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Video is courtesy of Athena Costilow.

Miriam and Patty presenting Easter Seals with FOUR, that’s, one more than three, two more than two, and three more than one FABULOUS, FANTASTIC, STUPENDEOUS, AMAZING INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH TRICYCLES for the Easter Seals Daycare Program. Are the Women of Oklahoma GFWC wonderful or what???

Seeing Red

The following article was sent in by GFWC McAlester Fortnightly.

The Heart Truth® educational session for women celebrated with the centerpiece of The Heart Truth as The Red Dress®, “Go Red Day” for women’s heart health awareness is a success.

This National Wear Red Day® celebration is a biennial event, which is organized by GFWC McAlester Fortnightly. Proceeds benefit American Heart Association of Tulsa, OK, which provides informational brochures and Red Dress Pins for this event. Proceeds also benefit Club scholarship and leadership development programs.

Our attached program includes Salad Luncheon, Physician Education, Style Show from 8 local dress shops and many Door Prizes donated from our community.

Dr. Jinok Chung, Cardiologist with Oklahoma Heart Physicians, narrated a powerpoint presentation explaining women’s heart health with statistics stating women tend to be busy and don’t take time for their own health.

Full article and photo page available in March 5, 2017 edition of MCALESTER NEWS CAPITAL

Wear Red Article March 5, 2017

Margaret Fields, Director Casual Gourmet Dept. and Ellen Wilson, Board Treasurer, greet and register participants.

GFWC OK members l-r: Kay Grumbine Scholarship Chairwoman, State President Miriam Costilow, guest Anne Mathiews, members Neva Mitchell & Judy Goodyear, GFWC OK Past President Rita Sanders, & member Kathy McGilberry create salad plates.

Michelle Priddle, GFWC McAlester Fortnightly Board Secretary, presents her chocolate, strawberry cheesecake celebrating GFWC’s involvement with The Heart Truth® sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health.

GFWC OK Past President Rita Sanders, models one outfit from the 24 shown during the Style Show

In Memoriam Dolores Miller

GFWC McAlester Fortnightly Past President 2004-2005, Dolores Miller, Passed away Thurs. June 23, 2015 evening.

A Peace Lilly has been sent from GFWC McAlester Fortnightly along with a sympathy card.
Any members who are in town and available are welcome to attend visitation and/or funeral
to pay respects to Dolores.

During the 2015 GFWC McAlester Fortnightly Spring Banquet, Dolores Miller was awarded the GFWC gold 50 year service pin for her many years of volunteer work beginning in Virginia when her husband was stationed in the Air Force, continuing throughout the United States. Dolores performed volunteer service within GFWC McAlester Fortnightly for the past 40 years. She is credited with establishing the Casual Gourmet Department in 1994 while retaining her membership in the Homemakers Department and holding the Treasurer’s position. Dolores graced this organization by leading it as President during 2004-2005. Dolores was pinned by Ada Nell Ward, Casual Gourmet member and good friend.

Angie Sellmeyer, Publicity Chairwoman
GFWC McAlester Fortnightly
918-429-9111 cell