January 2017 General Meeting
February General Meeting with President Jan Slater and Recording Secretary Janis Jones.
February General Meeting – Installation of new Officers.
Lynn Wright, Dunwoody Woman’s Club Scholarship Chairperson and Janet Slater, Club President, presented scholarship awards to two local graduating high school seniors at the Club’s spring luncheon. Scholarship winner Amelia Whitney, daughter of Heather Whitney, will graduate from Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School. She will attend Vanderbilt University this fall, where she plans to pursue a career in medicine. Scholarship winner Jaydra von Behren, daughter of Sherri and Paul von Behren, will graduate from Dunwoody High School. She will attend Georgia Tech in the fall where she will major in biomedical engineering. Funding for the scholarships, as for all Dunwoody Woman’s Club programs, is made possible by community support of the annual Dunwoody Home Tour
2017 Spring Luncheon – Friends from Stone Mountain Woman’s Club and Decatur Woman’s Club joined us.
January 2017 Home Life Program – Pillow Workshop. Made 77 pillows for Northside Hospital Auxiliary. the pillow are given to cancer patients at the hospital.
2017 Spring Luncheon – Red Nose Day
Police Chief Billy Grogan of the Dunwoody Police Department was the guest speaker for the GFWC Dunwoody Woman’s Club’s (DWC) March 16th general meeting. Chief Grogan gave an interesting and informative presentation about the different aspects of the police department and he shared important safety tips. In appreciation, the Dunwoody Woman’s Club presented Chief Grogan with a $50 donation to the Police Explorers program. Shown in the pictures are as follows: Picture one – Maria Barnhart, Chief Grogan and Marilyn Dumon. Picture two – Maria Barnhart, Chief Grogan, and Jan Slater, DWC President.
2017 Spring Luncheon – Guest included Stone Mountain and Decatur Clubs.
Tea with the Atlanta Woman’s Club
The Dunwoody Woman’s Club, Public Issues Program, hosted an event to make cards to be delivered to the vets at the VA hospital for Valentines day. Over 200 lovely cards were made!
International Community School News
Teachers at Hightower Elementary School were gifted by the Education Program.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we wore teal to General Meeting and celebrated our sweet member Linda Bhame, who is a six year survivor.
Sandy Springs dedication of Lost Corner
Suzanne Bentz spoke to members about her Austria adventures.
Photo and caption courtesy of The Dunwoody Crier: The Dunwoody Woman’s Club’s “Heart to Heart” project funded an Automated External Defibrillator lifesaving device for Dunwoody’s Cultural Arts Center.
The Education Committee hosts special celebrations for Head Start, including crafts, stories, songs, and nature hikes.
Members of the Conservation Committee visited the gardens of Kendra Boyer, a DeKalb Extension Service Master Gardener with expertise in native plants and sustainable practices.
The Dunwoody Woman’s Club was instrumental in keeping the school bell in its original place on the site of Dunwoody’s first school. The bell is housed between two brick pillars in front of the Dunwoody Library on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.
Each year, members of the Club participate in the Dunwoody 4th of July Parade, one of the community’s most popular traditions. The Club founded the parade in 1976, which is now managed by other civic groups.
During a recent meeting, craft products created by women in developing countries were available for sale to members. This opportunities was made possible by the Home Life committee.
Five DWC members prepared three different casseroles for the families at the Ronald McDonald House.