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Women’s Club of Glen Ridge Who Are We?. Our Members are:  doctors, dentists, nurses and therapists  teachers and students, accountants and business.

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1 Women’s Club of Glen Ridge Who Are We?

2 Our Members are:  doctors, dentists, nurses and therapists  teachers and students, accountants and business people  artists, musicians, actresses and playwrights  authors and librarians, publishers and publicists  architects, builders, realtors, decorators, organizers and designers

3 Our Members:  average age is between 14 and 90  has or does not have children  have grandchildren or are grandchildren  are interested in music, and the arts  like to cook, entertain, play bridge, canoe and paint  some play soccer, others like yoga or salsa dancing  many like to read

4 Our Members:  sit on the boards of every major organization in town  are on the Board of Education and Town Council  are Republicans, Democrats, liberals, conservatives or somewhere in between  may have lived her entire life in Glen Ridge, or moved here from Chicago last week  might work full time, part time or work at home

5 Our Members:  are as likely to be named Agarwal as Brown or Smith  might belong to a church or temple, or might not  might be active in the Club or only help out once in a while  come to meetings in their business attire, tennis whites, gardening clothes or sweats

6 But the qualities we all share are …  a willingness to get involved  a desire to make things a little better  a hope to make a difference  a desire to support one another

7 Our Members support the Arts

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10 We support the youth of our community Glen Ridge High School AP Art Show Glen Ridge High School World Language Honor Society

11 We serve as a center for community gatherings Volunteer Ambulance Squad Dinner Reception for new Superintendent of Schools Meet the Candidate Night Celebration of Volunteerism Historical Society Annual Meeting Glen Ridge Gala CCC Meetings

12 Our Members  build housing for the homeless

13 Our Members  take carloads of food to the local food pantries

14 Our Members  organize blood drives

15 We give financial support to local charities

16 Our Members help to raise funds Annual Card & Stationery Sale

17 Our Members help to raise funds

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20 Frequently Asked Questions  How do you become a member? Simply fill our an application and drop it off with a check for $75 or go to our website: Simply fill our an application and drop it off with a check for $75 or go to our website:  Who can join? Everyone is welcome. Men can join as associate members. Everyone is welcome. Men can join as associate members.

21 Frequently Asked Questions  What are the obligations of a member? We ask all members to give one hour as a docent at the House Tour or contribute to the reception afterwards. We ask all members to give one hour as a docent at the House Tour or contribute to the reception afterwards.  Are all the programs & meeting during the day? No, about half are in the evening or on weekends. No, about half are in the evening or on weekends.

22 Frequently Asked Questions  How many members do you have? We currently have about 300 adults and 160 high school girls in the Girls’ Club. We currently have about 300 adults and 160 high school girls in the Girls’ Club.  What are the costs associated with being a member? Just the $75 dues fee. Most programs and activities are free. Classes, such as yoga, are at cost. Fundraisers are at a discount. Just the $75 dues fee. Most programs and activities are free. Classes, such as yoga, are at cost. Fundraisers are at a discount.


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