Upcoming Events

 Our ANNUAL “HAT DAY/WEAR RED FOR HEART DISEASE AWARENESS” MEETING will be held on February 21, 2018 at the Cypress Run Golf Club.  
Our meeting begins at 11:30, doors open at 10 a.m., so please arrive prior to 11:15 so as to not interrupt the meeting. 
Menu for meeting:
Choice of: Roast Sirloin of Beef, Baked Icelandic Cod, Penne Pasta Alfredo.  Meal includes salad, dessert and beverages, and also includes gratuities.
Cost:  $20   Please send your reservation to:  WCTS, P.O. Box 1963, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688-1963.  Write on the envelope “Lunch Reservation” and on your check indicate your meal choice.  Also, members,  in your yearbook on page 45 there is a menu list and you can cut the monthly selection out and include with your check.  DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS IS FEBRUARY 14.  Please send in your reservations early and respect the deadline…. AND PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE DEADLINE TO MAIL YOUR CHECK.  The mail takes several days to get to us, even if you mail it from the post office. If you find that you may be late in sending it, please call Dee Isguzar at 727-992-3629 or email her at brutus26@msn.com.
PROGRAM:  Today we are featuring the Home Life CSP, and Pam Ora will give a talk on the Habitat for Humanity.  
Donations Requested:  As most of you know, the President’s Project is the Hacienda Girls Ranch.  This month we are requesting monetary donations for this charity.  Please give your check or cash to Trish Gregory, and make the checks out to WCTS.  We will write one check to send to the Hacienda Girls Ranch.
Our January meeting featured our Arts and Crafts.  Our member, Dolores Wilson, was also honored and thanked for her years as founder and leader of the Shutterbug Club.  Sharon Walling made a lovely apron for her.    Please see the Minutes for the list of 1st place winning entries which will be taken to the District meeting in February for competition. Some pictures of award winners, and Dolores with her new special apron are below:

Trish Gregory, Photography (Best of Division)

Priscilla Kowasic with her award winning watercolor

Sharon Walling, 1st place in machine embroidery apron

Sharon Walling made a special apron for Dolores Wilson to thank her for her years as director of the Shutterbug Club. This is a photography club that explores different areas to take pictures and “do lunch”.

Dolores shows off her apron

Dolores and her apron

Sue McCubbin gave a demo before the meeting of watercolor techniques.

Sherri Patterson is our Alcohol Ink painting guru. This is one of her creations on tile.

Carol Coulson and Sherri Patterson won awards in the painting category. A&C chairman Sherry Orr presented the awards.

Neila O’Neil won a first place award for her beautiful afghan.

Neila also made a gorgeous shawl.

Barbara Wood does exquisite hand embroidery. This is a table cloth.

Barbara Wood also won an award for her table runner.

Mitzi Hunter was awarded Best of Division in Crafts for her beautiful dried flower arrangement.

Mitzi with her award winning dried flower arrangement.