September 2021 Meeting

From our September 9, 2021 members meeting held at Blalock Park in Venice, Florida. New Member Deana Hall (right in black) being inducted by Laura Hester, Vice President & Membership. Linda Ecker, Outreach Chairperson who gave a presentation outlining volunteer opportunities.

MAY MEETING HAPPENINGS

Phyllis Joseph VNWC legacy member and Laura Hester ( Vice President) VNWC member, Diane Higgins, who participated in one of many meetings held to make sleep mats which will be donated to the homeless.   Lorraine Finizio ( left) installed as VNWC Director as Large by Laura Hester ( right) …

VNWC Celebrates 95 years!

The Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club celebrated their 95th Anniversary on Saturday, March 20 in honor of 95 years of service  to Venice by handing out bakery cookies, with 95 on them, to honor their foundress, Louella Albee, who held the first club  meeting on March 20, 1926. It was appropriate …

March 2021 Meeting

Tricia Cook spoke about Backpack Angels at the March membership meeting. Bonnie Burkhalter brought these compactly packed plastic bags to use for the sleeping mat project. Way to go Bonnie! Guest speaker, Janet Knudsen, demonstrates creating loops out of plastic bags to create “plarn” for crocheting sleeping mats for the …

January Field Trip to Venice Audubon Rookery

On January 14, we visited the Venice Audubon Rookery. Thanks to Jack for a great tour!   The Venice Area Audubon Rookery, internationally known to bird photographers, is freely open to all visitors from dawn to dusk every day of the year.  The Rookery island’s deep lake is small enough so …