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Primary Bake Sale for Scholarships

Posted on September 14, 2018 at 1:50 PM

MWC President and members working a Scholarship bake sale at the Moultonboro Primary


The Moultonborough Women's Club Scholarship chair Mary Lou Charron and co-chair Louise O'Donald did an absolute, exceptional grand job of organizing the bake sale held during the Primary and will deposit the proceeds into our depleted scholarship fund.  Members brought in fresh baked goods through out the day to appease all.  Last June MWC awarded $7000 in scholarships to local students and now fund raising is needed. Amazingly, records kept over several years show a grand total of $182,350 donated in scholarships. That's hard to believe that a group of women can accomplish such a feat. Bake sales are an integral part of raising funds and we thank our community for their generous support. It certainly does take a village.

MWC begins Season at Geneva Pt - by Mil Toczko

Posted on September 14, 2018 at 12:20 AM


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The Moultonborough Women's Club hostess committee offering their famous baking treats


It began on quite a chilly September morn, with anxious members ready to begin a fresh new season. The Moultonborough Women's Club has begun their season every September with a fun event called the Coffee Can Auction introduced by former President Gloria Cleary and has been going on for over 20 years. Karen Wright with help from Sally Burgeson, Rose Kennedy and Pat Keegan had lovely displays all set up for the anticipated auction. Hostess committee Sharon Paton and Susan Doherty-Funke with Louise O'Donald, Gayle Bettinger, Jean Heckman, Pat Vanderhoef, Lee Bane,Carol Dreyer and Jeannine Royer created fantastic, mouth watering desserts.


Fifty Five attended the meeting and Barbara Palmer of membership introduced three new members: Pamela King, Linda Ridenour and Sandra Zucco. Former Past President Betty Costello, who is truly appreciated was made an honorary member, an award for all her years of service and hard work. Betty is also known for designing our logo. President Deb Kumpf thanked Carol Bamberry and Leslie Angelo for working diligently on our new booklet during the awful heat of the summer. The Interlakes Community Caregivers held a Mini-Golf Tournament and MWC joined representing the Mackenzie Team won a trophy for their Spirit.

MWC Looks Forward to Busy Season - by Mil Toczko

Posted on September 2, 2018 at 11:15 AM


Moultonborough Women's Club members Sharon Paton, Tricia Martin Wallace and Susan Doherty-Funke, getting ready for the new season


The summer reprise passed too quickly and voila it's September. The Moultonborough Women's Club will open the season on Monday, September 10, at Geneva Point in the lovely main community building at 11:30. President Deb Kumpf is anxious to begin her second year with the annual Coffee Can Auction, which was introduced to us by past President Gloria Cleary in 2003, and held every September since.


Ways & Means Chair Karen Wright with assistance from Rose Kennedy and Sally Burgeson will conduct the enjoyable auction. Members are asked to bring as many good, worthwhile items to the auction and to bring a bag lunch too. Drinks and dessert will be provided. We thank Carol Bamberry and Leslie Angelo for updating our membership booklet during the summer and will have it available at the meeting.


Since 1950, MWC has been a successful women's club that has always welcomed guests. Please feel free to join us for a fun afternoon.  Nancy McDonough, who has chaired for countless years the Cancer Stride Walk reminds members to bring their cancer donation to this meeting.

MWC to hold Bake Sale Election Day - by Mil Toczko

Posted on September 2, 2018 at 11:10 AM

Baked Goods at Primary Election Tuesday, Sept 11, at Life Safety Building


On Tuesday, September 11, the polls will open at the Life Safety Building on Route 25, for Primary Election Day. The Moultonborough Women's Club will be there to hold their usual bake sale of delicious home made baked goodies. Enthusiastic Scholarship Chair Mary Lou Charron and Bake Sale Co-Chair Louise O’Donald are gearing up for the MWC Bake Sale to be held that day along with their innovative committee. This is our first effort to raise money for scholarships and is our primary goal. Our coffers need refilling to be able to award scholarships in the spring. All proceeds go directly into the scholarship fund. Best to arrive early for those sought after pies, cakes, cookies, squares and hopefully whoopie pies. Food will continue to arrive during the day and will end when sold out.  MWC always marvels at the generous Moultonborough community and we invite them to stop by for a chat and a free cup of coffee.

Upcoming Events - by Mil Toczko

Posted on September 2, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Monday, September 10:  The Moultonborough Women's Club will begin their new season with their Coffee Can Auction in the community hall at Geneva Point. This has been the tradition since past President Gloria Cleary introduced this fun event back in 2003. But before that, It first began about 23 years ago with a picnic in the barn area and now held in the community hall.  Members are asked to bring items that are worthwhile and in good condition plus a bag lunch. Drinks & dessert will be provided. Nancy McDonough reminds members to bring their cancer donation to this meeting.

 

Tuesday, September 11:  The Moultonborough Women's Club will hold the usual bake sale at the Primary election in the Life Safety Building on Rt 25. Scholarship Chairs Mary Lou Charron and Louise O'Donald are diligently working with this committee. Home baked goods will arrive thru out the day until sell out. Come early for best selection of those ever loving, sought after pies, cakes, cookies, squares and maybe even the favorite whoopie pies. Proceeds are for the scholarship fund, which now is depleted and needs to be filled again. Stop in for a chat and a free cup of coffee.


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