Author: Lucy Kragness

Week of May 16 – May 20, 2022

Wednesday, May 18, 9:30 amGoverning Board Meeting at DWC DWC NOTICE You are hereby notified that the Slate of Candidates for the upcoming program yearwill be voted on at the DWC Annual Meetingon May 20, 2022.  A copy of the slate, with the proposed candidates, is posted on the club bulletin board and in 

Week of May 9 – May 13, 2022

Happy Mother’s Day! DWC NOTICE You are hereby notified that the Slate of Candidates for the upcoming program yearwill be voted on at the DWC Annual Meetingon May 20, 2022.  A copy of the slate, with the proposed candidates, is posted on the club bulletin board and in the Members Only sectionof the club website. Respectfully 

Week of May 2 – May 6, 2022


May 2, 2022
Email correction for Ruth Westra

Please volunteer to be a docent for the July 20 Tour of Homes and Gardens. There is a green bordered sign-up sheet at the entrance of the club. You can also email Char McConnell at charlene.mcconnell@gmail.comfor home docents or Linda Van Etta at lindavanetta0823@gmail.com  or Ruth Westra at ruthewestra@gmail.com  for garden docents.


DWC NOTICE

You are hereby notified that the Slate of Candidates for the upcoming program year
will be voted on at the DWC Annual Meeting
on May 20, 2022.  A copy of the slate, with the proposed candidates, is posted on the club bulletin board and in the Members Only section
of the club website.

Respectfully submitted,

Julie Johnson, Nominating Committee Chair
Bev Cran, Katie Kuettel, Rolene Lampi & Janet Stone


Tuesday
Bridge and Canasta
Lunch at 12 noon


Wednesday
Mah Jongg


Friday, May 6th

Noon Lunch, 1 pm Program
by Patty Salo Downs
“Made from Scratch, with Love” 

 I am looking forward to sharing my love of cooking, collecting cookbooks and family recipes and more with the ladies in the club.

Reservations with Rolene Lampi
218-742-2401
Rolenelampi@gmail.com


Friday, May 13th

by Char Taylor
Noon Lunch, 1 pm Program
“Almost Man: A Return to Churchill” 

The Inuit people call the polar bear Na’nuq, the Master of Bears. They believe he is powerful, mighty and “almost man.” After taking a year off in 2019 to visit Svalbard, and a postponement in 2020 due to COVID, Char returned to Churchill, Manitoba in November 2021, to see her bears. Come and share her adventure and see why the polar bear is
“almost man.”

Reservations with Rolene Lampi
218-742-2401
Rolenelampi@gmail.com


Friday, May 20th

10:30 am Annual Meeting
*note time change*
Zoom option available
Noon Lunch, 1pm Program
by Bill Bastien

Reservations with Rolene Lampi
218-742-2401
Rolenelampi@gmail.com


Please volunteer to be a docent for the July 20 Tour of Homes and Gardens.

There is a green bordered sign-up sheet at the entrance of the club. You can also email Char McConnell at charlene.mcconnell@gmail for home docents or Linda Van Etta at lindavanetta0823@gmail.com or Ruth Westra at ruthewestra@gmail.com for garden docents. This will be a great tour!


DWC Upcoming Volunteer Dates

Wear your DWC logo items and talk with people about our organization!

*** 
May 26th
4:30-6:30 Duluth Art Institute Member Show Reception. We will be helping with check-in and directing people where to go. Meet at the Great Hall in the Depot.
*** 
 Contact Marisa to sign up
218-310-6525
risamarceau@gmail.com


NOTICE

You are hereby notified that amendments to the Duluth Woman’s Club By-laws will be presented for review and vote at the annual meeting on May 20, 2022. A copy of the By-laws with the proposed amendments is posted on the bulletin board at the Club and in the Members Only section of the Club website.  
By-Laws Committee
Char Taylor, Chair
Jean Olson
Helena Jackson
Julie Johnson
Pam Williams
Ellie Dryer
Nancy Gregg


“I’m only wishing to go a-fishing; For this the month of May was made. -Henry Van Dyke

Covid Vaccination required to enter club, masks optional


Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair


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Week of April 25 – April 29, 2022

TuesdayBridge and CanastaLunch at 12 noon WednesdayMah Jongg Friday, May 6th Noon Lunch, 1 pm Programby Patty Salo Downs“Made from Scratch, with Love”   I am looking forward to sharing my love of cooking, collecting cookbooks and family recipes and more with the ladies in the 

Week of April 18 – April 22, 2022

April 20, 2022Mask Update Effective today wearing a mask at the club will be optional. The vaccine requirement still remains.Thank you, The Governing Board Reservations for this Friday’s Open House are not needed. The event is open from 11:30 – 1:30.We look forward to seeing you! Annual 

Week of April 11 – April 15, 2022


April 13, 2022

Club Administrator

We are happy to announce that Jerallyn (Jeri) Sobczak has accepted the position of Club Administrator. She is a native Duluthian and has lived on Park Point for well over a decade. Her main occupation was running her own Mortgage Company and raising two children. She is now a grandma of 2. 
 Jeri likes to keep busy! In addition to running her business she has worked at the Pickwick, Spirit Mountain (banquets, events, and bar at the top Chalet), and managed the new Grand Ave Chalet. Most recently she managed the restaurant bar and events at Clyde Iron prior to COVID. She is excited to get to know all of our members and help our organization thrive!


NOTICE

You are hereby notified that amendments to the Duluth Woman’s Club By-laws will be presented for review and vote at the annual meeting on May 20, 2022. A copy of the By-laws with the proposed amendments is posted on the bulletin board at the Club and in the Members Only section of the Club website.
By-Laws Committee
Char Taylor, Chair
Jean Olson
Helena Jackson
Julie Johnson
Pam Williams
Ellie Dryer
Nancy Gregg


Tuesday
Bridge and Canasta
Lunch at 12 noon

Bring proof of vaccination (only needed once).
Remember to wear masks.
There will be a sign-up sheet for next Tuesday or call the office for reservations.
218-724-3168


No Lunch/Program on April 15th
Good Friday


Friday, April 22nd

A special time to socialize and pay your dues.
Social Hour at 11:30
More information to follow.


Friday, May 6th
Noon Lunch, Program 1 pm
By Patty Salo Downs
“Made From Scratch With Love”


Watch This Space

Membership Initiative

Women students at St Scholastica asked if we are interested in a mentoring program…. they think of the DWC as an inspirational organization, want to get to know us better and learn how to navigate career paths from professional women. We will host a meet and greet on Tuesday, April 12 from 5-7 pm at the club. We will serve coffee, tea and light snacks. Please come to meet and chat with these women. Call or email Pam Williams (202-352-8168 or pamelarwilliams52@gmail.com) to attend.


The Tour of Homes and Gardens is coming July 20th. It’s not too soon to begin planning! We are going to need MANY house docents. To volunteer, please email Char McConnell, house committee chair, at charlene.mcconnell@gmail.com. This is going to be an exciting tour – our 54th!


“Lay down the song you strum, and rest yourself ‘neath the strength of strings no voice can hope to hum. -Bob Dylan        A quote to remind us to stop and rest; exactly what I am doing now in Southern California. See you soon. Rolene Lampi


Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair


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Week of April 4 – April 8, 2022

April 6, 2022 The program for this Friday by Char Taylor has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule.Thank you!Friday, April 8thNoon Lunch, Program 1 pm“Almost Man: A Return to Churchill”by Char Taylor The Inuit people call the polar bear Na’nuq, the Master of Bears. They believe 

Week of March 28 – April 1, 2022

 March 30, 2022 It seems spring has not yet sprung! It’s still snowing and the walks and driveway at the DWC have not been plowed. We’ll cancel this afternoon’s Cabi Fashion Showcase and open tomorrow morning at 10 with extended shopping hours until 5. You’ll not want 

Week of March 21 – 25, 2022


We are happy to announce that Gary Schneider will be the chef at the club preparing both Tuesday and Friday lunches as needed. There may be additional activities that could be negotiated. We welcome Gary!


**Tuesday Lunches Begin March 29th**

For the week of March 29th please have reservations to RoleneLampi by noon Friday, March 25th. Rolenelampi@gmail.com or 218-742-2401. A minimum number of 15 is required to prepare lunch. All members and guests of the club are welcome to attend Tuesday and Friday lunches. 


Friday, April 8th
Noon Lunch, Program 1 pm

“Almost Man: A Return to Churchill”
by Char Taylor 

The Inuit people call the polar bear Na’nuq, the Master of Bears. They believe he is powerful, mighty and “almost man.” After taking a year off in 2019 to visit Svalbard, and a postponement in 2020 due to COVID, Char returned to Churchill, Manitoba in November 2021, to see her bears. Come and share her adventure and see why the polar bear is “almost man.”
Please have your reservations in on Wednesday. Gluten-free available. For reservations please call or email Pam Williams (202-352-8168 or pamelarwilliams52@gmail.com)


Watch This Space

Spring is in the air, and now is the time to start thinking about purchasing a few items for your wardrobe! Once again, we will host our Cabi specialist, Julie Dowd, who will feature her new spring line. To make it easy for you to shop, we’re offering two times…. Wednesday, March 30 from 4 pm to 7 pm and Thursday, March 31 from 10 am to 1 pm. Come once or both times for a glass of wine and hors d’oeuvres on Wednesday afternoon and coffee and breakfast sweets on Thursday morning. We all need a little retail therapy after our northland winter! Please call or email Pam Williams (202-352-8168 or pamelarwilliams52@gmail.com) with any questions you may have. No reservations are necessary, but masks and vaccinations are required


Membership Initiative

Women students at St Scholastica asked if we are interested in a mentoring program…. they think of the DWC as an inspirational organization, want to get to know us better and learn how to navigate career paths from professional women. We will host a meet and greet on Tuesday, April 12 from 5-7 pm at the club. We will serve coffee, tea and light snacks. Please come to meet and chat with these women. Call or email Pam Williams (202-352-8168 or pamelarwilliams52@gmail.com) to attend.


New Trial Members

Rose Carpenter

Carrie Cagne


“The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.” -Malcolm Gladwell


Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair


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Week of March 14 – 18, 2022

Wednesday, March 16th 9:30 amGoverning Board via Zoom Friday, March 18thNoon Lunch, Program 1 pm “Ten Things You Need to Know AboutEstate Planning”By Kay Biga Kay assures us the program is more funthan it sounds! RSVP to Rolene LampiRolenelampi@gmail.com or 218-742-2401Please have your reservations in on