GFWC      GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS - CHARLOTTE, MI                      
UNITY-IN DIVERSITY

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
2022-2023

September                        Friday, September 16, 2022                                        
Opening Luncheon – Information Fair – Club Slides
“Canine Companions for Independence” –
Cindy Hayes & Cheri Stratton
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
11:30 a.m. social; noon lunch; 1:00 program
Cost: $12

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          Program Representative...……………...…………………….......……Linda Foster
          Co-chairs………………..……………………………….Mona Ellard & Pam Jarvi
          Committee...……...……...................….Patty Retzer, Barb Vandermolen(flowers) Gail Sleeman, Amy Smith
          Program …………Cindy Hayes & Cheri Stratton, handlers, "Canine Companions for Independence"


October                           Friday, October 14, 2022                                           
“Engaging Citizens for Neighborhood Development” –
DeLisa Fountain
Choir – Val Reisen, Director
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
11:30 a.m. social; noon lunch; 1:00 program
Cost: $12

           Program Representative …………………………………...………..….Val Reisen
          Co-Chairs ……………………………………………. Fran Fuller & Sherry Pabst
          Committee …………...Ginny Baxter, Julie Dartt, Christina Stuck, Judy Whitkopf
Program ……..DeLisa Fountain, Director of DNACE (Department of Neighborhoods, Art, and Citizen Engagement)

 

November                     Friday, November 4, 2022                                       
Guest Night
“Being a Good Neighbor” – Bob Hoffman
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 5:30 p.m. – Dinner 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $25.00 per person

           Program Representative ……………………………………...….....Sherry Myers
          Co-Chairs …………………………………………... Lori Pray & Barbara Fulton
          Committee ………………………………………….. Helen Johnson, Kim Capps
          Program.. Bob Hoffman, Co-anchor of Morning Blend, PR Manager,Wharton


SIREN Holiday Tea – Sunday, November 13
St. Mary Church, 807 St. Mary Blvd.

            Linda Lord, Chair
         Committee: Michelle Taylor (Auction Chair), Sue Steinberg, Fran Fuller, Jane Fortino, Ginny Baxter, Barb VanderMolen, Chris Reist

 


New Member Orientation Meeting         Wednesday, November 17, 2022                                 
Charlotte Community Library, Spartan Room, 226 S. Bostwick Ave.
12:00 -1:30 p.m.


           Membership Committee will host this working luncheon.
           Sherry Myers, Chair
           Committee: Tammy Crandell, Cathy Rudnitsky, Amy Slot, Dawn Sneckenberg,  Connie O’Neil, Kim Dane
                                                          NO cost.   Reservations will be made through the database

 

December                    Friday, December 2, 2022                                      
Annual Christmas Tea
Honoring Past Presidents and New Members
First Congregational Church, 106 S. Bostwick
Social Time 12:30 p.m. – Meeting 1:00 p.m.
No reservations required. No cost.

          Program Representative ……………………………………….……...Pat Campion
          Co-Chairs………… ………………………………….. Judi Cates & Jess Doman
          Committee………… Tammy Crandell, Nora Hempel, Connie O’Neill, Amy Slot, Michelle Taylor, Linda Yeager
          Program ……GFWC-Charlotte Chorus under the direction of Val Reisen; Awards
          Brynda Filkins – reading, “If You’re Missing Baby Jesus,” A true story by Jean Gietzen


January                              NO GENERAL MEETING                                           

 

February                                 Friday, February 3, 2023                                              
“Nordic Viking Festival/ Going Out Like a Viking – Next of Kin Issues Update”
– Will SaintAmour, Cobalt Community Service/CEO &Joey Pray, Pray Funeral Home
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11:30 a.m. – Luncheon 12:00 noon
Cost: $12

           Program Representative ……………………………….………….…Val Reisen
          Co-Chairs: …………………………………………Jane Fortino & Amy Krizek
          Committee: ……………….Diane Barmes, Sandra Guernsey, Andrea Johnson, Toni Zubrink
          Program……….........................................................Will SaintAmour/Joey Pray

March                                            March 3, 2023                                                   
“Electric Vehicles 101” – Justin Stowe
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11:30 a.m. – Luncheon 12:00 noon
Cost: $12

           Program Representative……………………………………………... Linda Foster
          Co-chairs.…………………………………………………Kim Dane & Linda Lord
          Committee……………………Peggy Nichols, Amy Slot, Lisa Starr, Jo Vanderstelt
          Program………………...…………… Justin Stowe, Consumers Energy Advisor

April                                     Friday, April 14, 2023                                           
Annual Business Meeting & Election & Installation
“Aquatic Center Update,” Julie Davis
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11.30 a.m. – Lunch 12 noon
Cost: $12.00

          Program Representative ………………………..…………..…….…Kim Dane
         Co-chairs……...........................................................Judi Cates & Pam Rinckey
          Committee. ….Dyna Lehman, Donna M. Johnson, Brynda Filkins, Nola Buck
          Program…………………….Julie Davis, Supervisor, CPHS Aquatic Center


Wednesday May 3, 2023
75th Annual Tea Honoring CHS Graduating Seniors

“Making Educated Decisions” – Michael Pollard
Charlotte Performing Arts Center
1:00 p.m.
No reservations required. No cost. All members are requested to attend.
Program.…Michael Pollard, US National Champion Archer, Business Owner
Music……..….…GFWC-Charlotte Chorus under the direction of Val Reisen

           Program Representative …………………………………….......……Linda Foster
          Co-chairs………………….............................................Pat Campion & Sue Farlin
          Committee….... Linda Foster (punch), Barb Vandermolen (tea), Diana Bartolacci,
                      Lori Kroll, Diane Barmes, Nancy Gensel, Joan Hasselback, Chris Reist, Jessica Goodrich,Gail Sleeman, Cathy Rudnitsky,
                                                                      Everyone for cookie making.


May                                      Friday, May 5, 2023                                         
Brainstorming; “Fresh Food from Garden to Table” – Charlsie Sederlund
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11.30 a.m. – Lunch 12 noon
Cost: $12.00

           Program Representative ………………………..………..…….…...Sherry Myers
          Co-Chairs...............................................................Carol Rossio & Lorraine Green
          Committee:…………. Nola Buck, Brynda Filkins, Nora Hempel, Cheryl Jackson, ... Jessica Sommer
          Program……………………….…Charlsie Sederlund, Owner, Blue Silo Farms

 

The 2022-2023 programs were chosen based on the results of the brainstorming meeting and the survey completed by members. Thank you for sharing your ideas.

 

 

 

 


 
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