New Member Coffee 3/30/2015

LWRWC Welcomes New Members

By MONIKA TEMPLEMAN
On Monday, March 30, 2015, the LWRWC Board hosted a mid-morning Coffee at LWR Town Hall, to welcome the Club’s New Members.

 L– R– Back Row – Lilly Chaddha, Audrey Thompson, Virginia Craig, Daljit Ranajee, LisaDeValerio, Eileen Yarmolyk, Kara Akoghlanian, and Carolyn Lowry-Nation L-R-Front Row - Gloria Bracciano, Carolyn Eliason, Dee Carbone, Sharon Benkert, and Martha O’Donnell

L– R– Back Row – Lilly Chaddha, Audrey Thompson, Virginia Craig, Daljit Ranajee, LisaDeValerio, Eileen Yarmolyk, Kara Akoghlanian, and Carolyn Lowry-Nation
L-R-Front Row – Gloria Bracciano, Carolyn Eliason, Dee Carbone, Sharon Benkert, and Martha O’Donnell

President, Patti Wrobel opened the festive, friendly get together with a warm and welcoming message to all. She encouraged the new members to socialize with each other and with the Board Officers and Committee Chairs in attendance.

Patti thanked the Board for hosting and providing the tasty treats and gave a special thank you to the Hospitality Chairs for doing a wonderful job setting the stage.

 LWRWC Board New Member Coffee Hosts - Pictured L to R- Back Row- Program Chair Phyllis, Fox; New Membership chair; Barb Thornton, Vice President, Shirley Taradash; and Publicity Co-Chair, Monika Templeman Front Row L-R – Hospitality Co-Chair, Kathy Miller; Interim Membership Chair, MaryLee Danahy; Recording Secretary, Janet Stickel; Hospitality Co-Chair, Diane Kuna ;President Patti Wrobel; Philanthropy Chair, Nancy Worzniak, and Corresponding Secretary, Linda McGrath.

LWRWC Board New Member Coffee Hosts – Pictured L to R- Back Row- Program Chair Phyllis, Fox; New Membership chair; Barb Thornton, Vice President, Shirley Taradash; and Publicity Co-Chair, Monika Templeman Front Row L-R – Hospitality Co-Chair, Kathy Miller; Interim Membership Chair, MaryLee Danahy; Recording Secretary, Janet Stickel; Hospitality Co-Chair, Diane Kuna ;President Patti Wrobel; Philanthropy Chair, Nancy Worzniak, and Corresponding Secretary, Linda McGrath.

She also expressed appreciation to MaryLee Danahy for her superb work during her long tenure as Membership Chair (this is her 4th year) and introduced Barb Thornton who recently agreed to fill the challenging membership chair position. At last count, our club has grown experientially and is now approximately 345 members strong!

brunchWhile the ladies sipped coffee or tea and munched on an assortment of delicious brunch items, each of the Board members in attendance introduced themselves and gave a brief overview of their position, background and key information about the club and its activities, including 2015 programs and fundraising events.

The Board members encouraged the ladies to get involved in those areas that interest them because they represent the Club’s future.