2019 TAD Fine Arts Festival Award Winners
TAD Fine Arts Festival Award Winners from Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club Ten members represented MWFC at the March 26, 2019 TAD Fine Arts Festival. They entered 25 items in 4 different categories. Congratulations entry winners! Double congratulations to Diane Grossman for being awarded the Best of Show for all TAD entries with her machine quilt, Fireflies into the Light.
Floral & Potted Plants
2016 Relay for Life
Relay for Life 2016 is now just a fond memory! The MWFC Wild Roses raised over $10,000 to support the research, education, advocacy and patient services provided by the American Cancer Society at Moorpark's Relay Around the World.
Thank You, Spring Luncheon and Arts Festival Committees!
The Spring Luncheon committee chairman (back) Barbara Friedl, Vicki Tymczyszyn, Debi Vitale, Patti Mann, JoAnn Catalano, and Rosalie Barili, (front) Carmen Jerome, Diana Fowler, President Gloria Guhl, Shari Burns, Lynn Levine and Luncheon Chairman, Bethany Thomas. We are so proud of our results from the Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show.
These are just a few of the 17 winning members who represented MWFC at our March 22nd Fine Arts TAD Festival. (left to right) Shari Burns, Melba Kistner, Lorraine Radabaugh, Carolyn Finley, Barbara Friedl, Hazel McCord and Lynn Levine.
2016 Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show - March 20, 2016
With 250 members and guests in attendance we had a wonderful historic "Walk back in Time" with David Schwabauer, President of the Moorpark Historical Society, along with Mike Winters, also a historian. We featured vintage fashions from the 1900's to 1970's and David shared things that happened in each era as the following models displayed the vintage clothing.
Honoring Our Veterans 2015
Members of the Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club recognized Veterans currently serving and those who have lost their lives by presenting a wreath at the recent Moorpark Veterans Day ceremony.
2015 Relay for Life
The MWFC had a carnival-themed booth set up for Team Red Roses at the Relay for Life event on Saturday, April 25th. PLINKO was a game set up for people to play. The carnival "bumper car" made by Joslyn Tillar also won 1st prize for best themed. The auctioned quilt visible in the photos was created and donated by Vicki Tymczyszyn.
2015 Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show
Members and Guests enjoying our Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show. We truly enjoyed hearing Debbi Mercado speak on what receiving a scholarship from Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club meant to her.
Our fashion show featured several brides and models wearing their original wedding dresses. A few of the bridal dresses shown below were from Pam Jankowski, Amber Bendrihem, Gloria Guhl, Mary Schwabauer, Suzy Lesiak, Diane Grossman, and Marie Lewey.
Our MC Robin Hagey told the story how each bride met their husbands while their favorite song played in the background. It was a wonderful day spent while earning funds to help our local students and schools.
Girls Night Out at Gadda Paint
The Girls Night Out event at Gadda Paint was super fun! Pictured are Vicki Tymczyszyn, Carol Sanders, Suzy Lesiak, Diane Grossman, Diana Fowler, Tami Gresiak, Heidi Best, Sandra Zinnato, Lynn Levine, Lynn Underwood, Helen Moore, Kim Lucas, Tina Nickerson, Mary Schultz, Gloria Guhl, Dottie Biller, Ann Sobel,Pam Koslov, Barbara Friedl, Kerry Williams and Lou Langkusch.
"Tying the Knot" Quilt Raffle
This is the beautiful quilt, made by MWFC member, Diane Grosman. Opportunity tickets are available for $5 each or 5 tickets for $20 at MWFC meetings. The winning ticket will be pulled at the April 12 "Tying the Knot, 110 Years of Serving the Community" luncheon/fashion show at the Moorpark Country Club. Tickets for this event go on sale Feb. 13 at the General Meeting. MWFC members (l-r) include: Diana Fowler, Diane Grossman, Gloria Guhl and JoAnn Catalano.
House of Hope Donation
MWFC members Lynn Levine and Gloria Guhl (President) present a check to Anne Sobel, Director of Our Community House of Hope, a local free hospice in Thousand Oaks. The $640.80 raised came from the sale of hand-crafted cards Lynn Levine designed and donated at MWFC meetings!!
MWFC Book Club
The MWFC Book Club meets monthly, check the events page for details. Pictured from left to right are Pam Koslov, Diane Grossman, Suzy Lesiak, Julie Shipley, Laurie Mazzeo, Lynn Underwood, Dottie Biller and Diana Fowler after discussing the book A Twin Pursuit by Terry Gooch Ross.
Honoring Our Veterans 2014
Members of the Moorpark Women's Fortnightly Club recognized Veterans currently serving and those who have lost their lives by presenting a wreath at the recent Moorpark Veterans Day ceremony held on November 11, 2014. MWFC members are: (L-R) Heidi Best, Gloria Guhl (President), Carol Sanders, Barbara Penny, Diana Fowler, JoEllen Hilliard, Barbara Friedl, Haley Addis and Denise Piehn.
2013 "Let Your Heart Fly" Spring Luncheon
We did it! It is with sincere thanks and gratitude to our club members and the community that our club was able to present a check at the June 14th General Meeting to Interface Children & Family Services for $22,000. That amount will be used to provide 22 months worth of food and supplies for one of the domestic violence shelters in Ventura County.
Keep America Warm
Carmen Jerome, Melba Kistner, and Hazel McCord showing one of the blankets made by the Knit and Crochet group. Blankets are donated to the Red Cross Keep America Warm program for distribution to disaster shelters or wherever there's a need. Spring 2013.
Tuesday Morning Girls
MWFC members enjoying lunch at a regular Tuesday Morning Girls get together, Fall 2012.
Mayor Speaks about Citzenship
(1) Moorpark Mayor, Janice Parvin spoke about Citizenship at the October membership meeting of the MWFC held at the Moorpark Country Club on October 12, 2012. (2) Members of MWFC surround Moorpark Mayor Janice Parvin after her presentation.
Relay for Life Golden Sneakers Award
Daniela Barragan, Moorpark Manager of Relay for Life, presents the Golden Sneakers Award to MWFC's "Wild Roses" team leaders, Kathy Ekker (l) and Suzy Lesiak (r). MWFC raise over $8,000 for the recent Relay for Life to end Cancer. MWFC was the top fundraiser for the 2012 year!
Back to School Supplies Fundraiser
Denise Piehn wins raffle quilt designed, created and donated by Vicki Tymczyszyn! All donated school supplies will benefit Catholic Charities in Moorpark to help needy children returning to school this Fall.
MWFC Celebrates New Board Members, Scholarship Winners
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From left to right: 1) Billie Stimac receiving 25 yr membership pin and flowers. (L) is Past Membership Chairman: Deb Felice, (R) is Heidi Best, Past President. 2) High School Recipients of MWFC Scholarships accompanied by Gloria Guhl. 3) Past Presidents of MWFC. 4) Moorpark College Continuing Education Scholarship Recipients with Lorraine Radabaugh (L) Kathleen Vilgarolo, Annika Nunez and daughter Sydney. [June 2012]
2012 MWFC Spring Luncheon
"It makes a huge difference in their lives," says Ventura County Superior Court Judge Ellen Conroy in the VC Star newspaper coverage of the MWFC fundraising luncheon for CASA (May 22, 2012): read it here
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2012 Relay for Life
Suzy Lesiak at the Relay for Life
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