look forward to "kicking off" our first meeting with Mary Gordon
She holds a BA in education from The University of Texas and an MA in
Intercultural Education from la Universidad de Las Americas along with
Mary Gordon is a master of diversity. She grew up in a small Texas
in Latin America, taught students from K-College, directed statewide
environmental programs, wrote Texas history materials and drafted
Mary Gordon is well known for her keynote
presentations at conferences and school convocations around the state.
She also works with nonprofit organizations to help them craft
meaningful stories about their good work. In addition, she also teaches
English and American Culture to teachers from Japan and Korea. Her
Goal? To have everyone speaking English with a Texas accent!
You've probably heard that Texas accent many times on KUT, Austin's
public radio station.
Oh yes, and she worked for a former President...come find out which one
at our meeting in September!
Sharon Gilmore, 1st Vice
Join us for the opening of an exciting and jam-packed year. The Women’s
Club September 22 meeting features our customary coffee and
conversation at 9:30 with the meeting beginning at 10:00. We are
looking forward to welcoming you back for another great year and
introducing our new members to the enjoyment and friendship of our
club. We hope you will stay for lunch. The Lakeway Resort plans a
buffet style luncheon in the Rio Grande Room. It will be a great chance
to reacquaint ourselves and catch up after the summer.
You may make a reservation by sending your luncheon reservation form
and a check payable to WCGL (a) in the amount of $20/member or
$25/guest for the September 22 luncheon, or
the amount of $120 for a prepaid member reservation for all six
(Sept., Nov., Jan., Feb., Mar., and April).
Send reservations to Jan Rouse, 606 Golf Crest Ln., Lakeway, Texas
78734 by Monday, September 15, 2014.
Note: There are restrictions
for the six lunch reservation package. If you reserve for all six
monthly lunches, your reservation(s) cannot be cancelled, refunded,
used by anyone else or credited towards any other Women’s Club or
Special Interest Group fee or event. The prepayment option is for
members’ convenience only. See Luncheon Reservation
Form for details.
Laura Deutsch and Jan Rouse,
Response to this event has been wonderful and we are already reserved
to capacity and are beginning a waiting list.
The kick-off dinner-dance will be Sunday,
September 28 from 6:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. at The Pavilion at
Highland Village in ROUGH HOLLOW, 901 Highlands Blvd., Lakeway.
The BBQ buffet will be catered by Rudy’s, with dancing to the tunes of
Bahama Billy and Renee, and line dancing lessons by Heather Billetter
who is just beginning a new line dance class at the LAC. BYOB. Set ups
will be provided.
Tickets are $28/person or $56/couple. If you would like to be added to
the waiting list, please mail your check made out to WCGL to Carole
Dann, 304 Tavish Trail, Lakeway, 78738 by no later than September 12.
Your check will be held and returned if space does not become
available. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Karen Morter and Carole Dann, Co-Chairs
FASHION SHOW - RUNWAY 14 –
October, 27 – presenting fashions by Dillard’s. Please see Fashion
Show Flyer for details.
Reservations may be made for singles, multiples or tables of 10. And,
so more can enjoy the dazzling “show” planned for you, there will be
several tables of 11.
The policy for reservations is:
FASHION SHOW RESERVATIONS
“Women’s Club members,
plus their immediate family (grandmothers, mothers, mothers-in-law,
sisters, sisters-in-law, daughters, daughters-in-law, granddaughters),
will be given first opportunity to make reservations. Two weeks prior
to the Fashion Show, any remaining reservations will be made available
to guests. No reservations will be accepted prior to September 1st of
the current year, and all must include the total payment, as well as
the names of all attendees for the requested reservation.”
In compliance with this new policy, no member/eligible family member
reservation check will be accepted prior to September 1, and based on
availability, no non-member check will be accepted prior to October 13.
Our final attendee numbers must be provided to the resort on Wednesday,
We greatly appreciate our members’ support and hope this new policy
allows even more of you to enjoy the annual Fashion Show.
Kitty Lichty, President
Suzie Leggio and Vickie
4th of JULY FLOAT
4th of JULY GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
Jane Benasutti, Women's Club President 2013-14 and
Sharon January with our ribbon
From left: Gilbert Boyd, Sharon January, Ward Beebe, Joe
Benasutti and Mike Boston proudly accompany our dramatic float