Republican Women's Club Web Page President Marilyn Gratto
Island Republican Women's Club Christmas Luncheon - 2011
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During December the Grand Island Republican Women's Club gathered at the Riverstone Grill for their annual Christmas Luncheon. Prize raffles and a gift exchange added to the festivities.
Pictured left to right, seated in front:
Gladys Benzing, Marilyn Gratto, Adela Huff and Bernie Callahan; (standing front) Nancy Gorrell, Sharon Minet, Wilma Greenwood, Shirley Martin, Eileen Minton, Margaret Ann Haller, Pattie Frentzel and Ann Dlugokinski; (Standing, rear) Mary Cooke, Marlene McCarthy, Lana Redell, Rosemary Wojick and Bonnie Sciuk.
Island Republican Women's Club Christmas Party - 2010
Front, left to right: Sharon Minet, Gladys Benzing, Marilyn Gratto, Adela Huff; Back, left to right: Ann Dlugokinski, Eileen Minton, Mary Cooke, Martha Muller, Bernie Callahan, Rosemary Wojick, Jen Buckley, Pattie Frentzel, Shirley Martin, Lana Redell and Marlene McCarthy
(right) Retiring President Marilyn Gratto congratulating newly elected Club President Lana Redell.
Click group photo for larger view December 2010 . . .
Membersof the Grand Island Republican Women's Club held their annual Christmas Party at the Riverstone Grill on Wednesday, December 8, 2010. Good food, good company and a gift exchange were enjoyed by all as well as drawings for several door prizes. Cards were signed for Lois Morgan and Bev Mikulski who were unable to attend due to illness and sadly missed. Marilyn Gratto was honored for several years as President with a gift and a ceramic elephant made by Ann Dlugokinski. Lana Redell was elected President.
Republican Women's Club Christmas Party - 2009
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(front left) Sharon Minet, Gladys Benzing, Marilyn Gratto, Adela Huff, Bev Mikulski and Lois Morgan; (middle row) Shirley Martin, Nancy Gorrell, Margaret Ann Haller, Pattie Frentzel and Dorothy Lew; (back) Jenn Buckley, Lana Redell, Rosemary Wojick, Wilma Greenwood, Bernie Callahan, Ann Dlugokinski, Marlene McCarthy, Eileen Minton and Mary Cooke.
Margaret Ann Haller is shown on the right
Members of the Grand Island Republican Women's Club met for their Christmas Luncheon at The Riverstone Grill last week. Lively conversation, great company and holiday treats compliments of Marilyn Gratto were enjoyed by all.
The gift exchange found Margaret Ann Haller with a new stuffed animal.
Island Republican Women's Club Christmas Party - 2008
Click photo for larger view December 2008 . . .
The Grand Island GOP Women's Club recently gathered for a Christmas Party at
Just In Tyme on the Niagara River in Niagara Falls. The festivities were
arranged by Marilyn Gratto and included door prizes, a gift exhange and
plenty of news and conversation. Plans were made for a summer picnic on June 17, 2009 at the home of Lois Morgan.
Pictured are: (seated left) Gladys Benzing, Marilyn Gartto, Adela Huff, Dorothy
Lew and Bernie Callahan; (standing) Rosemary Wojick, Sharon Minet, Lois Morgan, Marlene McCarthy,
Wilma Greenwood, Shirley Martin, Ann Dlugokinski, Mary Cooke, Eileen Minton,
Lana Redell and Nicole Pera.
Island Republican Women's Club Summer Picnic - 2008
(Left Photo) Republican Women's Club officers: (Front) President Marilyn Gratto; (middle) Town Clerk Pattie Frentzel, Rosemary Wojick; (back) Town Councilmembers Dick Crawford, Gary Roesch, Mary Cooke
(Right Photo) (seated) Adela Huff, Marlene McCarthy, Sharon Minet, Gladys Benzing, Irene Bates;
(standing) Eileen Minton, Susan Marcini (Asst. to Shelia Ferrentino), Shelia Ferrentino (candidate for NYS Assembly 144th District), Beverly Mikulski, Bonnie Sciuk, Rosemary Wojick, Dorothy Lew and Bernie Callahan
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Members and friends of the Grand Island Republican Women's Club met in June for their annual summer picnic at the home of Rosemary Wojick. Shelia Ferrentino, candidate for NYS Assembly, 144th District, spoke about her campaign.
A delicious catered luncheon was followed by the famous "penny auction" that netted a tidy sum for the treasury. Great weather and wonderful company made for a fine event.
Island Republican Women's Club Christmas Party - 2007
Shown from left are Sharon Minet, Lois Morgan, Gladys Benzing, Marilyn Gratto, Adela Huff and Dorothy Lew; (back) Marlene McCarthy, Wilma Greenwood, Rosemary Wojick, Ann Dlugokinski, Ellie Pritchard, Eileen Minton, Bernie Callahan and Mary Cooke.
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Members of the Republican Women's Club held their annual Christmas party at the Justin Tyme On The River Restaurant in Niagara Falls. Lunch and lively discussion about the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Staley Road and Grand Island Blvd. were followed by a gift exchange and holiday greetings.
Shirley Martin, Marilyn Gratto
Standing front: Sybil Kennedy, Pattie Frentzel
(center photo) Dick Planavsky, Rosemary Wojick, Eileen Minton (split club drawing winner), and Republican Women’s Club President Marilyn Gratto-
(right photo) Irene Wagner, Irene Bates, Dorothy Lew, Bernie Callahan
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Members of the Grand Island Republican Women’s Club held their annual summer picnic at the home of Rosemary Wojick on North Colony Road. They enjoyed delicious food, great weather, and wonderful company and heard from representatives of the Chris Collins for County Executive campaign. Local candidates Mary Cooke for Supervisor, Dick Crawford and Gary Roesch for Town Council, Pattie Frentzel for Town Clerk and Sybil Kennedy for Town Justice were on hand, as was Grand Island Republican Chairman Dick Planavsky. A brown bag auction and split club drawing completed the day.
Island Republican Women's Club News - 2007
Shown from left are Marlene McCarthy, Sharon Minet, Gladys Benzing, Marilyn Gratto; (standing first row) Eileen Minton, Ann Dlugokinski, Lois Morgan, Dorothy Lew, Bernie Callahan and Adela Huff; (rear) Wilma Greenwood, Mary Cooke, Bev Mikulski and Rosemary Wojick.
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Members of the Grand Island Republican Women’s Club are shown at a Christmas Luncheon at Just In Time Restaurant in Niagara Falls. Plans made for 2007 include a picnic on June 20, 2007 at the home of Rosemary Wojick. Marilyn Gratto will serve as president and Marlene McCarthy as treasurer for the year.
It was a difficult decision for judges of the Independence Day Pie Baking Contest. "All eleven entries were delicious," said one of the tasters of the contest held Friday, June 29, and sponsored by the Grand Island Republican Women's Club.
Linda Gentz's Chocolate Caramel took First Place. A Concord Grape baked by Tracey Arnold took Second Place, and Bev Mikulski's Lemon Meringue came in Third.
The Grand Island Republican Women's Club recently held a "Kick-off to Summer" Picnic at the East River Road home of Lois Morgan. The crowd enjoyed a delicious pot luck meal and a lively auction with Tim Mordaunt acting as auctioneer. Republican Women's Club President Marilyn Gratto is shown in front. Others are (middle left) Councilwoman Mary Cooke (candidate for re-election to the Town Board), Councilman Dick Crawford; (back) Dan Robillard (candidate for Town Board), Ray Dlugokinski (candidate for re-election as Highway Superintendent) and Mr. Mordaunt (candidate for Town Justice).
The annual Independence Day Pie Baking Contest, sponsored by the Grand Island Republican Women's Club, will be held at the Golden Age Center, 3278 Whitehaven Road at noon, Friday, June 29. Participants are asked to bake in disposable pans (not returnable). After the contest, a donation of pies will be made to the People Inc. group homes. Prizes will be awarded to the top three vote-getters at about 12:30 p.m.
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