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The Frederick Woman's Civic Club, Inc.

Western District
Contact:  Rosemary Glenn – 301 639-9609 - mdrosieg@comcast.net

Visit our website: www.fwccinc.org

2016-2018 Officers


Over a century of Serving and Preserving in the Frederick Community”

  • President – Rosemary Glenn
  • First Vice -President – Carol Feser
  • Second Vice- President – Deborah Winkles
  • Recording Secretary – Jennie Covahey
  • Corresponding Secretary – Richelle Emerick
  • Treasurer – Nancy Keller-Bonde
  • Assistant Treasurer – Joan McNamara

Meetings

Regular Meetings: All daytime meetings are held at 10 a.m. on the third Monday of each month, September through June, except for Joint Meetings.

Evening Section Meetings: All evening meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, September through June, except for Joint Meetings.

Joint Meetings: FWCC is holding three joint meetings in the 2016-17 year to bring the Day and Evening Sections together.  Please see the meeting schedule below.

Board Meetings (9:30 a.m. at Steiner House)
August 29, 2016                February 6, 2017
October 3, 2016                March 6, 2017
November 7, 2016           April 3, 2017
December 5, 2016            May 1, 2017
January 3, 2017                 June 5, 2017

General Meetings (10a.m. at Steiner House (SH) unless noted)
September 19, 2016 – Monday - (SH) Joint Meeting 5:30 pm         
October 17, 2016 – Monday - (SH)
November 21, 2016 – Monday - (SH)
December 19, 2016 - Monday - (SH)
January 16, 2017 - Monday - (SH)
February 20, 2017 – Monday - (SH)
March 20, 2017 - Monday - (SH)
April 10, 2017 – Monday - (SH) Anniversary Tea
May 15, 2017 - Monday - Place TBA - Joint Meeting 6:00 pm
June 8, 2017 - Thursday - (SH) - Joint Meeting 5:30 pm

Evening Meetings (6:30 p.m. at Steiner House unless noted)
September 19, 2016 – Monday - (SH)   - Joint Meeting 5:30 pm
October 20, 2016 - Thursday - (SH) - 6:30 pm
November 17, 2016 – Thursday - (SH) - 6:30 pm
December 15, 2016 – Thursday - (SH) - 6:30 pm
January 19, 2017 – Thursday - (SH) - 6:30 pm
February 16, 2017 – Thursday - (SH) - 6:30 pm
March 16, 2017 - Thursday- (SH) - 6:30 pm
April 20, 2017 – Thursday - (SH) - Anniversary Tea
May 15, 2017 – Monday- Place TBA - Joint Meeting 6:00 pm
June 8, 2017 – Thursday - (SH) - Joint Meeting 5:30 pm


SPECIAL EVENTS:

HISTORIC STEINER HOUSE - will be opened the second Saturdays of October, November, December, April, and May from 1-5 pm.  All months except December will feature a recital at 3:30.

MARCH 11, 2017 - 56TH ANNUAL MARDI GRAS – HOLIDAY INN FSK – FREDERICK 6PM-11PM – This year proceeds go to The James M. Stockman Cancer Center/FMH – Scholarships, Other Non-Profits, and Historical Preservation.

ON-GOING PROJECTS:

LINUS LADIES – Third Wednesdays of the Month – 9:30-noon.  Making Linus Blankets for children in crisis and Comfort Blanks for Heartly House’s SAFE Program.

READING WITH CHILDREN AT LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

YOUTH ART CONTEST IN JANUARY with art judged and displayed at Frederick Community College with a reception for students and parents and ribbons and prize money – inclusive of middle and high school students in public, private, and home schoolers. 

HEARTLY HOUSE DROP OFF – Heartly House is a safe house for abused women and children.  Steiner House is the drop off point for donations for Heartly House to help with their needs.  Every Tuesday from 10-1 members accept donations from the community which are then picked up by Heartly House.

Steiner House

The club meets at historic Steiner House, a Frederick City landmark built in 1807 and purchased by FWCC in 1962. We have preserved and maintained this historic gem as close to its original condition as possible and open it to museum tours and other events. Steiner House reflects the club’s dedication to preservation in our community.

Event Photos

2017 Mardi Gras Committee – Preparing for March Musical Madness

Heartly House Drop Off - Volunteers accept donations every Tuesday from 10-1 for the Women’s Shelter

Linus Ladies – Meet the third Wednesdays to make Linus Blankets for children and Comfort Blankets for Heartly House SAFE Program

Donating Comfort Blankets to Heartly House

Save the Date! March 11, 2017

The Frederick Woman's Civic Club will host its 56nd Annual Mardi Gras Ball on March 11, 2017, at the FSK Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Frederick. This year's theme is “March Musical Madness.”   Costumes are encouraged.  Semi-formal wear or business dress appropriate.

The Mardi Gras is held annually to help raise money for ongoing support of community efforts. Each year we designate a local community charity to receive recognition and funding from the Event.  This year the Frederick Memorial Hospital’s James M. Stockman Cancer Institute  is the designated charity. Funds raised also support FWCC’s Community Service Programs, preserving Historic Steiner House, and college scholarships to Frederick County students.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the evening begins at 7:00 p.m. with the presentation of the Mardi Gras Kings, Queen and Princesses. After the presentation, dancing begins in the Main Ballroom where Unique Dreams will perform music to suit every taste.  A variety of Frederick restaurants provide a tasting for the event.  A silent auction is held as well.  Please come for an evening of fun as we party for great causes.

Tickets can be purchased through Eventbite – 56th Annual Mardi Gras.
For further information and details please contact Mardi Gras Ball Chairmen:  Mary Snydermsnyder55@comast.net  or kayeshoemaker@msn.com  

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