Montgomery Woman's Club, Inc., affiliated with
General Federation of Women's Clubs and Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs
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Organized in 1952, the Montgomery Woman's Club remains dedicated to community service and to the promotion of cultural and environmental endeavors within the local area. For details on Montgomery Woman's Club activities click on banner segments above.
The Montgomery Woman's Club is open to all women.
New members are always welcome.
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New activity added: Spring Event, a luncheon and fashion show, will premier this year on May 2nd, 2015. A webpage devoted to this Event provides details of the show and ticket purchase.
Reservations are now closed Thanks for your interest. See you next year!
Several meetings with actions for the Show are shown below.
This Spring Event supports the Cincinnati Fisher House
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RECENT EVENTS FROM 2014-2015 YEAR
MWC 2015 Scholarship Awards Night: April 16th, 2015 at Terwilligers Lodge, Dulle Park.
Awardees and special guest (and previous awardee) WKRC meteorologist, Scott Dimmich, and his mother Club member Nancy Dimmich. Full details on Scholarship page
2014-2015 Town Hall series: The 52nd season of the Lecture Series is now completed. Full details of the 2015-2016 series will be posted on Town Hall page..
2015 Sycamore Schools Writing Contest:
This contest includes all grades and covers Poetry, Short Stories, and Essays. The competition is organized by MWC Arts Department Chairman Nancy Jones, who presented the awards.
Maple Dale Elementary...............Riley Kneflin.
Blue Ash Elementary...................Claire Elizabeth Dillon.
Symmes Elementary....................Lauren Young.
Greene School.............................Julie Fort.
Sycamore Junior High..................Chris Ge
Sycamore High School.................Jessica Boone.
Congratulations to all. This contest produces writing with great originality and gives pleasure to authors and judges.
March meeting of Sycamore Schools Cultural Series Board.
The Board is comprised of Montgomery Woman's club members and Sycamore School Educators
MWC Board Meeting March 9th
Board members celebrated reading with special recognition of Dr Seuss!
MWC Board Meeting Feb 5th.
Board members wore red and served healthy food to celebrate Heart Health Day.
March 19, 2015, 9:30 am –Women's History Month: Dottie Miller, long time member and former President (1956-57), will share memories of Montgomery Woman's Club. Diane Shields will educate and entertain us on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. More detail
February 19, 2015, 7:00 pm – Arnice Smith:cancelled due to weather
Program:January 15, 2015, 9:30 am– Mary Brinkman, Canine Companions: Mary Brinkman will discuss her life and her Canine Companion Assistance Dog. More Detail.
Also present at the meeting were special guests from OFWC, here with MWC President.
Montgomery Care Center Holiday Party, Dec. 15th, 2014.
MWC members helped to "make the Season bright" with a singalong of Christmas and Hannakah songs, accompanied by Tina Kramer at the piano and jingle bells for all. Residents enjoyed cake and ice cream plus gifts from the Sew 'n' Sews group. A rousing good time was had by all!
Some of the stalwart volunteers at the monthly birthday party at the Montgomery Care Center. Each resident receives a gift from MWC and enjoys ice cream and cake to celebrate her/his birthday.
Winter Holiday Season is time for Downtown Decorating.
First there is the fluffing process:
Then there is the decorating procedure:
And this is the final picture!
Bastille Day: The Club again supported the City of Montgomery annual Bastille day, held downtown Montgomery July 19th 2014. Club feature was a $500 (equivalent to about 372) raffle prize.
Click here for more scenes from the day, including surprized raffle winner!
The installation of the officers for 2014-2015 year.
This ceremony took place in May 2014. Accompanying the ceremony the members celebrated with a hat and tea party.
For more see Photo Album page .
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Town Hall Lecture Series
The Town Hall Lecture Series is published yearly in April/May, with lectures occurring in October, November, then March and April of the following year. There are three presentation times for each lecture: Wednesday 11.00am, Wednesday 8.00pm, and Thursday 11.00am. Those on the mailing list will receive their application forms in the mail in April/May. If you are not on the mailing list for the series, and wish to purchase tickets, see further details by visiting our Town Hall Lecture Series page. Also check out this Town Hall page for information on past series.
In July the club supports the annual Bastille Day celebrations in Montgomery. A raffle is also held.
Finery and Fleas
The annual upscale flea market, with significant finery, takes place on a Saturday in the Fall at Sycamore High School, 7400 Cornell Rd, Montgomery (directions here).
The above Fundraisers support:
- Scholarships: The proceeds from the Town Hall Lecture Series provide Senior Scholarships for High School Seniors, Undergraduate Grants for College Students, and Woman's Opportunity Grants for mature women who need to return to school. See details on the Scholarships page.
- Cultural Series: The lecture series provides support to the Sycamore Student Cultural Series which benefits every child in the Sycamore School District by providing a variety of cultural experiences.
- Other Support: The proceeds of the other fundraisers support many worthy causes both locally and nationally, such as those below.
N.E.E.D.S SOUTHWEST OHIO NURSES ASSOCIATION BLUE ASH/MONTGOMERY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OUR DAILY BREAD BLUE ASH LIBRARY STEPPING STONES CRAYONS TO COMPUTERS SYCAMORE HIGH SCHOOL AFTER PROM PARTY BETHESDA FOUNDATION CLOVERNOOK CENTER MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS OF CINCINNATI INTERFAITH HOSPITALITY NETWORK CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
The Montgomery Woman's Club:
- offers its members opportunities for relaxation and enjoyment in special social groups such as golf, bridge, dining groups, book discussions, gardening, sewing, and stock market investing
- decorates the downtown area of Montgomery for the holidays
- assists the Montgomery Beautification Commission in planting hanging baskets for the street posts in the Montgomery Historic District
- sponsors monthly birthday parties for the residents of the Montgomery Care Center
- established the Books for Babies program to encourage parents to introduce children to the joys of reading
LAST YEAR: Events from 2014-2015 year
See Writing Contest, Town Hall, Finery and Fleas, Downtown Decorating, Programs, below.
Annual Lunch for Sycamore International Students. See news story
Scholarship awards program was held onApril 17th 2014 at Terwilliger's Lodge. For details of program and scholarship awards see Scholarship page link above.
Town Hall Lecture Series.
Archives: For earlier year's activities visit Archives page
Also see Photo Albums under construction
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Montgomery Woman's Club, Inc. -- PO Box 42114, Cincinnati, OH, 45242 -- Voicemail (513) 852-1901 -- Town Hall (513) 684-1632
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