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November Club Newsletter

GFWC Woman’s Club of Leesburg

Mini Newsletter

November 2019

November 9th – BELK CHARITY DAY

Let’s get moving on our ticket sales for Belk Charity Day! We only have one more week before the big sale day.


November 11th Member Meeting

Next member meeting Monday November 11th. Sign in and socialize 10:00, Meeting 10:30, Lunch 12:00, Speaker 12:30.

Lunch: Turkey breast with gravy, dressing, peas, salad, dessert, and rolls. Cost $10 please email or call Frances Dennis to reserve your lunch. franjden96@embarqmail.com Phone: 352-314 2772. Members who would like to pay for lunches for the rest of the fiscal year may bring a check for $70 covering November thru May. No refunds will be made for missed meetings.


Speaker: Ryan Painter, Owner Chefs for Seniors Lake County.

· Our chefs shop, cook meals for the week, and clean-up

· Our mission is to provide amazing food and proper nutrition

· Customers find peace of mind knowing our chefs will take care of

the cooking

· feel healthy and rejuvenated with meals that fit your diet

· truly affordable and much less expensive than eating out

· chefs are licensed, undergo background checks, and are fully insured

Collecting at the meeting: Food for Thanksgiving Baskets, Guardian Ad Litem Angel Tree, pull tabs, and pet supplies.


Activities at the meeting:

· Order your club shirt $25, order your usual size.

· Order your Pecans and Cashews for the annual nut sale

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Volunteers Needed - Sign-up sheets will be available for volunteers

o Melon Patch Theatre

o Ornament Decorating

o Woman’s Club Choir

o Bell Ringing for Salvation Army

o Woman’s Club Fashion Show and Luncheon

o Mentors for Leesburg Elementary School


Caroling Practice: We will be practicing singing our Christmas carols on November 11 right after the general meeting. Jane was able to secure another hour for us at the Salvation Army. So please put on your calendars an extra hour that day, we will be practicing from 1:00 to 2:00, Monday 11/11/19.

What's Ahead

November 9th - Belk Charity Sale

November 11th – GFWC Woman’s Club of Leesburg Member Meeting – Bring food for Thanksgiving baskets; Guardian Ad Litem Angel Tree

November 18th – Ornament Decorating

December 2nd – GFWC Woman’s Club of Leesburg Board Meeting

December 7nd – Salvation Army Bell Ringing

December 9th - GFWC Woman’s Club of Leesburg Member Meeting

December 12th – Christmas Carols at Mayfield Assisted Living Center

February 7th – Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon SAVE THE DATE!

RECAP

Leesburg Scarecrow Build Off

and the Winner Is…

GFWC Woman’s Club of Leesburg

Yes, we won FIRST PLACE in our category and a $100 prize! Thank you to our Arts Director Darlene Violetta and her Flamingo Team.


Day in the Park was a huge success. WCL volunteers helped with several booths from hat decorating, to face painting and other fun things. All 700 four year olds had a great time and all volunteers were treated to a light breakfast and a wonderful box lunch from Publix. Hope you will volunteer next year. It was a great day at the Park!


Haunting of Hill House – Freaky visitors, loud screams, creaking doors and a great mystery. Seven awesome WCL members volunteered for several performance at the Melon Patch Theatre. Our ladies were ushers, share the wealth ticket sellers, and refreshment stand workers. We all got to see this great production FREE! More upcoming dates February – May. Sign up now!

District 7 meeting – Three officers attended the annual District Meeting in Apopka where they heard a great speaker from GFWC Florida sharing great ideas on Membership, Leadership, and Communication.

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