Dues are $35 and may be mailed to the P.O. Box above. Luncheons this year are $13. Meetings are the third Friday of the month, September through May at Decatur Country Club. To make a luncheon reservation, contact Barbara Davis 306-0780 or Sandra Rost 353-0331. For membership information, contact Corkey Vann 227-5731.
Lori Ho-Tung showing Gail Williams, our speaker from the Princess Theatre our cookbooks Gail Green Holbert, 2014-15 President
2014 - 15 Board of Directors:
|President Gail Green Holbert||Attendance Barbara Davis|
|President-Elect Lori Ho-Tung||Co-Chair Sandra Rost|
|First VP (Community Service) Jennifer Self||Public Relations Jill Jones|
|Second VP (Membership) Corkey Vann||Programs Cindy Anderson|
|Recording Secretary Kathy Tadlock||Hospitality Charlynn Hornsby|
|Corresponding Secretary Joy Hill||Hostess Cory Wilbanks|
|Treasurer Lori Ray||Historian Loretta Bonner|
|Past President Lynn Reeves||Parliamentarian Selina Turner|
2013-2014 Programs, Devotionals & Hostesses:
|Sep 20||Princess Theatre Has Something for Everyone, Gail Williams||Lynn Reeves||Alzheimer's Association|
|Oct 18||Fall Planting Guide, Amy Rakestraw from Sugar Magnolia||Barbara Daivs||Westminster Assisted Living & Memory Care of Decatur|
|Nov 15||75th Anniversary Celebration||Cory Wilbanks||Decatur-Morgan Chamber of Commerce|
|Dec 20||Decatur Youth Symphony Bring Your Spouse||Loretta Bonner||Board of Directors|
|Jan 17||What's Happening at NCC, Pamela Bolding||Sheila Davis||Simpson's Florist|
|Feb 21||Women's Heart Health, Decatur Morgan Hospital Wear Red for Heart||Rita Baker||Decatur Morgan Hospital|
|Mar 21||Women's Chamber Scholarship, Terri Bryson, Calhoun Community College||Cindy Anderson||Calhoun Community College|
|Apr 18||Does Your Money Run Out Before Your Month, Landis Griffin, Habitat for Humanity||Joy Hill||Decatur-Morgan Convention & Visitors Bureau|
|May 16||Installation of Officers, Memorial Service||Lori Ho-Tung||Sugar Magnolias|
Carnegie Visual Arts Center -- Kim Mitchell, 341-0562
Old State Bank -- David Breland, 350-5060
Princess Theatre Lindy Ashwander, 350-1745
Young Audience Series & Professional Series: Rita Baker, 353-6783
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History of Womenís Chamber: Founded in 1939 under the auspices of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, Womenís Chamber has made outstanding contributions in both personal services and financial support to Decaturís civic and cultural life. Beginning in the early days with barbecue pits, tennis courts, and the picturesque bridge in Delano Park - in the war years with donations to the Service Menís Club and American Red Cross - later with newcomers parties and evenings of games, contributions to the hospital, Boys Club, library, Calhoun Community College - beginning a city beautification program by the planting dogwood and crepe myrtle trees - most recently, supporting various local charities through proceeds from a spring pilgrimage of homes, contributions to the Calhoun College Foundation and supporting the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts - Womenís Chamber continues as an active civic group whose members work to help make Decatur, Alabama a better place in which to live and work.
Objectives: To promote a spirit of friendly cooperation, to establish good will in our trading territory, and to encourage a clean, healthy city, with proper facilities for recreation, entertainment, and education.
Membership: Consists of women of Decatur and adjacent areas who are interested in the objectives set forth by the organization. Dues are $35 per year, payable in September.
Meetings: Monthly on the third Friday at 12 noon at Decatur Country Club, beginning in September and ending in May of each year.
Programs: Speakers present topics of particular interest to women at each meeting with the exception of May, when the program is replaced by memorial services for deceased members, installation of officers, presentation of gifts and completion of year-end business.
Community Service Projects: Calhoun Community College Foundation Scholarship, Womenís Chamber Memorial, Princess Theatre, Fall Fashion Show, Tour of Homes.
Women's Chamber supports a number of organizations with its contributions each May:
American Red Cross
Committee on Church Cooperation
Carnegie Visual Arts
Chamber of Commerce
Decatur High School
Decatur Youth Services
Decatur Youth Symphony
Hospice of the Valley
Neighborhood Christian Center
Princess Theatre for the Performing Arts
Tennessee Valley Outreach
Calhoun Community College Foundation with the Timberlake Scholarship
Meals on Wheels from cookbook sales
Cookbooks: The Tour of Cookbooks series continues with the new One Dish Meals. Also for sale are the Salad, Appetizers and Party Foods, Desserts and EZ Cakes books. For a great gift, buy all five for $20. Copies are available at the luncheons. Or contact Gail Holbert 353-2924 or purchase them at Tammy Eddy Antiques, Chel'dens or Jimmy Smith Jewelers. The current book was sponsored by Southern Staffing and Decatur Optical so every penny of the proceeds will go to Meals On Wheels!! Meals On Wheels has received over $20,000 to date from the cookbook sales. .
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