Activities

 

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2017-2018 Membership Programs

Saturday, September 16, 11:00 a.m.                                          Grove United Methodist Church,
490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA

“UPTOWN KNAUER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER” Angela Scully, Executive Director, will speak about West Chester’s newest theater venue at our September Brunch.

Facilitator: Mimi Jones                                                          Refreshments: Last names A-H, desserts
Last names I-P, salads or
side dishes
Last names Q-Z, entrees


Wednesday, October 11, 7:00 p.m.                                             Grove United Methodist Church,
490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA

“UNDERSTANDING ISLAM AND MUSLIMS” Iftekhar Hussain, originally from Bangladesh, is a teacher and scholar who has participated in interfaith initiatives in over 60 churches, synagogues, mosques and local county night schools over the past decade as well as serving on many related boards and committees. A resident of Pennsylvania for almost 30 years, he serves as Friday prayer service leader at suburban mosques in the Delaware Valley. By profession, he is a consultant in the Pharmaceutical industry, traveling in Asia Pacific and Europe on corporate business.

Facilitator: Arlene Rengert                                                           Refreshments: Lit I, Great Decisions


Wednesday, November 8, 7:00 p.m.                                           Grove United Methodist Church,
490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA

“THE GIRLS SCOUTS TODAY: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES IN A CHANGING SOCIETY

Facilitator: Eva Kaufmann                                     Refreshments: FIG                                                   


Sunday, December 10, 4:00 p.m.                                                        Home of Terry Houle               
310 William Salesbury Drive,
Downingtown, Pa. 19335

HOLIDAY GET-TOGETHER We will celebrate the holidays at the home of Terry Houle. Please see newsletter/website for further information.

                                                                                                                        Refreshments: All members


Wednesday, January 11, 7:00 p.m.                                              Grove United Methodist Church,
490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA

“HOW TO WIN IN LIFE WHEN THE ACES ARE HIGH” Jan Mitchener, Director of Arts Holding Hands and Arts, Inc., will speak to us about DAHHA’s efforts to build resiliency through expressive and healing arts for children dealing with adverse childhood experiences.

Facilitator: Mimi Jones                                                                                           Refreshments:  Lit. II


Saturday, February 10, 10:00 a.m.                                              Grove United Methodist Church,
490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA

“LOCAL BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES AND OTHER CREATURES THAT FLY FROM A TO Z” Bob Pierce, bird watcher, teacher and photographer, will tell us what we want to know about flying creatures he has met and photographed here and there. Please see the newsletter/website for further information.

Facilitator: Mimi Jones                                                                                Refreshments: All members


Wednesday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.                                                Grove United Methodist Church,
490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA

“WOMEN WIRED TO INVEST” Margaret M. Todd and Denise Wine, First Vice-President and Investment Officer of Connelly and Moore Wealth Management, will speak to us about women’s needs and why it matters, tendencies that impact women’s financial decision-making, and actions to help build a secure financial future.

Facilitator: Cathy Palmquist                                  Refreshments: Bridge Group/Needlework Group


Wednesday, April 11, 7:00 p.m.                                                   Grove United Methodist Church,
490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA

“TITLE IX ISSUES IN EDUCATION AND ITS IMPACT ON WOMEN” Patricia Canterino, Vice President for Student Development and Engagement and Dean of Students at Immaculata University, will speak about her insights into the impact of Title IX in our area, and issues she encountered as Athletic Director at Immaculata.                                                                                                                 

Facilitator: Terry Houle                                                                                        Refreshments: Board


Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 p.m.                 Location to be announced.

ANNUAL MEETING AND BANQUET Branch awards will be presented and new officers will be installed. The Gateway to Equity Award winner will speak. Please see the newsletter/website for further information.


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