The Executive Board Members and Officers for 2016-2017
Standing Committee Chairperson(s):
Membership – Renee Kowal & Pat Bouwer
Friendship Dinners – Heather Hall
Finance Committee Chair –Michele Holt
Winter Wonderland – Rebecca Kelsey & Leslie Marques (TBD)
5K – Eden Wimpfheimer
Empty Bowls – Sheryl Sheridan, Colleen Gosselin, and Gretchen Bade
Senior Lunch - Teresa Cantara
College Scholarships – Lynn Landolina
Preschool Scholarships – Lynn Landolina
Golf Dinner & Dance - Michele Holt and Colleen Gosselin
Pampered Chef - Kelly Burke
Purpose: To establish a committee to determine disbursements of funds at the conclusion of the club year.
Chairperson: Michele Holt
Purpose: To solicit prospective new members, collect dues and plan the October Membership Dinner. Annual dues of $30 are to be paid by all returning and newly installed members by the October Meeting. This committee is also responsible for updating the club brochure.
Chairpersons: Renee Kowal & Pat Bouwer
Purpose: To notify the media of the club’s activities and to promote awareness of the club’s donations and community service projects to our town. The chairperson also works with the club's committees to provide publicity for events.
Chairperson: committee heads/executive board
Purpose: The club awards educational grants to East Granby High School seniors who plan to attend an institute of higher learning. Applications are submitted to the Scholarship Committee, which is comprised of a chairperson, two club members and the club President. Applications are reviewed anonymously and awards are presented at the graduation in June. The club also awards grants to parents of preschoolers to enable their child to attend a preschool program in town.
Chairperson of College Scholarships: Lynn Landolina
Chairperson of Preschool Scholarships: Lynn Landolina
SocialPurpose: To plan and coordinate the various social activities for club members. This includes but is not limited to: the fall hayride, the casino bus trip, the spring dance, club nights out, and any other group club event.
Purpose: This event is held on a Saturday in December. It is open to all children through grade 5, with two seatings. The Fair includes games/prizes, crafts, refreshments, bake table, some fund-raising items and of course a visit with Santa!
Chairpersons: Leslie Marques & Rebecca Kelsey (TBD)
Purpose: This position coordinates providing meals to club members in need.
Chairperson: Heather Hall
Purpose: In collaboration with Friend to Friend, help coordinate the Empty Bowls benefit on Saturday, October 5th. This includes working with the donations committee to assist in obtaining soup donations, submitting the registration form to Talk Turkey in August, help with signs and getting assistance to set-up and serve the soups on the day of the event.
Chairperson: Sheryl Sheridan, Colleen Gosselin, and Gretchen Bade
Purpose: To provide kitchen help for the Senior Citizen Club's monthly luncheon meetings, held on the second Friday of the month at the East Granby Community Center. The Women’s Club hosts an annual fall luncheon for the members of the town’s senior citizen’s club. Our members provide a complete luncheon and act as hostesses.
Chairperson: Teresa Cantara
Fund Raising Committees
Purpose: To solicit donations of goods, services or money from businesses and individuals in order to support the clubs fund-raising events and community service projects.
Chairperson: All club members