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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 292-2214 Contact: Kathleen Donofrio 383-8732 We are seeking a New Name for this email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 673-6448 Deb Cliffel email@example.com 646-0543 Contact: Susan James 371-3868 firstname.lastname@example.org Vanderbilt Woman’s Club 2009 Overhill Drive Nashville, TN 37215 2009/2010 Board Members President Kendra Holroyd…….376-4596……...email@example.com Vice-President and Program Chair Carmen Gherman…...661-7814……..firstname.lastname@example.org Treasurer Marianne Huffman.......376-4504............email@example.com Corresponding Secretary/Historian Cassandra Estes...352-6477……...firstname.lastname@example.org Recording Secretary Judith Auer.794-3928...email@example.com Membership Lynne Siesser….298-5659……...firstname.lastname@example.org Kim Ross ……....824-0540…….email@example.com Communications Nancy Gallagher 373-8566……....firstname.lastname@example.org Scholarship Amy Page Christiansen...373-7487...email@example.com Melinda Balser….370-4118…..firstname.lastname@example.org Recruitment Ambassador Sheila McCarty….292-0410...email@example.com Publicity and Website Jennie McClendon…662-7661…..firstname.lastname@example.org Hospitality Elaine Blake……......340-9573…..email@example.com Dot Galloway……..371-9415……..firstname.lastname@example.org Elaine McKenna….665-0897….email@example.com Interest Groups Rita Hall …..356-4254 …..firstname.lastname@example.org Newcomers Angela Bowens 776-7164... email@example.com Yolonda Brooks Robinson...833-1088...firstname.lastname@example.org Newsletter Editor Kathleen Donofrio….383-8732….email@example.com Past-President......Judy Isaac.......370-0736.........firstname.lastname@example.org 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.