CHARITY GUILD OF ST IVES
Our mission is to provide opportunities for our members to perform charitable services and to provide resources for service organizations and institutions.
“If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst
kind of heart trouble.”
20TH ANNIVERSARY OF GIVING
FRIDAY, MAY 3 AT ST IVES COUNTRY CLUB
COCKTAIL RECEPTION 5:30 P.M.
DINNER FOLLOWING FOR THOSE WHO HAVE RESERVED.
IN ATTENDANCE: FOUNDER RUTH MARCHESE WITH 5 OTHER PAST PRESIDENTS,
9 VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR AND MANY REPRESENTATIVES FROM OUR CHARITIES.
VIDEO HISTORY OF OUR “20 YEARS OF GIVING”.
THANKS TO KAY LEAUMONT FOR CHAIRING THIS EXCITING EVENT!
GARAGE SALE- MAY 11
SUSAN GLAHN- CHAIRMAN
BENEFITTING THE ATLANTA ALLIANCE ASSOCIATION
SUCCESSFUL FALL & WINTER MEETINGS
EASTER BASKETS FOR STAR HOUSE
ON MARCH 12 WE ASSEMBLED 130
BASKETS WHICH WAS DISTRIBUTED TO ELEMENTARY &
MIDDLE SCHOOL CHILDREN IN ROSWELLTHANKS PHEBE WHEELER, MARY
DUNKER, LORI BAUM & CLAUDETTE CLAPPER FOR YOUR HELP.
WELLSPRING LIVING GOLF TOURNAMENT
APRIL 22 AT ST IVES COUNTRY CLUB
THE WEATHERMAN WAS VERY KIND TO THE
80 GOLFERS WHO PLAYED IN THE FUND RAISER
AND STAYED AFTERWARDS FOR A SUMPTUOUS DINNER.
MARY HALL FREEDOM HOUSE PURSE PROJECT
AT OUR REGULAR MEETING ON APRIL 9 TWO GIRLS WHO
HAD PUT THEIR LIVES BACK TOGETHER AFTER MUCH PAIN
SPOKE OF THE WONDERFUL CARE PROVIDED AT MHF HOUSE.
AFTERWARDS, OUR MEMBERS PUT TOGETHER 76 GRADUATION PURSES
FOR THE GIRLS PREPARED TO GO OUT ON THE OWN NOW.
THANKS TO ANN BUCHANAN FOR CHAIRING.
BILL AND LORI LANDERS AGAIN HOSTED A
WINE TASTING BY WHOLE FOODS IN THEIR LOVELY HOME
....THIS TIME AUSTRALIAN WINES....
ON FRIDAY MARCH 23.
"LOTS OF LOVE BAGS" for Wellspring Living
Michelle Janicki and Sandy Kaufman in charge of the preparation
of 40 Valentine bags.
TEXAS HOLD'EM AND SILENT AUCTION
SAT. JAN. 26 AT ST IVES COUNTRY CLUB
WINNER: Chris York
A good time was had by players and non-players.
Thanks to Phebe Wheeler, Lori Baum, Rebecca Knezevich,
Sue Shirk, Jamye Swick
and many others for
their help in making this a success!
The proceeds will benefit our 6 charities:
North Fulton Community Charities
Assistance League of Atlanta
Mary Hall Freedom House
MEET & MINGLE WELCOMES
On Aug. 28 Jayme Swick with WHOLE FOODS help
welcomed old and new members in her home for a briefing
by 3 of the charities which we benefit.
Rosemary White introduced the 3 speakers: Paul Bowley,
son of the founder of Wellspring Living in charge of Donor Relations;
Susan Glahn, VP Resourse Development, Assistance League of Atlanta
and Vonda Marlbrough, Development Director, North Fulton Community Charities.
New members were urged to become involved with the rewarding
volunteer work which the Charity Guild does.
l. to r. Paul Bowley, Jayme Swick, Rosemary White,
Vonda Malbrough, Joanie Frame-CG President and
Kay Leaumont, CG Secretary
On Sept. 11 the membership put together 50 personal care kits for CHRIS Kids.
On Oct. 11 author Christine Martinello told of her adventure in "Creating Your Life's Treasures", a book which she wrote after discovering a purposeful life for herself.
NFCC holiday assistance, Santa's Workshop and the Santa Parade - Dec. 8
Thanks to Ashley Compton, Claudette Clapper, George and Sandy Gray, Angelo Sampona, the Security Guards, the UPS team and the
Firemen, it was a wonderful parade.
THE ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO-Co-chairmen Mary Osterloh and Misti Howe organized a
great sale Nov. 4. The net profit was over $8000. The Bake Sale, run by Sandy Geiger
and Pat Evangelista, netted over $1000. A fun time was had by all!
THE COAT DRIVE-Sandra Hamby and Robin Costello did a great job in collecting cold weather clothing on the weekend of Oct 19-21. The coats, mittens, sweaters, scarves and hats were made available for sale at NFCC at very affordable prices the next weekend.
THE FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION for NFCC- Thanks goes to Sue Caplan for organizing that drive.
HOLIDAY FASHION & DECORATING IDEAS- A fashion show with member models
Phebe Wheeler, Mary Dunker, Claudette Clapper and Kathy Stark was presented by
Lisa Knapp from Nose for Clothes at the Forum on Nov.13.
The annual HOLIDAY BRUNCH was held at Claudette Clapper's home on Dec. 11.
She opened her lovely, decorated home where the guests enjoyed a holiday gift
exchange and wonderful food catered by Whole Foods.
At a Jan. 8 general meeting author Alex Walker told about the frustrations of trying to publish and distribute a book in this new digital age. It was a most enjoyable presentation. His book, TOLTEC, was for sale at the meeting and is also available on AMAZON.
Usually on the 4th Monday of the month a group of Charity Guild members and other friends drive to NFCC
to help in their FOOD PANTRY or THRIFT SHOP. Lots of help is needed in sorting food deliveries and
bagging meals for people. specially this year, with the high rate of unemployment, over 200 families a
day receive food.
If you would like to join us email Rosemary White (email@example.com).
Remember that at each meeting there will be baskets to collect any
donations you wish to make to any one of the organizations we support.
| President || Joanie Frame
| VP/ Service Projects || Claudette Clapper
| VP/ Membership || Jamye Swick
| Sunshine || Ashley Compton
| Secretary || Kay Leaumont
| Treasurer || Sandy Geiger
| VP/Publicity || Sue Shirk
| Historian || Carole Magee
| VP/Social/Community Service || JoAnn Sullivan
| Lori Baum
| VP/Funds Allocation || Rosemary White
| VP/Events || Phebe Wheeler
Standing from l. to r. Sue Shirk, Ashley Compton, Jayme Swick, Lynda Sery, JoAnn Sullivan, Sandy Geiger, Rosemary White, Carol Magee, Claudette Clapper, Front Row, Joanie Frame, Kay Leaumont.
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