Published: Friday, June 8th, 2007
Curry County Extension Clubs The Curry County Extension Clubs’ representatives met May 17 at the Extension Office for the leader training on cancer awareness. Glenda Belcher turned the program over to Kim Adams, Clinic Coordinator at the Plains Regional Cancer Center, who described what the center does. Adams then introduced Dr. Vandana Rajagopalan who spoke about the stages of cancer, cancer prevention, early detection, signs to look for and cancer treatments. Different myths about cancer were discussed. For information contact the Cancer Center at 769-7365 or the extension office at 763-6506 or 762-0296. Curry County Federated Republican Women The Curry County Federated Republican Women met May 8 in the coffee shop at the Holiday Inn. Rube Render gave a report on the election of new state party officers, the Curry County Fair booth, Pioneer Days parade and that the Republican women were able to donate $200 in sales to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The guest speaker was Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm. She spoke on a vocational school that is a much-needed educational program for the community and efforts in the school to prepare students for entry into college. Next month Curry County Sheriff Matt Murray will speak. Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met May 24 in the home of Valeria Jordan. Lois Lewis served as hostess. There were 13 members present. Sheryl Abdill conducted the meeting. Roll call was answered with summer plans. Dorothy Bean gave the treasurer’s report. Bonnets were turned in for the Pioneer Women’s contest. The group finalized plans for the trip to Amarillo in June to visit with past members. A memorial gift will be sent in honor of Rachel Thompson. The group wished Juanita Johnson a happy birthday. Abdill shared a report from the leader training on cancer awareness. More information will be shared in future newsletters. For information about clubs contact Sheryl Abdill at 763-4256 or the Extension Office at 763-6505 or 762-0296. Beta Phi Beta Phi met May 7. Suzy Moore served as hostess. This was the last meeting before summer break. President June Patrick recited the opening ritual. Recording secretary Patsy Lorenz read the minutes and called roll. Treasurer Mary Ann Vinson gave her report. Moore received Philanthropic Pledge of the year and received her jewel pin. Moore, Marilyn Grass and Connie Ferguson were recognized as new pledges and first-time convention-goers. Beta Phi members celebrated the chapter’s 48th birthday with a gift exchange and dinner at Kings Buffet. President Collene Baldwin, Vice-president Patsy Lorenz, Recording Secretary Tonna Clewis, Correspondence Secretary Laura Loflin, Treasurer Mary Ann Vinson, Parliamentarian Suzy Moore and Educational Director Connie Ferguson were installed as officers.
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