Monday, September 11

Sewanee Woman’s Club Announces First Program for 2017–18 Year

The first meeting of Sewanee Woman’s Club will be noon, Monday, Sept. 11, at the DuBose Conference Center in Monteagle. The club welcomes all women to join. Dues are $5 per year and are used to support Thurmond Library and community projects.
This year the Sewanee Woman’s Club will explore  “Creativity Inspired by the Mountain; Let It Begin with You!”
The programs will highlight discussion about what it is that brings creative minds of all sorts—art, music, writing and concept—to the mountain. We’ll also focus on how  a creative stretch helps promote individual vitality.
September’s program features Robin Gottfried, Professor Emeritus of Economics, and Director of the Center for Religion and Environment at the University of The South. He will present “Looking Towards the Deep Green Church : News from the Center for Religion & Environment.”
Lunch ($14) for this meeting will be creamy carrot soup,  chef’s salad with turkey and ham, with assorted crackers and magic bars for dessert. Reservations are required and are due by Friday, Sept. 1. To make a reservation call Janet Miller Schmidt, (504) 858-5221 or email Marianna Handler at <>. A vegetarian choice is offered; please request this when making a reservation.The Club encourages making a standing reservation for the year.
The Sewanee Woman’s Club hosts luncheon meetings on the second Monday of each month, September through May, except January. There is an optional social time at 11:30 a.m. Programs begin at 12:30 p.m. Club business matters are handled briefly at 1 p.m. Every effort is made to keep to this schedule to accommodate professional women’s lunch hours.