Club members will take a break from monthly meetings in July and August. Members will continue to be active planning for ongoing and upcoming activities. You may see members at Friday Night Live! or other places in Herndon.
Home life department
Arbor House Ice Cream Social Fun and Successful
Successful Diaper Drive
Last year's recipient of the HOBY award spoke at the May meeting along with the two recipients for this year. Reminders and updates were shared for upcoming events: Ice Cream Social, Herndon Festival, Fashion Show Wreaths Across America committee made a donation to The Honor Flight. Installation Banquet for new Officers will be held at the Crown Plaza at the next meeting in June before a two month break Herndon Woman's Club will be celebrating its 80th Anniversary.
Senior Bingo and birthday bags were distributed to seniors in May/
Public Issues Department Hosted a Tea at Tall Oaks Residential in May.
Several HWC Club members and guests enjoyed making a variety of cards to send to troops in remote locations where "card stores" are uncommon. The troops will have a small selection of cards for sharing with their family and friends at home. A special thanks to Marsha for helping everyone create the cards.
HWC MEMBERS LUNCH OUTING - MARCH 28, 2019
A group of HWC Club members are enjoying the chance to treat themselves to a lunch out. This month members enjoyed lunch at Clydes in Ashburn. From the photo, it looks as though everyone was having a good time and good food.
More lunches to follow!
GFWC northern district spring meeting march 16, 2019 [art show, annual award presentation for 2018]
We are proud to announce the Herndon Woman's Club received seven awards for 2018 at the GFWC Northern District Spring Meeting
March Meeting held at Thai Luang Restaurant in Herndon Many members enjoyed a family style meal and a chance to chat and catch up with other members. A brief meeting was held after the meal.
Art supplies distributed
Truckload of food and medical supplies taken to Manassas for Medical Missionaries.
Four reading classes to be held at Herndon Elementary in honor of Dr. Seuss birthday. About 50 books being donated to school.
HOME LIFE DEPARTMENT
Hypothermia items being delivered
Snack packs being prepared for school children
Red Scarf Project. Members and friends made 62 scarfs which were sent to Foster Care for college students. More scarfs will be made throughout the year with more members learning how to knit or crochet.
International Dinner for club members will be held on March 11 at the Thai Restaurant in Herndon
Guest speaker at February meeting. Laura P spoke to members and gave overview of ways to highlight HWC activities, projects and fundraisers on Facebook, as well as the website, Messenger, Twitter, Linkedin.
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE - NEW MEMBERS SOCIAL
New members are invited to meet with the Executive Board and Department Chairs to learn more about HWC. The social will be at Gregario's Restaurant for salad and pizza on April 10.
FASHION SHOW COMMITTEE
Members of the committee presented a check for $3,000 to Karen Pope, Youth Program and Family Engagement Manager, Cornerstones at the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center. Students representing several classes along with their teachers were in attendance. The after school program is operated by Cornerstone to help area students improve their reading and math skills.
WHITE HOUSE ORNAMENT COMMITTEE
Members sold 2,080 2018 White House ornaments.
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA COMMITTEE
Despite the constant rain, members and attendees honored the 820 veterans at Chestnut Grove Cemetery by placing wreaths on each grave and thanking each veteran.
In 2018, over 1,640 locations honored 1.8 million veterans in the US and other locations, including 98,000 veterans in Normandy.
Donation to Resource Center from Donations to Medical Missionaries 300 snack bags for filled Fashion Show Committee for $3,000. various medical supplies school children
Donations to Embry Rucker Shelter included Dr. Seuss books donated to program director for gloves, socks, underwear, handwarmers All Ages Read Together for four-year olds at four and lip balm locations for children not attending standard pre- school programs in preparation for kindergarten.