Activity Group Reports

Culinary Arts Group July, 2022 Luncheon

By Victoria Brown | July 28, 2022

11 members gathered at the home of Virginia Felker with co-host Joyce Lingren to sample the creative recipes of TV food celebrity and cookbook author, Alex Guarnaschelli. The recipes were selected from her "The Home Cook: Recipes to Know By Heart" cookbook and were perfect for the summer season. Fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs were […]

Knotty Ladies Quilt Guild July Meeting

By Victoria Brown | July 21, 2022

The Knotty Ladies met at Lydia Davidson's home on July 6, 2022 at 1:00 pm for their regular meeting. Four ladies attended: Lydia Davidson, Dora Moore, Bonnie Scriba and Debbie Hart. It was good to see everybody and their new projects. Lydia completed a beautiful American Flag Quilt. She placed the names of the 50 […]

Bowling is Back!!!

By Victoria Brown | July 13, 2022

After a number of years of inactivity, the EPWC bowling group is back. A huge thanks to Lori Miles for stepping up to coordinate this fun group. The meeting time will be 1:30 pm on the second Monday of the month at Lava Lanes. Carpooling will be arranged. Cost is $15 for three games of […]

June 2022 Sip & Dip

By Aleli Lawson | June 24, 2022

Fifteen ladies had a lovely time at the home of Paula Buckley for the June 23rd gathering of Sip and Dip. The warm sunny weather greeted us on Paula’s comfortable patio and beautiful yard with a great view of the golf course. Yummy appetizers and glasses of wine were enjoyed by all under festive patio […]

June 2022 Couples 3-13

By Aleli Lawson | June 20, 2022

With COVID-19 once again hitting a host couple, two homes shared hosting duties for Couples 3-13 on June 18. Eight couples each were at the homes of Connie Quiring and Michelle Harter. Good food and banter were shared by all. Scores at the Quirings were quite low with Lynn Baker-24, Bernie Quiring-25, Martin Frey-40, Joan […]

June 2022 Book Club: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

By Barbara Judy | June 12, 2022

The Book Club met at the home of Barbara Judy. The novel is based on the real-life World War I female spy ring called the Alice Network, which operated in German occupied France and Belgium. Three historical figures are used as characters in the novel. The story uses a dual narrative approach, alternating between events […]

May 21, 2022

By Sharyn Close | May 31, 2022

EPWC Couples 3-13 was held at the home of Sharyn Close shown here with Sharyn & Maxine Williams….All 14 had a fun evening with much laughter and great food.

May Couples 3-13

By Aleli Lawson | May 23, 2022

Due to the re-emergence of a couple cases of Covid 19, Couples 313 Potluck was held in only 2 homes on May 21st – Sharyn Close and new member Kay Breithaupt. The groups were on the smaller side but the visiting, food and fun card game were just as enjoyable as always. The ladies came […]

EAT & GREET held on Wednesday May 18, 2021 at the home of CATHI SORENG

By Sharyn Close | May 23, 2022

14 ladies met at Cathi Sorengs' home on May 18, 2022 and had our fill of outstanding dishes and had a lovely time getting reacquainted after a long two years since the last event.

May Book Club Discussed ‘The Indigo Girl

By Virginia Felker | May 15, 2022

May book group met at the home of Virginia Felker and discussed 'The Indigo Girl' by Natasha Boyd. It's set between 1739 and 1744 in rural South Carolina. The story revolves around Eliza Lucas a sixteen year old who is left in charge of their family's three plantations. Her father last left to pursue his […]

Sip & Dip April 2022

By Aleli Lawson | May 12, 2022

The latest activity group in the Women’s Club, Sip and Dip is fast becoming a popular one! Ida Tolmie hosted 15 ladies for the fourth gathering April 28th where we sipped vino, noshed on appetizers and caught up with each other. It also gave us the opportunity to say our farewells and give goodbye hugs […]

A Return to Couples 3-13 in April 2022

By Aleli Lawson | May 12, 2022

The Couples 3-13/Potluck group got off the ground after a 9 month hiatus on April 16th. 24 couples enjoyed themselves at the homes of hostesses Viki Brown, Sandi Smith and Aleli Lawson, the new Coordinator who has stepped into Gayle Schanck’s shoes. Currently there are 39 couples on our roster; it’s an active evening the […]

Piecemakers April 6, 2022 Meeting

By Elaine Slate | April 29, 2022

On Wednesday, April 6, 2022 we met at Rosenelle's home, outside on the patio. It was a beautiful day and we all enjoyed visiting, playing games and doing a little show & tell. Linda, our game coordinator, had us each bring 3 notions we love/use the most. It was really fun to see what each […]

Cicly’s Restaurant for dinner April 11, 2022

By Betsy Hase | April 12, 2022

The Ladies Dining Out Group has shifted back to dinners, now that it stays light later. We had a lively group of 11 for a fun filled and talkative evening. Good food and good company!!!

Ladies 3-13 Potluck Rolls On

By Aleli Lawson | April 10, 2022

Fourteen ladies met at the home of Aleli Lawson on April 9th for a pre-Easter dinner and 3-13 card game. Catching up with each other was full of laughter and smiles and as always the food was wonderful. We shared appetizers and a dinner of salads, ham, chicken and scalloped potatoes. Newbies Chris Palmer and […]

Womens Hiking Group March 2022 Jacksonville Woodlands

By Linda Ricciardi | April 4, 2022

On March 18th the Womens Hiking Group hiked the Jacksonville Woodlands. Eight of us hiked four miles through various trails. The Woodlands offer a variety of trails ranging from easy to difficult. A couple of the trails brought us out to some beautiful overlooks, one of which was Mt McLoughlin. Afterwards we enjoyed a wonderful […]

New Activity Group SIP & DIP

By Aleli Lawson | March 30, 2022

A new activity group, SIP AND DIP has taken off. Coordinated by Brigitte Lemmerman, it meets monthly on the fourth Thursday from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Hostesses rotate and depending on how many her home can accommodate, the first replies will be invited to bring either a bottle of wine or a simple appetizer to […]

Culinary Arts Group Has an Adventure in Greek Cooking

By Victoria Brown | March 18, 2022

Twelve members gathered at the home of Viki Brown to share some wonderful Greek food and special cooking tips. Each guest prepared an assigned dish from the cookbook: "The Olive and the Caper" to create a full menu from appetizers to dessert and brought their dish to share. A few of the selections were carrot […]

Piecemakers March 2, 2022 Meeting

By Elaine Slate | March 14, 2022

The Piecemakers met at Rosenelle’s again this month. We played a word puzzle game, using quilting terms, of course. We had a show & tell, as usual! Then we started working on a quilt of valor. We had 2 cutters, 1 ironer, and 3 sewers. It felt fantastic to be working together to make a […]

Piecemakers February 11, 2022 Meeting

By Elaine Slate | March 14, 2022

On February 11, 2022 the Piecemakers quilt group gathered to learn how to make Prosperity Tota Birds. Finally!! Covid kept us from getting this done sooner but what fun we had! There are pics of some of the birds we have made. We also had a show and tell. Kelly has a "new" longarm (new […]

The Book Club read “The Sweetness of Water” by Nathan Harris

By Susan Watson | March 13, 2022

“ The Sweetness of Water” is the powerful debut novel of Ashland Oregon’s High School graduate Nathan Harris. Nothing before has been written from the intimate perspective of the people living in Georgia during the last days of the Civil War and The Emancipation Proclamation. Ten Eagle Point Women met that the home of Susan […]

Ladies Potluck Back on Track

By Aleli Lawson | March 13, 2022

Brigitte Lemmerman hosted the first 2022 Ladies Potluck on March 12. Thirteen ladies gathered and the group welcomed first time attendees Paula Buckley, Ann Grossman, Shirley Johnson and Barbara Schmaltz. An Irish themed dinner was enjoyed. It had been quite awhile since we last played 3-13 but it was like riding a bike again before […]

Knotty Ladies’ Have Productive March 3, 2022 Meeting

By Victoria Brown | March 12, 2022

Knotty Lady’s met on March 3rd at Helen Hensley’s home. We had a great visit and hadn’t seen each other in a while due to health and deaths in the groups family. We just delivered 6 more quilts to the Phoenix Talent school district today March, 10th. They still need more so I will get […]

The Hiking Group walked on Lower Table Rock for the February 2022 hike.

By Barbara Young | February 25, 2022

Ten enthusiastic ladies banded together for the first hike of the year. We welcomed four new hikers to the group: Lori, Lorissa, Melanie and Kate. It's a reasonable hike to the top with a couple of steep parts on the trail, but it's worth it. Once you get to the top it's a flat stroll […]

Hiking Group at Bandersnatch Trail June, 2021

By Gerene Leffingwell | February 9, 2022

Six hikers enjoyed a 4-mile hike on the Bandersnatch Trail in the Ashland Woodlands June 18, 2021. Highlights were viewing the artwork along the way. The trail was rated moderately difficult, so we had a good workout and were ready to enjoy lunch outdoors on the Plaza afterwards.

Hiking at Forest Park May, 2021

By Gerene Leffingwell | February 9, 2022

Forest Park, located just a short distance past Jacksonville on Reservoir Road, was the destination of our hike May 21, 2021. A small group of five hiked a 3.5 loop trail along the creek with several small waterfalls and through forests with several viewpoints along the way. Two highlights were viewing Henderson's Triteleia and Ground […]

Hiking Group Enjoy Jacksonville Woodlands April 2021

By Gerene Leffingwell | February 9, 2022

Eight hikers enjoyed the exercise, wildflowers, and camaraderie while hiking several trails in Jacksonville Woodlands April 16, 2021. Since we haven't hiked very often during Covid, we had a workout on some of the steeper inclines. The red Fritillaria and lavender Shooting Stars were among the wildflowers viewed during our hike.

January 2022 Culinary Arts Features A Table Without Borders

By Gerene Leffingwell | January 24, 2022

11 ladies gathered at the home of Viki Brown for the first Culinary Arts gathering of 2022. Linda Haynsworth-Krueger served as co-host and we sampled a wide variety of dishes from the Middle East and Africa. The featured cookbook was "The Table Without Borders: Recipes from Refugee and Immigrant Chefs". We learned about a variety […]

December 2021 Luncheon Was A Festive Gathering

By Victoria Brown | January 24, 2022

62 women were happy to gather at the Rogue Valley Country Club in December for the second of two Club luncheons held in 2021. The Members' Market was the the special program with lots of handmade and fun items for sale. A yummy luncheon was served buffet style and everyone enjoyed the great social time […]

Piecemakers’ January 5, 2022

By Elaine Slate | January 23, 2022

For January, we had a foursome for lunch at Crackin & Stackin. We enjoyed each other's company, ate a delicious meal and did some meeting planning for 2022. Terry brought a show & tell with her. Enjoy the photo of her and Kelly holding up the puppy dog quilt. Adorable! Elaine Slate Piecemakers Reporter