Suzanne McFarlane, Conservation Committee, encouraged finding new uses for items rather than just recycling or discarding.
Ruth Ann Taylor reported on trips to the veterans center at Sulphur to visit our six adopted veterans.
Myrtie Clarke, chairman of the Women’s Issues Committee, introduced the guest speaker. Penni Cartlidge, occupational health nurse at Mercy Hospital, discussed heart health and emphasized the importance of diet and nutrition, exercise, lack of stress and depression and a smoke-free environment. She also distributed information concerning heart attack and stroke warning signs, heart disease risk factors and how to reduce these risks.
Registration forms for the state conference and a sign-up sheet for hostesses for the 2014-2015 meetings were made available.
Members were reminded of the change of date for the April meeting. The covered dish luncheon will be April 15 at noon at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center.
The Veterans and Military Appreciation Day will be May 15 at East Central University.
Hostesses for the meeting were Linda Leach, Erna Leach, Jean Kelley, Arletta Good, Marian Paniagua and Helen Roberts.
The door prize was won by Mary Scalf.
The next meeting is a Guest Day luncheon on Tuesday, April 15, at noon at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center.
Members attending were Janet Barrett, Elaine Bearden, Tommie Beddow, Myrtie Clarke, Jackie Duncan, Rita Floyd, Joyce Gentry, Jessie Glover, Arletta Good, Dana Hill, Lou Ann Hoover, Kathy Howry, Phyllis Inslee, Jean Kelley, Linda Leach, Vickie Lee, Julie Luke, Jean Lyon, Suzanne McFarlane, Marian Paniagua, Mary Pfeffer, Sara Pritchett, Helen Roberts, Mary Scalf, Susan Schmidt, Demonell Stevenson, Ruth Ann Taylor, Allene Warren and Elizabeth Witherow.
Guests were Loretta Yin, Connie Hall, Rosemarie Benya, Carol Meyer, Julie Reynolds and Penni Cartlidge.