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Mud season is upon us which means spring is not far away. The Committee and Volunteers are putting the final touches on the Spring Gala. Delicious appetizers and desserts have been chosen. Decorations are in full bloom and will bring a breath of spring into Tracy Hall. There are fantastic auction items waiting to be bid on and taken home. For a sneak preview take a look at the online auction catalog by following this link: Come out and join your neighbors and friends for a festive evening to celebrate John Girard as the Norwich Citizen of the Year for Service to the Community and support the Norwich Women’s Club Community Projects Fundraiser.

Spring Gala 3/16/12 Friday 6:00pm-9:00pm Tracy Hall Spring Nearly New Sale 5/4/12-5/6/12 Tracy Hall NWC Board Meetings: Mondays Norwich Public Library at 6:30pm 3/12/12 4/9/12 5/14/1

Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. Reservations and payments may be made at the Norwich Bookstore, at the Norwich branch of the Ledyard Bank and online at where you have the option to pay online with a credit card. Join us for a wonderful time and to honor a wonderful person. Carol Loveland Chair

A warm welcome to new members Cheri Henry and Vernell Sutherland. A reminder that any new members joining between now and end of our fiscal year on May 31st need only pay dues of $10 to cover the rest of the fiscal year. Remember, your dues entitle you to discounts on the Book and Author lunches and the museum trips. The notices for next year’s dues – $15, unchanged - will be mailed to all members in May. If you have friends who are thinking of joining, I am happy to answer any questions: or 802-6492662 – or check out our website. Sophia Crawford, Membership Chair

E-mail recruitment window is April 4 – 18. PLEASE BE SURE TO RESPOND TO THE “CALL” even if you are unable to respond positively. It saves time with follow-up phone calls.

Deadline for scholarship applications sponsored by the NWC is Visit the VSAC website for details

Perhaps you have allergies, or maybe you will be out of town during the Spring 2012 Nearly New Sale, May 2-6. There is opportunity to do your part for the benefit of the sale and the scholarship fund by volunteering to “work the phone” in the comfort of your home at time convenient for you to call potential set-up/sale volunteers who have not responded by e-mail or are new to our volunteer list. The phon-a-thon window is April 21st through April 30. Please contact Elaine Waterman, Chair, at or 649-1558 to sign up for two consecutive dates when you can make some calls for a total of 3.5 hours.

Beginning on Monday, April 16th, the Women's Club will be hosting a monthly coffee morning at the Norwich Inn, from 10-11am. We shall be inviting anyone, members or not-yetmembers, who would like to meet other women over a cup of coffee - hope to see you there! There will be another announcement in next month's newsletter.

March 2012 Newsletter  
March 2012 Newsletter  

March 2012 Norwich Women's Club Newsletter