonders.com performances. Perkins Writers Group to meet The Perkins Writers Group will hold a special reorgani- zational meeting to be held Wednesday May 18th at 4:00 p.m. Everyone will meet in the entry area of the Perkins Library, with the size of the group to determine where the meeting will be held. Previous meeting times have not seemed to work well for most, so we are trying to find a more compatible time to meet. If you have any interest in writing, whether you are a beginner or a published author, please try to attend. For more information contact 405- 742-6143 or mlbenningfield@hotmail.com. Tyler Jar Candles Experience The Difference You need it. We have it. If you need a consumer, commercial or real estate loan, we're ready to lend you money! We have money to lend, SNB 830 N. Main Street Perkins (405) 547.1199 5 p.m. a,ml to Noon Drlve-thru Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. to Noon