GFWC Western Pocono Women’s Club October 2021

Club Officers:  Fern Smith, President- Vicki Connor, Vice President, -Mary Minnucci, Treasurer -Darlene Beers, Secretary

This month’s meeting will be our annual covered dish, new member night beginning at 6:00pm on October 18th at Effort Methodist Church. This is always a fun night and a great meeting to bring in prospective members.

Program:  Our program will be a Fashion Show featuring volunteers from our club with arrangements made by Joan B. with Label Shopper.

Covered Dish: The evening will begin with a covered dish dinner coordinated by Pam B. and Sharon G. If you didn’t attend the September meeting to sign up for a covered dish, contact Pam. She has the list of what is still needed.

Refreshment Committee: Kris M., Lisa A., Stacy M., Lynne Mazar, Lisa E. and Joan B. will provide the beverages and desserts.

Food Pantry Collections: Collection of Food Pantry items for this month: canned yams, cake mix, boxed stuffing, cranberry sauce and canned pumpkin. The church’s food pantry fills baskets with everything their clients need for a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner.

Dues:  Our treasurer, Mary M., will pass an envelope at our meeting for our annual dues which are now $10. You may pay them at our October Meeting or mail them to either Mary or to our club’s mailing address, WPWC, P. O. Box 42, Brodheadsville, PA 18322

Christmas Cards for the Military: Vicki C. has made arrangements to meet at the Chestnuthill Community Center on October 19 at 1pm to work on the cards. She has all the supplies but you may want to bring your own scissors. You can let Vicki know if you will be attending.

Quilts Made With Love: The quilting group will be meeting at the home of Pat M.’s on October 21st, starting at 9:30 until around 3:00. They always welcome new members who enjoy sewing to join the group to help make lap quilts for clients of Meals on Wheels. Lunch is usually a call out order from the Rt.115 Deli or you may bring your own.

Our Club’s 50th Anniversary: The Anniversary Committee is excited about the plans for a memorable 50th year celebration on October 2nd at Chestnuthill Community Center. Many of our club members, plus past presidents, and dignitaries will be attending. Thanks to Vicki C. for chairing this event and to those who served on her committee. It will be a day of remembrance and for looking ahead to our next 50 years!

West End Fair 2021: Thanks to all our members who helped in various ways to make this year’s fair a profitable one. The committee is so thankful to those who purchased leftover food which helped to bring our profit up to $6427.40. Not too bad for a rainy, hot week!! We will have a full report and take any suggestions for next year’s fair at our October Meeting. 

October Happy Birthday Wishes:  Darlene B., Kathy H., Michele H., Sue S.

Hugs and Prayers to the Following Members: Fern B., Sue E., Kathy H., and Margaret K.  Also, keep Joan B.’s son, Dean, in your thoughts and prayers.