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, 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, 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

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

2014 Holiday Gala--A Musical Celebration of Christmas


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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