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jill ukeileySPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
January's SIG highlights were:
Antiques Club
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Ex-Pats
 
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and 3Ms.
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At our February meeting, I will be highlighting Knitting and Stitchery and Garden Club. Make sure you check out the poster display in the lobby showcasing their fun activities.

If I can be of any assistance, please contact me at 512-382-7414 or
jillandbob.ukeiley@gmail.com

Jill Ukeiley, Second Vice President, Special Interest Groups (SIG)


gloria crosthwaitTREASURER
Gloria Crosthwait, Treasurer

susan bryceMEMBERSHIP
Let’s all make a New Year’s resolution to meet and get to know our members. Please welcome our newest members, Credia Glenn and Maryann McQuiller.

Our membership is now up to 513 which includes 83 new members.  If you are a new member and did not receive your Yearbook and Directory, please see me at our next meeting. Please notify me at 512-261-1095 or s_bryce@sbcglobal.net for any address changes, phone number or email changes, so we can keep our records up to date.

Membership in the Women's Club of Greater Lakeway (WCGL) is limited to those women living within the City of Lakeway, Lakeway ETJ and The Hills. Participation in any WCGL Special Interest Group is limited to those women who are paid members of WCGL. You must first become a member of WCGL to join any SIG.

A map of the City of Lakeway, Lakeway ETJ and the Hills may be accessed through this link  - http://www.cityoflakeway.com/DocumentCenter/Home/
View/1451.

A membership form may be found here. 
Please indicate if we may email the monthly Bulletin to you.
 
If you have any questions, please email me s_bryce@sbcglobal.net


Susan Bryce, Membership


sue wilseyCORRESPONDING SECRETARY
Care and Concern Cards were sent to Cindy Kotrady, Sharon Gilmore, Judy Hazen, Ximena Sauerman, Jean Edwards, Dolores Dolezal, Lucile Butler and Linda Butin.

Condolence Cards
were sent to
Maryleeann Bryan for death of her brother-in-law and Barbara Beebe for the death of her brother-in-law.

Congratulations Cards were sent to Nancy Bain for her husband, Joe, who received Volunteer of the Year; Jane Benasutti for her husband, Joe, who received Unsung Hero Award; and Paula Crawly who received the Unsung Hero Award. The City of Lakeway presented these awards.

Thanks again for keeping me updated at (512-590-0951) or  rswilsey@aol.com. Our friends appreciate the Women’s Club notes.

Sue Wilsey
, Corresponding Secretary


cindy kotradymaureen mulrooneyCOMMUNITY LIAISON
Literacy Partners
Consider becoming a literacy partner in the Lake Travis ISD state award winning literacy program for kindergarten through third grade students. The students practice oral reading and then enjoy hearing stories read by the volunteers. For more information please contact Karen Domen at jkdomen@yahoo.com

Lake Travis Community Library
Some interesting ongoing programs:
•    Genealogy Group – Fridays, 9:00 a.m.
•    Chess Club – Mondays, 4:30 p.m.
•    Book to Big Screen Book Club – Third Thursdays, 2:00 p.m.
•    Author S. C. Gwynne will be at the library Tuesday, February 17, at 7:00 p.m. Gwynne wrote the prizewinning, bestseller
Empire of the Summer Moon which traces the rise and fall of the Comanche tribe.
Interested in hearing about more library opportunities?  Call 512-263-2885 to be placed on the library’s email newsletter list or go to www.laketravislibrary.org.

The City of Lakeway Heritage Center Park located at 963 Lohmans Crossing is open to the public on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays from January through November. The goal of the Heritage Commission is to preserve, protect, and promote the documents, photographs, and memorabilia that chronicle Lakeway history.  For additional information call 512-608-9533.

Cindy Kotrady, Co-Chair

Maureen Mulrooney, Co-Chair

jan mclaurinYEARBOOK

Jan McLaurin, Chair



    


 

 







                                                  
kitty lichtyPRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

At the New Year, we typically resolve to make our lives more healthy, meaningful and fun. We also reflect on our Women’s Club and resolve to continue making it the best possible club.  Our Nominating Committee: Sherry Bettis, Janet Eaddy, Betty Haley, Maureen Mulrooney, Kay Threadgill and Chair, Jane Benasutti, Parliamentarian, appreciate your suggestions for members to consider for the Executive Committee consisting of President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary and Treasurer. Your suggestions also are greatly appreciated for Standing Committee Chairmen who are appointed by the incoming President. The Recommendation Form is included in your newsletter.  You can mail or email your completed form to any member of the Nominating Committee or submit it at the February meeting. We need each one of you to be a part of this process!
  
See you at the Black and Bling Gala on Friday, March 6, at the Lakeway Resort and Spa. See flyer. Many of you have already started making plans, and for those of you who have not done so, it’s time. Your Gala Co-Chairs, Carole Dann and Karen Morter, and their committee members are working to make this an enjoyable evening. Search for that special Bling and join in the fun. 


Kitty Lichty, President







sharon gilmorePROGRAMS

Our speaker for the February meeting is Jo Karr Tedder. Ms. Tedder is a native Texan, former educator/administrator and the current President of the Central Texas Water Coalition.  In December 2014, the organization was named Outstanding Non Profit of the Year by the Highland Lakes Legacy Fund during the fifth annual Celebration of Giving held in Marble Falls.  She and her volunteer board and members work diligently to constructively address the water issues of the Lower Colorado River Basin.  The desire of our members to learn more about how we, as individuals, can be educated to the needs of water preservation in our community was expressed in the last member interest survey, so please come join us for an informative and educational discussion.

Sharon Gilmore, 1st Vice President



laura deutschjan rouseHOSPITALITY
The Women’s Club Meeting on February 23 will be in the Rio Grande Room of the Lakeway Resort and Spa. We will gather at 9:30 a.m. for coffee and a chance to visit with friends. The meeting will begin at 10:00.  We are planning another nice buffet luncheon. We hope you will stay after the meeting and join friends and guests for lunch.

Luncheon reservations can be made by sending the form included in your bulletin and a check payable to WCGL in the amount of $20/member or $25/guest to Jan Rouse, 606 Golf Crest Lane, Lakeway, TX, 78734 by Monday, February 16.  Be sure to note on the reservation form if you are a new member who has joined since May of last year, a guest or have special dietary requests.


Laura Deutsch
and Jan Rouse, Co-Chairs


karen morter carole dannSOCIAL COMMITTEE
BLACK & BLING BALL

Black & Bling Ball is the theme for this year's spring dinner/dance to be held Friday, March 6, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the Vistas Ballroom at the Lakeway Resort. The cost will be $65/person for members and non-members. See the reservation flyer for details and a reservation form. Questions? Contact Karen at 512-261-4489, kmorter3@gmail.com or Carole at 949-351-0486 or her new email address,
caroleldann@gmail.com.
   
Karen Morter and Carole Dann, Co-Chairs



suzie leggiovickie taylorSPECIAL EVENTS
Women's Club and Dillard's Go for Style

The Women's Club of Greater Lakeway RUNWAY '14 style show attracted 279 members to the Lakeway Resort and Spa on Oct. 27. The event featured fashions, shoes and accessories provided by Dillard's-Hill Country Galleria, modeled by Women's Club members who rocked and rolled to contemporary hits.

"Dillard's was so gracious to work with us again this year. Not only did they provide the fashions but also sales staff to help our models dress and change. We could not do this show without Dillard's support," said event co-chair Suzie Leggio.

Co-chair Vickie Taylor also thanked Lakeway Resort and Spa, Flowers by Nancy, too!, Transformation Salon, and Mike Heyse of the resort's event technology group for their contributions. "So many helped make this event a success. Suzie and I appreciate how many of our members and area businesses chipped in to help," Taylor said.

Emcee Joyce Christian led off with a sassy, stylized introduction that set the tone for five segments, featuring outer wear, fitness, travel, casual and "Lakeway Haute" designs. The event's theme colors were a deep orange, bright blue, black and dark yellow, which carried out in floral centerpieces, name tags, posters and programs.

"We wanted this to be a contemporary event, with modern colors and fashions that women would want to wear," Leggio said.

"From the beginning Suzie and Vickie wanted to do something unique, and, from the way members rushed to see the clothes after the show, I think their concept succeeded. Best of all, our members had a great time," said WCGL president Kitty Lichty.


Suzie Leggio and Vickie Taylor, Co-Chairs


charlie cooley4th of JULY FLOAT
Charlie Cooley, Chair