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Decora Study Club hosts meeting

Oct. 26, 2012 at 5:26 a.m.


The Decora Study Club met at the Victoria Women's Clubhouse on Oct. 9. President Jo Cornstubble called the meeting to order at 10 a.m. and welcomed everyone.

Program chairman Dolly Stokes introduced her husband, Jim Stokes, a West Point graduate. Mr. Stokes gave an early history of West Point and discussed how some of the cadets affected Texas history. In 1807, West Point was a small fort on the Hudson River and graduated two cadets. By the 200th anniversary a total of 59,000 cadets had graduated.

Linda Johnson led the collect, and the pledge to the American flag was led by Jeanette Totah. Federation Counselor Francisca Watts introduced Anne Roddy, who gave the federation report on the history of Texas; she also sang "Rivers," which was delightful. Cornstubble recognized birthday members and guests. Guests for the day were Vi Claxton, Barbara Sutter, Joan Mathieu, Sally Aman Barnes and Dolores White.

President Cornstubble discussed the upcoming Alamo District fall board meeting in San Antonio; several members will attend. She also thanked Jalayne Tupa and Millicent Bryarly, hostesses; Barbara Skipper, Jane Cox, Jana Hipes and Linda Johnson, social committee; and Jacquie Fritz and Ann Hudson, membership committee.

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