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Local club news — 11-7-12

Priscilla Book Club notes

The Priscilla Book Club held its first meeting for 2012-2013 at the East Dixon Street, Lincolnton home of Pat Hance Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 3 p.m.
As members arrived, they were served delicious refreshments and enjoyed informal sharing.
President Kay Barefoot opened the meeting and invited members to share their summer experiences.
Ladies learned about travel, including Peggy Lafferty’s barge trip in France, Sarah Lantz’s cruise to Alaska, Becky Burke’s adventure in Amish Country and Pat Hance’s cruise along the New England coast.
Barefoot’s literary highlight came from Tea Time’s article, “The Edenton Tea Rebellion,” about the October 1774 revolt by women in Edenton, N.C., who decided to drink no tea.
After the treasurer’s report and reading of the minutes, Sarah Lantz and Nelva Goodson presented copies of the constitution, by-laws and standing rules to members.
During the program segment of the meeting, members told about favorite books read over the summer, including Lynda Flowe, who highlighted authors Nicholas Sparks, Anne Rivers Siddons and her favorite book, Porch Lights, by Dorothea Franks.
Doris Little entertained with items from A Southern Belle Primer.GRITS, a book of “southernisms,” was shared by Kay Barefoot.
Stieg Larsson’s trilogy (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest) was part of Nelva Goodson’s readings.
President Barefoot closed by reading an article in Tea Time, written by club member Kay Marks, entitled “A Special Time for Tea.”
Becky Burke will host the Nov. 14 meeting, with Doris Little as program leader.

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