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Decora Club meets, learns about Nave Museum

Dec. 13, 2013 at 6:13 a.m.


The Decora Study Club met Nov. 26 at the Women's Club House.

The meeting included a presentation by Amy Leissner, director of the Nave Museum, about how the museum evolved. The Nave was built to serve as a memorial to Royston Nave, an accomplished impressionistic artist who enjoyed a successful career both in Texas and New York. In 1932, Emma McFaddin McCan Nave had The Nave built as a memorial to her late husband. It is a Greek revival temple designed by San Antonio architect Atlee Ayers in 1932. At one time The Nave also housed the Bronte Public Library.

Jana Hipes led the collect, Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags, and the American Creed. Joan Mathieu presented the Federation Report. Hostesses for the day were Sue Jones and MaryJane Schurtz.

The Membership Committee consisted of Pam Fitch, Margaret Vaughan and Davanna West. The Social Committee members were Valerie Parker, Bonnie Peterson and Marsha Ricottilli.

The next meeting is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Club at Colony Creek. The program will be Christmas music selections presented by the students of the Victoria Independent School District, Debbie Durham, VISD music educator.

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