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Victoria Brown

Current membership chair of the EPWC. I am a retired registered nurse. I am an avid cyclist, hiker and cross country skier. I am the current president of the Eagle Point Friends of the Library and the coordinator of the EPWC Culinary Arts group.

Knotty Ladies Hold September Meeting

By Victoria Brown | September 14, 2020

Good morning everyone!! The Knotty Ladies Quilters of Eagle Point, Oregon, are staying home and staying safe. We hope you are all well. We are staying busy with mask making (not as much as the last time I wrote), quilts and just staying busy and having fun. We held our September 2, 2020 meeting at […]

May, 2020 Knotty Ladies Masked Meeting

By Victoria Brown | May 21, 2020

The Knotty Ladies met at Helen Hensley's home on May 15, 2020 for the first time since Mar. 4. With coronavirus restrictions in place we considered a video meeting, but the Phase 1 guidelines made an in-person meeting possible. Lydia Davidson's beautiful patio was the setting for the meeting and masks and social distancing were […]

Knotty Ladies’ March 2020 Meeting

By Victoria Brown | March 10, 2020

Helen Hensley hosted the Knotty Ladies Quilters on March 4th. We welcome back Lynn Moore, who took a short break from the Knotty Ladies, and is ready to get back and be active again. We look forward to her new ideas. Helen is big on making small gifts for members and presented them with a […]

February 2020 Luncheon Features Oregon History

By Victoria Brown | February 24, 2020

76 women gathered at the Rogue Valley Country Club on a sunny winter day to enjoy good company, wonderful food and a fascinating program. Leta Lovelace Neiderheiser, author of "Jesse Applegate: A Dialogue with Destiny" was our speaker who played the role of Cynthia Applegate, wife of Jesse Applegate. Leta is a great, great granddaughter […]

February 2020 Culinary Arts Lunch Celebrates Citrus

By Victoria Brown | February 16, 2020

A total of 26 women gathered at two homes on Feb. 13 to explore the interesting world of cooking with a variety of citrus fruits. Host homes were Viki Brown and Nancy with Sharyn Close and Liz Crossman serving as co-hosts. The hosts had selected a total of 10 recipes featuring citrus that were assigned […]

December 2019 Luncheon Was Fun and Festive

By Victoria Brown | December 16, 2019

72 EPWC members and guests filled the ballroom at the Rogue Valley Country Club for our December luncheon. The room was a literal sea of red clothing as everyone brightened the cold, foggy day. We all enjoyed some social time, the usual business meeting and a scrumptious buffet lunch. The menu included scalloped potatoes, roast […]

Classy Christmas Party 2019

By Victoria Brown | December 16, 2019

It was a mild December evening for our annual Classy Christmas Party which was held in the Pavilion at the Eagle Point Golf Resort for the second year. Lots of cozy heaters were placed around the room and service from two bars in the room kept everybody warm and comfortable. Once again some ladies dusted […]

October 2019 EPWC Luncheon and Member’s Market

By Victoria Brown | October 19, 2019

Did you think it was possible to get 92 women, 12 lunch tables and 13 vendor tables in the ballroom at the RV Country Club? Well we did it at the October 2019 luncheon and it was great. Trudi Eyraud coordinated the Member's market, Maxine Williams coordinated the luncheon and Annette Godfrey provided the Halloween […]

October 2019 Culinary arts Lunch is a Southern Celebration

By Victoria Brown | October 19, 2019

24 wonderful cooks gathered at two homes on October 10 to savor a lunch featuring fine Southern Cuisine and to learn some history of cooking influences in that area. Linda Haynsworth-Kruger and Susan Watson planned the menu, selected the recipes and hosted a group of 12 at Linda’s home. Joyce Lingren and Viki Brown coordinated […]

August, 2019 EPWC Luncheon Gives New Meaning to the Term “Wacky Fashion Show”

By Victoria Brown | September 1, 2019

Ask 15 older, adult women to dress up in costume and strut their stuff in front of a large group of friends and you have the recipe for a zany luncheon program. Each model prepared a costume based on a chosen theme and Maxine Williams, fashion show emcee, delivered a descriptive commentary as the model […]

August 2019 Culinary Arts Group Savors a “Marvelous Mediterranean” Menu

By Victoria Brown | September 1, 2019

18 great cooks joined in the Culinary Arts luncheon for August, 2019. The participants were divided between two homes to keep the numbers manageable. Virginia Felker and Gerene Leffingwell hosted at Virginia's home and Maxine Williams and Sharyn Close hosted at Maxine's home. The weather was beautiful and allowed lunch to be served in Maxine's […]

EPWC Annual Picnic Was a Sunny Success

By Victoria Brown | August 3, 2019

75 EPWC members and guests descended on Touvelle State Park on a beautiful July Sunday to enjoy the annual picnic. There were yard games and prizes, shade trees, live music and great food catered by Big Daddy BBQ. Lots of fun socializing and relaxing in this beautiful park also made it a special event. A […]

EPWC July 4th Parade Entry is a Winner!!

By Victoria Brown | July 11, 2019

17 EPWC members decorated the All Around Town Trolley in bright, patriotic colors and then hopped on board to play loud and proud kazoo music all along the Eagle Point 4th of July parade route. It was lots of fun, a beautiful day and a large crowd lining the streets to cheer us all on. […]

Happy Birthday to the Eagle Point Women’s Club Celebrated at the June Luncheon

By Victoria Brown | June 29, 2019

About 70 women gathered at the Rogue Valley Country Club on a beautiful summer day for the June luncheon. We celebrated the beginning of the 15th year of founding of then Eagle Point Women's Club with some delicious and beautiful birthday cake. A few of the original members were present at the luncheon. The tables […]

June 2019 “Dishes up Oregon”

By Victoria Brown | June 25, 2019

This was the first time that Culinary Arts hosted a lunch at two different homes to accomodate our growing group numbers. The menu was identical at each lunch and eleven people attended at each home. Janice Kabel and Jackie O’Neil co-hosted at Janice’s home and Viki Brown and Linda Haynsworth-Kruger co-hosted at Viki’s home. Several […]

Welcome to the 2019-2020 Eagle Point Women’s Club Board

By Victoria Brown | May 9, 2019

The ballots are in and the suspense is over. We have a Board for the next two years and it looks a lot like the Board from the last two years. Thanks to members who voted and a big thanks to the board members for their dedicated service.

Humor and Inspiration Highlighted in April 2019 Luncheon Program

By Victoria Brown | May 3, 2019

72 members and guests assembled at the Rogue Valley Country Club on April 17 for our bi-monthly luncheon. The four guests who attended joined the Club as members before they left for the day. It is great to welcome new friends to our great group. The business meeting reminded people that membership dues need to […]

Middle Eastern Feast Enjoyed at April Culinary Arts Lunch

By Victoria Brown | May 2, 2019

15 members gathered at the home of Pat Wittman to explore the exotic delight of middle eastern cooking. Ashley Jensen served as co-hostess and provided the commentary as each dish was introduced. From hummus to saffron rice pudding, we sampled dishes for every meal course from recipes which had been carefully selected by Pat and […]

February Ladie’s Dining Out Checked Out Cracker Barrel

By Victoria Brown | March 25, 2019

A lively group of 8 members carpooled to Medford for a enjoyable lunch at the new Cracker Barrel restaurant. The "front porch" is filled with the trademark wooden rocking chairs and the huge gift shop sells some food products and lots of other interesting items. The interior is welcoming and comfortable and the menu pretty […]

February 2019 Luncheon Introduces us to Qigong

By Victoria Brown | March 1, 2019

71 eager members and guests filled the ballroom at Rogue Valley Country Club on Feb. 20 for some great socializing, updating, learning and eating. Our featured presenter was Susan Sky, licensed acupuncturist and ancient Chinese medicine visiting. Suzanne provided information on health, overall wellness and then demonstrated and led us in practicing some Qigong exercises. […]

February 2019 Culinary Arts Group Celebrates Isabel’s Cantina

By Victoria Brown | February 14, 2019

17 creative women joined in a festive celebration of the bold and varied flavors of Latin food at the Culinary Arts lunch held at Viki Brown's home on Feb. 7 which was decorated with bright Latin colors. Sue Tschohl served as co-hostess. The women who attended each prepared a recipe for a part of the […]

December 2018 Luncheon was a holiday treat

By Victoria Brown | December 23, 2018

75 members and guests filled the ballroom at Rogue Valley Country Club for a festive December luncheon. Lots of red clothing and special holiday accessories made a very colorful room. Richard Gyuro entertained us with beautiful Christmas tunes accompanied on a few numbers by Bonnie Scriba with vocals. We all had song sheets and were […]

2018 Classy Christmas Party was sparkling

By Victoria Brown | December 23, 2018

85 EPWC members and their guests filled the Pavilion at Eagle Point Golf Course with holiday cheer while sporting furs and and sparkling jewelry for the 2018 Classy Christmas party. Many of the men even pulled out a sport coat and necktie to keep with the party theme. Beautiful decorations including a number of glowing […]

2018 Luncheon Features “Ready, Set, Shop” Members Market

By Victoria Brown | October 26, 2018

The October luncheon proved that EPWC members love to shop! 96 ladies filled the ballroom at the RVCC and spent some quality time checking out the 14 tables filled with a variety of handmade and other items for sale. Several of the tables provided information on items of community interest. Many of those attending went […]

October 2018 Culinary Arts Group Explores Appetizers

By Victoria Brown | October 16, 2018

Fourteen members gathered together at the home of Gerene Leffingwell to share a wide variety of appetizers that each guest prepared at home and brought to share with the group. As we enjoyed sampling the many dishes, each cook described the ingredients and preparation methods for her recipe. Yummy appetizers from "Thai Turkey and Brown […]

August 2018 Luncheon was a “Black and White” event

By Victoria Brown | September 25, 2018

A beautiful summer day greeted over 60 members to the August, 2018 EPWC luncheon. We had some new members and guests with us and signed up a new member before she left for home. The program was a series of bingo games led by Sharyn Close and Aleli Lawson with cash prizes. Everyone had a […]

August 2018 EPWC Ladie’s Outing Features Art and Fresh Seafood

By Victoria Brown | August 14, 2018

12 ladies traveled to Ashland to experience a tour of the Schneider Museum of Art on the SOU campus and lunch at Omar's Restaurant. A young docent guided our group through the five exhibits with lots of information on the artists and their unique work. Each exhibit was fascinating and thought-provoking. We also took a […]

August, 2018 Culinary Arts luncheon features “fresh food”

By Victoria Brown | August 14, 2018

13 wonderful home cooks gathered at the home of Carolyn Hein on Aug. 9 to share and sample a variety of dishes featuring fresh food products available in the Rogue Valley. Jan Griffin served as our gracious co-hostess. Brilliant red raspberries and strawberries topping a dark green spinach salad and an array of colorful vegetables […]

2018 Annual Picnic was a hit

By Victoria Brown | July 13, 2018

The sky was clear and sunny and the temps in the high 80's to make for a perfect day for a the EPWC annual picnic. 65 members and guests gathered in the picnic shelter at Touvelle State Park for an afternoon of games, visiting and good food. Big Daddy BBQ provided an ample and enjoyable […]

June Culinary Arts is a “Saucy” lunch

By Victoria Brown | June 20, 2018

Eleven ladies met at the home of Janice Kabel to share foods prepared from recipes selected from "America's Test Kitchen: Just Add Sauce": cookbook. Co-hostesses Joan Devlin and Janice Kabel selected recipes to cover all meal courses from appetizers through desserts and each guest brought the dish that they had prepared at home from their […]