Archive for Saturday, August 12, 2006

University Women’s Club announces events

August 12, 2006


The University Women's Club was founded in 1900 and in 1915 began KU's longest continuous scholarship program. The club welcomes colleagues and spouses across our extended KU family. To learn more, contact Ann Blackhurst at 841-4099 or Janis Hutchison at 842-6131, or visit the club's Web site,

Here's the club's 2006-2007 meeting schedule:

Sept. 7: Membership opening fall reception: 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Malott room, Kansas Union.

Sept. 15: New member luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Chancellor's residence.

Oct. 5: "Conceptual Art, Conceptual Work," Saralyn Reece Hardy, director, Spencer Museum of Art.

Nov. 2: "One Day Has Led to Another," Bill Snead, senior editor and photojournalist, Lawrence Journal-World.

Dec. 7: "Nice Work If You Can Get It," John Staniunas and Leslie Bennett, faculty, KU Department of Theatre and Film.

Feb. 1: "Superwoman 2007," the Rev. Br. J. Oliver Lee Jr., associate rector, Trinity Episcopal Church.

March 1: "Life at the Red Cross," Jane Blocher, executive director, the American Red Cross Douglas County Chapter.

April 5: "Nurturing KU's Student and Alumni Involvement," Rick Ginsberg, dean, KU School of Education.

In addition to the meetings listed above, members of the University Women's Club gather for a variety of interest groups, including book discussions, bridge, dining and support for moms. A full list of these interest groups can be found on the club Web site or at

A complete list of officers and committee chairwomen also is available online at

Contacts for the University Women's Club

Board of Directors, 2006-2007

Executive Committee

Honorary president: Leah Hemenway, 841-0989

President: Janis Hutchison, 842-6131

President-elect: Susie Lacy, (913) 768-0678

Recording secretary: Tammy Steeples, 842-7491

Corresponding secretary: Mary Weinberg, 843-4113

Treasurer: Caroljean Brune, 843-3813

Treasurer-elect: Sandi Miller, 832-2582

Members at large: Kathe Dougherty, 841-7453; Barbara Duke, 749-0786; Carmela Sibley, 841-4560.

Ex-officio: Gwen Dobson, 841-9658

Standing Committees

Chairs and chairs elect*

History: Yvonne DaCosta, 760-2344

Interest groups: Carolyn Schroeder, 843-7747; Nancy Hale-Martinko*, 843-4343

Malott Room: Anne Poggio, 841-3149; Lee Ketzel*, 843-4834

Membership: Ann Blackhurst, 841-4099, Esther Smith*, 842-1660

New Members/Friends: Glenda Stevens, 841-0108; Sharon Brown*, 842-2079

Nominations: Ann Blackhurst, 841-4099

Policy: Mary Corman, 842-0433

Program: Mary Robison, 841-4299, w/ Table Decor, Marian Scheid, 843-5624, and Lucy Smith, 842-0162; and Menus, Dottie Norland, 842-0746

Publications Design: Jeannot Seymour, 843-6774

Public Relations: Susan Lomas, 841-3248

Reservations: Sandi Miller, 832-2582

Scholarship: Susie Lacy, (913) 768-0678


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