Democratic Women's Club WebpagePresident: Robin Swedish - 773-1100 10 Hazelwood Ln. Grand Island, NY 14072 Vice President: Diane Nesbitt - 773-3659 Secretary: Peggy Butler Treasurer: Betty Hollinger
Our club was founded in 1970 for the purpose of supporting our local Democratic candidates. We hold meetings, fundraisers, and devote many hours to the campaigns of our
Democratic Women's Club Disbands
Staunch Democratic Women's Club member Helen DuQuette (left), shown with President Joan Hein, was honored by the Club in 1977. Click photo for a larger view.
Members of the Democratic Women's Club, formed in 1972 with the purpose of supporting the Island's Democratic candidates for town office, has voted to disband.
According to current president Robin Swedish, lack of participation and membership caused the demise of the Club.
The Club was formed during a luncheon in March 1972 in the Beaver Island Casino at which time members installed first officers President Jackie Filosofos, Vice President Nancy Samrany, 2nd Vice President Kathy Meosky Head, Recording Secretary Donna Schoenle, Corresponding Secretary Rita DeGlopper, Treasurer Joyce O'Brien and Historian Norene Griffin. Editor's note: Club photos from the past 32 years will be posted here as they are submitted.
Members of the Grand Island Democratic Women's Club raffled off two money trees at the Chamber of Commerce Treasures Festival on Saturday, September 15, 2002. The trees, with a total value of $150.00 to celebrate the Island's Sesquicentennial celebration, were won by Melinda Schultz ($75) and Kevin Koch ($75).
Democratic Women To Hold Christmas Party The Democratic Women's Club will hold a Christmas Party on December 12, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at River Oaks Restaurant. For reservations or information contact Robin Swedish at 773-1100.
Democratic Women List Year's Activities The Democratic Women's Club has announced the following club activities for the year 2001
Island Treasures Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15
Potluck Dinner, "Meet Our Candidates Night" 7 p.m., September 19
Guest speaker Family Court Judge Candidate Lisa Rodwin speaks on Combating Family Violence in the New Millenium, October 17.
Members of the Grand Island Democratic Women's Club will host guest speaker Morgan Petri from the Grand Island Historical Society when they meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 at the Town Hall Terrace Clubhouse.
The Grand Island Democratic Women's Club will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2001 in the Town Hall Terrace Club House. Annual dues in the amount of $10 are due by April 1, 2001. New members are welcome.
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