April 2017 Issue
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We are looking forward to seeing everyone this Spring, whether it's in the 'city' for
 our April 21st program, or in our own backyard, at McFarlane Park for the Easter Egg Hunt on April 9th!

April is full of lots of fun programs and events for you and your family! And, we continue to support our charity, Wellspring Living, through fundraisers like Yoga and our members' contributions. 

Please contact Danna or Lisa if you have any questions. 

LivingLiving in Our City: Field Trip!

Join us for our April meeting - we're going on a field trip!   The Beltline is a vibrant new 
part of our city -- a former railway corridor around the core of  Atlanta   under development in stages as a  multi-use trail .  
You'll see art of all kinds, spring in bloom, and your city from a whole new perspective.  

We will meet at in the Atlanta Country Club parking lot on the right at 10:30 a.m.to carpool. We will take the 20 min. drive to Ponce City Market, walk on the Beltline for about 30 minutes and then enjoy lunch in Ponce City Market.  

You must RSVP to attend. Wear your ath-leisure and comfy shoes. We look forward to a great turnout for one of our last events of the CPWC year!

marchLiving in the Moment Program: A Fascinating Luncheon!

Thank you to Julie Lischer for hosting the  British Tea Party on March 17th! So many beautiful hats and fascinators! Even some with the Irish theme for St. Patrick's Day! 

Best Hat (complete with leprechaun): Lisa Petrocelli Krueger.
Best Fascinator: Amber Strong

CPWC Nominations for 2017-18

We are pleased to present a slate of candidates to serve as your Executive Board, Standing Committee Chairs and Interest Group Chairs for the 2017-18 CPWC year.  Thank you in advance to all those who volunteered to serve.   Click here to see the Proposed Slate which will be put to vote at the May Closing Meeting.  

If you have any questions or would like to nominate someone for a position, please contact one of the Nominations Committee members:

Julie Lischer (Chair)
Janie Kissling
Missy Malmberg
Linda Pace
Jana Pantesco
Lynn Thompson

Thank you.

Save the Date for These Wonderful Events!
InterestInterest Groups & Events

CPWC offers myriad Interest Groups. Learn more about some of the upcoming events e ach group will be offering below, or visit the Interest Group web page.

Upcoming Interest Group Events Date
Yoga April 3
Bible Study
April 6
Easter Egg Hunt at McFarlane Park
April 9
Daytime Book Club 
April 10
Hiking Club April 17
Evening Group April 18
Living in the City Program
April 21
Evening Book Club April 25
Garden Club May 3
First Friday May 5

Family Activities: Save the date: April 9th!
Join us for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at 
McFarlane Park.
The event will be on
April 9th from Noon until 2:30 pm!

Garden Club: Save the date: May 3rd!
The Club will meet on Wednesday, May 3rd at Pat Smith's home for a 
hands-on flower arranging work shop with a guest instructor in floral design. The Club recently  toured the Cathedral of St. Philip Flower Show.

Needlers Group 
The group held its first meeting on February 24th. If you are interested in any needle projects especially knitting and crochet, and attending a future meeting, please contact  Anne Power  (678-773-5379).

Yoga Interest Group: Save the date: April 3rd!
Join Belinda Vogel on Mondays at 11:30 am at Linda Pace's house (Rivercliffe I; 4853 Rivercliffe Dr.) to practice yoga and contribute to WellSpring Living. In a few short weeks, this Group has raised an additional $430 for Wellspring Living! Beginners are welcome! The hour you spend breathing, moving, and centering will energize the rest of your day.
  • Drop-in for $10 or buy 4 classes for $35 or 6 for $50. Cash or check to CPWC will be accepted; the fees will be donated to Wellspring Living at the closing luncheon. 
  • If you have your own yoga mat please bring it with you. If you don't have a mat, there will be a few available for use along with a larger supply of yoga blankets and blocks.  
  • Contact Belinda Vogel (404-632-8573).
Hiking Club: Save the date: April 17th!
Please join us for a hike at Island Ford Trail in Roswell. We will meet at the ACC at 9 am on Monday, April 17 to carpool. RSVP to  Jean Dole  ( 404-433-5551) or  JoAnn Hammermaster ( 703-581-3085).

First Friday: Save the date: May 5th!
If you are interested in hosting future events, contact Liz Hall .   Upcoming events include:
  • May 5th - Missy Malmberg
  • Note: there won't be an event in April (due to Spring Break)
Daytime Book Club: Save the date: April 10th!
The Daytime Book Club will meet at 10am on Monday, April 10, at Millie Ore's home. We will 
discuss Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. If you can join us, please contact Millie by Friday, Apr. 7, at luckypenny@mindspring.com or 770-509-9241.
The Club meets at a member's home on the 2nd Monday of each month at 10 am. For more information, contact Susan Gavalis (678-427-8762) or Toni Brookner (770-317-0188).

Bible Study: Save the date: April 6th!
Meetings are every  Thursday at the Atlanta County Club from  10:00 to11:30 amCome join us for fellowship, coffee and cookies as we study God's precious GIFT to us. All invited to join us.  For more information, contact Lettie Nixon ( 770-953-2066).

Evening Book Club:  Save the date: April 25th!

The Club will read Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty. 
We meet at 7pm on the 4th Tuesday of the month and  anyone interested can  contact Veronica Bridges .

Evening Group: Save the date: April 18th!

Beth and I would like to apologize for canceling our March meeting. We did so based on a very limited response to the event. We are very happy to say that Jane Schlachter was very gracious about the cancellation and has enthusiastically agreed to join us at our next meeting, Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. Pat will host at her home (4364 Classic Links Court). 

Jane, a Family Law attorney, will present "Family Law in a Nutshell."  She can cover a myriad of topics and questions we may have.  Potential subjects can include Grandparents' Rights, Mediation, Restraining Orders, Prenuptials/Anti-Nuptials, Divorce. 

PLEASE RSVP AT LEAST TWO DAYS IN ADVANCE so we can plan for refreshments, etc.  patricia.iaffaldano@gmail.com   If you are working at a polling place that day, please come by whenever you are able.
Interest Groups

Bible Study       
Lettie Nixon
Book Club - Daytime

Book Club - Evening 
Bridge Club  
Melissa Nicol

Community Liaison
First Friday  
Liz Hall 

Hiking Club
Garden Club
Pat Smith

Evening Group 

Beth Armstrong
Pat Iaffaldano

Family Activities
Suzana Keller
Leslie Asiello

Girls Night Out 
Cynthia Dolezal

Globe Trekkers
Shea Amin

McFarlane Park Liaison
Tina Engberg

Play Group
Jillian Miller

Savvy Women
Chris Cashman

CondolencesOur Deepest Condolences

Sincere condolences to  the friends and families of  Nancy Murray and  Carolyn Landers.