Our special guest performer was Anthony Rose. Mr. Rose, a world class mentalist, displayed unusual talents as he looked into the recesses of our minds. At this fun filled show, Anthony Rose explored areas of the paranormal. Was it mind reading? Was it body language? Was it psychology? Who knows! Our thanks to Hunterdon Care Center for providing us with this performance.
Tea with Queen Victoria!
History was brought to life with one of the Ladies of History, “Queen Victoria.”
We went back in time to the 1860’s with a wonderful first person portrayal by Alisa Dupuy. We were amazed by the clothing, jewels and stories of this very famous Queen.
It was a full house and a successful and fun fundraiser!
EMD Fundraiser ~
Quarter Auction a Great Success!
Park Avenue Players Perform
The award-winning Park Avenue Players entertained us once again! . We are so proud of our Drama Club. They have received state-wide recognition for their original skits and humor!
Black History in Hunterdon County ~ County Historian Stephanie Stevens speaks
Stephanie Stephens , Hunterdon County Historian, was our guest speaker. Ms. Stephens is noted for her interesting lectures and her vast knowledge of Hunterdon County history. She has served on the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission for 30 years. Her contributions to preserving history in this county are countless.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) ~ Representative speaks at January's Meeting.
On January 14th, at 12 noon at the Clubhouse, a representative from NAMI was our guest speaker. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs.
Holiday Outing to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse
Luncheon and Show, Monday, December 8, 2014 ~ 11:00 a.m.
We had such a great time we're doing it again!! Put the date on your calendar ! Guests are welcome!
For further information contact Gerda Bodnar at 908-968-0481.
Karen Monroy Speaks at Woman’s Club
The Flemington Woman’s Club hosted Dr. Karen Monroy, CEO of Ability2Work as a guest speaker on Wednesday, November 12th. Dr. Monroy discussed the Baker’s Treat Café as a learning environment that provides training and employment to differently-abled individuals.
Fall Fashion Show and Tricky Tray -2014
The Flemington Woman’s Club hosted its annual fashion show and tricky tray on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Razberry’s, located on Route 12 in Kingwood Township.
In addition to viewing new fashions sponsored by Shoetique and Always Elegant, guests enjoyed a sit-down luncheon including appetizers, salad, hot entrée, dessert and beverage. The tricky tray gave guests the opportunity to win gift baskets, merchant gift cards, restaurant gift certificates and many other prizes donated by local merchants, club members and friends.
There was also a raffle for gift cards and cash.
Proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit local charities such as Meals on Wheels, Hospice, Briteside Adult Daycare, Family Promise and many more.
Flemington Woman’s Club hosts the History of Quilting
At the general meeting of the Flemington Woman’s Club, on Wednesday, October 8th at noon, guest speaker Dana Balsamo from Princeton, NJ discussed the history of quilt making in New Jersey. The meeting took place at the FWC, 43 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ. Ms. Balsamo is an antiques textiles dealer, a certified AQS appraiser, and a quilt historian. She owns and operates Material Pleasures, an online store for antique and vintage textiles.
New Member Tea
Jennifer Dowd chats with prospective new members.
December Christmas Meeting
A great time was had by all! Our December meeting was filled with gifts, goodies, and good cheer! A big THANK YOU to J. Jay Smith for his wonderful piano playing and sing-along!
Annual Luncheon & Game Party
The Flemington Woman's Club hosted a Luncheon & Game Party at the clubhouse. "Homemade sandwiches, desserts, beverages, snacks and door prizes were included in the cost of $12.00 per person. Proceeds benefit the FWC Scholarship Fund.
Teaming Up For Charity!
What does a vocational school, a woman’s club and a home improvement store have in common? They are all on the same team! This year Joni Lauyer, Flemington Woman’s Club Vice President and Fashion Show chairperson enlisted some additional help. The students at Hunterdon County Polytech Central Campus and their Construction Technology teacher, Charles Lackner, designed and constructed a runway for the Flemington Woman’s Club fundraising fashion show. To help further the profitability of the event, Lowes of Flemington provided the materials for the runway at cost to the Club. The Flemington Woman’s Club has a long history of raising money for local charities. Their Annual Fall Fashion Show and Tricky Tray raised over $14,000. last year to donate to needy charities such as Family Promise, Meals on Wheels, Briteside Adult Day Care and Hunterdon Hospice. This year’s charity event was be held on Friday, October 23, 2014 at Razzberry’s on Route 12 in Kingstown Township.
Demonstration of Chocolate Making
Wednesday, October 14th at noon. Guest speaker Tom Sciascia (pronounced sha-sha) from Philipsburg, NJ discussed the making of chocolate. Tom is a graphic design artist, a chocolatier and the owner of Sciascia Confections. Tom passed around samples and a delicious time was had by all!
Woman’s Club Donates Scholarship
The Flemington Woman’s Club presented a $2,000. scholarship at its May luncheon to Casey Bolanowski, a Hunterdon Central High School graduating senior. The presentation was made at the club's Business Meeting and Installation of Officers at Beaver Brook Country Club in Annandale, NJ. Members of the FWC Scholarship Selection committee are Joan Wolsiefer, Chairperson, Jane Sorensen, Ann Saurland, Florence Fitzgerald Kathie Verse and Susan Miller.
Casey has been a 4-H member of the Hunterdon Deadeyes for eight years, Kick Butt Kids for nine years and Junior Leaders for five years. As a member of the Deadeyes, she placed fifth in a division of the recent National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational. At last summer’s 4-H fair, Casey served as the Fair Ambassador.
She has served as a counselor at 4-H Prep Camp, working with young campers to make nature crafts and foods. Her hobbies include art, photography, shooting and horseback riding.
In the fall, Casey will attend Eastern Kentucky University and major in Psychology/Animal Studies. Her intended career path would be animal assisted therapy.
The Annual Luncheon and Game Party
was very successful. Over $1,600.00 was raised for out Hunterdon Central Community High School Scholarship. Thanks to all who set up this event and for all the members and community members who supported us. Especially to the merchants who donated door prizes and ShopRite who donated those yummy sandwiches!
Proceeds Benefit the FWC Scholarship Fund
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Jack McDade ~ Singer and Entertainer at March's Meeting.
On March 11th, at 12 noon at the Clubhouse, Jack McDade, singer and entertainer, was our guest. Mr. McDade's appearance was sponsored by Bob Kovacs, Hunterdon Health Care. Mr. McDade is a Singer/comedian/TV Personality and cabaret singer. Jack was Dick Clark's first musical guest on American Bandstand in the 50's and is still an active and vibrant recording artist and radio personality today who's in demand for his vocal and comedy performances with audiences of all ages.
Hunterdon Central Fiddle Club Performs in December
The Flemington Woman’s Club hosted the Hunterdon Central Fiddle Club on Wednesday, December 10th. The performance took place at the FWC Clubhouse, 43 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ at noon. The high school musical group performed Holiday music at the Club's annual Holiday Party. Following the performance, refreshments were served. The performance was fabulous!
Good Nutrition the Key to Good Health
The October, 2013 meeting featured Susan Lang, Dietitian. Ms. Lang studied nutrition and dietetics at Cornell University. She has been practicing for over 12 years in maternal & child health, diabetes , weight management, and wellness. Susan is a Registered Dietitian and active member of the American Dietetic Association. Ms. Lang spoke about nutrition and provided information and recipes for great healthy dishes.
Woman’s Club Features Soul Play Author
The November, 2013 meeting of the Flemington Woman’s Club featured Sharon Slockbower, author of Soul Play: Connecting With Your Source. Slockbower explores the meaning and energy of 51 beautiful and uplifting words, and used true life essays to demonstrate examples of how to utilize them to remember who we truly are and how that truth can enrich our lives.
Music of Mardi Gras - An Encore with Mark Wright
The March meeting of the Flemington Woiman's Club featured pianist Mark Wright. Mr. Wright played music of the 1920's and 30's and New Orleans Jazz.
At this meeting members displayed their artistic entries for College District Achievement Day. The 2014-2015 proposed budget and slate of officers was presented.
Spring Luncheon at Beaver Brook Country Club
The slideshow below is from our annual May luncheon.
Award Winning Woman’s Club
Drama Group Performs
The April meeting of the Flemington Woman’s Club featured the Clubs drama group The Park Avenue Players .They performed an original skit written and directed by Barbara Kruczek. In 2012, the Park Avenue Players, performed on stage at the 118th annual convention of the NJ State Federation of Women's Clubs of GFWC held in Atlantic City. Barbara Kruczek of the Flemington Club was awarded "First Place - Gold" for the creation of her original script. The performance was held at the noon meeting on, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the clubhouse, 43 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ. Following the performance, refreshments were served.
Polytech Students: Connor Dextraze, Alton Fleming, Joseph Gromlowicz, Alec Horvath, Thomas Hughes, Benjamin Karmondi, Steven Lapczynski, Samuel Legato, Nicolas Lombardo, Tyler Matthews, Jason Olmsted, Nicholas Priaino, Ryan Shultheis, Dylan Simoncelli, Mathew Suydam, and Draven Woods.
Polytech Teacher: Charles Lachner, Construction Technology Teacher.
Polytech Principal: Daniel Kerr, Principal
Lowes: A.J. Latanzio, Sales Specialist, Joe Lloyd, Store Manager
Flemington Woman’s Club: Rose DeMario, President, Joni Lauyer, Vice President, Kathie Verse, Trustee at Large.
Hunterdon Care Center: Bob Kovacs, Administrator for Hunterdon Care Center and supporter of the fundraising event