Sherman Rotary Club

Sherman Rotary Club

The Sherman Rotary Club will hold a social at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the 903 Brewers, 1718 South Elm, in Sherman. Rotarians and their guests can arrive earlier or later as their schedule allows.

Tastings will be available for $10 to $12 per person. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available. Attendees will be touring the brewery and learning about their business.

For the club’s Nov. 12 meeting, Ed Owens will be discussing the John F. Kennedy assassination.

Club president is Deborah Boring.

Monodrama Club

The Monodrama will be celebrating its 75th anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee Celebration this Friday. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Grayson County College Center for Workplace Learning.

Highlighting the celebration will be a musical performance by Dave Tanner, a well-known musician, actor and entertainer. Tanner has acted in eight films, including the Oscar-winning Trip To Bountiful. He has worked in more than 300 radio and TV commercials, and children know him as "Farmer Dooley" with Barney the Dinosaur. He has also been a researcher for Paul harvey’s The Rest of the Story and has performed for European royalty, business and industry leaders, five Texas governors and three United States presidents. Among his many programs are songs from Broadway movies, Nashville, gospel, the Big Band era and Texas. Currently, Tanner is the morning host at Legends 770 on KAAM Radio in Dallas. As a fifth generation Texan from Gainesville, he now lives in Irving with his wife, Gina, and son, Erik.

Hostesses for the day will be Kay Casey, Virginia Hales, Vera Hilliard, Mary Lou James, Marcis Mawyer, Charlotte Shelton, Nancy Terry and Cynthia Young. Assisting will be Helen Burton, Kay Clark, Nannette Edwards, Dorothy Hale, SuAlice Jostes, Margaret Kilbourne, Faye Lummus and Ellen Smith.

Friends of Bonham Area Meals on Wheels

BONHAM — The Friends of Bonham Area Meals on Wheels will hold its second Saturday gospel music program this Saturday at 7 p.m. The program will be at the Bonham Senior Citizens Center, 210 East 6th Street in Bonham. The program is free but donations will be appreciated and used to support the Bonham Area Meals on Wheels program.

Expected performers include Donna henard, Cheryl Haynes, Lloyd Robertson, the McFarland Family and Lenny Paulk.

For information, call Lenny or Karen Paulk at 903-623-4661 or 903-449-0880.

Stratford Club

The Stratford Club of Sherman recently met in the home of Sarah Hagberg with 13 members in attendance. Co-hostesses were Pat McCleese and midge Foster. Mary Lynn Jones and Beverly Jackson were welcomed as guests.

Nancy Russell introduced guest speaker Vicki White who presented a program in caring for vintage linens. She discussed products and methods she’s used in working with stains and other problems on linens. Several members brought linens and White gave ideas on how to preserve these heirlooms.

President Sherry Collins led the business portion of the meeting. Minutes from the last meeting were approved and Hagberg gave the treasurer’s report.

Members approved extra club funds to be donated to the Crisis Center and the Grayson County Shelter. They also increased the amount of scholarship money being awarded to this year’s scholarship recipient if the person mains a 3.0 grade point average for the first semester. Kathy Flynn will be asked to contact the college to confirm this.

In other business, the name of Kathryn Marer was submitted for membership. Members voted to issue an invitation to her.

The next meeting will be held in the coffee shop of the First Methodist Church in Sherman. The program to be presented by the Rev. Cassie Wade will be "Caring for Yourself: Thankfulness."

Friends of Hagerman/Nature Photo Club

White-tailed deer will be the topic of this week’s Second Saturday program at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. The program begins at 10 a.m. in the refuge’s Visitor’s Center and is free and open to the public.

Presenting the information will be Rick Cantu, refuge assistant manager.

Also this Saturday, the Friends of Hagerman Nature Photography Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the Friends of Hagerman Center at the refuge. The club, which meets bimonthly, is free and open to anyone interested in nature photography. The photo-sharing theme for this week’s meeting is "Sunrise. Sunset." Photos on t his theme can be sent to In additon, there will be a brief technical program at the meeting, alone with a presentation of the winning entries in the recent photo contest. Laurie Sheppard serves as the club president.

Open air, all-electric tram tours this month are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Nov. 6, 13, 20, 20 and 23 and for 2 p.m. on Sundays. Extra tours will be scheduled fdor Nov. 29 and 30. Reservations can be made by calling the refuge at 903-786-2826.

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