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

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

2020 - 2021

Physical meetings will be limited to 69 people (masks & social distancing required) & will also be Zoomed

September

Friday, September 18, 2020
Opening Luncheon & Installation
“School Issues” – Dr. Mandy Stewart
Zoom only – join via computer or phone or with a buddy
Program & meeting 1:00 p.m.
Cost: no charge
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Program Representative...……………...………………….......……Linda Foster
Chair…………………………………………………………………..Julie Dartt
Committee...……...……...…..Carolyn Maier, Barb Vandermolen, Sharon Kubica,
Pat Campion, Mary Heightchew
Program ……………………………………………………………... Installation;
Dr. Mandy Stewart, Charlotte Public Schools Superintendent

 

 Watch for meeting location changes to "Zoom" only, depending on governor’s mandate.

October

 

 Friday, October 9, 2020
“Capitol Women” – Valerie Marvin

The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Bring own sack lunch (optional) 12:30; Program & meeting 1:00 p.m.
Cost: no charge Zoom starts at 1:00 p.m.
Program Representative ………………..………………...……..….Linda Foster
Co-Chairs  …………………………….........................Fran Fuller, Sherry Pabst
Committee ………………Amy Slot, Sara Biskie, Judy Whitkopf, Cheryl Jackson
Program ….Val Marvin, Historian & Curator, Michigan State Capitol Commission

 

 

 November

 

Friday, November 6, 2020

Guest Night
“Michigan True Crimes” – Rod Sadler

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 …………………………………...….………Chris Reist
Co-Chairs ……………………………… Mary Remanek, Marianne Struckmeyer
Committee …....… Judy MacInness, Pat Campion, Hope Dixson, Diana Bartolacci
Program ……………………….……..……… …………… Rod Sadler, Author

 

Monday, November 16, 2020
New Member Orientation Meeting

Charlotte Community Library, Spartan Room, 226 S. Bostwick Ave.

12:00 -1:30 p.m.
Membership Committee will host this working luncheon.
NO cost.
Reservations will be made through the database

   

 

Siren Holiday Tea – cancelled due to Covid-19 virus
Linda Lord, Chair

 

  December

 

Friday, December 4, 2020
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 …………………………………….…...Patty Greene
Chair……… ………………….………… …………..……………..Lori Pray
Committee.. Sherry Myers, Linda Yeager, Sue Pruden, Ginny Baxter, Dawn Sneckenberg
Program ……GFWC-Charlotte Chorus under the direction of Patty Greene;
Brynda Filkins – reading; Awards

 

January              NO GENERAL MEETING

 

  February

 

Friday, February 5, 2021
Guiding Harbor/Girlstown –Jennifer Trotter

The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11:30 a.m. – Luncheon 12:00 noon
Cost: $10.00
Program Representative …………………………………….………Val Reisen
Co-Chairs: ............................……………………Jane Fortino, Michelle Taylor
Committee…………………………………Jess Doman, Carol Little, Lee Falik
Program…….................…....Guiding Harbor/Girlstown, CEO –Jennifer Trotter

March

 

Friday, March 5, 2021
Brainstorming; Chair Yoga – Al!ve Instructor
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11:30 a.m. – Luncheon 12:00 noon
Cost: $10
Program Representative………………………………………….…Val Reisen
Chair(s)………………………...……..……………………..……Amy Krizek
Committee……….............Brynda Filkins, Sue Ainslie, Peggy Nichols, Amy Slot
Program………………...………………………… Brainstorming; Chair Yoga

 

April

 

Friday, April 9, 2021
Annual Business Meeting & Election & Installation
“Poetic Gardens” – Daniel Penfold

The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11.30 a.m. – Lunch 12 noon
Cost: $10.00
Program Representative ………………………..……….….…....….Lorraine Green
Chair…….............    ......................................................................... Sylvia Colles
Committee: Amy Smith, Jo Vanderstelt, Becky Dolman, Carol Rossio, Connie O’Neil
Program………………David Penfold, retired Mackinac Island Gardener and Artist

                               

May

 

Friday, May 7, 2021
“Backyard Bird Habitat” – Lindsay Cain, Michigan Audubon Society
The Eaton Area Senior Center, 804 S. Cochran
Social Time 11.30 a.m. – Lunch 12 noon
Cost: $10.00
Program Representative ……………………..………….….......Brynda Filkins
Chair.............................................................................................. Cindy Miller
Committee: ………………Nola Buck, Pam Rinckey, Dyna Lehman, Sue Ainslie
Program……………………….…Lindsay Cain, MAS Education Coordinator

 

Wednesday May 19, 2021
74th* Annual Tea Honoring CHS Graduating Seniors
MSU FRIB Project (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams) –
Zach Constan, Ph.D.

Charlotte Performing Arts Center
1:00 p.m.
No reservations required. No cost. All members are requested to attend.
Program Representative ……………………………………...……Lorraine Green
Co-Chairs…………………………....................................................Pat Campion
Committee… Patty Retzer, Linda Foster, Amy Slot, Barb Vandermolen, Sue Steinberg, Mandy Stewart, Connie O’Neill
Everyone for cookie making.
Program……………………………..…Zach Constan - MSU FRIB Project
Music…………GFWC-Charlotte Chorus under the direction of Patty Greene

The 2020- 2021 programs were chosen based on the results of the brainstorming meeting and the survey completed by members. Thank you for sharing your ideas.
*73rd Tea cancelled due to COVID-19 quarantine.
 
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