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Oct. 14 Club Notes


October 12, 2007

Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary

Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recently held its general meeting in the Caduceus Room, attended by 30 members.

The meeting was called to order by President Ramona Parker, prayer was by Joy Melton and the minutes were read and approved by Carmen Skabelund.

Committee reports were given.

A report of the NMHA state meeting held in Albuquerque Sept. 19 through Sept. 21 was given by Parker.

Awards from NMHA meeting were given to Minnie Prince for 35 years of service, Dorothy Jones received recognition for 30 years of service and Ivana Jones was chosen as Auxilian of the Year.

Guest speaker Nola Powell spoke to the group regarding all the services offered at Healthplex.

Gina Burton spoke about hospice and the need for volunteers to assist with patients and families.

Paula Johnston was voted auxilian for 2007 and 2008.

Clovis Quilters’ Club

The Clovis Quilters’ Club met Oct. 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church with 16 members and one guest, Arlise Jones, present.

Pat Hensley gave the treasurer’s report. The High Plains Quilt Festival will be Oct. 19 and Oct. 20.

Amy Armenta’s mystery quilt class will be Oct. 19. A list of mini classes was handed out and registration forms were collected.

An update was given on the centennial quilt. The next guild meeting will be Oct. 27. Armenta handed out instructions for the November program. The Operation Homefront Marathon has been cancelled.

Show and tell items were shared with four more Christmas stocking turned in. Elizabeth Lawrence shared about her trip to Iceland. Jeaneane Serna presented the program on fall leaves to decorate a table and the block of the month. The group continued working on the donation quilt for the Hartley House.

For information call Sheryl Abdill at 763-4256.

Curry County Federated Republican Women

The Curry County Federated Republican Women met Oct. 9 at Dakota’s Steakhouse.

District Attorney Matt Chandler spoke about the number of officers available for investigations, the Meth Watch program and Abolishing Chronic Truancy.

Chairman Rube Render gave an account on what’s going on in Curry County and New Mexico.

There will be a meet-and-greet barbecue Oct. 20 to meet those running for local offices.

The 2008 election cycle is beginning and the Curry County Federated Women plan to be involved.

Call 763-0658 for information.


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