WHAT'S HAPPENING IN 2021
C A L E N D A R
Due to covid-19, meetings are being held on-line via Zoom
June 14, 2021
Installation of New Officers
President - Sara Davies
1st Vice President - Joy Heuer
2nd Vice President - Helen Wolfe
Recording Secretary - Nicole Nowinski
Corresponding Secretary - Mary Goebel
Treasurer - Pam Barkley
Parliamentarian - Joanne Emswiler
Monthly meetings will begin in-person at
the Senior Center in September 2021
JULY & AUGUST 2021
SUMMER BREAK FROM
Planning meetings and projects ongoing
2 0 2 1 a c t i v i t i e s
Members continued to take precautions by meeting online to plan for upcoming activities within the community during the year.
July and August Summer Break
A few members took a break to catch up in July at the Breeze. It is always fun to get together each month for a casual get together. A brief rain shower actually made it a bit more pleasant to sit outdoors.
Various May Activities
In mid-May, HWC was pleased to support three local veteran
organizations in conjunction with
Wreaths Across America at Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
A few members visited the facility at Bull Run to present the
donation check and visit the site. Additional information on
each of the following can be found on the WAA Tab.
WILLING WARRIORS RETREAT AT BULL RUN
NORTHERN VIRGINIA THERAPEUTIC
RIDING PROGRAM (NVTRP):
LOUDOUN VETERAN & FAMILY
SUPPORT GROUP (LVFS):
In late June, 10 members made greeting cards for troops
in remote locations to send home.
Thanking First Responders
Members of Civic Engagement and Outreach CSP also dropped
off 70 bags of home made cookies to the Department of Public Works in Herndon as they celebrate Public Works Appreciation Week.
Thanks to all who provide support to the Town of Herndon.
Members of Civic Engagement and Outreach CSP
dropped off some snacks for the Herndon Fire Department
to enjoy as a way to say Thank You for their care in protecting
those in the local community.
A Walk at Meadowlark
A few HWC members picked a lovely day to take a walk in
Meadowlark Park. As more people receive their vaccination, they
are anxious to spend time with other members away from
the virtual Zoom setting. Mother Nature was very cooperative.
Education - ESO
A few members who enjoy reading are participating in ESO.
With vaccination shots completed, members met in person in May
to discuss their reading maerial.
Birthday Cake Bags for LINK
CEO members created bags with items for a birthday celebration
for distribution by LINK
MS Walk 2021
The Walk for MS in Reston on April 24 had a different look
this year due to covid-19 restrictions.
People were encouraged tofind safe ways to participate
in the Walk for MS. Friends and family members could
walk around the neighborhood or stroll through
the park in small groups as a way to raise donations.
An eight member HWC team participated in the Walk for MS 2021.
Members took precautions as they shared the Walk for MS
experience during a 3.5 mile walk around scenic Reston.
The HWC Team raised $3,862.30 to help the
National MS Society create a world free of MS.
Click: MS Link
Embry Rucker Center
Health and Wellness CSP received donations along with a supply
of femine hygiene products which were delivered to the
Embry Rucker Center
Animal Education and Rescue Organization
A.E.R.O is a wildlife rescue organization whose goal is to rescue, rehabilitate and release local wildlife back into nature.
Thanks to all for the donations of towels, sheets and other items.
a few members filled socks with rice to be used for animals
during recouperation before release into nature.
A few members from the Environment CSP also
visited A.E.R.O. and donated $100 to the wildlife
rehabilitator and met a few small wildlife being
cared for by the group
Clearview Elementary School Amazon Library Wish List
You can help
Click the Clearview Wish List below
Click on Clearview Elementary School for a list of the books.
Choose the school address at checkout.
You can print a receipt on the order page.
Several members made about 75 dozen cookies to
share with the Herndon Police Department as a
way to say THANK YOU for their
dedication to the community.
[It should be noted that everyone in the photo is
SMILING behind those masks.]
Several Members assembled 90 snack bags that
were delivered to the Hypothermia Shelter in Reston.
As a new year begins,
Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU)
and the Herndon Woman's Club will provide
birthday bags to seniors at Harbor House in Herndon.
On a cold January afternoon gift bags for upcoming birthdays
were delivered to members from
Harbor House, by two HWC members
and one member from NWFCU.
A few HWC members made 50 greeting cards.
The cards were sent to Operation Gratitude to share
with military personnel serving in locations where
paper supplies are difficult to obtain.
A few members of Environment CSP gave a helping
hand to clean the dead branches and remove trash
outside the Arts Center in Herndon
"Women & the Right to Vote"
In February the Civic Engagement & Outreach CSP
donated the above book to the following schools
Fox Mill Herndon
Oak Hill St. Joseph
See the "Looking Back" sub-Tab for previous activities