Message from the President

Dear Club Members,

Happy New Year to all our members and families!! Looking forward a great start to 2018 and what we have to be thankful for. It is very heartwarming to see how we have come together as a club supporting the homeless and hungry in our community. Our partnership with the West Shore School District social worker helping these children in need is amazing.

First order of business for the New Year is setting up a nominating committee. New Officers are needed for the next 2-year term.

Planning is beginning for our spring banquet; if you have any thoughts or suggestions please contact Karen or me. We will also be having installation of new officers so don’t hesitate to offer your assistance.

Thanks to all of you our fundraising projects the last few months have been fantastic we are right on track budget wise for scholarships. We need to continue to pat ourselves on the back. We are AWESOME!!!

I’m looking forward to seeing all of you in January at the general meeting on the 15th.

Deb



The RLAWC maintains the flower beds by the signs for both Fishing Creek Elementary School and Red Land High School.  



No, this photo is not out of focus.  If you look closely, you see that Fishing Creek was very creative in using the sign as a backdrop to display their student's photos!

Presentation of the 2017 Woman of the Year

This year, Deb Trimmer and Nina Myers, were recognized for their commitment to the Red Land Food Ministry, which they lead.  The organization, located in Lewisberry, has the mission of helping all families in need of food who live in the Newberry and Fairview Township areas. The ministry serves an average of 250 - 400 people weekly with contributions of food from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and local businesses.  Each have been involved for over 15 years.


Spring Banquet

Members and their spouses and special guests attended our 47th annual  spring banquet on Sunday, May 14th, at Culhane's.

 

The evening included cocktails, dinner, presentation of Woman of the Year Award.




Debra Crandall from Penn Waste gave a very informative presentation on Recycling at the April meeting.

For recycling information, visit Penn Waste at http://www.pennwaste.com.

Thanks, Debra!







Congratulations to our 2017 Red Land High School Scholarship and Award Winners!

Click here for scholarship and award recipients

Congratulations to our 2017 Arts Contest winners!

Click here for full list of Arts Contest results 







Coming Events


Tuesday, January 2  - 7:00 p.m.

Board Meeting

Red Land Community Library


Monday, January 15, 7:30 p.m. 

Photography Tips By Mike Donovan and Don Giles 

Red Land Community Library


Monday, February 5 - 7:00 p.m.

Board Meeting

Red Land Community Library

Chatterbox Articles are Due Thursday, February 8



Annual Covered Dish Supper and
Red Land Food Bank presentation by Nina Myers
    
Thank you, Nina!


Sue Rudy shares information about the Silence of Mary Home, a diverse nonprofit organization providing a full range of services to meet the complex needs of the homeless and at risk in our community. Sue and her husband, Vern, founded The Silence of Mary Home in 1999. www.thesilenceofmary.org




Our November meeting's speaker, Shelly Brooks,from the Bethesda Mission for Women and Children in Harrisburg, gave a very informative presentation about the Mission. It has been providing hope and healing to hurting and homeless people in the Harrisburg area since 1914: one MAN, one WOMAN, one CHILD at a time.  www.bethesdamission.org


    


2014 Summer Family Picnic



  

 
Red Land Area Women's Club in the News!!!
New Cumberland Apple Festival 2010


The Red Land Area Women's Club (RLAWC) is a volunteer organization with its membership open to all interested, enthusiastic women 18 years or older.  Meetings are scheduled for the third Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m. September through May, at the Red Land Community Library, 48 Robin Hood Drive, Etters, PA (by the Newberry Commons Shopping Center).  Through various fund raisers and many volunteer hours we contribute to the welfare of our community.





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