The Westport Woman's Club

The Westport Woman’s Club, founded in 1907, is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization dedicated to volunteerism and the raising of funds in support of the charitable, educational, cultural and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns.

 

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Westportnow Gallery

 

An afternoon of fun was had by all at the Westport Woman’s Club Bingo Bonanza on Sunday, May 21st. Continue Reading

May Club Day consisted of a traditional May Tea.  Members donned their favorite festive hats to welcome Spring at the WWC.  Attendees enjoyed an assortment of delicious Tea Sandwiches: watercress cucumber, deviled egg, curried chicken, French ham and butter, tuna and vegetables on assorted breads, and mini desserts. Beautiful flowers adorned the Buffet Table.  In addition, Art from the WWC Art Show, was on display. Continue Reading

The Westport Woman’s Club’s held it’s Art Show fundraiser, curated by Miggs Burroughs at Bedford Hall on April 29 -30.  Art Show chair Jo Luscombe noted that this year’s show builds on last year’s success and continues the long WWC tradition of partnering with 14 local artists to generate sales for them and funds for local scholarships.  Westportnow Website Gallery. Continue Reading

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Members of the Westport Woman’s Club Ruegg Committee award 2017 Ruegg Grant to members of Westport Astronomical Society Board. Continue Reading

The Westport Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee Chairperson, Arlene Thrope, awarded $27,500 in college tuition scholarships to ten Staples High School seniors and one Adult Woman at our Annual Awards Breakfast on May 26.
 
We have been giving scholarships to Staples students every year since 1925. Proceeds from our Yankee Doodle Fair raffle tickets are used to help fund scholarships.

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On May 24, the Westport Woman’s Club’s Community Services Chairwoman, Sarah Menchaca,  presented Grant Awards  to 28 local charities in the amount of $30,000. The funds for these awards are raised through various fundraisers throughout the year and our biggest fundraiser, the Yankee Doodle Fair.

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Anne Beers pictured at Town Hall in uniform on Memorial Day.  She was assigned to the U.S. Navy Hospital Corps and stationed at the Portsmouth, Va. Naval Hospital from from 1944-46, Beers worked as a pharmacist’s mate 3rd class.  Happy 93rd Birthday Anne.  Anne has been a member of the Westport Woman’s Club for 37 years!
 
 

WWC Memorial Day Parade Float – Dry Run 2017 Continue Reading

On Tuesday, May 9, the Westport Woman’s Club Garden Club Members visited the NY Botanical Gardens and took a self-guide tour of the Chihuly Exhibit.   

 

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Wakeman Farm Spring Dance at The Westport Woman’s Club.  See photos below.

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The Gourmet Group met Tuesday, March 21 and had a demonstration on various types of fried rice. The guest chefs were Ralph Hunt, John Zline and Sarah Crews (our granddaughter). In the clip, Jerry and Barbara Gladnick are watching and commenting on the cooking. The menu was Fried Rice with Shrimp, Thai Fried Rice and Rosemary, Olive Oil and Orange Cake. The dessert was provided by Heike Martin and Dorothy Packer. (see video below) Continue Reading

The Garden Club was busy today making beautiful flower arrangements at their Valentine’s Day Workshop. Continue Reading