Saturday February 9, 2013

Bellows Falls
Woman’s Club

BELLOWS FALLS - The Bellows Falls Woman’s Club, member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, will hold its Feb. 12th meeting at the United Church of Bellows Falls, School St., beginning at 1:30 p.m. A representative of Parks Place Resource Center will speak about the agency’s programs. Club members are reminded to bring non-perishable food and personal care items to be donated to Our Place Drop-in Center.

At the club’s Jan. 8 meeting, Windham County Sheriff, Keith Clark, and Sergeant Mark Anderson of the sheriff’s office, spoke about identity theft, in particular that done over the internet. They offered ideas of steps to take to avoid and counteract this prevalent problem.

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of VT. will hold its winter meeting on February 9, at the Senior Center in Ludlow. Local club members will attend. GFWC-VT’s program focus for the current biennium is child abuse awareness and prevention. The organization is partnering with Prevent Child Abuse Vermont to draw attention to this problem within our state. Pinwheels are the chosen symbol for child abuse work being carried on nationally. Vermont’s federated clubs are selling raffle tickets for a blue and white pinwheel patterned quilt. For information and/or tickets, contact Betty Haggerty, 802-463-4159.

CAMERA CLUB MEETING: The Brattleboro Camera Club will meet Monday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St.

The evening will feature the New England Camera Club Council’s black and white circuit, a review by an experienced critic of competition prints. The NECCC is a long-established organization devoted to photographic education.

A second offering will be a presentation of photographs by club member Georges Herzog. Club members will also bring examples of their own work for comment and review. There is no charge for this program and the public is invited to attend.