In our community

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Dorothy L. Johnson is the president of the Aiken chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild.

MEETINGS: 1 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the Aiken County Regional Library on Chesterfield Street in Aiken.

MEMBERSHIP: The chapter has 24 members. Joining the chapter automatically brings membership in the national association. Dues are $10. More information is available at

MISSION: For the education and preservation of needle arts

QUOTE: "Longtime friendships are one of the things that come out of the group for sharing creativity. We have some wonderful summertime luncheons, so we have a social aspect as well as an education aspect." - Dorothy L. Johnson, president