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Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Monday, 20 May 2013 11:03
Women’ Club of Bowling Green officers for 2013-15 are (from left) Evelyn Bachman, president; Sue DiBiasio, first vice president; Deb LeGalley and Mary Boone, co-second vice presidents; and Carole Solether, secretary. Joan Gordon (not pictured) continues as treasurer. (Photo by Joan Gordon)
Members of the Women's Club of Bowling Green celebrated the end of the club year at their annual spring breakfast May 4.
Officers and directors were installed for the 2013-2015 term by Mary Mackzum, Northwest District president.
Officers installed were Evelyn Bachman, president; Sue DiBiasio, first vice president; Mary Boone and Deb LeGalley, co-second vice presidents/program chairmen; Carole Solether, secretary, and Joan Gordon, treasurer.
Members of the Board will be Mary Mackzum, arts chairman; Norma Stickler, conservation; Jessica Hover and Kathy East, education; Sharon Franklin and Linda Hamilton, home life;  Marilyn Pahl and Camille Harris, international outreach; Melanie Stretchbery, public issues; Roberta Lane, social; Jo Vernon, inspiration.
Vicki Harris, sunshine; Donna Schmidt, music; Becky Bhaer and Sharon Franklin, membership; Norma Stickler, program book; Linda Kuhn, newsletter/web site; Kuhn and Lynette Rosebrook, Garden Group; Kay Heffernan, Literature Group; Rosebrook, historian; Barbara Applebaum, domestic violence awareness/prevention; Mona Jhuremalani, publicity; Earlene Kilpatrick (chairman), and Stickler.
President Norma Stickler spoke of the accomplishments of the club and members during the past year. She cited the presentation of two scholarships, writing contest for school students, assistance for a number of community organizations, including donations for the Food Pantry, Wood County Library, the Cocoon Shelter, greeting cards for nursing home residents, and pop can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.
Members also volunteered at the Black Swamp Arts Festival, the Art Walk, and the Chili Cook-Off during Winterfest. Several fund-raising events were held, including the annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon, a yard sale, and water sale at the downtown car show.
She also noted that much time and effort was spent on the sale of the clubhouse.  
Stickler presented 25-year pins to Elizabeth Uhlman and Shirley Goldman, who joined the club in 1988.
Kuhn, International Outreach chairman, announced that $120 will be sent to Heifer International for the purchase of a sheep. A drawing for a tote bag was won by Edie Olds. Participants in the drawing were members who had contributed to the Heifer project during the year.    
The club's Elma Zelman Music Scholarship was presented to Patty Kramer, a Bowling Green State University graduate student. She presented several vocal selections, accompanied by Ana Yoder, also a BGSU student. The scholarship was presented by Donna Schmidt, club music chairman.
DiBiasio gave the inspirational message, based on passages from the book, "The World According to Mister Rogers."
Members of the social committee were Lois Bright, Rosebrook, and Barbara Klopfenstein.
Last Updated on Monday, 20 May 2013 11:15

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