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October 19, 2013

Local News Briefs 10-20-2013

ENID, Okla. — Garber hosting Citywide Garage

Sale, Chili Cookoff is Saturday

The Garber Community Improvement Association will host two events on Saturday.

The Garber Citywide Garage Sale will begin at 8 a.m. Maps with all of the addresses will be available at J.C.’s and the Jiffy Trip convenience stores and also the Cabin Restaurant in town.

Garber will also be hosting the 4th Annual Chili Cookoff from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. There is no fee to enter your famous pot of chili.

To enter the contest, contact Le Ann Nyce at (580) 402-1799. Cash, trophies and gift baskets will be awarded to first, second and third place winners.

Admission is $5 with children, ages 6 and under free. The public will taste each chili and then cast their vote for their favorite.

After tasting, they can return for a bowl of chili. Drinks and dessert are also included in this price.  There will also be a chili alternative available.

The G.C.I.A. mission is to help preserve and improve Garber’s economic, physical, historical and social aspects.

Cherokee Strip Piecemakers Quilt

Guild meets on Monday night

The Cherokee Strip Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Central Christian Church, 1111 W. Broadway.

Registration and hospitality are 6-6:30 p.m., with a short business meeting to follow.

Mary Ellen Johnson, of Shawnee, will be the guest lecturer. She has been quilting since age 12.

Unable to find a perfect circle ruler that met her specifications, the Wonder Arc ruler was born.

Johnson will demonstrate her designer rulers and patterns.

She owns a quilt shop in Shawnee, and has introduced many quilters to her rulers and designs.

The mission of the Cherokee Strip Piecemakers is to preserve the heritage and art of quilting, to be a source of information, education and inspiration, and to be a gathering place for people of a common interest.

Guests of all skill levels are welcome.

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