November 2013 Newsletter  
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  January-February 2014  Newsletter
Valerie Pasche, Melissa Yen, and Alicia Koester
Holiday Lunch at Rucker House was enjoyed
by twenty-three members.  
President's Message
     HAPPY NEW YEAR, UAB Women's Club members!!  And, what a year it is already turning out to be!  With so many of you including our Tea for Tuition fundraiser and Scholarship Endowment Fund in your philanthropy plans, we have made incredible progress toward our fundraising goals!!! We are so grateful for our Charter Donors.  To date we have raised $25,260 in gifts and pledges.  We will certainly be in a position to make our first distribution next year!  Thanks so much to YOU:

CHARTER DONORS   As of January 1, 2014
Edith G. Bauman, Anne Bloomer, Rebecca L. Bradley
Kim Brunsting, Laura Logan Chapman, Annie Cornwell
Lori E. Green, Ann Katholi, Debi Mestre, Elaine Noe
Valerie K. Pasche, M.D., Valerie Collins Thomas
Pam H. Thompson
Helga Alexander, Judy Bridgers, Mardi Brownell
Gerda Carmichael , Harriet Holt Cloud, Dana Ferniany
Lady Jane Gillespie, Barbara Glaze, Judith Hayes Hand
Anne Hane, Diane M. Holmes, Leanne D. Kaslow
Alicia Koester, Michele Korf, Diane DeNyse Lorincz, 
Verna L. Lyons, Anne H. McMahon, Fran Johnson Nagy
Emily Omura, Margo Pitt, Sandra Schrohenloher
Colette Scott, Jeannie W. Thompson , Nancy Watts
Liz Weber
AND talking about stepping up!!!  We have huge momentum with our annual fundraising effort.  Our Tea for Tuition total to date is $6,884!  If we keep this up, we will have $8,000 to distribute to our scholarship recipients this year!!!
    Thank you one and all for your support and consideration!!  This is what makes our club GREAT!!!  Helping other women achieve their goals for themselves and their families!!
    PLEASE read through the rest of the newsletter and put our activities on your calendar!!  I look forward to seeing you at our Program on January 29th.  I did not have any involvement with the planning and organization of this program, but when I got my evite, I noticed that the firm presenting happens to be the law firm that did our estate planning last year.  This is the kind of personal planning, that most of us put off, but when my sister's husband passed away suddenly, it got my attention.  I contacted Leah Scalise and I breathe a lot easier knowing that our affairs are in order.  So, it may not be the most exciting topic, but I am glad that we are making this very important information available to our membership!!  See you in the New Year!!
Have a Super UABWC Day!!
Warmest Regards,   Valerie
Upcoming Events
Play Group:  Will meet the second Thursday,
Jan. 16 at 1030 am at Cassidy Lowe's house. 604 Stratton Ct, Homewood. Email Shaylea or Cassidy Lowe for more information. Feb. 6, location TBA.
Daytime book group:  Second Monday each month at 9:45  Jan. 13, at the home of Pam THompson, 2205 Shelterwood Road, Hoover, 979-8952 for directions.  Mossad by Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal will be reviewed by Cassidy Lowe,
Feb. 10th, at the home of Laura Chapman, 1801 Indian Creek  Cir, 35243, 969-5843, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake  by Anna Quindlen will be reviewed by Elaine Noe
Evening Book Group:The Forgiven, by Lawrence Osborne Wed., Jan. 22nd, 7:30 location TBA. Feb 26: Karen Joy Fowler's We are Completely Beside Ourselves. Contact Naomi Buklad for location,595-7514
Walking group:  Our next walk will be Wed.,  Jan. 15, Shades Creek Greenway on Lakeshore, meet at parking off Columbiana Rd on S. Lakeshore at 9 am. Call 586-9051 or email Pam Thompson for more info.  We will have a one hour easy walk. 
Movie Group:Meets Monthly for Matinees.  For date and time Contact Elaine Noe, 822-5044 
Travel Group.... Contact Lady Jane Gillespie, 592-3724

Birmingham Museum of Art:Make a New Year's Resolution to attend at least one activity at the Birmingham Museum of Art each month:  First Thursday, Tuesday noon ArtBreaks, Slow Art Sundays at 2 pm, Family Tours, etc.  If not already a member and receiving the quarterly member's magazine, please join at  Come to the Hiden Lecture on January 23 on American Modern Design from the Great Depression to Postwar.  There is something for everyone at your BMA!   Contact Judith Hayes Hand,  822-1702; 
Alys Stephens Center; Winter- Spring events calendar Basketball season has started! Check out the website or call Virginia Jones for more information.
Better Basics:  Volunteer opportunity to encourage reading with fourth graders in Birmingham City Schools.
Volunteer with UAB Health Services: see website for more information.

Luncheon Meeting January 29, 2013 
11:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
The UAB Office of Planned Giving Office will be speaking to the UAB Women's Club members about the advantages and benefits of making a lasting impact with savvy  philanthropic giving. Representatives from Hughes and Scalise P.C. will also be on hand to answer any questions from members.
At The Edge of Chaos (An exciting new facility for the exchange of ideas)
4th Floor of Lister Hill Library, UAB Campus
Parking on 9th Ave. Deck
Corner of University Blvd and 16th St. South ( aprox. $3) 
Box lunch for $10 per person catered by Primeaux
Please RSVP to or by calling
Kimberly Sanders at 205-975-5970
no later than 5:00pm January 23rd
Indicate your preference for lunch from the list below:
Chicken Salad Sandwich
Turkey with  Swiss
Spinach and Bibb Salad
Dessert provided by UAB Planned Giving

Mail your $10 check for lunch in advance to: 
PO BOX 661341
Birmingham, AL  35266

We hope to see you there!

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In This Issue
  • Holiday Luncheon
  • President's Message
  • Upcoming Events

January program:
Thursday, 29th
at Edge of Chaos,
11-1, lunch $10,
Estate planning
Details below

Next Month!
Tour of new Comprehensive 
Cancer Center
in late February.

Look for invite 
and RSVP early

Haven't paid your dues? $30 for email or $35 for mail delivery of newsletter on the website or to
P. O. Box 661341
Birmingham, AL.  35266

Membership and
Preakness Party?
Scholarship Committee?

If your talents
lie in these areas,
contact Valerie

Officers 2013-2014

Valerie Thomas  
Vice President
Kim Brunsting
Recording Secretary
Melissa Yen
Treasurer Claudine Ali
Lynne Faulstich
Fran Nagy

Pam  Thompson, Editor
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