Women's Club

womenclubThe St. William's Women's Club encompasses all the women of the parish. They provide services to the parish and promote general welfare and fellowship among its members. Meetings are held in the Family Life Center, Rooms A and B on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm. All women of the parish are encouraged to attend.

The committees provide services to the Parish and promote general welfare and fellowship among its members.

This committee is chaired by Anna Stringfellow and is responsible for sending out appropriate cards to members of the parish who are sick, the families of those who have died and a welcome card to the new families.

The chair of this committee is Judi Harper; she is responsible for the operation of the kitchen including the purchasing of all consumables for the club. She will be assisted by various club members at each function that the Women's Club sponsors. Her committee members may vary from function to function.

Shelter Breakfast
The chair for this committee is Lillian Best. She has a set committee which assists her each Thursday morning to provide breakfast for the homeless women and children being cared for by the Sisters of Charity Shelter. She may at times ask for items for these women for certain holidays; at such times, any member of the Women's Club may participate.

CETA (Caring Enough to Act)
The chair for this committee is Katherine Hyde, and she, if necessary at some point, will enlist additional members to assist her. This committee recommends to the Executive Board parishioners who are eligible to receive a Kroger Gift Card to help them through financial difficulties. The names of recipients are not divulged.

The purpose of this committee is to provide a meal to family members, friends and parishioners after a death. They have a core committee but anyone is welcome to assist any time a repast is being provided. Also you will be asked occasionally to provide a food item for those attending the repast.

Hospital Food
The chair for this committee is Diana Smith. She will be seeking the names of a couple of additional members to assist her. This committee, at each meeting, asks for volunteers to provide sandwiches (which must be cut in half and wrapped separately), fruit, chips, cookies or any item suitable. Food items should be brought to the Family Life Center on the last Wednesday of each month by 9:00 AM. The committee will then see that the food is taken to the Methodist North Hospital ICU waiting room.

Welcome Committee
This committee will be responsible for introducing new members who attend a meeting for the first time and seeing they are made to feel welcome. This committee will be responsible for issuing the information sheet to each new member regarding all committees and their purpose.

Beatitude Bags
Carol Hunter is the chair of this committee. These bags are provided to the homeless in the Millington/Memphis area. She will at times give the membership a list of items needed for the bags; ie., toothpaste, soap, toothbrushes, deordorant, etc.

Photography Committee
Velda Dedeaux chairs this committee. This committee is responsible for taking photographs at all Women's Club meetings and activities. These pictures will be available online to be printed or downloaded for future events.

Audit Committee
This committee will serve at the will of the President on a biannual basis. They will be tasked with reviewing and auditing the books of the treasurer. This committee will not be named.

Second Wednesday of the month: 7:00pm

Family Life Center, Rooms A and B
Alternate - main cafeteria area

Current Officers:
President - Mary Heburn (215) 266-5244
President Elect - Angie Moore (901) 848-3747
Vice President - Monette Ray (901) 835-2056
Secretary - Debbie Breckenridge (901) 359-7063
Treasurer - Maria Boyett (901) 840-2410
Past President - Katherine Hyde (901) 482-3335

St. William Catholic Church
4932 Easley Street
Millington, TN 38053

Telephone : (901) 872-4099

Bulletin Deadline
Information for the bulletin must be submitted no later than noon on Mondays. Announcements must be submitted in writing or emailed to the parish office.

Web Site
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