2nd VP Sharon Gilmore

Guest Speaker Mary Gordon Spence

WC President Kitty Lichty
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Recent Updates

Current Bulletin
Membership Form
SIG Booklet


The Special Interest Groups have had an exciting month making past and new members feel welcome. In October, I will be highlighting all the Book Clubs. Look for the poster in the lobby to see how much fun the members have in these clubs. 

If I can be of any assistance, please contact me at 512-382-7414 or

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

gloria crosthwaitTREASURER
Gloria Crosthwait, Treasurer

susan bryceMEMBERSHIP

Please welcome our newest members –Jane Blackburn, Suzette Blackburn, Lisa Christopherson, Patricia Crandall, Frances Crosskno, Valerie Difabio, Joan Ewen, Bonnita Gaddis, Catherine Harris, Karen John, Susan Jerke, Cheryl Kerlee, Jane Lanshe, Martha MacAninch, Anita Mapes, Tere McKenna, Jean McQuillan, Betty Neely, Susan Oaks, Sarah O’Keefe, Nancy Pearce, Jan Penley, Joy Pope, Judy Renneker, Patty Sites, Margaret Tabb, Lynne Tredennick, Cindy White, Kathy Wilson, and Lynn Zwern. 

DUES ARE NOW DUE FOR 2014/2015 – I
f you have not already done so, please send your check made payable to WCGL for $30 to Susan Bryce, 114 West Eagle Dr., The Hills, Tx 78738. 

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/

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

Thank you to all who gave me a call or emailed me about members’ needs. Please continue to do so.

Care and Concern Cards
were sent to Bobbie Lee, Cherie Harris, Linda Swan, Barbara Naftolin, Carlene Denman, Sue Block, and Vickie Taylor.

Condolence Cards were sent to
Margaret Herman, Sherry Bennett and Lorraine Tallent.

Congratulation Card was sent to
Katie Brinkman.

Keep those calls and e-mails coming so we can support our members through cards. I can be reached at (512-590-0951) or send an e-mail to rswilsey@aol.com.

Sue Wilsey, Corresponding Secretary

cindy kotradymaureen mulrooneyCOMMUNITY LIAISON
Lake Travis Community Library: A Friends of the Library Book Sale on October 3 and 4. There will be a special Halloween Story Time with Bernadette Nason on October 23, at 4pm and the annual Pumpkin Parade (with guest children's musician Staci Gray) on October 30, at 10:30am.

At the Lakeway Activity Center:  Monday, October 6, 10:30 a.m.-12:30p.m. Free to members. Refreshments provided by a Women’s Club SIG.

UNDERSTANDING BREAST CANCER:  Presentations by Dr. Allison Gorrebeeck, Medical Oncologist, Austin Cancer Centers and Dianna Petrick, Senior Certified Patient Navigator, Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas. RSVP to 512-261-1010.



Sat. Dec. 13, 2014 - Seton Christmas Home Tour, Craft Show and Wine Bar (Arbolago)

Sat. Feb. 7, 2015 - Seton Tea (Hills Country Club)

Sun. April 19th - 2015 The Seton Gala (Vineyard Bay)

For more information, contact Gretchen Nearburg (gbnear@aol.com)

Help Our Wounded
Bring in 2015 at the New Year’s Eve Gala held at the Lakeway Resort and Spa, Vista Ballroom. The event benefits HelpOurWounded.org. For information and reservation deadline contact Dottie Stevenson, 512-266-6460

The Lakeway Players are presenting the musical "White Christmas" on Nov. 6, 7 and 8, at the LAC.  Tickets are $20 and it is BYOB and BYO Happy Hour food.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  and show starts at 7:30.  For details go to www.thelakewayplayers.com or ask Annette Brown or Julianne Debower.

Mobile Meals is equivalent to Meals on Wheels and is sponsored by the Lions Club.. The meals are donated by local restaurants in the Lake Travis area and delivered by local volunteers. The meals are picked up at 4:15 p.m. at the restaurant and delivered by 5:30 p.m. Monday thru  Friday. Meals are delivered to 20 qualifying residents. Volunteer delivery teams consisting of two individuals are needed to serve once a month. Call Linda Davis at 512-799-2924 to register for training on October 7.

Cindy Kotrady, Co-Chair

Maureen Mulrooney, Co-Chair

jan mclaurinYEARBOOK

Jan McLaurin, Chair





Summer’s end used to mean certain clichés: gearing up after time away, kids going back to school, and cooler weather. Not true now. We e-mail and post photos on vacation in China. Kids take online credit classes. And who knows what season it is, especially in Texas!

But, it’s great to be back with our Women’s Club friends and activities. Our camaraderie is our consistency. September provided an exhilarating start. Mary Gordon Spence entertained and inspired a large number of members, and many stayed for lunch and the opportunity to know others better. New members were identified by nametags and balloons at their tables.

Thanks to Carole Dann, Karen Morter and their team, the “Sunset Shindig” dinner dance was a boot-scootin’, crowd-pleasing good time. Suzie Leggio and Vickie Taylor have put a new spin on the October 27 “Runway 14” Fashion Show. And the Special Interest Groups have announced enticing activities to get us in the groove.

Your Board and SIG Chairs thank you for your membership and involvement. Please contact me with your questions or concerns. Board members and committee chairs' contact information can be found here for members’ use.

Kitty Lichty, President

sharon gilmorePROGRAMS

Our first meeting in September was a great introduction to the programs we have ahead!
Our next program will be in November. Meanwhile, see you at the Fashion Show in October.

Here's a preview of what is in store for us in November --

jim gentilJim Gentil was honored by the Texas legislature with a resolution recognizing him as Mr. Positive. His passion is in showing others the successes that can be achieved through cultivating a positive attitude. 

He has worked as a teacher here and abroad in Germany and Korea. While in Korea he was employed by Dow Chemical in the position of Human Resources Manager. He later became Dow's Public Relations Manager and Corporate TV News Anchor. During the final portion of his 25 years with Dow he gained the position of Lobbyist and Manager of State Government Relations. In addition to his many success guidebooks, he publishes two newsletters reaching subscribers in 50 states and 30 countries around the world.

A master magician, Jim has entertained executives of the Fortune 500 companies around the world and performed at the Magic Castle in Hollywood. The real magic lies in his message of the power of positive living, making the world a more positive place, one audience member at a time.

Sharon Gilmore, 1st Vice President

laura deutschjan rouseHOSPITALITY
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Beautiful Luncheon Buffet

We have an opportunity to take a month off as we enjoy the Fashion Show with the rest of you. However, we are already busy planning for the November meeting and making it one that no one will want to miss.

Laura Deutsch
and Jan Rouse, Co-Chairs

karen morter carole dannSOCIAL COMMITTEE

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Womens Club members and their partners donned their cowboy hats and boots for a Sunset Shindig on Sept. 28, at the Pavillion at Highlands Village in Rough Hollow.

About 100 participants enjoyed a barbecue buffet catered by Rudy’s. Afterward, the group two-stepped and line-danced to the sounds of the band, “Where’s Renée? featuring Bahama Billy.” Adding to the fun, Heather Billetter taught the group new line-dance routines.

Karen Morter and Carole Dann, Co-Chairs

suzie leggiovickie taylorSPECIAL EVENTS
FASHION SHOW - RUNWAY 14 – October, 27 – presenting fashions by Dillard’s. Please see  Fashion Show Flyer for details.

Thank you ladies for your reservations and for your patience and understanding in implementing the new Fashion Show Policy. As of September 10, we have received 272 paid reservations. Our maximum capacity for the luncheon is 280, and, if available seating remains, reservations for guests may be made starting Oct 13. We will maintain a short wait list for last minute cancellations. Reservation forms are available or you may call or email Susan Bryce.

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:


“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, October 22.

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 Taylor, Co-Chairs

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Charlie Cooley, Chair