The 2021-2022 year end banquet was held at Thea on May 23rd. Officers for 2022-2023 were installed.
CROCHET CLUB 2022
Participants of the crochet club are of all skill levels. As their first project, they made squares to learn new stitches and practice their skills. Once all the squares were finished they were sewn together into lap sized afghans that are being donated to Residential Hospice.
2022 DAFFODIL BOUQUET SALES
Beneficiary: Pink Hands of Hope
Special thanks to Garden Bouquet of Mechanicsburg
April 25, 2022 - UAWC President Beth O'Marr and Chairpersons Elaine Centazzo and Vicki Caruso presented Pink Hands of Hope with a check for $740 courtesy of Upper Allen Woman's Club and Garden Bouquet of Mechanicsburg. Thanks to Robin Reynolds from Garden Bouquet for donating the daffodils and club members for selling the bouquets!
Pink Hands of Hope, a non-profit thrift and consignment store, has a mission to enhance the lives of people "in the fight" against cancer, focusing on breast cancer. Financial assistance as well as education and free products help ease cancer patients' journeys.
UAWC with PA Governor Milton Shapp
UPPER ALLEN WOMAN'S CLUB GFWC
Celebrating 50 years
The Upper Allen Woman’s Club was organized and federated on January 18, 1971, by a group of dedicated women from the community as a Junior Club. In 1976, the club dropped its junior status. It is now a General Federated Women’s Club with membership that is open to any woman over 18 years of age.
Photo 1: Pictured was Mrs. Gary Bootay (First Vice President), Mrs. Rex T. Wrye (Vice President of the Pennsylvania Federation of Woman’s Clubs, Mrs. Henry Brilling II (President), and Mrs. H. Frederick Nielson Jrs. (PFWC Junior Director).
Photo 2: With Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp.
Photo 3: Cookbooks
Photo 4: Friendship Park play equipment funded by UAWC.
Photo 5: UAWC 26th Annual Show (Eppie Rigney and Karen Cochran).
50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
October 26, 2021
Upper Allen Woman's Club GFWC celebrated its 50th anniversary at Buhrig's Gathering Place in Mechanicsburg on October 25th. In attendance were club members, past presidents, community partners, elected officials, and beneficiaries of the club's community involvement.
Thank you to Chairperson Karen Stauffer and her committee and to Bob Buhrig for hosting the event.