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It’s a volunteer thing!   

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Conservation Poster

Open House
October 20, 2015
 
The ladies of the Woman's Club held an Open House Membership Drive at the Club House on Tuesday, October 20th.  Department chairmen set up posters on tables with information about their departments.  The decorations were lovely and the food delicious.  We got several new members:  Jill Shumate (a new local dentist), Linda Conte, and Donna Bobbs.  See photos in 2015 Photo Album.

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Newspaper Article

Newspaper Article
 
We hope you saw the wonderful feature newspaper article in the October 18th edition of the Register-Herald about our Beckley Woman's Club.  Beautifully done!  We can be very proud.
 
Southern District Fall Meeting
October 17, 2015
Marlinton, WV
 
     Several of our members attended the Southern District Fall Meeting in Marlinton, VA.  Seven of our talented members received awards for their Arts & Crafts:  Betty McClung, Cindy Worley, Betty Young, Lois Cooper, Patty Jo Anderson, and new member Donna Bobbs.
     For a complete list of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbon winners, see Awards/Recognition
 
 
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New "Ladies of Vision" flag flies at the clubhouse with the US & WV State flags.

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A Nice Banner - Thanks to Perl Tipper and Joan Ashworth

Volunteers Needed
 
...to help transport members to meetings.
...to help membership chairman contact prospective members.
...to help with various activities during the year
 

--  M E E T I N G S --
 
"Tuesdays at the Clubhouse"
 
Our Beckley Woman's Club will hold all monthly meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm in the clubhouse, unless otherwise noted.  This includes refreshments or a light supper followed by a program before the meeting. 
 

 
Schedule of Meetings & Events
2015
 
April 21 - Monthly meeting at clubhouse with light supper, 5:30 pm;  Program - Missy Lyons from the Raleigh County Humane Society;  Bring donations for the shelter.
 
May 16 - Annual "Sweet Treats" at the Intermodal Gateway in uptown Beckley.  We are making and selling brownies to help the United Way.
 
June 27 - Annual Spring Luncheon at Pasquali's, Noon
 
August 9 - Annual Picnic at Lena's, 2:00 pm
 
October 7 - Arts & Crafts judging at clubhouse, 9:00 am to Noon
 
October 17 - Southern District Fall Meeting, Marlinton, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
 
October 20 - Open House/Membership Drive, Clubhouse at 5:30 pm
 
October 31 - Tailgate Halloweeen, Intermodal Gateway, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
 
November 17 - Monthly meeting at Clubhouse, Potluck supper, 5:30 pm;  Program about Domestic Violence with speaker Dee Sizemore from the Women's Resource Center.  This will be the last meeting for this year.
 
 
Note:  Ladies, please sign up to be on a committee.  It's important that all of us participate! 
 

 
The Raleigh County Animal Shelter
 
The Animal Shelter needs donations to keep operating.  The following is a list of suggested items:
money for medical care
food
litter
cloth/paper towels
sheets and blankets
trash bags
newspaper
toys and treats
 

 
Check it out!  http://www.retirewv.net
 
     Three of our club members, Ellen Taylor, Elizabeth Wilson, and Kathryne Williams,  were on the planning committee for this program.
 

From The Register-Herald
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