Archive for Saturday, August 11, 2007

Contact numbers and special interest groups for the University Women’s Club

August 11, 2007


Below are contact numbers and special interest groups for the University Women's Club:

Board of Directors, 2007-2008

Executive Committee:

Honorary president: Leah Hemenway, 841-0989

President: Susie Lacy, 913-768-0678

President-Elect: Barbara Schowen, 842-4371

Recording Secretary: Sally Brandt, 842-5148

Corresponding Secretary: Sandi Miller, 832-2582

Treasurer: Judy Heller, 843-9521

Treasurer-Elect: Sharon Brown, 842-2079

Members at Large: Chris Day, 830-0277; Gail Griffin, 842-5757; Mary Robision, 841-4299

Ex Officio: Janis Hutchision, 842-6131

Standing Committees

Chairs and Chairs Elect*:

History: Kathe Dougherty, 841-7453

Interest Groups: Nancy Hale-Martinko, 843-4343; Alice Clayton-Honea*, 856-0113

Eleanor S. Malott Room: Lee Ketzel, 843-4834; Barb Downing*, 749-2130

Membership: Esther Smith, 842-1660; Susan Lomas*, 841-3248

Nominating: Esther Smith, 842-1660

New Members & Friends: Rita Spradlin, 749-4107; Tammy Steeples*, 842-7491

Policy: Mary Corman, 842-0433

Programs: Mary-Elizabeth Debicki, 842-3545; Joan Reiber, 843-5537; Martha Langley, 843-5095; Dottie Nordlund, 842-0746

Publications Design: Jeannot Seymour, 843-6774

Public Relations: Yvonne DaCosta, 760-2344

Reservations: Sharon Brown, 842-2079

Scholarship: Barbara Schowen, 842-4371

Special Events: Yvonne DaCosta, 760-2344

Special Projects: Gwen Dobson, 841-9658

Website: Suzanne Collins, 749-3467

University Women's Club Interest Groups 2007-2008

Mah Jongg

Learn to play this fun and challenging game first played at the time of Confucius by the ruling class of China. Time and location TBA.

Mary Robison, 841-4299

Chris Day 830-0277

Robinson to Robinson: From the Governor to the Park

Meets Feb. 5, Feb. 19, March 4, March 18, April 1 and April 15. Sessions will be from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Dole Institute of Politics. Fee.

Katie Armitage, 841-3303

Rita Spradlin, 749-4107

Sandra Wiechert, 842-5467

Antiques Group

Meets the fourth Thursday of the month except for November (the fifth Thursday) and December (the second Wednesday). Full-day outings planned for October and March. Annual dues $3.

Nancy Haggart, 842-2712

Kay Henry, 842-6879

Books 'N' Babies

Meets every other Friday at a member's house to discuss a book while the kids play. Designed for moms with children 5 and younger.

Faye Hale, 749-1728

Shari Anderson, 331-5797

Book Discussion (daytime)

Meets the third Wednesday of the month in Judith's home, 403 Homestead.

Judith Thompson, 842-3745

Martha Rose, 842-1427

Book Discussion (evening)

Meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at different members' homes.

Ann Blackhurst, 841-4099

Sonja Vicker, 840-9740

Book Exchange

No regular meetings. Members purchase a recent hardback bestseller, and an exchange system will be established.

Sharon Brown, 842-2079

Bridge Couples Duplicate

Meets the third Friday of the month at 7:15 p.m. at a member's house.

Marnie Argersinger, 843-2730

Virginia Seaver, 843-4081

Bridge Couples Social

Meets the third Sunday of the month from September to April (except December) at 7 p.m. at a member's home. New members welcome.

Tammy Steeples, 842-7491

Jill Baringer, 842-3025

Cocktail Fare

Meets the first Friday of the month October through May from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in a member's home. Spouses welcome.

Ginger Mossberg, 842-2205

Marian Scheid, 843-5624

Come as You Are Breakfast

Meets the last Wednesday of the month, except December and May, at Perkins on 23rd Street. Drop in anytime between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Kathy Mulinazzi, 841-3645

Jill Baringer, 842-3025

C.S. Lewis Reading Group

Meets the second Thursday of the month from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Nancy Yacker's home, 2729 Lockridge Drive.

Nancy Yacker, 843-5264

Dance Fans

Meets to attend evening programs by University Dance Company and 940 Dance Company, and occasional daytime events.

Mary Ross, 760-2816

Gourmet Dinner

Cooperatively prepare monthly dinners for four to five couples in a member's home. Themes are often ethnic.

Dottie Nordlund, 842-0746

Great Gardening in Northeast Kansas

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. during the gardening season for tours and out-of-town field trips.

Joan Reiber, 843-5537

Barbara Gearhart, 749-1829

Mary Loveland, 842-9333

Informal Supper Group

Meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Sunday of the month October through June. No meeting in January or May. $5 per meeting to cover food and wine.

Janet Roth, 843-4764

Mary Remus, 331-2789


Meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Lied Center parking lot at 7:15 a.m. for campus walking. During cool and inclement weather, the groups meet at Allen Fieldhouse.

Mary Beth Petr, 842-5342

Needlework and chat

Meets the third Thursday of the month in a member's home from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. All levels welcome.

Diana Dyal, 843-6560

New members and friends

New members welcomed at a luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Chancellor's home.

Rita Spradlin, 749-4107

Tammy Steeples, 842-7491

Spanish Plays

Meets at 1:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at a member's home, with annual potluck supper with spouses.

Marnie Argersinger, 843-2730

Nancy Dinneen, 843-6934


Meets four Fridays during the year (Sept. 14, Nov. 16, Feb. 15 and April 4) from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. in the Malott room. Cost $5/person covers Union fees, drinks.

Sandi Woods, 691-5863

Nancy Hale-Martinko, 843-4343


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