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November 17, 2019
 

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Entre Nous Women’s Club was organized in Ada in 1920

The object of the club shall be to bring the women of this city together for intellectual advancement, mutual helpfulness and the promotion of higher Social and Moral conditions. It shall aim to develop the habit of speaking without notes.

By Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
1920  - The Entre Nous Women’s Club was organized in Ada. Their colors was pink and white, their motto was “Tis the nurture of spirit, The culture of mind, That softens the nature, And makes one refined.

Officers for 1920-1921
President Mrs. Nan Clayton; First Vice President, Mrs. Bertha Brecheisen; Recording Secretary, Mrs. Laura McElroy and Treasurer, Mrs. Olga Bentley.

Program Committee was Mrs. Maude Moore, Chairman; Mrs. Myrtle Greer; Mrs. DeBritto Hindall.

Flower Committee was Mrs. Donna McElroy and Mrs. Carie Geseman

Membership was Mrs. Bertha Brecheisen, Mrs. Olga Bentley, Mrs. Nan Clayton, Mrs, Nil Dunlap, Mrs. Myrtle Greer, Mrs. Carrie Gesaman, Mrs. DeBritto Hindall, Mrs. Laura McElroy, Mrs. Donna McElroy, Mrs. Ruth Turner, Mrs. Margaret Young, Mrs. Maude Moore and Mrs. Nevada Shaw.

The object of the club shall be to bring the women of this city together for intellectual advancement, mutual helpfulness and the promotion of higher Social and Moral conditions. It shall aim to develop the habit of speaking without notes.

Membership
Application for membership to this Cto the club for ballot two weeks before being voted upon. One negative vote excludes an applicant from membership to the Club. Membership will be limited to eighteen active members. Out of town members be considered honorary members and husbands associate members. No person shall be voted on who is already a member of another club.