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BETH LARSON, PRESIDENT                                                                                              MAY 2018

CLUB OFFICERS FOR 2018-2019

President- Pam Borger

1st Vice President- Joan Bumbulsky

2nd Vice President – Stacy Meckes

Treasurer- Mary Minnucci

Secretary- Ruthann Stiehler

Thank you to Pat Mackes who will mentor and do the newsletter.

PROPOSED BYLAWS CHANGES FOR VICE PRESIDENT

The proposed changes to the bylaws will be voted on at the May Banquet.

MAY BANQUET

The May Banquet will be held on Monday, May 21st at 6PM at Boulder View Tavern in Lake Harmony. It will be a buffet. The cost is $30 and the deadline for reservations is May 10th. Please make out checks to WPWC and mail them to WPWC P O Box 42 Brodheadsville PA 18322. Thank you to our May Banquet Committee: Pam B., Joan B., Lisa E.,  Stacy M. and Paulette P.

APRIL 16TH CLUB MEETING- FUN ART PROJECTS

Thank you to Vicki C. and Pat M. for demonstrating 2 fun art projects! The ladies who worked with Vicki made some beautiful greeting cards. The ladies who worked with Pat started some very attractive cloth wreaths

 GFWC NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT ARTS CONTESTS- CONGRATULATIONS TO MARY MINNUCCI

Congratulations to Mary M. for entering a beautiful wall hanging. It received a third place certificate at the Northeastern District Festival of the Arts!

SIGNUPS FOR JOBS FOR WPWC 2018-2019

Signup sheet were passed around at the April club meeting. Many ladies signed up but we have some key areas that need more ladies to sign up. If you forget what you signed up for, it will be printed in the yearbook. Below are the places we need ladies to sign up:

October 15th  New Member Night – 1 lady to help plan the event

Christmas Party – 4 more ladies to help plan the party

Refreshment Hostesses- November 19th – 1 more lady

Nominating Committee- 3 more ladies

Public Issues- we need a chairman or co-chairs

Child Safety Fair- 2 ladies to co- chair the fair.

Project Healing Waters- 2 ladies to co-chair the 2 events

QUILTS MADE WITH LOVE BY WPWC

Pat M. reported “At the April quilting session, we completed 10 quilts. Since September we have made 84 quilts and 3 flannel blankets. They were distributed to Celtic Hospice, Monroe County Children and Youth and the Angel’s Closet. This was our final quilting session until September. Thank you to the faithful quilters who truly made this a labor of love!”

 COUPONS FOR THE MILITARY

Please keep collecting, clipping and counting manufacturer’s coupons. If you have any questions, contact Claire N. They should be dated February 2018 or later. Make sure you tally your hours and put that on a piece of paper with your name on it. You may call Claire if you have coupons ready to pick up or bring them to our May club meeting.

 CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR THE MILITARY/ CARD MAKING WITH THE GIRL SCOUTS

Vicki C has planned a final workshop for card making. It will be Monday, May 21st 10AM-Noon in the Shop Rite Community room. Please contact Vicki if you plan to attend.

CIP- TRIANGLE GARDEN

Spring is here and the daffodils are in bloom.  An eblast will go out when a work session is scheduled. We can always use more hands and appreciate anyone that can volunteer for our beautification project. Any questions, call Pat M. Tyler will be doing the mowing again this year.

 PROJECT HEALING WATERS- WEDNESDAY MAY 2ND 10AM-2PM

We will be working with the ladies from Pocono Mountain Women’s Club. It will be a BBQ. Our club will be responsible for the hamburgers and hot dogs. PMWC will make the salads and desserts. We have a few of our ladies and a couple of hubbies signed up to help.

SPEAKERS FOR 2018-2019 CLUB MEETINGS

We are looking for ideas for speakers for the next club year. We need speakers for 2018 in July, September, & October. In 2019 we need speakers for March & April. If you have ideas, please let Beth know before May 15th.

WPWC 2018-2019 PROPOSED BUDGET & 2017-2018 PROPOSED SURPLUS FUNDS

The present executive team and the new officers as well as several prior presidents will be meeting in May to create a proposed budget for 2018-19. This budget will be voted on at the June 18th club meeting. We also will be looking at the surplus funds available from the 2017-18 budget. As stated in the Standing Rules- “all budgeted funds not used by May 31st shall be returned to the general fund.” All bills for 2017-18 need to be submitted at the May 21st meeting in order for the budget committee to be ready to submit these proposals at the June meeting.

If you have any suggestions for places that might benefit from surplus funds, please let Beth know before May 15th. We try and stay in the West End or at least in Monroe County.

BUSHKILL LION’S CLUB COLLECTING EMPTY PRESCRIPTION BOTTLES

The Bushkill Lion’s Club is collecting empty prescription and over the counter bottle, large or small with regular or child resistant caps. Please remove the prescription label. The bottles and lids will be sent to doctors in developing countries to be used to put pills in at health clinics. They may be dropped at Rep. Rosemary Brown’s office or bring them to the May club meeting.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES FOR MAY

Linda T., Joan B., Mary M., Andrea L. and Rose C.

 PRAYERS NEEDED

Rose C. is doing well and will undergo radiation in June

Donna C. had surgery on her leg

Arlene W. is undergoing chemo & radiation

Isabel and Juan P.

 WPWC UPCOMING CLUB ACTIVITIES

Project Healing Waters – Wednesday, May 2nd 10 AM-2 PM

Christmas Cards for the Military-SR Community Room 10 AM-noon

May Banquet- Monday, May 21st 6 PM Boulder View Tavern, Lake Harmony

Club Meeting– June 18th 7 PM

JULY 1ST – Welcome New Officers for 2018-2019 Club Year

Club Meeting – July 16th 7 PM

Club MeetingAugust 13th 7 PM * Note the date change due to the West End Fair

WEST END FAIR- SUNDAY AUGUST 19TH-SATURDAY AUGUST 25TH (fair opens at noon every day)