November Luncheon & other news NOVEMBER LUNCHEON & JEWELRY SHOPPING Monday, November 9th Bentwater Yacht Club 10 am – 2 pm
On November 9th, join us as Bentwater Ladies Organization hosts a jewelry shopping event like no other. Roma Designer Jewelry will take center stage with its original jewelry pieces from around the world. There will be numerous prizes and giveaways. https://www.romadesignerjewelry.com/
Members attending the November luncheon meeting may begin shopping from 10-11am. Reservations - Country Club Front Office - (936) 597-6219 All Bentwater residents are invited to shop from 1:30-2:30 pm.
Food Drive at November luncheon Bring items for the Montgomery Food Bank to the November luncheon Given the great need for food in our county, the Community Service Team is asking members to consider bringing food items for the Montgomery County Food Bank to the November. According to Bonnie Chapman, who leads this BLO activity, the Food Bank needs the following items: • Canned or dry beans • Peanut butter • Canned vegetables & fruits • Grains -- rice, pasta, macaroni & cheese • Cereals -- Hot & Cold • Canned tuna, salmon & chicken • Healthy snacks –raisins, granola bars • 100% Juice
Thank You Ladies The Pregnancy Help Center in Conroe is sending a big THANK YOU to the members of the Bentwater Ladies Organization. In addition to several bags and boxes, $605 was donated to the not for profit which assists young ladies in our area. “We were so pleased to be able to lend a hand,” says Bonnie Chapman, who leads the Community Service Team for the BLO. “But we were also very sad to see that except for what we brought, their shelves were bare. There is tremendous need in our community.” If you were unable to participate in the collection but would like to donate items, contact Bonnie at email@example.com.
Fall New Member Coffee Wednesday, October 28th at 10 a.m. is the Fall new members coffee. We will welcome new prospective members at the home of Margaret Hudson. If you know of a new resident or someone who is not a member but is interested in finding out about BLO, please contact the Newcomers Committee chairs: GingerOakes at +1 (936) 597-7555 or email Lynnette Russo at firstname.lastname@example.org They will see that she receives and invitation.
Nominating Committee proposes Steering Committee for 2021 Nominating committee members met in September and have proposed the Officers and Steering Committee Members for 2021. The membership will vote on the slate at the November luncheon. The proposed slate is: • President -- Patricia Wright • Vice President – Val Gerbino • Communications – Nancy Busen • Membership – Kay Pontiuous • Parliamentarian -- Debbie Herring • Programs -- Sally Dillard, Heidi Flores, Carol Reitmeyer • Secretary – Mary Frances Doris • Treasurer – Beverly Broussard Members serving on the Nominating Committee were Margie Gilbert, Susan McFarland, Anna Richards, Rae Jean Young and Patricia Wright, who convenes the nominating committee per the Standing Rules of the of the organization.
Mix & Mingle continues Mix & Mingle...Join your friends and neighbors on Thursday, November 12th at the Country Club grill from 4 to 7 p.m. Happy hour prices, bar bite menu, and reservations recommended if you are staying for dinner. This informal gathering is a great way to get to know your neighbors.