BELLOWS FALLS - The Bellows Falls Woman’s Club, member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, will begin its 2013-2014 club year with a meeting on Tuesday, Sept, 10, at the United Church of Bellows Falls, School St., beginning at 1:30 p.m. Program presenters will be Annette Spaulding and Patrick Madden, speaking about the historic facts surrounding the adventures of an elephant, named Horatio, which brought him to Putney. Annual club dues will be received; the club booklet will be available upon payment of dues.
Since the club’s annual meeting in May, a $1000 scholarship was awarded to a graduating senior at BFUHS entering a health care field of study.
Four members of the club plan to attend the New England Region meeting of the GFWC, to be held in Hampton, NH, Sept. 20 to 22.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, the club will hold a tag sale in conjunction with the annual SEVCA Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Club members and others should contact Sally McGaffigan at 603-445-2527 or Betty Haggerty at 802-463-4159, for pick up of donations to this fund raiser. Proceeds from this and other fund raisers support the club’s charitable work in the community and its student scholarship fund.
Club members can look forward to a year with interesting and varied programs, camaraderie, and helping the wider area through projects, volunteering, and donations, all in the name of wider community betterment. The club meets on the second Tuesday of each month, Sept.-May, at the United Church of Bellows Falls, beginning at 1:30. Area women interested in joining the club and helping with its work should contact Barbara Comtois, 802-344-0025.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary
BRATTLEBORO -- The 9th Annual Auction Dinner and Dance to benefit the Cancer Aid and Research Fund will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Carl M. Dessaint VFW Post 1034, 40 Black Mountain Road, in Brattleboro. The event is sponsored by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 1034.
Doors will open at 4 p.m., and a baked ham dinner will begin at 6 p.m. for a donation of $10 per person.
Items will be auctioned at 7 p.m. with dancing to follow to the band, Champagne Jam. For reservations, call 802-257-0438.