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									          Volume 12, Issue 5                                                            March, 2010
                                                                         Magnolia News is the official newsletter of the
                                                                                  Vanderbilt Woman's Club
                                                                              and was so named in honor of the
                                                                              late Margaret Branscomb, wife of
   Kendra Holroyd, President                                                   Chancellor Harvie Branscomb.
              376-4596                                                     We shall always be grateful to her for the
       k2holroyd@comcast.net                                             major plantings of the Magnolias on campus.




                         The Newsletter of the Vanderbilt Woman's Club


Dear Friends,                                                                VWC SPEAKERS SERIES
                                                                                             Presents
         It is my pleasure to congratulate all who helped make
                                                                             Nicole Thorne Jenkins, CPA, PhD
Scholar-Sips another huge success. This year we raised over               Associate Professor of Management & Accounting
$14,000 with over $5,000 coming from our silent auction alone. If             Owens Graduate School of Management

you bought a ticket, bid on a silent auction item, paid for a sponsor-   Reporting Our Way Into and Out of
ship or volunteered at Scholar-Sips, you assisted in helping to                   Financial Crisis:
reach our goal of granting at least $15,000 in scholarship funds for      The Role that Accounting Plays in
next year. To keep the spirit alive you can contact Carmen Gherman               Financial Markets
about volunteering for Scholar-Sips 2011.
         This year we were very proud and just a little excited to
have Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero and his wife Shirley join us for
the festivities. Ann Wells, Glyna Aderhold, Sheila McCarty, Adele                  Thursday, April 8, 2010
Stein and Catherine Johnson were just a few of our silent auction                    Dyer Observatory
winners.                                                                                1000 Oman Drive
                                                                                      Brentwood, TN 37027
         Our Scholarship Committee headed by Amy Page
Christiansen and Melinda Balser are busy, with their committee, re-
viewing the scholarship applications at this time. They will announce      Followed by Boxed Lunch Selections from:
the winners later this month. Please check our website for these              HoneyBaked Ham ($10.00 each)
postings.                                                                       Chicken salad with lettuce and tomato
         Jenny McClendon, our Publicity Chair, is currently updating                          on a Croissant

the website with photos taken during this year’s event. Please take a           HoneyBaked ham with Swiss cheese,
look in the Gallery section to see our numerous candid shots.                       lettuce and tomato on Baker’s roll

         Our Scholar-Sips event date has already been established              Roasted turkey with lettuce, tomato and
for next year so keep your calendar clear for February 11, 2011.                  Swiss cheese on Wheat or White bread

                                                                                Veggie Delight with lettuce, tomatoes,
        Please join us for an informal presentation by Katie Robinson             black olives, banana peppers, Swiss and
                                                                                   cheddar cheeses on Multi-grain bread
of Planned Giving at the Dyer Observatory Library on March 22nd.
Katie will be presenting information regarding our Endowment Fund        All lunch choices include Mandarin-pineapple salad,
                                                                                      Brownie and Bottled Water
and how we can oversee its growth.

                                                                              For lunch orders RSVP by April 1
       Thanks again to all who made Scholar-Sips fantastic!!                  With your selection and check to:
                                                       Kendra            Carmen Gherman, 6309 Chickering Woods Dr.
                                                                                 Nashville, TN 37215-5302
                                 Vanderbilt Women’s Club
                                     Geranium Sale
                                        Please mark your selections


size                 Price       Red         Coral       Pink or White   Total


Hanging basket       $12.00


10 inch pot          $15.00
(2 plants)

14 inch pot          $25.00
(3 plants)

14 inch pot          $28.00
(4 plants)




       Name_________________________                 Total Amount________

                  Orders must be received by Monday, April 12
                 Send this order form and your check payable to:
                             Vanderbilt Woman’s Club

                              Carmen Gherman
              6309 Chickering Woods Drive, Nashville, TN 37215

                 Mark your calendar for pick-up at Carmen’s home:
                        Thursday, April 22, 11:00 to 4:30
                                         
                                         
                                 Katie Robinson
                       Associate Director, Planned Giving

                    Presents an informational meeting on the

                 Vanderbilt Woman’s Club Endowment Fund

                  Discover important information concerning
              our endowment and how we can assist in its growth.

                             Monday March 22nd 2010

                     10 am at the Dyer Observatory Library




                    Followed by boxed lunch selections from
                       Honey Baked Ham ($10.00 each)

•     Veggie Delight- lettuce, tomato, red onions, black olives, Swiss and cheddar cheeses,
      ranch sauce on multigrain bread.
•     Ham Classic- ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, on a baker’s roll.
•     Turkey Classic- roasted turkey, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, on a baker’s roll.
•     Tavern Club- ham, smoked turkey, cheddar cheese, lettuce tomato, on multigrain
      bread.

    All boxed lunches include Mandarin Pineapple Salad, cookie and bottled water.

                    For Lunch orders RSVP by March 17th 2010
                      Please send your selection and check to:
             Kendra Holroyd, 5130 Murray Lane, Brentwood TN 37027
                BOOK GROUP ONE 
          MEETS THE SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
      COFFEE AT 7:30PM, DISCUSSION AT 8:00PM 
                               
 MARCH 9, 2010 
 MY ANTONIA      Willa Cather
 Joan Harshman, hostess; Tilly Najjar, discussion leader
                                                                                 6-8:00 pm
 April 13, 2010                                                         Bring a bottle of wine and
 EMMA Jane Austen                                             favorite hors d’oeurve, your spouse or friend.
 Ann Ercelawn, hostess; Group discussion 
                                                                   Saturday, March 20, 2010
               CONTACT: JOAN HARSHMAN,                                     at the home of
      JOAN.S.HARSHMAN@VANDERBILT.EDU 292-2260
                                                                      Ken and Kendra Holroyd
                                                                    5130 Murray Road, Brentwood

                                                                         RSVP: Lynne Siesser
                                                                     298-5659 lsiesser@comcast.net


                                                                      Gourmet Cooking Group
       BOOK GROUP TWO
 MEETS THE FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH,                                       Saturday, April 24, 2010
METRO ARCHIVES BUILDING, GREEN HILLS MALL
           1:00 – 2:30 PM                                                 La Cena in Toscana
                                                                                   At the home of
 April 5, 2010                                                                Larry and Judy Isaac
 ROSALIND FRANKLIN: THE DARK LADY OF DNA
 Brenda Maddox        Patty Mertz, moderator

 May 3, 2010
                                                                                Contact Judy or Sheila
 ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE:                                              to participate in menu planning and preparation
 REDISCOVERING THE WOMAN’S SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT
 Marjorie S. Wheeler Kathleen Donofrio, moderator          Contact: Sheila Jensen, 385-9486 sheilajensen@comcast.net


 June 7, 2010
 SAY YOU’RE ONE OF THEM
                                                                     Green Grazers
                                                                     Have lunch on Vanderbilt campus
 Uwen Akpan           Rita Hall, moderator                     with fellow employees who are VWC members


             CONTACT: CASSANDRA ESTES                         Thursday, March 11, 11:30 am
           SANESTES@COMCAST.NET 352-6477
                                                                Panera Bread, 21st Ave. S

                                                                Tuesday, April 13, 11:30 am
                      BOOK GROUP THREE                               Rand Cafeteria
               History, Biography & Current Affairs
               MEETS THE THIRD MONDAY OF THE MONTH,
              METRO ARCHIVES BUILDING, GREEN HILLS MALL             Contact::Jennie McClendon
                             1:00-2:30PM                         jennie.mcclendon@vanderbilt.edu




 March 8, 2010                                                    OUT TO LUNCH BUNCH
 GUNS, GERMS AND STEEL Jared Diamond
                                                                   Thursday, March 18, 2010
 April 19, 2010
 THE LEMON TREE          Sandy Tolan
                                                                             Daily Dish
               CONTACT: KAREN LEEMAN                                2205 Hillsboro, Franklin
                 KLE16@COMCAST.NET
                                                                   Contact: Joyce Gore - 783-0681
                                                                     joycegore0681@yahoo.com
 VWC COMMUNITY SERVICE                                     GADABOUTS                                                      Scholarship Fund
            at LP Pencil Box                                                                                              Donations received from~
                                                          Join our trips to Nashville’s  
                                                             most notable locations.  
 Together we can assist the educational needs of
       teachers and students in Nashville.                          
                                                        Recording Studio Tour                                               Marion E. Broquist
Organizational tasks and Teacher Shopping
                                                          Location and Date                                                     in memory of
                                                                                                                           Chancellor Emeritus
                                                          To be Announced                                                    Alexander Heard
          Thursday, March 25
                                                           Contact: Cindy Slobogin
                2-6pm                                  slobogin@hotmail.com 292-2214


     Contact: Kathleen Donofrio 383-8732           We are seeking a New Name for this
           kfdonofrio@yahoo.com                                                                                       Please send your scholarship donations to
                                                         group with an updated
                                                        sound. Any suggestions?                                                 VWC Treasurer
                                                                                                                      Marianne Huffman, 1121 Haverhill Drive
                                                                                                                              Brentwood, TN 37027



            Mah Jongg                                              Regal
                                                                Rendez-vous
                                                       Lunch and a Movie with friends is planned for:

        Wednesday Afternoons                                   Friday, March 26
             12-2 pm                                          Cheesecake Factory

         At Cindy Slobogin’s                                     Friday, April 23
                                                                  Firefly Grille                                        Welcome New Members
   RSVP: slobogin@hotmail.com
                                                                         RSVP
                                                       jennie.mcclendon@Vanderbilt.edu                                   Mary Claire Bradshaw

                                                                                                                                  Liz Schwartz
                BRIDGE
 Newcomers and beginners welcomed!

Afternoons
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Evelyn Goldberg: 383-7939
                                                                                               Parlez-vous Francais?
                                                                                                   Meet for French conversation

Evenings                                                                                                             First Thursdays
Thursdays, 7– 10 p.m.                                                                                                   1-2:00 pm
Contact: Lynne Siesser: 292-5659                                                                             Provence, Hillsboro Village


                                                                                                                Contact: Joan Harshman
                                                                                                             joan.s.harshman@vanderbilt.edu
                                                                                                                         292-2260




            LET'S GO                                                                      CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUP
           ANTIQUING!                                                                          Thursdays 10 a.m.-12 noon
   Come one, come all in search of a treasure…
                                                                   We meet at parks, playgrounds, and members’ homes. Your babies, toddlers
                                                               and preschoolers can play and interact while the mothers socialize. Everyone has fun!



                                                                                               Stacy Gore stacy_annd@yahoo.com 673-6448
                                                                                               Deb Cliffel d_cliffel@yahoo.com 646-0543
       Contact: Susan James 371-3868
             vivacor@aol.com
Vanderbilt Woman’s Club
  2009 Overhill Drive
  Nashville, TN 37215




                             2009/2010 Board Members
              President Kendra Holroyd…….376-4596……...k2holroyd@comcast.net
 Vice-President and Program Chair Carmen Gherman…...661-7814……..cggherman@yahoo.com
           Treasurer Marianne Huffman.......376-4504............huffman00@comcast.net
    Corresponding Secretary/Historian Cassandra Estes...352-6477……...sanestes@comcast.net
             Recording Secretary Judith Auer.794-3928...auercomputer@bellsouth.net
                Membership Lynne Siesser….298-5659……...lsiesser@comcast.net
                             Kim Ross ……....824-0540…….kross@apex.net
         Communications Nancy Gallagher 373-8566……....nggalllagher@comcast.net
                Scholarship Amy Page Christiansen...373-7487...dlcapc@aol.com
                              Melinda Balser….370-4118…..mbalser@bellsouth.net
        Recruitment Ambassador Sheila McCarty….292-0410...sammy1012@comcast.net
    Publicity and Website Jennie McClendon…662-7661…..jennie.mcclendon@vanderbilt.edu
              Hospitality Elaine Blake……......340-9573…..elaine.blake@comcast.net
                          Dot Galloway……..371-9415……..degalloway@comcast.net
                          Elaine McKenna….665-0897….kennaelaine@comcast.net
                Interest Groups Rita Hall …..356-4254 …..ritamhall@comcast.net
                 Newcomers Angela Bowens 776-7164... aybowens@comcast.net
                              Yolonda Brooks Robinson...833-1088...yolonda.brooks@affiniongroup.com
           Newsletter Editor Kathleen Donofrio….383-8732….kfdonofrio@yahoo.com
              Past-President......Judy Isaac.......370-0736.........jisaac18@bellsouth.net



                                  Waiting for Spring?




            Join us for a Springtime outing to the Dyer Observatory
                                           And
           Place an order for flowers to benefit the Scholarship fund.
                                   See details inside.

								
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