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WOW is a civic and social organization whose members live and/or work
in Southwest Orange County, Florida

 

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Why Does WOW Exist?

 

What's Going On?

WOW seeks to provide its 225+ members the opportunity to learn about their community, support local charitable and civic activities, and socialize in an atmosphere of friendliness and goodwill. Aside from the luncheon meetings held monthly from September through May, WOW members are active in 25 clubs and activities throughout each month. In addition, several annual activities are planned where members can contribute their time and expertise or enjoy social outings with other members. Examples of these are day trips, cruises, participation in the Festival of Trees, and fund raising activities.

Noel McGuigan........A Word from Our President 

Hello Ladies,
I hope this finds you all healthy and happy as things are starting to  open up a little bit.  It will be so wonderful to get back to our activities. Luncheons will be a problem until restaurants can increase the percentage of diners they can accommodate. Remember we still need to be cautious.

We were so happy to hear that you are all enjoying our greeting cards. Please know we are always thinking of you.  If anyone is in need of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact one of the Board Members and we will do our best to help you.

Please remember our charities at this difficult time. We appreciate your generous donations and salute the ladies who have been donating packed lunches to Matthew's Hope. As a club we have always been so generous to those in need.

I am missing all of you and look forward to our first luncheon after the pandemic has passed.

Noel Anne McGuigan, President
April 9th, 2020

LOCAL PRESS COVERAGE OF WEST ORANGE WOMEN

WOW was recently featured in the attached article of the December 5 issue of Southwest Orlando Bulletin.  They made it their SPOTLIGHT!  Click on the link and see page 5 and 6.
https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/62953180/120519-swb-digital-edition 

 

 

Luncheon

Our next luncheon is in September hopefully..
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Barbara, Jules Greene

Memeber Barbara Greene loses husband to Covid-19.

Click here to read the article that appeared in the Orlando Sentinel.

 

MEMBERSHIP ..................
Mary  Borgan

  Membership renewals are due nowr for the membership year 2020-2021 which runs from June 1st 2020 thru May 31st 2021.  All renewals must have an application filled out especially the bottom Activity section.  Applications are available at the monthly luncheons, attached to the March newsletter, and here.   If you cannot print the application on the website, please contact Mary Borgan at 407-929-3030 or mfborgan@gmail.com  and an application will be mailed to you.  Up-to-date Directory changes are available on this website.   
If you forgot your user name or password, contact our webmistress Barbara.A.Aboushahba at barbaboush@gmail.com or any Board member.

 

 

Charity for 2020 -2021
Nominate Now!

It is time to send your nomination for the WOW 2020-21 Charity to Mary or Kellianne Greene,  greene7224@aol.com.  Please include a few sentences describing the charity's mission and contact information. All charities must earmark funds to serve members of the [West Orange] community without regard to religion or political affiliation.  All nominations will be presented at the August board meeting.  The board will decide a maximum of three (3) of the charities to be presented by a representative from each charity at the WOW September (hopefully) luncheon.  The membership will then do a paper vote at the luncheon; those not at the luncheon may vote by email.  The WOW Charity for 2020-21 will be announced at the following luncheon.  

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Searching for a member's name?

Name sound familiar but can't put a face to it? Check out our member photo album. So far 130+ members have been photographed at luncheons. Sorted by first name, you should be able to put a name with a face.
Member Photo Album

INTERNATIONAL DINING - April
In light of the current health advisories and general concern, I have decided to suspend International Dining for the month of April, May, and June.   I appreciate your understanding. Kim C.

Book Club 

Usually meets at 10:00 a.m. on the last Monday of the month. Come when you can, just contact tkchesire@yahoo.com for directions. In March we will NOT meet. CANCELED.

Whenever we resume The Spies of Shilling Lane by Jennifer Ryan

We are now voting on books for the next 6 months.

 

         

  webmistress-Barbara A.
barbaboush@gmail.com