Hollis Woman’s Club Newsletter

November 2014

President’s Corner:

Hello HWC Members!


Happy Thanksgiving! This is the time of year when we ponder what we are grateful for and count our blessings.  As I am preparing for my big feast, I am very blessed and grateful for all of you; for the friends that I have made through the club; for the opportunities to serve you and others in our community; for the ability to hear our guests tell their stories and needs. I am also thankful for the interesting places we visited together and the opportunities to get to know the community better.  Joining the club five years ago (with my sister beside me), we had so much fun together in the activity groups; in fact, between the two of us, I think we hit every group! I really don’t know who or where I would be now if it weren’t for the Hollis Woman’s Club.  This club gave me a sense of belonging in the community. I am thankful to you for including us and making us feel special and needed. I hope I’ve taken that care and concern and passed it back to you.   Each one of us is a valued member; we are the many parts that make it whole.  Thank you for joining the Hollis Women’s Club and making it special.

Thank you to all the ladies that helped Ginny Brooks put together the Pot Luck on Saturday the 8th.  Noreen Polus did a fabulous job arranging our entertainment for the evening.  The Hollis Brookline Honors Jazz Band did a fantastic job. They really got the groove on and we had so much fun, some even danced!

Jeanne Cleveland and her troop made the Lawrence Barn an indoor Yard Sale raising over $870.00 in one Saturday morning. Thank you all who donated their treasures. Jeanne wishes to thank all of those that volunteered as well.  We could not have done it without your donations and baked goods.  


Now don’t forget our next December meeting is the Holiday Expo where fellow members display and show off their wares. It is a time where you can do a little early Christmas shopping and get some very nice handmade items.  If you would like to participate, please give Marilene Sawif a call. Rachel Teiman is orchestrating the holiday cookie exchange.  Feel free to give her a call if you would like to participate in the cookie swap. There is always a delicious assortment of cookies. So stop by with your friends, grab a sweet, a cup of coffee, gossip and shop!

Gobble, Gobble


Kimber Harmon



The Jennie Award recognizes a member at the local club level. The award is an occasion to highlight extraordinary club women who epitomize the spirit of independence, courage and persistence in purpose through their roles as volunteers within their clubs, elsewhere in the community and as members of a family or extended family. If you know someone in our club is worthy of being nominated please email Kimber Harmon.  


Welcome New Members

Eileen Carlton

47 Long Hill Road

Hollis, NH 03049


Jennifer Wenzel

114 Pine Hill Road

Hollis, NH 03049

Cell: 727-243-3136



Michelle Carr (Gary)

18 Hannah Drive

Hollis, N.H. 03049

Cell: 703-402-0416



Pot Luck Supper


Thank you so much to the nine Ladies and three husbands that set-up and the nine ladies and three husbands who cleaned-up (they were not all the same). We could not have held such a great evening without you!  You were the best of the best!  Each and every one of you was terrific, as you brought your own special dish to share with your friends. We had a great evening of celebration and fun! We raised $404.00 for the Sheppard's Fund and we loved and enjoyed the Hollis Brookline Honors Jazz Band.  I can't wait until next year! How about you?  - Ginny

 Monthly Charity:

The Front Door Agency

Money donated will support their Santa Fund program to help purchase gifts for needy children in Greater Nashua. This year they have over 1,000 children registered for gifts


Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 6: 4 Seasons will have a Christmas get together. Contact Mary Csakai if you are interested in joining the group.

Wednesday, December 10: Holiday Expo and Cookie Swap. 9am - Lawrence Barn

Saturday, December 13: The Hollis Town Band and Christmas Chorus will present their annual Holiday Concert at 7 pm, at the HBHS.

Concert admission is an item of non- perishable food to be placed in gift baskets by members of the Ladies Reading and Charitable Society of the Hollis UCC, sponsors of the concert.

 Please Note: After the holidays we will be looking at marketing our club, updating our brochures, taglines and web site. If you are interested in helping in this endeavor please email Kimber Harmon.











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