Newsletter | January 2018

calendar graphicNANCY’S NOT NONSENSE (well not everything)

My dear fellow Auxiliary Members:  The new Board had a great Board/Planning meeting and we are looking to have a very busy and exciting year.

Tuesday, February 6 will be our next Board meeting at Nancy’s Office (796 W. 9th Street, San Pedro).  We like to start about 9:30 am.  Please keep in mind that our Board meetings are OPEN to all members, so drop by if you have some input or just want to be with the “in” crowd!

Tuesday, February 20 we hope to have a General Meeting with a speaker/program.  We will hold it at TNC in the Multi-Purpose Room.  More info to follow.

March will be “dark” except for the TNC MAJOR GALA AT THE LONG BEACH AQUARIUM.  This looks to be a glorious affair and if I wasn’t in China that date, I’d be there!!  Please support this event, TNC needs you.

Speaking of NEEDING you…the Thrift Shop is thriving and our Auxiliary Thrift Shop Coordinator, Gina McKenna, is doing an awesome job in helping TNC staff to organize and clean up the shop, but we do need more volunteers! I am using my knee-replacement surgery as an “excuse” to duck volunteering until February, but then I will be there!!  Please help out!

Friday, April 13 is your/our lucky day!  We will hold an English Tea-themed program to honor PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE Auxiliary members.  That will also be held at TNC in the Multi-Purpose Room from 11 am to 2pm.

GAME WEEK will be back at my house again in May: 7, 9, 11.

The first weekend in June a MAJOR garage sale is planned at the home of one of our members who lives in an area that has been doing an entire neighborhood garage sale for many years, thus MAJOR turnout. WE will be looking for donations throughout the first months of the year and then volunteers to price it, sell it and brag about it!!

July will be quiet, Board Meeting only.

August is, as usual “dark”.

September a General Meeting at the Mueller House.

October, lots of work to do for the NOVEMBER 9, PARADE OF TREES.  We did well last year with just a couple of months to plan, this time we have a full year.

Then in December we will install a new Board and be grateful to survive!!

YOU ARE THE BEST WOMEN IN THE WORLD TO WORK WITH…I KNOW WE CAN COUNT ON YOUR SUPPORT!!  Stay well and know you are loved…
Nancy Collinge, President


THANK YOU TO A GREAT PRESIDENT: TNCA 2017

LISTEN MY CHILDREN AND YOU SHALL HEAR,
ABOUT TOBERMAN AUXILIARY – 2017 IS THE YEAR.

ROSEMARY ZETTLER IS PRESIDENT AND SHE IS “THE ONE”
WHOSE EXCELLENT LEADERSHIP SEES THAT ALL THINGS GET DONE.

OUR WORK SUPPORTS TOBERMAN, A CHARITY EXTRAORINAIRE.
WHERE THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES ARE GIVEN EDUCATION AND CARE.

EACH MONTH AUXILIARY BRIDGE PLAYERS DONATED MONEY AND TIME
AND MAY PRODUCED GAME WEEK AND OUR REVENUE CLIMBED.

JUNE‘S TEA AND TOUR EVENTS WERE BOTH SUCCESSFUL FOR SURE
WE LEARNED EVEN MORE ABOUT TNC AND INCREASED MEMBERSHIP BY FOUR.

THEN WE TOURED THE HOME OF THE ZETTLERS AND JIM & JULIA HEARD
WHERE WE VIEWED UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE AND COLLECTIONS OF THE WORLD.

AUGUST AT TOBERMAN CENTER AND IT IS TIME FOR “BACK TO SCHOOL”
AND THE AUXILIARY MEMBERS WERE THERE, COOPERATION IS THE RULE.

HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN WERE GIVEN FULL BACKPACKS AND MORE
THEN PREPARED TO APPROACH EDUCATION FOR MUCH HIGHER SCORES.

SEPTEMBER, ROSEMARY PROVIDES A COMIC, SPEAKING ON SAFETY AND CRIME
WE LEARNED A FEW TIPS AND LAUGHED THROUGH LUNCHTIME.

NOVEMBER TNCA’S BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS TREES WERE ON PARADE
WE WORKED VERY HARD TOGETHER AND OVER $7,000 WAS MADE.

SOON OUR BUSY YEAR WAS ENDING AND WE TOOK TIME FOR REFLECTION
BEING GRATEFUL FOR ROSEMARY, HER PATIENCE, KINDNESS AND DIRECTION.

WE KNOW ONE THING FOR SURE AS 2017 ENDS,
WE DID GREAT WORK TOGETHER AND BECAME STRONGER FRIENDS!!


2018 OFFICERS & BOARD

PRESIDENT: Nancy Collinge
SECRETARY: Mieke Sorrentino
TREASURER:  Sara Dokter
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY: Flo Fenton
1st VICE PRESIDENT/MEMBERSHIP: Mary Hibdon
2nd VICE PRESIDENT/WAYS AND MEANS: Peggy Ekberg and Joyce Prizler

NEWSLETTER: Patricia Gill
THRIFT SHOP COORDINATOR: Gina Mckenna
ROSTER COORDINATOR: Rosemary Zettler
LIASION TO TNC EXECUTIVE BOARD: Mary Hibdon
BRIDGE CHAIRMAN: Shirley Marshall
HISTORIAN: position Open

 

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