GFWC Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights, Inc.

Southern District
Contact : Sandra Blankenship sandra60blankenship@gmail.com

Proposal for Membership (PDF) (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free at http://get.adobe.com/reader/)

2014-2016 Officers

  • President: Sandra Blankenship
  • 1st Vice President: Dianne Friel 
  • 2nd Vice President: Carolyn Hall 
  • Recording Secretary: Dolores Geppi
  • Corresponding Secretary: Mary Stafford
  • Treasurer: Mary Brodowski

Governors 2013-2015

Josie Anderson,Celia Dixon, Mary Margaret Shipley, Rose Sunderland, and Kim Solloway

Governors 2014-2016

Linda Betz, Vernie Linthicum,Darlene Howard,Shirley Beck, and Joyce Houpe


Day meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month September through May. Day meetings begin at 10:30 a.m. at the LHWC Clubhouse, 110 N. Hammonds Ferry Rd., Linthicum.

A reminder: Lunch is $5.00 and is collected at lunchtime in October, November, December and February.  No charge for pot-luck months, January and April.  March: Annual Prayer Breakfast and the annual luncheon in May.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014: "Friday Four Handbell Group" from the Arnold United Methodist Church will perform Christmas music. 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015: "Citizens' Emergency Response Team" Jim Martin, Anne Arundel County and City of Annapolis Citizens Corps Council Chair and Instructor/Certified Member of the Anne ARundel County and City of Annapolis Community Emergency Response team, will tell us about disaster preparation.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015: "Native American Codetalkers" David Hatch, Ph.D. is the historian for the National Security Agency, Department of Defense. The Native American Codetalkers were heroes from both world wars whose service saved the lives of countless American troops. 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015: Annual Prayer Breakfast,  9:30 AM at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church

Tuesday, April 14 2015: Annual Meeting with Pot Luck Luncheon (open to Members Only)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015: Annual Awards Luncheon and new officer installation.

Evening meetings are the 4th Monday of each month during the club year, except for December, at 7 PM unless otherwise noted.

Monday, November 24, 2014 7:00 PM: Olin Yoder will speak about "Olin's Oils" He is a teacher and a firm believer that if one teaches art, one should produce art. Mr. Yoder was born in Western Maryland into an Amish/Mennonite family. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Shepherd University and was awarded a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught art in schools for 55 years. Additionally, Olin served four years on the Anne Arundel County  Commission for Culture and the Arts. He has received many awards and honors. He lives in and maintains a studio in Linthicum and has had one-man shows and gallery group shows. More information is available at http://www.oilsbyolin.com

Monday, January 26, 2015 7:00 PM: Karen Storey, CFP is President and co-founder of Interactive Training, and organization dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills. Karen works with individuals, government agencies and corporations to help them achieve their communication goals. She is a club member who has previously served as treasurer. She has been President of the Maryland ASTD Chapter and is an active member of Toastmasters. Karen and her husband, Frank, volunteer at Dorsey Run Correctional Institution to help prisoners learn effective leadership and communication skills.

Monday, March 23, 2015 7:00 PM: Wayne Schaumberg will give an illustrated lecture on Baltimore history. Mr. Schaumberg was born and raised in the Waverly section of Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City College in 1964. He attended Towson University, majoring in both history and geography and holds a Master's Degree in history from Morgan State University and a Masters of Liberal Arts from Johns Hopkins University. He has taught social studies in the Baltimore City School system for nearly forty years. 

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 17, 2014: Evening Literary Committee, 7:00 PM at the Clubhouse. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman will be reviewed.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014: Beautification and Garden Committee. Meet at St. John Lutheran Church at 9:30 AM to carpool to Valley View Farms and Watson's Garden Center for Holly Mart ideas. Lunch will be at the Silver Spring Mining Company. Call Celia Dixon at 410-859-3832 if you plan to attend.

Saturday - December 6, 2014 - 9 AM- 2 PM, Annual Holly Mart, Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church - 200 School Lane, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. 
Tickets remain for the seated lunch, contact Barbara Walter 410-859-0151 for tickets. There will be a Kid's Corner: Meet Children's Author Katie Detrich, craft making, face painting. Baked goods, holiday arrangements and more will be available for purchase. Holiday Music performers and Mr. And Mrs. Claus will be visiting.

Friday - December 12, 2014 - 7 PM- 9:30 PM, "A Musical Celebration of Christmas" Holiday Gala, at the  Clubhouse. Tickets are sold out, there is a waiting list, call Barbara Walter 410-859-0151 to be added.  We are accepting contributions at the patron and sponsor level for the Gala and are also accepting items for the silent auction. 

Tuesday, January 6, 2015: Bus trip to Longwood Gardens to see the Christmas displays.  The cost of $50 covers transportation via coach bus operated by Gunther Bus Company and entry into Longwood Gardens. Lunch is available at Longwood Gardens Cafe'. Gift certificates are available. Please contact Joanne Parks at410-859-1933 to reserve your seat by November 25th

Club News

Opening Tea, our 75th Anniversary Celebration

Honoring our oldest living members and hearing from our HOBY Ambassadors

Midge Knell, Membership Chairman, recognizing our newest members

Awaiting their turn to represent the decades and  the Club's accomplishments in the 75th Anniversary vignettes

Also awaiting their turns to represent the Club's accomplishments over our 75 years

Also awaiting their turns to represent the Club's accomplishments over the decades

The Woman's Club of Linthicum again filled backpacks for children at Linthicum & Overlook Elementary schools who are in need of assistance. The women who participated were: Lucy Adkins, Shirley Beck, Sandy Blankenship, Mary Brodowski, Sherry Brown, Jennette Catania, Ceil Dietz, Dolores Geppi, Joy Gigliotti, Ruby Harding, Wicky Hensley, Jennifer Hockey, Peggy Hook, Midge Knell, Lynne Marie McGowan, Fran Purper, Kay Reiser, Mary Margaret Shipley, Mary Stafford, Rose Sunderland.l. 

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