The Westchester Woman’s Club awarded a total of $33,000 in donations to local charity organizations during the spring.
Checks for $5,000 each were presented by the woman’s club to the Airport Marina Counseling Service in Westchester, Bob Hope USO and LAX Food Pantry.
In addition, financial contributions totaling $18,000 were presented to St. Margaret’s Center, Loyola Marymount University’s Feed the Hungry program, Jr. Blind Camperships, Kentwood Players theater group, Music West, St. Robert’s Food/Hungry, Homeboys Industries and Helen’s Room.
A new “scholarship committee” is being formed to present three $5,000 scholarships for grandchildren/great grandchildren of current club members.
The club recently installed its new board of directors for the 2013-14 year.
The board members include Darcie Heiser, president; Pat Binder, first vice president (programs); Linda Berri, second vice president (membership); Susan Nash, recording secretary; Lori Caldwell, corresponding secretary; Lynne Callinan, financial secretary; Joann Duray, treasurer; Jeanne-Marie Kocker, curator; Mary Lachman, trustee chairman; and Marjorie Zuelke, parliamentarian.
The club will resume its regular meetings at 11 a.m. Sept. 19 at Tony P’s restaurant in Marina del Rey.