Events / Club Calendar

Upcoming events

    • Mon, October 22, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Friends Place Adult Day Services, 1960 Nantucket Drive
    Register

    Altrusa Wine and Chocolate Literary Society (AWCLS) 


    See calendar below for this month's read.




     Please register in one of these five categories: 
      Chocolate (1 Volunteer needed)  Snack (5 Volunteers needed) 
      Libation: Red (2 Volunteers needed)     Just Bringing Myself 
      Libation: White (3 Volunteers needed)  
    AWCLS BOOK LIST FOR 2018

    January 22 Nine Women One Dress by Jane L. Rosen Janet McColloch

    Feb 26 (6:30)* Target on My Back by Earleigh Wiley Susan Fischer   *Author will be coming to Book Club: needs to start at 6:30 this one time. 

    March 26 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly Maria R

    April 23 Loving Eleanore by Susan Wittig Albert Robin S 

    May **21 (change due to Memorial day ) Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George Gerry C 

    June 25 The Pecan Man by Cassie Dandridge Selleck Kay G 

    July 23 Jane Steele by Lindsay Faye Janice C 

    August 27 RROB TBA Mary Beth M 

    Sept 24 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Mary O 

    Oct 22 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate Cat Z 

    Nov 26 The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Lois F

    • Thu, October 25, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Road
    Register

    HASR (Helping Agencies Serving Richardson) is hosting a conference for nonprofit professionals, Boards and volunteers.  Because we are members of HASR, we can attend at no cost.  Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

    The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew.  The breakout sessions are:

    Nonprofit Financials for Dummies

    Don't Burn Yourself: Compassion Fatigue

    Meet the Funders

    Speed Networking

    The Power of Partnership

    How to be a Good Board Member

    Digital Marketing for Nonprofits


    If you wish to attend you must register on the conference web site.. You may do so by clicking the following link::

    http://hasrrichardson.org/signature-event

    • Fri, October 26, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • TBD

    Come join the fun as we find ghosts all over the Dallas area...from ghosts of old soldiers to ghosts of jilted brides. Our luxury motorcoach will send shivers up your spine as we check out a number of local haunted legends known for eerie occurrences. Bring a flashlight and your bravery. Price includes haunted motorcoach, soft drinks and water (you can also BYOB). All ages welcome.

    Event Date: October 26, 2018 (7:00p-10:00p)

    We need at least 25 people to make this happen so sign up today! 

    Cost: $36/pp payable in advance (due date TBD)

    Deadline to register: September 13 - SO ACT FAST!!!  We need a headcount of at least 25 people by this date to lock in the event and payment will be secured before the event.

    • Thu, November 01, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Woman's Club House Sun Room
    Register

    Norma Hammerlund will be leading volunteers in making the corsages for all nominees for the Outstanding Women of Today event to be held on November 2nd.  

    The club house will open at 5:00 pm.  We have 40 corsages to make so we need as many volunteers as possible.

    Please bring a pair of sharp scissors and a pair of wire cutters with you if you have them available.  Norma will teach you how to construct the corsaes.

    Iced tea and wsnacks will be available.  If we are still working during the business meeting, the meeting is broadcast throughout the club house so you will still be attending.  Please sign up on the club website.

    • Thu, November 01, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club (Clubhouse), 2005 N Cliffe Dr, Richardson TX 75082

    You are invited to join us!  Guests Welcomed!  

    Each Altrusa member is an important part of the decision-making of our Club! It is the fellowship experienced at meetings and the working together in service that brings full value to Altrusa membership.

    You are encouraged to participate in our Business Meetings, which are held on the first Thursday of each month.  You are also encouraged to bring guests to all meeting to learn more about Altrusa.

    Members will receive an email when the Meeting Agenda and Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) are posted on the website, which are only available through Member Sign-in access. 


    • Fri, November 02, 2018
    • 11:30 AM
    • Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, 900 E. Lookout Dr., Richardson 75082
    Register
    Altrusa International of Richardson Foundation, Inc. invites you to attend the 13th Annual Outstanding Women of Today Luncheon and Awards Ceremony on Friday, NOVEMBER 2, 2018, at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel.

    Check-in will begin at 11:00 am. Luncheon will begin at Noon. Parking tickets will be validated.

    Reservation Deadline is October 19, 2018.

    Luncheon Tickets are $50/pp



    Click Here for the eVite - 2018 OWT Luncheon Invitation.pdf 

    Questions? Call Reservation Chair, Brenda Boston at 972-742-5146 or email her at brendaboston@outlook.com


    OUTSTANDING WOMEN OF TODAY is a distinguished honor for professional accomplishments. Women are nominated for exemplifying determination, innovation, and making outstanding contributions in their chosen careers. They are recognized and applauded for making a difference for the future of women and providing leadership in their fields. Companies, organizations, and individuals may nominate women in one of seven categories: small business (fewer than 50 employees), education, government, nonprofit, corporate, health care, and Outstanding Woman of Tomorrow (any woman under 35 in any of the above fields).

    This year, we are pleased to present 39 women who live or work in the Dallas metroplex and who will be honored at the awards luncheon. Click HERE for the list of 2018 Outstanding Nominees

    Chance Drawing tickets are also available! Click HERE for the Raffle Flyer.  For raffle tickets, please contact Bonnie Perry at 214.636.1310 or Marsha Peters at 214-242-9221 or email contact@altrusarichardson.com  


    Be a Part of Something OUTSTANDING!


    • Sat, November 03, 2018
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The ability House Committee would like to cordially invite you to take part in a very special occasion!  Shelly is having a BIRTHDAY PARTY!  

    Our precious charges at Ability House are wonderful special people!  Most of them no longer have family to visit with them and cannot do or go on their own.  Even though most of them cannot even talk, they can express themselves and anticipate our happy visits.

    Please join us to make their favorite day on this earth the VERY BEST IT CAN BE!

    There will be cake and ice cream and great surprises!  Please share an hour of your Saturday for one of these very precious people.

    Thank you.  



    • Tue, November 06, 2018
    • 3:15 PM
    • Wed, November 07, 2018
    • Richardson Public Library, 3rd floor
    Register

    WORLD PEACE ART CONTEST

    Help with check in and display set up for the World Pleace Art Contest.. 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. each day.

    On November 6th and 7th, Altrusans will meet children as they bring their art work, check it in and help set up the display on the third flor of the Richardson Public Library

      

    • Wed, November 07, 2018
    • 3:15 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Richardson Public Library, 3rd floor
    Register

    Help with check and and siplaying art work for the World Peace Art Contest

    On November 6th and 7th, Altrusans will meet children as they bring their art work, check it in and help set up the display on the third flor of the Richardson Public Library

      

    • Tue, November 13, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Richardson Public Library, Basement Program Room
    Registration is closed

    WORLD PEACE ART CONTEST

    Six Altrusans are needed to help set up for the World Peace Art Contest Reception in the Basement Program room at the Richardson Public Library.  

     

      

    • Tue, November 13, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Richardson Public Library
    Register

    Join us as we celebrate 

    The International Day of Peace

    You are invited to a reception honoring Richardson’s young artists*.

    Winners of the 2018 World Peace Art Contest “ Spread Peace through Kindness and Compassion” will be announced.

    When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 6:00 TO 7:30 pm Where: Basement Program Room Richardson Public Library 900 Civic Center Drive

    *RISD students in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades are participating in the contest. The art work is displayed on the 3rd floor of the Richardson Public Library.

    • Wed, November 14, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 1493 Richardson Drive 75080
    • 1
    Register

    If you would like to help with the monthly bingo games at Atria Senior Living in Richardson--held on second Wednesdays--sign up here or contact Carol Ruszkowsk.


    We need one person to be the Caller and at least one helper.
    • Thu, November 15, 2018
    • 2:30 PM
    • Atria Senior Living
    Register



    You've heard what fun (and how competitive) the auctions for our senior citizens are.  Now you have a chance to come join in the fun and help with one.  It will be at Atria Senior Living, 1493 Richardson Dr., on November 15 at 2:30  pm.  We need four or five people to help.  The residents - and Altrusans - have a great time!

    Contact Alma Benoit if you have questions.

    • Thu, November 15, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: Camp John Marc
    Presented by: Kevin Randles, Camp John Marc Executives Director

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON MONDAY before the meeting - whether you plan to eat or not. Remember, you don't have to pay if you're not eating, but you may not have a seat if you don't register so let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Mary Beth McLemore at 214-353-9569.

    REMINDER: Policy concerning dinner reservations - Dinner reservations may be made or cancelled until noon the Monday prior to the dinner meeting. To cancel during that time, contact the Dinner Reservations Chair. All dinner reservations that remain in place after the deadline must be paid for whether the member attends the meeting or not. An unused reservation may not be given to another member. 

    • Mon, November 26, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Friends Place Adult Day Services, 1960 Nantucket Drive
    Register

    Altrusa Wine and Chocolate Literary Society (AWCLS) 


    See calendar below for this month's read.




     Please register in one of these five categories: 
      Chocolate (1 Volunteer needed)  Snack (5 Volunteers needed) 
      Libation: Red (2 Volunteers needed)     Just Bringing Myself 
      Libation: White (3 Volunteers needed)  
    AWCLS BOOK LIST FOR 2018

    January 22 Nine Women One Dress by Jane L. Rosen Janet McColloch

    Feb 26 (6:30)* Target on My Back by Earleigh Wiley Susan Fischer   *Author will be coming to Book Club: needs to start at 6:30 this one time. 

    March 26 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly Maria R

    April 23 Loving Eleanore by Susan Wittig Albert Robin S 

    May **21 (change due to Memorial day ) Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George Gerry C 

    June 25 The Pecan Man by Cassie Dandridge Selleck Kay G 

    July 23 Jane Steele by Lindsay Faye Janice C 

    August 27 RROB TBA Mary Beth M 

    Sept 24 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Mary O 

    Oct 22 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate Cat Z 

    Nov 26 The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Lois F

    • Thu, December 06, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club (Clubhouse), 2005 N Cliffe Dr, Richardson TX 75082

    You are invited to join us!  Guests Welcomed!  

    Each Altrusa member is an important part of the decision-making of our Club! It is the fellowship experienced at meetings and the working together in service that brings full value to Altrusa membership.

    You are encouraged to participate in our Business Meetings, which are held on the first Thursday of each month.  You are also encouraged to bring guests to all meeting to learn more about Altrusa.

    Members will receive an email when the Meeting Agenda and Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) are posted on the website, which are only available through Member Sign-in access. 


    • Wed, December 12, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 1493 Richardson Drive 75080
    • 2
    Register

    If you would like to help with the monthly bingo games at Atria Senior Living in Richardson--held on second Wednesdays--sign up here or contact Lynn Solomon


    We need one person to be the Caller and at least one helper.
    • Sat, December 15, 2018
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    Please join us to celebrate Christmas with the residents of Ability House.  

    Will there be sugar plums and candy canes?  

    Will there be a Christmas Tree with lights and popcorn strings? 

    Will there be love and good cheer?

    Come help our friends celebrate this fun holiday.


    • Thu, December 20, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program::Holiday Party

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON MONDAY before the meeting - whether you plan to eat or not. Remember, you don't have to pay if you're not eating, but you may not have a seat if you don't register so let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Mary Beth McLemore at 214-353-9569.

    REMINDER: Policy concerning dinner reservations - Dinner reservations may be made or cancelled until noon the Monday prior to the dinner meeting. To cancel during that time, contact the Dinner Reservations Chair. All dinner reservations that remain in place after the deadline must be paid for whether the member attends the meeting or not. An unused reservation may not be given to another member. 

    • Thu, January 03, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club (Clubhouse), 2005 N Cliffe Dr, Richardson TX 75082

    You are invited to join us!  Guests Welcomed!  

    Each Altrusa member is an important part of the decision-making of our Club! It is the fellowship experienced at meetings and the working together in service that brings full value to Altrusa membership.

    You are encouraged to participate in our Business Meetings, which are held on the first Thursday of each month.  You are also encouraged to bring guests to all meeting to learn more about Altrusa.

    Members will receive an email when the Meeting Agenda and Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) are posted on the website, which are only available through Member Sign-in access. 


    • Wed, January 09, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 1493 Richardson Drive 75080
    • 2
    Register

    If you would like to help with the monthly bingo games at Atria Senior Living in Richardson--held on second Wednesdays--sign up here or contact Lynn Solomon.


    We need one person to be the Caller and at least one helper.
    • Thu, January 17, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: "A New Year, A New You"

    Presented by: Dr. Terry Parsons, Ph.D, D.Min

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON MONDAY before the meeting - whether you plan to eat or not. Remember, you don't have to pay if you're not eating, but you may not have a seat if you don't register so let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Mary Beth McLemore at 214-353-9569.

    REMINDER: Policy concerning dinner reservations - Dinner reservations may be made or cancelled until noon the Monday prior to the dinner meeting. To cancel during that time, contact the Dinner Reservations Chair. All dinner reservations that remain in place after the deadline must be paid for whether the member attends the meeting or not. An unused reservation may not be given to another member. 

    • Thu, February 07, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club (Clubhouse), 2005 N Cliffe Dr, Richardson TX 75082

    You are invited to join us!  Guests Welcomed!  

    Each Altrusa member is an important part of the decision-making of our Club! It is the fellowship experienced at meetings and the working together in service that brings full value to Altrusa membership.

    You are encouraged to participate in our Business Meetings, which are held on the first Thursday of each month.  You are also encouraged to bring guests to all meeting to learn more about Altrusa.

    Members will receive an email when the Meeting Agenda and Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) are posted on the website, which are only available through Member Sign-in access. 


    • Wed, February 13, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 1493 Richardson Drive 75080
    • 2
    Register

    If you would like to help with the monthly bingo games at Atria Senior Living in Richardson--held on second Wednesdays--sign up here or contact Lynn Solomon.


    We need one person to be the Caller and at least one helper.
    • Thu, February 21, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: "Altrusa 53rd Birthday Party"
    Special Guest: Linda Moore, District Nine Governor

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON MONDAY before the meeting - whether you plan to eat or not. Remember, you don't have to pay if you're not eating, but you may not have a seat if you don't register so let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Mary Beth McLemore at 214-353-9569.

    REMINDER: Policy concerning dinner reservations - Dinner reservations may be made or cancelled until noon the Monday prior to the dinner meeting. To cancel during that time, contact the Dinner Reservations Chair. All dinner reservations that remain in place after the deadline must be paid for whether the member attends the meeting or not. An unused reservation may not be given to another member. 

    • Sat, February 23, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The ability House Committee would like to cordially invite you to take part in a very special occasion!  Vera is having a BIRTHDAY PARTY!  

    Our precious charges at Ability House are wonderful special people!  Most of them no longer have family to visit with them and cannot do or go on their own.  Even though most of them cannot even talk, they can express themselves and anticipate our happy visits.

    Please join us to make their favorite day on this earth the VERY BEST IT CAN BE!

    There will be cake and ice cream and great surprises!  Please share an hour of your Saturday for one of these very precious people.

    Thank you.  



    • Sat, March 02, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The ability House Committee would like to cordially invite you to take part in a very special occasion!  Kathleen is having a BIRTHDAY PARTY!  

    Our precious charges at Ability House are wonderful special people!  Most of them no longer have family to visit with them and cannot do or go on their own.  Even though most of them cannot even talk, they can express themselves and anticipate our happy visits.

    Please join us to make their favorite day on this earth the VERY BEST IT CAN BE!

    There will be cake and ice cream and great surprises!  Please share an hour of your Saturday for one of these very precious people.

    Thank you.  



    • Thu, March 07, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club (Clubhouse), 2005 N Cliffe Dr, Richardson TX 75082

    You are invited to join us!  Guests Welcomed!  

    Each Altrusa member is an important part of the decision-making of our Club! It is the fellowship experienced at meetings and the working together in service that brings full value to Altrusa membership.

    You are encouraged to participate in our Business Meetings, which are held on the first Thursday of each month.  You are also encouraged to bring guests to all meeting to learn more about Altrusa.

    Members will receive an email when the Meeting Agenda and Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) are posted on the website, which are only available through Member Sign-in access. 


    • Wed, March 13, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 1493 Richardson Drive 75080
    • 2
    Register

    If you would like to help with the monthly bingo games at Atria Senior Living in Richardson--held on second Wednesdays--sign up here or contact Lynn Solomon.


    We need one person to be the Caller and at least one helper.
    • Sat, March 16, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The ability House Committee would like to cordially invite you to take part in a very special occasion!  Henry is having a BIRTHDAY PARTY!  

    Our precious charges at Ability House are wonderful special people!  Most of them no longer have family to visit with them and cannot do or go on their own.  Even though most of them cannot even talk, they can express themselves and anticipate our happy visits.

    Please join us to make their favorite day on this earth the VERY BEST IT CAN BE!

    There will be cake and ice cream and great surprises!  Please share an hour of your Saturday for one of these very precious people.

    Thank you.  



    • Thu, March 21, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: "2019 OWT Luncheon Roll Out"  
    Presented by: Leadership Development Committee

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON MONDAY before the meeting - whether you plan to eat or not. Remember, you don't have to pay if you're not eating, but you may not have a seat if you don't register so let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Mary Beth McLemore at 214-353-9569.

    REMINDER: Policy concerning dinner reservations - Dinner reservations may be made or cancelled until noon the Monday prior to the dinner meeting. To cancel during that time, contact the Dinner Reservations Chair. All dinner reservations that remain in place after the deadline must be paid for whether the member attends the meeting or not. An unused reservation may not be given to another member. 


    • Thu, April 04, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club (Clubhouse), 2005 N Cliffe Dr, Richardson TX 75082

    You are invited to join us!  Guests Welcomed!  

    Each Altrusa member is an important part of the decision-making of our Club! It is the fellowship experienced at meetings and the working together in service that brings full value to Altrusa membership.

    You are encouraged to participate in our Business Meetings, which are held on the first Thursday of each month.  You are also encouraged to bring guests to all meeting to learn more about Altrusa.

    Members will receive an email when the Meeting Agenda and Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) are posted on the website, which are only available through Member Sign-in access. 


    • Wed, April 10, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 1493 Richardson Drive 75080
    • 2
    Register

    If you would like to help with the monthly bingo games at Atria Senior Living in Richardson--held on second Wednesdays--sign up here or contact Lynn Solomon.


    We need one person to be the Caller and at least one helper.
    • Thu, April 18, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: "Scholarship Awards Presentation 
     

    I MPORTANT: Please register online by NOON MONDAY before the meeting - whether you plan to eat or not. Remember, you don't have to pay if you're not eating, but you may not have a seat if you don't register so let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Mary Beth McLemore at 214-353-9569.

    REMINDER: Policy concerning dinner reservations - Dinner reservations may be made or cancelled until noon the Monday prior to the dinner meeting. To cancel during that time, contact the Dinner Reservations Chair. All dinner reservations that remain in place after the deadline must be paid for whether the member attends the meeting or not. An unused reservation may not be given to another member. 

    • Sat, April 27, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The ability House Committee would like to cordially invite you to take part in a very special occasion!  Nina is having a BIRTHDAY PARTY!  

    Our precious charges at Ability House are wonderful special people!  Most of them no longer have family to visit with them and cannot do or go on their own.  Even though most of them cannot even talk, they can express themselves and anticipate our happy visits.

    Please join us to make their favorite day on this earth the VERY BEST IT CAN BE!

    There will be cake and ice cream and great surprises!  Please share an hour of your Saturday for one of these very precious people.

    Thank you.  



    • Thu, May 02, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club (Clubhouse), 2005 N Cliffe Dr, Richardson TX 75082

    You are invited to join us!  Guests Welcomed!  

    Each Altrusa member is an important part of the decision-making of our Club! It is the fellowship experienced at meetings and the working together in service that brings full value to Altrusa membership.

    You are encouraged to participate in our Business Meetings, which are held on the first Thursday of each month.  You are also encouraged to bring guests to all meeting to learn more about Altrusa.

    Members will receive an email when the Meeting Agenda and Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) are posted on the website, which are only available through Member Sign-in access. 


    • Wed, May 08, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • 1493 Richardson Drive 75080
    • 2
    Register

    If you would like to help with the monthly bingo games at Atria Senior Living in Richardson--held on second Wednesdays--sign up here or contact Lynn Solomon.


    We need one person to be the Caller and at least one helper.
    • Thu, May 16, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register