Committees provide the opportunity for members to become involved in the Women’s Club. Each committee shall have at least one designated chairperson. Each chairperson/committee shall be responsible to supply her successor and/or the club Secretary a detailed event information file by the end of the club year. Committee chairpersons should endeavor to recruit the next year’s event chairpersons from their current committees and/or encourage potential members to carry on their seats upon leaving such committees.
Chatter prepares the monthly newsletter, which keeps members informed about upcoming events, as well as matters discussed at the previous month’s meeting. With approval from the Executive Board and space permitting, the Chatter will sometimes list other local organizations’ events.
Community Outreach provides both scheduled and “as needed” help to individuals and groups in the community.
The specific activities vary from year to year. Activities include, but are not limited to, baking monthly for the Norwell Knoll Nursing Home, hosting an annual holiday luncheon for Norwell Gardens, participating in the Norwell Food Pantry’s “Adopt-a-Family” holiday gift program, decorating a tree for the South Shore Hospice Festival of Trees, assisting the Norwell VNA with programs and donating auction items to other charities such as the Evan’s Run.
Hospitality provides for refreshments to be served at the monthly meetings and plans the Annual Banquet held in May or June.
Membership: Invites and supplies information to prospective members, accepts applications and collects dues in addition to keeping member information updated. This committee helps make new and potential new members feel welcome.
Publicity serves as a liaison between the club and the local media. This committee shall contact all event committee chairpersons to ensure publicity needs are met in a timely fashion. Such committee is responsible for informing local media (Norwell Mariner, Norwell-Hanover Cable TV channel, and The Patriot Ledger, when appropriate) of upcoming events/times.
Scholarship Committee shall lead the club in establishing selection criteria for scholarships to any Norwell resident graduating from high school who plans to further his/her education. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, soliciting applications, forming a selection committee from the membership each spring and ensuring adherence to selection guidelines established by club members.
Ladies Night Out/Social