The May luncheon was an enthusiastic program complete with a presentation by Dotty Griffith, The Texas Food Woman. The table decorations featured Women’s Club members’ personal memorabilia, which was in keeping with the Mother’s Day theme. The ballroom doors opened at 11:00 a.m., and members and guests located their seats in anticipation of this special program.
The greeters did a great job escorting new members to the “New Members” tables. Sharon Foy, president, kicked off the luncheon by welcoming the first-time attendees and guests and announced the club’s membership has now reached 430 members. Following the announcement Sharon recognized the May birthdays and read the May horoscopes.
BJ Watson, welcome, encouraged everyone to reach out to new neighbors in their neighborhood and invite them to the June luncheon. She reminded everyone that carpooling is a great way to meet new people while ensuring they have transportation to the luncheons.
Jan Utzman, community relations, announced the Women’s Club May Social Mixer, Monday, May 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Wildhorse Grill was complete with a live music “Spring Bluegrass Festival” and was sponsored by the Robson Ranch Women’s Golf Association.
She also announced the Women’s Club booth at the Community Garage Sale, April 22, raised $312. Jan also noted the members who volunteered at Our Daily Bread, April 24, shared that they had gained an insight into the Denton community’s residents at risk and the community organizations trying to address those needs.
Next, Peggy Crandell provided an update about the three-day motorcoach trip to Gruene, TX. She shared details about the fun times, games on the bus, shopping, dining, surprise stops and store tours, not to be confused with the olive vineyard tour! Martha Butz and Bobbi Hardt presented Peggy Crandell and the “Bus Babes” with yellow roses and gift cards in appreciation for all of their efforts with organizing the trip and successfully acting as hospitality attendants during the entire fun-filled excursion.
Peggy Crandell then publicized a summer surprise event, “Let’s Have a Tea Party,” an afternoon tea, scheduled for August 29. Members will have an opportunity to adopt and decorate a table. Look for more details soon!
Joyce Frey, programs, announced Dotty Griffith, The Texas Food Woman. Dotty shared her food and travel insights and how to experience travel through unique dining experiences.
The July luncheon program will be Monday, July 3, and will feature a speaker from the International Exotic Animal Sanctuary. It is a natural habitat where animals reside. The unique sanctuary is dedicated to providing a safe and caring permanent environment for exotic animals that have been rescued from many backgrounds. The Sanctuary also has a student intern program and has been recognized for the work done there.