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MWC Hosts First Yard Sale May 19th - by Mil Toczko

Posted on May 10, 2018 at 1:45 PM

Libby Reichlen and Donna Conway of the MWC Scholarship Committee has announced that the Moultonborough Women's Club will join the Meredith Chamber's 24th Annual Community Yard Sale on May 19, from 9 am to 3 pm by conducting their very first Yard Sale the same day, with an indoor Yard Sale at the Moultonborough Community Hall (formerly Lion's Club) on Old Rt 109s. There will be a multi-family style yard sale with individual tables, a jewelry sale and a bake sale all to benefit the Scholarship Fund. Last year, $7000 was awarded to local students and many fund raisers are necessary to increase our coffers.

Up coming Events - by Mil Toczko

Posted on April 26, 2018 at 1:15 PM

Saturday, May 5

A Kentucky Derby Party sponsored by the Moultonborough Women's Club from 5 pm to 9 pm, at the Moultonborough Community Hall on Old Rt 109S (formerly Lions Club). Cost is $20 and it's a BYOB. Games will be played before the derby. Horse betting will take place and a large TV will be available to view the race. A silent auction, with interesting items. Appetizers, a summer buffet and a variety of southern cakes for dessert. To benefit scholarships and other local charities. Tickets sold at the door.


Monday, May 7

Queen Victoria visits the Moultonborough Women's Club, with a grant from the NH Humanities Council. A social begins at 11:30, followed by a catered luncheon at noon. Sally Mummey will perform as Queen Victoria at 12:45. The public is invited and there is no charge.

Kentucky Derby Party Saturday May 5th - by Mil Toczko

Posted on April 26, 2018 at 1:10 PM

 


Members of the Moultonborough Women's Club making meat balls for the up coming Kentucky Derby Party Saturday, May 5


Yes, there will be horse betting, yes, there will be dancing, yes, there will be games before the race, yes, it's a BYOB and yes, there will be delicious food. It's finally coming and will take place this Saturday, May 5, at the Moultonborough Community Hall (formerly Lions Club) on Old Rt 109S. Doors open at 5:00 so get set to bet on the Kentucky Derby and view the race via a large screen and several smaller TV's, that technician expert Tom Funke has set up. It's custom for the ladies to wear hats to this horsey event and we encourage ladies to decorate a hat and compete in a contest, which is optional. Men can decorate their bow ties. This is a first Derby Party for MWC and is a huge challenge for organizers Eloise Post and Carol Bamberry. Not much fazes these ladies, who often chair huge events to enhance our scholarship coffers and donate to other worthy causes. They, with a large committee of dedicated, eclectic group have been meeting weekly to make lovely table decorations and plan games to play before the Derby begins. Background music will play until the games are over, than dancing takes over.


Time to get out and have some fun with your partner and friends all for $20 and by golly, it's a BYOB, which couldn't be better. There will be a variety of unique appetizers, followed by a summer inspired buffet, ending with scrumptious famous southern cakes; such as a hummingbird cake. A silent auction will also take place with several beautiful baskets filled with articles to enhance and a lot of other interesting items to peruse. Don't miss this FUN event. Time: 5 pm to 9 pm. Tickets will be sold at the door.

MWC New ways to Grow Food - by Mil Toczko

Posted on April 6, 2018 at 8:35 AM


Moultonborough Women's Club Vice President Amy Corston and John Moulton local farmer

Following Easter, the Moultonborough Women's Club met Monday, April 2 for their monthly meeting. Member Barbara Koehler introduced John Moulton of Moulton Farms located on Quarry Road in Meredith. John employs 50 local people, who help in growing wonderful, fresh veggies and lovely flowers. He recently returned from a convention in Arizona, where he learned of new methods being used in agriculture, resulting in quality and more yield. Vast, new greenhouses with automation and d hydroponic growing is not only popular today but highly successful. Seems just about everyone plants something, which resulted in a lively Q&A.


Vice President Amy Corston conducted the meeting and was amazed at the huge amount of used shoes that were donated by members. The shoes will go to the Second Chance Animal Shelter in Littleton, where they are weighed and sold off, benefitting the animals. Amy was also delighted with an abundance of articles brought for our NH Veterans Home in Tilton, for our April charity. Useful items are always a welcome sight to the Sunshine Cart to help our GI's.  Hospitality Trish Martin-Wallace and Sharon Paton arranged a delightful luncheon catered by Chef Donna Grow and her well trained culinary staff. The chicken and gravy dish was delightful and a welcome sight. Once again, the dessert ladies didn't disappoint and presented a celebration of delicious sweets.


What's next? Eloise Post and Carol Bamberry have been planning and working with a large group to bring us our very first Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 5, at the Moultonborough Community Hall.  Games are planned to have a little fun before the Derby takes off, A hat contest will take place so get out the lace, ribbons, feathers and flowers to begin decorating your fascinator (as the British say). The men can compete in a bow tie contest. So guys, use your imagination and lets see what you come up with. It's $20 for a FUN night 5 to 9 pm and best of all BYOB. A silent auction will be availabe with great offers for you to peruse. There will be tempting appetizers and later light southern refreshments followed by a large variety of southern cakes for all to enjoy. Call Carol to reserve your ticket at 731-1942. Then MWC will be joining Meredith's 29th annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday, May 19 from 9 am to 3 pm. The Moultonborough women will participate by holding a multi family style yard sale at the Lions Hall located at Old Rt 109s. There will be individual tables, a jewelry sale and a bake sale. Call Libby to reserve your free table.

Women's Club to get "Tips for Growing" - by Mil Toczko

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 12:30 AM


The Moultonborough Women's Club will meet Monday, April 2 at the Moultonborough Function Hall on Old Rt 109s at 11:30. Barb Koehler has arranged John Moulton of the famous Moulton Farms located on Quarry Road in Meredith, to give "tips for growing in this region".  Moulton Farms, famous for its garden center, fantastic corn maze and those wonderful vegetables and beautiful flowers. They grow the highest quality fruits and vegetables and offer marvelous baked goods, jelly and jam. Fresh seafood from Boston is available during the summer and those famous sought after cider bellie donuts can be purchased here. They have a friendly, informative staff, which is a big plus.


Our April charity is scheduled for the NH Veteran's Home in Tilton. Their Sunshine Cart is looking for toothpaste, razors, shaving cream, shampoo, deodorant, books, puzzles and always enjoy our generous donations. Shoes are another item for charity we will be collecting. The shoe donations will be given to the Second Chance Animal Rescue in Littleton, NH. The heavier, the better! Men's shoes and work boots are great. Clean out your closet. Hospitality Trish Martin-Wallace and Sharon Paton made earlier arrangements with Chef Donna Grow to cater a chicken-gravy luncheon. Donna is well known for her down home meals and works with a staff that she trains in culinary art. The April hostesses providing tempting sweets for our fabulous dessert table are: Barbara Perry, Caroline Bailey, Debbie Colvin, Mary Whiting, Nancy Zeloski, Peg Young, Mary Louise Eaton and Simone Sampson. Nancy McDonough will be in charge of coffee.


Our sandwich sale at the town meeting was a huge success and now we look forward to May 5, for our very first Kentucky Derby Party, chairedby Eloise Post. It will involve a FANCY HAT CONTEST, a photo booth, play fun games using Derby Dollars, enjoy a Southern Buffet and desserts, all for $20 per person. BYOB. Tickets will be available at the April meeting or reserve tickets with Carol Bamberry.


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