Newsletter

BETH LARSON, PRESIDENT         

NOVEMBER 2017

OCTOBER 16TH NEW MEMBER NIGHT

The new member night was a HUGE success! A wonderful time was had by all 54 ladies who attended. We had 18 guests including 14 ladies from Pocono Mountain Women’s Club. Thank you to all who made this evening memorable!

 NOVEMBER 20TH CLUB MEETING- CELEBRATING EVERYONE’S BIRTHDAY

We will be meeting at 7PM. There will be a short meeting followed by  a fun time planned by our hostesses- Joan B., Lisa E., Stacy M., Paulette P. and Kelly S. If you would like to participate in a gift exchange, bring a $5 wrapped birthday gift.

CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY – TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH 6PM –LAKESIDE in SAYLORSBURG

Our Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday, December 12th at 6PM at the Lakeside Restaurant 5154 South Hamilton St. Saylorsburg.  The cost of the dinner is $30. All reservations are due by Dec. 4th. The menu will be your entree choice of Prime Rib with Garlic Mashed Potatoes or Oven Roasted Chicken with Potatoes.  There will also be oven roasted broccoli, salad & rolls and a dessert bar and beverages. If you are mailing in your check for the dinner, please indicate which entrée you would like. An envelope will be passed around at the November club meeting. Thank you to Linda B., Liza L., Pat M. and Bonnie P. for planning this event. This party replaces our regular December club meeting. After the party, we will not be meeting again until March 19, 2018.

CIP- GARDEN AT THE TRIANGLE – WE WON!- 2 people needed to attend the awards reception

Pat Mackes got a letter in the mail from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and our garden won the “GARDEN OF DISTINCTIONAWARD for 2017! Pat M., Darlene B. and Phyllis B. are unable to attend the awards reception.  PHS will honor our accomplishments at a reception on Tuesday, November 14th 6PM-8PM at 100 N 20th St 5th floor Philadelphia. The invitation is for 2 people. If there is anyone interested in attending, please contact Pat M. by Monday Nov. 6th.

CIP-GARDEN

The fall cleanup at the triangle is done.. Thank you to the following members: Andrea L., Linda H., Carol R., Ruthann S., Chris R. and Pat M. With help from our muscle man, Josh, we put the garden to sleep for the winter. The garden is decorated for the fall and once it is December, the winter decorations will replace the fall ones.

DUES FOR 2018 NEED TO BE PAID BY NOVEMBER 20th  

The absolute last day to pay dues will be November 20th. $35 dues needed to be paid by the end of October to be a member in good standing. Checks may be made out to WPWC. They may be mailed to the club mailbox: WPWC PO Box 42 Brodheadsville PA 18322.

EFFORT SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PANTRY

The Effort Food Pantry will be making up Thanksgiving baskets for their clients. They need all donations by November 15th. If you have a free turkey, Jan is in the church office every weekday 8:30-2:30.

VALOR

VALOR is collecting items needed for giving veteran families in need the things to make a Thanksgiving Dinner. They need the following donations by Nov. 17th. “They provide holiday meals for around 120 Veteran families barely getting by. By helping these families with food for a good holiday meal they can enjoy the holiday without worrying what bill they won’t have the money to pay.” The list includes bacon, 1 gal of fruit juice, loaf of bread, turkey/ham, 5 lbs of potatoes, 1 bag carrots, 3lbs onions, 3lbs apples, 3 lbs sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, 3 cans corn, 3 cans green beans, 1 jar turkey gravy, 1 can cranberry sauce, 1 lb rice, 1 box stuffing, 1 can pie filling, 1 pie crust, 1 can frosting, 1 box cake mix. They also are still collecting items for their stand downs for the homeless.

COUPON CLIPPING

Keep collecting, clipping  and counting your coupons. If you have questions, please contact

Carol E. or Claire N. The coupons should be dated September 2017 or later.  Make sure you put your name and the number of hours you spent on a paper with your coupons. You can call Carol or Claire if you have coupons ready to go or bring them to the next meeting

QUILTS MADE WITH LOVE by WPWC – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH   9:30 AM

Our second quilting session of the fall was held at the home of Pat M. with the following ladies attending: Mary M., Margaret K., Darlene B., Linda B., Carol R., Brenda D., Vicki C. and Pat M. The ladies made 13 quilts which will help comfort the children at Monroe County Children and Youth and the patients at Monroe County Celtic Hospice. The next quilting day will be November 16th at 9:30AM at the home of Pat M. Please let Pat know if you will be attending.

THE ANGEL’S CLOSET

At the November meeting, we will be collecting for The Angel’s Closet. Their mission is “to clothe babies in Monroe County.” They always need diapers sizes preemie, 1 & 2. They need new and gently used hooded towels, washcloths, socks and booties, onesies, receiving blankets, sleepers, sweater, hat /bootie sets, bibs, burp clothes, snowsuits, board books, stuffed animals and a heavy blanket. They love handmade items! The website is theangelscloset.org.

HALLOWEEN IN THE PARK

Liza L., Dottie S., Gail S. and Beth and Don L. gave out 466 bags of candy at the Halloween in the Park event. What a great way for children to celebrate a safe Halloween.

 

CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR THE MILITARY

Vicki C. is looking for any military who would like to receive some of the 1200 cards made this year. If you have names and addresses, please contact Vicki

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES FOR NOVEMBER

Phyllis B., Bonnie P., Vicki C., Greta W., Carol H., Elida G.  and Paulette S.

PRAYERS NEEDED

Lisa and Shawn E.- Shawn had bone marrow replacement and will be in the hospital in Philly for 6 months. Shawn is also Stacy M.’s brother.

Pat W. – had foot surgery

Phyllis B. – had knee replacement

Isabel and Juan P.

Elida G.

Arlene W.

Marylouise and Darren D.

Bonnie P.s’ co-worker Caitlin McGarry

WPWC UPCOMING CLUB ACTIVITIES

Quilts Made With Love by WPWC– Thursday, November 16th at 9:30AM

Club Meeting– Monday, November 20th 7PM

Christmas Party – Lakeside Restaurant  Saylorsburg -Tuesday December 12th 6PM

WESTERN POCONO COMMUNITY LIBRARY – TRIP TO SEE ANNIE

The WPCL will sponsor a trip to see Annie at the Paper Mill Playhouse on Thursday, December 7th. The cost is $95/ person. The bus leaves at 11:30AM, the performance is at 1:30PM. They will stop for dinner on the way home. Reservations are due by November 7th. Call the library at 570-992-7934 or stop by for more information.