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We have two book clubs each with five (5) spaces for book loving ladies to join. If you are on a wait list to get into a book club, please consider these two. You may contact Jean Hennigan at 512-745-1940 or for the "B" Lit's group or Pat Long at for the "A" Book Club.  You may contact me for additional information.

The Thursday Night Bridge Group has ended. If you are interested in starting a new Bridge Group or would like to discuss additional details, please contact me. It doesn't have to be an evening or couples group. 

Sharon Gilmore, 2nd Vice President Special Interest Groups (SIG)

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Please remember to stop at the customer service desk in Randall’s and fill out the Good Neighbor Program form. Our organization number is 7785, and if you select Women’s Club of Greater Lakeway as your organization and use your Randall’s card, the club will receive 1% of the amount of your purchases. This is a great way for Women’s Club to gain some extra income and keep our dues from increasing!

Gloria Crosthwait, Treasurer

suzie leggioMEMBERSHIP
Please welcome new members Jamie Bush, Sheila Gianelle, Sandy Matherly and Karen Shulman.

Remember to notify Membership Chair if you change address, telephone number or email information.

If you have any questions, please email me (

Suzie Leggio, Membership

sharon gilmoreCORRESP. SECRETARY
Care & Concern Cards were sent to
Jean Edwards, Iva Fields, Katie Levy,
Sylvia Kuenemann and Valerie Liebl

Condolences were sent to family of Iva Fields, Gwen Holcroft, and Carmen Bantley

Encouragement was sent to Carol Crowe
and Diane Jackson

Linda Silinsky Kephart, Corresponding Secretary

April Lakeway Activities:

Eggstravaganza, April 12, 2-4:00 p.m., 512-314-7532.

Wilderness Run and Walk, April 26 8:00 a.m., Hamilton Green Belt, 512-997-8880.  

TexArts Youth Production, The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White, April 26-27, 512-852-9079.

Lakeway Associates of Seton, Sunset Celebration on the Waterfront Gala, April 27, 6-9:00 p.m., 512,-261-5543.

Lakeway Arts Calendar:

Big Band Bash, April 14, 8:00 p.m., Lakeway Activity Center.

Arts on Display: LAC Lobby Cabinet, M-F, 8-5:00 p.m., Vive la France!  Eiffel Tower Collection, Diane Vercher.

Café’ Lago, April 1-30, Robin Hegenier.

Lakeway City Hall, Now-May 7, Sandy Neese.

Wall Street Gallery-Prosperity Bank, Now-April 7, Johnnie Fields, April 7-June 2, Jack Reed. 

Lakeway Church Fellowship Hall, Now-April 7, Jack Reed and his animals, April 7-June 2, Sylvia Brazell. 

Lake Travis Community Library, April, LTISD art students, mixed media.

Gretchen Nearburg, Chairman

2013 yearbooks
Susan, Jane and Gloria get Yearbooks ready to mail

Susan Bryce,

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Once upon a time, in the spring of the year 2014, there was a magical celebration held in a beautiful glass palace on the banks of a (sometimes) beautiful lake in the Kingdom of Lakeway. This fete was attended by members, spouses, and guests of a wonderful society called the Women of Greater Lakeway. Music filled the air, as handsome gentlemen and ladies ate, visited, and danced the night away. The twin princesses who choreographed this festivity – Donna, from the House of Kumar and Barbara, from the House of Bembry—are to be congratulated for their creativity, their organizational skills, and their hard work. They were assisted by their handmaidens and other willing subjects, who toiled unceasingly through the day to decorate the palace. As the clock struck 10:30, all of the subjects climbed into their chariots and drove away to live happily ever after.

At our March meeting the Nominating Committee, chaired by Nancy Clayton, presented a new slate of officers for the coming year. You will be given an opportunity to vote on these positions for 2014 – 2015 at the April 28 Women’s Club meeting. The new officers will then be installed at the May 19th Installation Luncheon.

Jane Benasutti, President

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From left: Tracy Dahlby, our March speaker, with 1st Vice President, Kitty Lichty, Sing Along preview performers, and Karen Morter shows off her high tech hand

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Dr. Linda deGraffenried - Cancer Update

dr degraffenreidDr. Linda deGraffenried, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Nutritional Sciences, in the College of Natural Science at the University of Texas will speak at our April meeting.  Dr. deGraffenried has been nationally and internationally recognized for her work in breast and prostate cancer. She receives funding for her work from the National Cancer Institute, the American Institute for Cancer Research, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, and the Department of Defense. She sits on several national review panels, and is an associate editor for the journal Molecular Carcinogenesis.

Dr. deGraffenried’s students have received recognition for the research that they are doing in her laboratory, including full fellowships for their graduate studies. The deGraffenried laboratory is part of an integrated program that encompasses basic research, cancer treatment, clinical trials, education programs and cancer prevention. The ultimate goal is to develop effective interventions, both pharmacological as well as diet and lifestyle that lower both the risk as well as aggressiveness of breast and prostate cancer, leading to improved survival for all cancer patients.

Kitty Lichty 1st Vice President

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Wonderful speaker, fabulous food and greatest friends ever! On April, 28 at 9:30 for coffee at the Lakeway Resort. Our meeting begins at 10:00 and will be followed by lunch and informal modeling with Soma providing the clothes for our member models.

Reservations are necessary for lunch, and your check made out to WCGL for $19 for members and $24 for guests along with your LUNCHEON RESERVATION FORM will serve as your reservation.

Please mail checks to Kay Beasley, 212 Neville Court, Austin,TX. 78738 to be received by April, 21.  Do plan to join us!

Kay Beasley and Bobbie Caldarelli, Co-Chairmen

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Barbara Bembry
and Donna Kumar, Co-Chairmen

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May Installation Luncheon

Please come to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the past year at our Installation Luncheon on May 19th.  We will be honoring our past presidents of the Women's Club plus other surprises. There will be a social time and special interest group sign up starting at 9:30 a.m. See the enclosed flyer for more details.

Sharon Rogers,

barbara bembryLAKEWAY 50th ANNIVERSARY
Lakeway’s 50th Anniversary

It is hard to believe that after months of planning the Golden Anniversary Celebration, the year 2013 has ended. Such fun was had and so many memories were made. The lighting of the Christmas Lights and dedication of the Log Cabin was so beautiful and another reminder of Lakeway's beautiful traditions. Mayor Dave DeOme reminded us of this as he led the Celebration in frigid, holiday type weather. Donna Kumar and Barbara Bembry presented scrapbooks of Lakeway history to the city, and the outstanding work of Chairwoman, Dee Ann Burns, was recognized. Wishing you all a very happy 2014!

Cindy Kotrady, Golden Anniversary Celebration Liaison



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All photos courtesy City of Lakeway