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April 13, 2001

Modern Study Club meet for a history program

PECOS, April 13, 2001 - The Modern Study Club met in the Doris and J.R. Moorman home recently for a Texas Heritage Department Program entitled, "A History of Texas as Told by the Stars of the American Flag."

Joyce Morton, chairman of the department, presented the program giving a history of Texas from the year 1787, when the first states became states in our United States of America, to 1960 when the last state was admitted. Many interesting facts concerning the events which happened during that span of time in our beloved state of Texas were related to those in attendance.

The thought-quote for the meeting was _ "Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another" _ Walter Elliott.

During opening ceremonies, with President Catherine Travland presiding, Juracy Ray led the Club Collect and Iris Reddick led the pledges to the United States of America and the Texas flags, as members repeated all in unison.

Secretary Joyce Morton read the minutes of the previous meeting and Treasurer Bobbi Lang presented a report concerning club finances.

Correspondence was read from Reeves County Librarian Sally Perry thanking The Modern Study Club for their donation of the book, Capitol Women to the library.

During committee reports Doris Moorman, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee reported on the success of the Bake Sale Fundraiser. Moorman, reporting for Federation Counselor Lena Harpham in her absence, told of the newspaper for school classrooms, KIND, which is a mature awareness publication. A class can be provided with the montly publication for $25 per year.

Music and Arts Department Chairman Paula Fuller reported on the writing entries which came in from the schools, telling that following local judges, winners would advance to Western District with finalists to be announced at the 41st Annual Spring Convention. Winners there will then advance to state competition.

The Western District Fall Board Meeting of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs slated in Pecos on Oct. 20 was discussed. Plans are for the meeting to be held at the Senior Citizens Center. The 41st Annual Spring Convention of WD of TFWC was also discussed by those planning to attend. Also announced, with members being urged to attend, was the State Convention of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs slated in San Angelo, May 2-5.

Roll call was answered by giving the name of a song that had the word, "Texas," in it's lyrics or title.

Bi-monthly project for the meeting was GFWC Community Improvement Project, (CIP).

Hostesses were Juracy Ray and Lena Harpham.

Carrasco celebrates third birthday

PECOS, April 13, 2001 - Bethany Carrasco celebrated her third birthday on Feb. 26 with family and friends.

Her favorite gift was a fishing game.

Theme for the special event was "Power Puff Girls."

Helping Bethany celebrate was her baby brother, Jacob and her parents, Rudy and Cecy Carrasco.

Grandparents are Lupe and Cristina Carrasco.

Grandmother is Gloria Mendoza.

Greatgrandmothers are Santos Garcia and Margarita Smith.

Art association plans Mother' Day sale

PECOS, April 13, 2001 - The Pecos Art Association will have a Mother's Day Sale from 2-5 p.m., on Friday, April 20; from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 and from 2-4 p.m., on Sunday, April 22.

The sale will be held at the art association's building, 1501 W. 3rd Street.

Arts, crafts, paintings, ceramics and many other items for mothers will be available.

Take this opportunity to shop early for Mother's Day.

Local artists and crafter's are invited to set up a table and sell their creations _ no commission will be charged.

For more information contact Joyce Morton at 447-2688.

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