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THE WOMAN’S CLUB G R A N D P R A I R I E, T E X A S

It’s finally here! friday, dec. 6 , 9:00 am We are so very excited to present the Annual Christmas Auction and General Meeting. Additional information may be found on page 6, but here is what you can except at this event: * A wonderfully full silent auction starting * Don’t forget to bring $10 with you to at 9:00 am. Here you will find more than participate in the hilarious game, Heads or 60 quality items for you to bid on for your- Tails! Someone in the room will win some self or for a perfect Christmas gift for your $$$! It’s great fun, so don’t miss out. loved ones. * Of course, what would be an auction * Mrs. Claus Store, this is a store you event without a GRAND LIVE AUCTION?! don’t want to miss this holiday season! Check out page 6 for a list of live auction Mrs. Claus and her helpers have been busy items, this year we’ve pulled out all the baking and making all kinds of items perstops, you are surely to find the perfect fect for stocking stuffers, gift items, treats Christmas gift or maybe something for to add to your holiday table and more! A yourself too! We are so fortunate to have few items are listed on page 6, but you Council-member Jeff Copeland lend his have to attend to see all of the choices! time to be our auctioneer. * Don’t forget about purchasing your And if that’s not all, this event will have a mystery box for just $10, what you’ll find delicious home-made lunch afterwards inside will keep anyone guessing but we’re and lots of networking opportunities with sure you won’t be disappointed. your favorite friends. * Tamales! Get your fresh tamales for only This event certainly kicks off the holiday $15 for the dozen. This is a Texas holiday season and just wouldn’t be the same must! without you. Make sure you have made

your reservations by calling the club, 972-264-2320.

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE “Deck the halls…..Tis the Season to be jolly!”

PRESIDENT Jackie Blackburn

Our Woman’s Club will be decorated and full of holiday spirit for our December 6th general meeting. Janette Skrasek and her committee have been

hard at work planning our silent and live auctions. We are grateful to have Councilman Jeff Copeland as our ever popular auctioneer this year, which may offer the best live auction items we have ever had. Vivian Vance and committee have a wonderful holiday lunch planned and Brenda Skinner has arranged a choir for our enjoyment during the silent auction. We have all the makings of a beautiful and enjoyable Christmas celebration. Guests are welcome, but reservations are necessary. Please call the club and make yours today. Remember the silent auction begins at 9:00 am. A special thank you to hardworking Karen Bond and her committee for the fun Texas Hold’em event, it was a spirited and fun game night. Make sure to stop by and shop her Mrs. Claus’ Workshop at the Christmas meeting. You won’t be disappointed, lots of goodies to buy. As the holidays approach we are ready for celebration, good friends and the Blessings of the season. I would like to take this time to thank all of our members, you bless our club everyday with hard work and fellowship. May God gift you a happy, healthy Christmas Season. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Hope to see you all on December 6th.

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KIDS I.N.C.

Cooler weather is here and I know we are all glad of that. The GPISD continues to clothe children who are in need of proper clothing to wear.

BARBARA LEVITZ

BARBARA STANCILL

We are grateful for all donations, whether small or large, to help fund this endeavor. Without these donations, this program would not be possible.

“Children may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”

ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Have you seen these art murals around town? Go on a mural hunt and take your selfie

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* No Meeting due to holiday or date change, check the calendar.

MEETING INFORMATION BUNCO

MEETS THE FIRST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH Meets at 9:45 AM Plays at 10 AM

Bernice Pannell-214-923-2648 Nelda Blevins- 972-266-0128

*Community Outreach MEETS THE FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH

Meets at Noon at various locations JUDY LOVE-817-470-5305

*Krafty Kreations MEETS THE SECOND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH

Meets at 9:45 AM ELSIE CALLAWAY- 972-262-3133

MEXICAN TRAIN MEETS THE THIRD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH

10 AM

JANICE PRIBBLE- 972-642-7162

Canasta

MEETS THE SECOND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

10 AM PAT HERRING- 214-616-3142

*Garden, Glamour & Gourmet (3G’s) MEETS THE FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH

10 AM

CAROL BROWN-972-264-7054

Separate Checks MEETS THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

Meets at club at 10:45 AM Leaves at 11 AM DEBBIE DOUGHTY-682-518-9648

*Separate Checks Evenings

MEETS THE FOURTH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH 5:30 PM PETRA CARRILLO-469-859-0888

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Outreach is a service oriented department that brings awareness to the needs of the community by promoting The Woman’s Club throughout the city and supporting the needs of local organizations and charities. If you have any additional information, please notify Judy Love, department chair. Thank you.

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CLUB NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS- SAVE THE DATE! Hope to see you at the Christmas Luncheon Event and General Meeting on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 9:00 AM. The luncheon will take place at the Woman’s Club building located at 1 Park Square North, Grand Prairie. Please join us for food, fun and fellowship plus get a head start on Christmas shopping in the silent & live auction!

Live auction items this year include: As part of Our Christmas Toyland auction and silent auction, we will have Mrs. Claus’ Shop. The store will feature: lighted and beaded Snowman heads, mending jars, handmade Christmas cards & all occasion cards, homemade jams, calendars, decorated Christmas tins, stocking Stuffers. Plus get well pocket kleenex cover, hot chocolate mix and mug, cookies, breads, cakes, candy, Tamales $15 a dozen, Christmas ornaments, Christmas wood cut out and decorated lanterns and more! Come and Christmas shop!

A Big Kahuna Boat Excursion Texas Ranger Tickets Dallas Cowboys Tickets A Ruidoso Cabin Stay Dinner for 8 at Brenda Reuland’s home Diamond Oaks Golf Package Southwest Airlines Tickets A Prairie Paws Package & Custom house & a Grand Prairie Staycation Package!

The All Department Christmas Party is Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM. The luncheon will take place at the Woman’s Club building located at 1 Park Square North, Grand Prairie. This event is a potluck luncheon and will feature a musical program. For more information contact Lucretia at

All Department Christmas Party Tuesday, dec. 10

972-647-0206.

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MEMBER UPDATES

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!

Phone Update. Please update Pat’s contact info in your records. If you have an update, please let us know. sdedeluk@gptx.org. Thanks! Pat Meagher 6310 Parkside Dr. Arlington, TX 76001 pat@navchiefs.com 817-235-9015/ cell. She no longer has a home phone.

HOLIDAY FUN! SAVE THESE DATES

Holiday Market at Traders Village

Prairie Lights

Thursday, Nov. 28 - Sunday, Dec. 31 Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway The region’s biggest holiday lights tradition! Drive through over four million lights, which shine across the two-mile path inside Lynn Creek Park by Joe Pool Lake. For more information, follow @ PrairieLights on social media and visit Prairielights. org.

Saturday-Sunday: Nov. 30 Dec. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 2602 Mayfield Road Visit hundreds of vendors, eat, let the kids play and have their photo taken with Santa. $4 parking. For more info, call 972.647.2331 or visit tradersvillage.com/grandprairie.

Story of Christ

Holiday Gift Market at Farmers Market

Saturdays Dec. 7,14, 21 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Market Square, 120 W. Main St. Find the perfect holiday gifts at Grand Prairie’s Farmers Market. For more information: gptx.org/farmersmarket.

Disney JR. Holiday Party!

Sunday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m. The Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Performance Place Live concert experience with all your favorite Disney Jr. characters. For tickets, call 1.888.929.7849 or visit theatregp.com.

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! & Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax, 601 Palace Parkway 972.263.2391 or ripleys.com/grandprairie

Cirque Musica Holiday Wishes

Saturday, Dec. 21 The Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Performance Place. A holiday story brought to life in a full theatrical cirque event for the entire family! For tickets, visit theatregp.com.

Peter Pan

Friday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 8, Friday, Dec. 13 - Sunday, Dec. 15, Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St. Join the Grand Prairie Arts Council at the Uptown Theatre for this great production. Tickets: artsgp.org, 972.237.UPTN

Holiday Shopping IKEA

1000 IKEA Place For more information, ikea.com

Grand Prairie Premium Outlets

2950 West Interstate 20 Call 972.602.8383 or visit premiumoutlets.com/ grandprairie for info.

Christmas at the Palace

Friday, Dec. 6, 4-9 p.m.

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! & Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax, 601 Palace Parkway Entrance into all 5 attractions, Christmas crafts, hot cocoa, and a “Ripley’s” style photo with Santa! For more information visit, ripleys.com/grandprairie

Christmas Excursion

Thursday - Sunday: Nov. 28 - Jan. 5 Lynn Creek Marina, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway All aboard the Big Kahuna excursion boat! Take a ride,see the shoreline of Prairie Lights, drink hot cocoa & more! Buy tickets at lynncreekmarina.com

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Woman’s Club of Grand Prairie 1 Park Square North Grand Prairie, Texas 75050 972-264-2320

Jackie Blackburn, President Barbara Stancill, President Elect Brenda Skinner, Programs/ Yearbook Marita Jordan, Membership Karen Bond, Projects Paulette Reid, Building Janice Kelly, Corresponding Secretary Liz Gomez, Recording Secretary Judy Ingram, Treasurer Janice Pribble, Historian Betty Hulse, Parliamentarian Janette Skrasek, Overall Department Chairman Judi Stith, Advisory Chairman Sara Dedeluk, Newsletter Chairman

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30 your family31have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 29Hope you and Building will reopen on January 2

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