|To provide an opportunity for members to
become acquainted with others in the community by providing an
atmosphere of friendliness and welcome.|
|To provide helpful information for club
|To undertake and promote charitable and
humanitarian projects within the community.|
|To form enduring friendships.|
Welcome Club has a fun-filled general Meeting
scheduled for April. First, there is our annual book sale to benefit
the Illinois Youth Center. Members can bring books to be sold and
purchase books to enjoy at home. Second, we will have a presentation
by Marlise Schlitz of the St. Charles Library. She will explain
the assistance available in the library for choosing books and
researching topics. Finally, we will have a selection of teas to
savor. along with light tea-time snacks. This promises to be an
entertaining and enlightening morning.
Submissions for each newsletter must be received in
writing by the 7th of each month in order to be in the next edition.
Our club members live in Illinois' Fox Valley. Some
of the communities represented are St. Charles, Geneva,
Batavia, North Aurora, Oswego, and Elgin.
Club dues are $25 for a new club year membership
(Sep.. thru Aug.). Forms are available on
request. Membership ensures participation in any club activities, receipt
of the newsletter, and inclusion in the annual Directory, if paid by printing
date. If you wish to receive the newsletter via US postal
service, there is an additional $5 charge.
Everyone is welcome at our
general meetings. In addition, we have club activities for singles and couples. We enjoy
games and trips and social get-togethers.
Our members support several Fox Valley charities. We
volunteer at Lazarus House, the Illinois
Youth Center and the Northern Illinois Food Bank. If you are
interested in joining in this support, please check with the contact
person listed in your newsletter.
We are currently collecting used eyeglasses, metal keys, hearing
aids old cell phones, old holiday lights and used printer
cartridges for donation to the Geneva Lions Club.
The Let's Do Lunch group will be meeting at Pepe's Mexican
Restaurant in Batavia on April 18th. Please RSVP by April 16th to
The Living Well Bridge Walk will be held on Saturday, May 19th.
Once again, Welcome Club is planning to have a group participating.
Please see the newsletter for further information.
Do you have a question or a comment about the club or a suggestion for
the website? Please contact the webmaster
Carriage Oaks, Saint Charles
Celebrating our 17th year!