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The Executive Board

Co Presidents ~ Patty Dolce & Karen Reap

Vice President of Membership ~ Laura Reilly

Treasurer ~ Heather Taylor

Recording Secretary ~ Linda Sims

Corresponding Secretary ~ Denise Racz & Amy Casey

Conservation Committee ~ Laurie Casazza & Jill Swiecinski

Arts Committee ~ Rosary DeFilippis & Yvonne Cangelosi

Community Outreach Committee ~ Nancy Kennelly & Janet Longo

Education Committee ~ Anita Durban & Gail Skryha

Fundraising Committee ~ Sheila Vidreiro & Kathleen Trelease

Get Involved

We love to welcome new members into our community! Our meetings are the first Wednesday of every month, starting at 7 pm. We encourage you to reach out to our VP of Membership, Laura Reilly, to learn more about the club and attend a meeting as our guest. Below is the membership application.

Laura Reilly can be reached at

lkdowrey@gmail.com

Woman's Club Committees
The Arts:
Chairpersons
~Rosary DeFilippis (rosary.defilippis@gmail.com)
~Yvonne Cangelosi (yvonne@ynet.app)
Promotes the arts within the community by

• Organizing an annual Art Walk throughout the downtown of Manasquan

• Hosting a fashion show featuring the local shops

• Decorating the clubhouse for the holidays

• Hosting art activities for the club members

Conservation:

Chairpersons

~Laurie Casazza (lacasazza@aol.com)

~Jill Swiecinski (jillswiecinski@yahoo.com)

• Organize participation in Clean Ocean Act’s twice yearly beach cleanups

• Collect blankets for local animal shelters

• Promote sustainability efforts in and around our clubhouse i.e. landscaping, waste reduction and increased recycling

• Collaborate with other departments and with outside organization’s conservation efforts

Education:

Chairpersons

~Anita Durban (anita.durban89@gmail.com)

~Gail Skryha (skryha@optonline.net)

• Advertise, sponsor and choose recipient for annual high school scholarship(s)

• Assist committees in raising funds for scholarships, i.e. Gift Auction Event

• Coordinate volunteers for annual Read Across America/Dr. Suess’ Birthday event at the elementary school

• Coordinate ad hoc education activities for members and the community

Community Outreach:

Chairperson

~Nancy Kennelly (NBKennelly@gmail.com)

~Janet Longo (jelongo@optonline.net)

  • Collects winter coats for Jersey Cares

  • Manages a collection of items for Mary’s Place by the Sea, along with assisting them on a mailing campaign

  • Gathers pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House

  • Facilitates a prom dress collection in conjunction with Lunch Break

  • Organizes a giving tree for the collection of gift cards for families at Common Ground

  • Organizes a March Clothing Drive to benefit Jersey Shore Rescue Mission and 180 Turning Lives Around

  • Organizes two American Red Cross blood drives

  • Sorts donations onsite at Fulfill Food Bank monthly and organizes a food drive

  • Supports the Kindness Cafe weekly

  • Visits senior residences

  • Collects items for and the creation of goody bags for Meals on Wheels and First Responders

Fundraising:

Chairpersons

~Sheila Vidreiro  (vidreiro1983@gmail.com)

 ~Kathleen Trelease (trel6577@aol.com)

•Collaborate in the development of the new committee by sharing fundraising ideas and resources.

•Promote community awareness and encourage participation in fundraising events.

•Assist in the planning and execution of board approved activities.

•Support the chairs and committee members as committed and enthusiastic participant. 

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Become a Sponsor

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