I am writing this I know you are all perusing your recipes looking for a
special one to win the Apple Pie Contest at Old Home Days.I want to thank Amy Watson and her volunteers
for orchestrating a wonderful fundraising event, which so many Hollis residents
partake in.The Club sponsors this fun
event and it is really exciting to watch contestants nervously await the
judging outcome. My favorite part is purchasing a slice from one of the
beautiful pies that have been donated to sell. They are all so yummy it is hard
celebration will continue with the Apple Festival held on Sunday, October 5
from 2 – 4 pm at Monument Square. Thank you all who have signed up to
volunteer.Please give Diana Kroeger,
Chair of this event, a call if you want to volunteer. We are looking forward to
a wonderful warm and sunny afternoon of crisps, pies, Doc Davis’ ice cream and
summer I cleaned my mother’s place in Minnesota and now I must do my own.I know I will have many things to put in
Ginny Brook’s garage in anticipation of the Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, October
25. Please call Jeanne Cleveland our yard sale lady. She has informed me our
treasure table was quite successful last year.We will save and put aside those items donated that we feel are worth a
little more to put on a special ‘treasure’ table.
had a great kickoff meeting this month.Eight new members joined and their information is listed below. I
encourage you all to get to know these wonderful ladies. I want to introduce
this new board it is as follows:
VP: Debi Davis
2nd VP: Ginny Brooks
Corresponding Secretary:Ginny Brooks
Secretary: Grace McGinnis
Secretary: Diana Kroeger
Steward: Chris Furman/ Vivien Silva
and Means: Kat McGee/Gillain Rochon
are still looking for a Publicity Chairman.We don’t want the Hollis Woman’s club to be a secret society!
October Charity of the
is "Domestic Violence Month" and our speaker will be Dawn Reams from
Bridges in Nashua. She'll be speaking about domestic violence and the
role Bridges plays in providing first response support to women in crisis.
us at Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School
Learn all about roasting and how to get
the most flavors out of your ingredients.Here is the amazing menu we will learn to make:
·Lobster, Roasted Corn and Bacon
·Brined, Roasted Pork Tenderloin
with Pan Sauce
·Roasted Fall Vegetable Risotto
·Roasted Mushrooms with Pine Nuts
·Warm Berry Crisp with Fresh
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 | Time:
11:30-1:00pm | Cost: $55.00 | Max Participants: 36
We will arrange car pools for the trip, which should
take about one hour and twenty minutes.We will plan on a 9:30 a.m. sharp departure from the Hollis Social
Library (so we have time to browse the store, go to the bathroom, etc.) and
return to Hollis by about 2:30 p.m.
canoeing adventure for the Hollis Woman's Club on the Nashua River will take
place on Friday, September 26 in Groton, Massachusetts. The experienced staff
at the Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) located in Groton,
Massachusetts, will conduct this trip.
am meet at the Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) with a presentation
about the river history.
am walk to boat launch for safety and paddling instruction
– 12 pm: Canoeing on the Nashua with observations and exploration of back cove
–12:30 pm Lunch break at picnic area at boat launch
– 2 pm Macro-Invertebrate Program along the shoreline
pm walk back to cars at NRWA parking area
We will leave from the Hollis Social Library at 8:15
am sharp, and return by 2:45 pm. The cost is $30 pp. Noreen Polus /Program
GFWC NH Mini Leads:
Leadership for Life
September 27from 9-3pm in
Hopkinton cost $5.00
Theme: Renew, Rebuild, Rejuvenate
Gale Taylor is the President of the Brookline Club
she has her own business called Gale Force Facilitators.She helps companies set goals through
facilitation and collaborative problem solving, strategic thinking and
planning. This will be a great meeting to learn something new.If you would like to attend the meeting and
car pool, contact Kimber at email@example.com or 465-2742.
The New England Region Conference is in Burlington,
VT over Halloween weekend (October 31-Nov 1).Come and bring a costume, it should be great fun!
We are hosting the District 5-6 Spring Meeting in
March.I am looking for a hostess committee of five.
This group is responsible for decorating and menu planning. Contact Kimber if
you would like to help at firstname.lastname@example.org or 465-2742.
It's that time
again! The 49th annual Apple Festival will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday,
October 5th, in Monument Square. Diana Kroeger and Shawntel Fugate are this
year's Apple Festival chairs, and we need your help! We need a coordinator
for the teen volunteers and someone to organize the Clean-Up crew. We are
in need of many more Outside Workers, Inside Workers, and help with our
Ways & Means booth. In addition, we still need Crisp Bakers
-- everything is supplied and the crisps can be made the day before the
Committee needs at least 10 volunteers to compile the apple crisp ingredients
on Friday, October 3, in Hardy Hall. They need at least 4 Kitchen Aid mixers
with the flat beater.
Strawberry Festival was one of our best ever, but we couldn't have done it
without everyone working together. We really need your help! Ask your
neighbor, friend, spouse, and kids to join the fun! There's a job that's
just right for everyone.
Please, please contact Diana at 465-2392 or email@example.com
to help! It's really fun to work at the festival and a great way to meet new
people! Proceeds go towards the many local groups we try to support. Without
YOUR continued “hands-on” help at our festivals, we would not be able to
support our community to the extent in which we do.
If you love the arts and are interested in
participating in some fun arts related activities, Women for the Arts is for you.Women for the Arts are described in the activities section of the new
HWC Yearbook. Give Cindy Ryherd a call at 864-6482 (home) or 966-7559 (cell) or
send her an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vivian Silva has volunteered to organize our Hollis Mom’s Group this year. Vivian
can be contacted by email at: email@example.com or by phone at (603)
We still need a leader for the Walking Club - 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. Please let me know
if you are interested in heading this activity group.
Luncheon Group is full, but Grace McGinnis has offered to help people start
a second group if there is enough interest. For more information contact Grace
at (603) 889-7740.
We have three new groups this year: Afternoon Matinee, Girls Night Out and
Couples Night Out. These should be another fun way to get out of the house
and enjoy one another’s company.
If you missed the opportunity to join an activity
group at the general meeting on Wednesday, please call or email me. If you are
interested in starting a new activity group please let me know. Mary Codd, Activities Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendars for
our Fall Yard Sale Saturday, October 25 from 8-1pm. Set-up is Friday, October
24from 4-8pm. We always have fun and find new treasures. We need your help by
working at the sale or donating baked goods (pieces individually wrapped). If
you have items you would like to donate to the HWC section, you can deliver them
to the Barn the Friday, the 24th after 4pm or you can contact Jeanne
Cleveland who will pick them up if needed. If you would like a space at the
sale, the cost is $20 or add a table for $25. For more information, contact
Jeanne at 465-2097 of at email@example.com.
We would like to
welcome the following new members as of our September meeting.(Two are in your book, they have*). We are
delighted to welcome all of them into HWC membership!
us for a POT LUCK SUPPER SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, at the LAWRENCE BARN.
You may bring your husband or your best friend if, or you may just come
yourself. It's good fun! Our entertainment this year will be the Hollis
Brookline High School Jazz Band! We do need you to bring a dish as it is Pot
Luck! So, let me know what that dish your would like to bring. And yes, we do
need your help. So when you sign up at the meeting or by e-mailing me; Ginny
Brooks, Grambrook@charter.net let me know
when you would be willing to help either with the set up or the clean up. These
are not big jobs as many hands make light work. We are all in this together. It
is one great evening. Can't wait to see you all at the POT LUCK!
September 27: GFWC NH Mini
Leadership for Life
September 26:Canoes Along the Nashua.9am
Festival from 2-4 pm.
Yard Sale.Set up is Friday, October 24
Friday, October 31, 2014:Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School
November 8:Pot Luck Supper
– Lawrence Barn