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GFWC Celebrates 126 Years of Volunteering

Press Release by Joyce Ward, Parliamentarian for GFWC of Oklahoma Joyce Ward shown right speaks to GFWC Heeko Club member, Ruby Duke The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), an international women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the … Continue reading

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Ruby Duke speaks in Pawhuska to GFWC – Heeko Club of ranch life in western Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression

Ruby Duke, seated, surrounded by her family. (L-R) Kelly Duke’s son/Ruby’s grandson Kasey Duke, Ruby’s son-in-law Jim Kerwin and daughter Gayle Kerwin, Ruby’s son Kelly Duke and daughter-in-law Kathy Duke. By Roseanne Sutton Ruby Duke, born Aug. 12, 1916 in … Continue reading

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General Federation of Women’s Clubs — Heeko Club Celebrates 100 Years!

By ROSEANNE SUTTON The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC)  – Heeko Club in Pawhuska celebrated 100 years on Feb. 14. Member and current GFWC Oklahoma President Joyce Ward recently spoke to the local Kiwanis Club about the purposes of … Continue reading

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