The Bellows Falls Woman's Club February meeting will be held on Tuesday, the 9th, at the United Church, School St., beginning at 1:30 PM. Members are reminded to bring non perishable food and personal care items to be donated to Our Place Drop-in Center. It is suggested that members wear red in honor of American Heart Month. Members of the Southern Windsor County GFWC Club (Springfield) have been invited to attend the meeting.
The program for the meeting will be presented by Susan Hammond. She will speak on her War Legacies project, a humanitarian program to help Vietnamese people who continue to feel and struggle with the effects of the war.
At the January 12th meeting of the club, members heard Lisa Bloch, Assistant Director of Development at Kurn Hattin, speak on the school and its mission to provide a safe and secure home and school for at-risk children. Lisa showed a video of the school and spoke of efforts to work with the families of the children and of the school's "farm to table" initiatives. She answered questions from the club members.
Four new members of the club received GFWC membership pins; a fifth new member will receive hers at the February meeting.
Some club members plan to attend the winter meeting of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of VT. on February 6 in Ludlow. The local club is a member of the state and the national organization/GFWC.
Betty Haggerty for the BF Woman's Club