Contact : Nancy Akehurst, 410-870-6654
All General meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month September - May at Rosedale Federal, 9616 Belair Road, Perry Hall at 7:00pm.
See below under "Upcoming Events" for scheduled meetings.
As a fundraiser, a paperback history of the Perry Hall Mansion has been published by Friends of the Perry Hall Mansion. Our member, Lola Rohe, is acknowledged for generously donating photos and print articles for the book. Lola has family ties to the mansion. There will be a book signing in March, date and time to be announced. Cost of the book is $21.99 and can be purchased after February 19, 2013 at Barnes & Noble White Marsh, Ann Marie's Hallmark in Perry Hall, or directly through Friends of Perry Hall Mansion. The Woman's Club of Perry Hall proudly supports the Friends of Perry Hall Mansion.
The Woman's Club of Perry Hall is proud to welcome our newest member Kathy Fortney.
We are sad to say that one of our members, Mary Harvey, passed away. In her honor The Woman's Club of Perry Hall donated $50.00 to the Family Crisis Center- the only family crisis center in Baltimore County.
The Woman's Club of Perry Hall has held 4 small fundraisers since starting the club year in September of 2012. We have held a Quarter Auction; sold Sneak Peek Tickets to Boscov's stores; and two Premier Jewelry parties netting us well over $1600 total.
In May of 2012 Barbara Lambert installed the new officers ofThe Woman's Club of Perry Hall. During our installation meeting Ann Knoerlein, President, presented Nancy Akehurst with a certificate and pin for her 50 years of service. June Weber was given a Certificate of Appreciation by the children of Perry Hall Elementary School for her time listening to children read.
Installation of Officers
June Weber with Certiciate of Appreciation from PHES
Nancy Akehurst receives Certificate and Pin for 50 years of service
Recently, the Woman's Club of Perry Hall hosted their annual art contest. A coordinated effort between Perry Hall Middle School and our club. Winners were:
1st place - Lindsay Brooks – 8th grade
2nd place – Alexa Eillond – 6th grade
3rd place – Shannon Gaffney – 7th grade
HM – Coleen Michael – 8th grade
The winner went on to the GFWCBaltimore District, Inc. Youth Art Contest held at the Baltimore County Dundalk Library.
The Woman's Club of Perry Hall hosted their annual Fahion Show and Tea on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Rosdale Gardens. A wonderful time was had by all. Lee Hager, WCPH member, and her table dressed up in pretty dresses, gloves, and some wore hats! Dressbarn provided the beautiful clothing for the event. David Marks, Baltimore County Councilman, emceed the event. Baked goods, flowers, and our "Unique Boutique" raised further funds for our club, along with a 50/50 raffle.
Four times a year The Woman's Club of Perry Hall participate in the SWAT cleanup of highways. Our road is a half mile stretch of Belair Road in Perry Hall. Club members gather early Saturday morning and walk the road picking up trash as we go.
Summer concert series is coming up! Bands already booked are the Chesapeake Concert Band and The Baltimore Symphonic Orchestra. Each performance is free to the public. Other concert dates will be announced soon.
On June 5, 2011, during the Perry Hall Summer Concert series, three of our members were honored. County Councilman, David Marks, presented The Woman's Club of Perry Hall members Gayle Holcomb, Lee Hager, and Debbie Redmer with a certificate of appreciation for their dedicaton in putting the concert series back on track. They were faced with many legal and logistical roadblocks and managed to work through them to offer the Perry Hall Summer Concert series.
We lost a very dear member and friend, Doris Knott, who passed on July 13, 2011.
April 28, 2011: Fashion Show, "Friendship, Fashion, and Fun"
Our fashion show Friends, Fashion, and Fun was a delight to attend. Success was met with the helpful participation of our club members, each doing their part to make the night fun. There was jewelry, handbags and accessories, goodies, and flowers to purchase. Raffles included a very successful 50/50 drawing and our beautiful baskets full of delights. We thank everyone who attended for their generous support.
December 9, 2010: Annual Holiday Party
On December 9, 2010 $10,000 was presented to the Friends of the Perry Hall Mansion during the GFWC Woman's Club of Perry Hall's annual Holiday Party at the Silver Spring Mining Company. Members of the club have been working hard to raise these funds to help with the interior restoration of the Perry Hall mansion which has been in existence since 1775.
Pictured above from right to left are Jeff Smith, President of the Friends of the Perry Hall Mansion; Gayle Holcomb, 2nd Vice President and Dawn Donovan, liaison to the Friends of the Perry Hall Mansion. Our thanks to Debbie for her hard work!