Message from the President

Dear Club Members,

Where do I begin but to sincerely thank all of you for the cards, e-mails , and your kind words of sympathy on the tragic death of my brother, Johnny. It’s been a tough time for my family but we are sharing with each other all the good times we had with Johnny and this is helping to handle the loss. I am so fortunate to have such caring friends.

Bravo, Charlotte to you and your committee for giving us an enjoyable evening at Oyster Mill Playhouse. The play, "Bus Stop" was awesome and enjoyed by all. The punch and cookies were delicious and WOW the baskets were a hit. Thanks again.

A special thank you to the Banquet committee and what a wonderful evening we shared with our members and husbands. The meal was delicious but the cupcakes were the HIT!!! This year we started a new tradition honoring a member of our community with our "Woman of the Year award. This year’s recipient was Velma Coffman but unfortunately she was unable to attend the banquet. The Home Life Committee is planning to visit Velma to present the award. We are a great group, aren’t we????

Don’t forget to submit your membership renewal by June 30th with your committee selections. Send all information to Deb Hammond.

Deb Brenneman needs all information for the Yearbook (President’s Message, committee information, speakers, membership information and budget) by August 15th.

As I said last month our club really worked hard this year and we were able to give 3 $750 scholarships. Next year we are looking to support Girls on the Run, a Blood Mobile, and support New Hope Ministries and their backpack project. In order to do these projects we need all of you to give some time out of your busy schedules and I know you will. You are a very caring group of women that I am proud to know.

Have a wonderful and safe summer and we will see all of you at our first meeting on Monday, September 21st at 6:30 pm at our covered dish dinner/meeting. Look for the September newsletter that will give more information about the meeting. Our annual picnic will be held at Deb Hammond’s home and that information can be found in this newsletter.

Judy




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!


    


2014 Summer Family Picnic




45th Anniversary Banquet
 
Members and their spouses and special guests attended our 45th anniversary banquet on Monday, May 19th, at Hogan's Restaurant at Valley Green Golf Club.

Conversation and cocktails began at 5:30, and dinner was served at 6:30. In addition to dinner, there was a brief installation ceremony for the 2014-16 officers

 

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Congratulations to all of our new officers!
 
 

West Shore School District's Administrative Council Award Received by RLAWC
November 2012

 The Red Land Food Bank Needs Help - Please bring boxed food items to club each month.  Children and adults are desperate need of food in this area.

  
Wildflower Walk at Pinchot Park
with Pat Sabold
 

        

     


Click on the In the News link to the left for Red Land High School 2015 scholarship and award recipients

 

Click here for full list of Arts Contest results 

 Coming Events


Wednesday, June 24 - 11:30 a.m.

Lunch Bunch

Bonefish, 3505 Gettysburg Rd., Camp Hill


Monday, August 17 - 6:00 p.m.

Summer Picnic

Deb Hammond's house


Tuesday, September 1  - 7:00 p.m.

Board Meeting

Red Land Community Library


Monday, September 21 - 6:30 p.m.

Covered Dish/General Meeting

Red Land Community Library


Save the Date!!!

September 9

Apple Butter Boil


Chatterbox Articles are Due September 4

WANTED!!!   

Pint size Mason Jars.  Please contact Rita Kahler at 938-6074.
 

 

DID YOU KNOW?  FACTS ABOUT FEDERATION

By 1933, GFWC had founded 75% of America’s public libraries, as well as pioneered the idea of bookmobiles.

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Many modern safety measures were early GFWC programs.  The Federation had campaigns for seatbelts in all cars, streetlights on neighborhood streets and accurate labeling of food and medications.

 

GFWC-PA ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Donated $55,000 to Childhood Cancer Research and Education.

 

 

About the General Federation of Women’s Clubs:

The General Federal of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) have ten million members world-wide in more than 40 countries, with a history of leadership in important issues involving women, children, and education.  For more information, go to www.gfwc.org.


Federation News:

The GFWC President's project for 2014-2016 is "Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention", which is to increase awareness and prevention of widespread occurrence of domestic abuse in communities across the nation.



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



The Red Land Area Women's Club (RLAWC) is a member of the GFWC, the largest volunteer organization in the world.  The RLAWC also has membership in the PA-GFWC.  Membership is 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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