UPCOMING EVENTS: Altrusa Richardson is hosting the 2020 District Nine Conference which will be held April 17 – 19, 2020 in Richardson at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. Stay tuned for more information / For information on our other local events 'click' on Events below
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    • Tue, November 12, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Richardson Public Library, Basement Program Room
    Register

    WORLD PEACE ART CONTEST

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

     

      

    • Thu, November 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: Brooke Stephens, Director of Marketing & Sales
    Stephens & Associates  was Founded in 1989, by Thomas J. Stephens, Ph.D. His efforts were in response to industry and community demand for cosmetic testing without using animals. Stephens provides safety and efficacy testing and contract research services to pharmaceutical, device, cosmetic and personal care product companies worldwide.  

    Meal: Turkey Thanksgiving Meal

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on the TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Barbara Cornelius at 214-335-8223.

    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. 

    • Fri, November 22, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Richardson Public Library, First Floor
    Register

    Join us for the 60th Anniversary Reception celebrating the long history of the Richardson Public Library to promote literacy throughout the Richardson Community!

    The Library would love to have many Altrusans help celebrate this milestone!


     

      

    • Mon, November 25, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Friends Place Adult Day Services, 1960 Nantucket Drive, Richardson TX 75081
    Register

    Altrusa Wine and Chocolate Literary Society (AWCLS) 


    See calendar below for this month's read.


     Please register for 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 BOOKS FOR 2019

    DATE

    TITLE

    AUTHOR

    LEADER

    January 28

    I Feel Bad About My Neck

    Nora Ephram

    Janet M

    February 25

    Love and Ruin

    Paul McClain

    Kay G

    March 25

    Rainwater Secret

    Monica Shaw 

    AUTHOR VISIT

    April 22

    Born a Crime

    Trevor Noah

    Christine H

    May 20 ***

    The Dali Lama ’s Cat and the Art of purring

    David Michie

    Cat Z

    June24

    The Little Old Lady Who Broke all the Rules

    Catharine Ingleman-Sunberg

    Samanthia

    July 22

    An Uncollected Death

    Meg Wolfe

    Janice C

    August  26

    Bluebird, Bluebird

    Attica Locke

    Mary Beth

    Sept 23

    Small Great Things

    Jodi Picoult

    Robin S

    Oct 28

    The Heretic’s Daughter

    Kathleen Kent

    Donna B

    Nov 25

    Ordinary Grace

    William Kent Krueger

    TBD

    December

    Party TBD


    • Thu, November 28, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Friends Place

    There will be NO Board of Directors Meeting this Month.

    A combined November/December Board of Directors meeting will be held December 12, 2019.

    The Club Board of Directors usually meet monthly on the 4th Thursday of the month (except Nov. Dec. and Feb. this year). The business of running of your Club is conducted at every meeting.  Members are encouraged to attend to observe or to make your voice heard. Space is limited so please register, so accommodations can be made. 

    • Thu, December 05, 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. 


    • Sun, December 08, 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • The DeGolyer Restaurant at the Dallas Arboretum
    Register

    This is a retention event.  The 2 pm seating is limited, first come, first served, so act quickly. Get your group together and please reserve your tables on the Arboretum websitge, www.dallasarboretum.org.  Annabell is our contact, 214-515-6511.

    There are approximately 30 seats left on this day.  Some days are already sold out. 

    Go to the Arboretum website, click on events and activities, see the full calendar, click to December, click on December 8th and scroll down through the events until you come to the 2-4 pm Tea and then register your table.  Add Altrusa Group in the note area.  Garden Admission and Parking are included.  Ages 13+

    Cancellations are subject to a $10.00 per person processing fee, may be made up to three business days prior to your date of tea service.  Refunds cannot be issued for missed reservations or cancellations within three business dats of your tea service.   Cancellations should be handled by calling 214-515-6511 Monday through Friday 9-5.

    Please register on the club website to coordinate rides, etc.   All tables must be registered and paid at the Dallas Arboretum website.  Tables of 2, 4,6 or 8.  Tickets are emailed.





    • Thu, December 12, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Friends Place
    Register

    A combined November/December Board of Directors meeting will be held December 12, 2019.

    The Club Board of Directors usually meets monthly on the 4th Thursday of the month (except Nov. Dec. and Feb. this year). The business of running of your Club is conducted at every meeting.  Members are encouraged to attend to observe or to make your voice heard. Space is limited so please register, so accommodations can be made. 

    • Sat, December 14, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    Please join us to celebrate Christmas at Ability House.  

    Come help our friends celebrate this fun holiday.


    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?


    • Thu, December 19, 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: HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on the TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Barbara Cornelius at 214-335-8223.

    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 02, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Dining Room

    New Member Orientation will be held in the Diniing Room of the Clubhosue of the Richardson Woman's Club.

    • Thu, January 02, 2020
    • 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. 


    • Thu, January 16, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: Pam Johnson of Friends Place will talk with us about Elder Care

    Meal: Ham Dinner

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Barbara Cornelius at 214-335-8223

    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 23, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Friends Place
    Register

    The Club Board of Directors usually meet monthly on the 4th Thursday of the month (except Nov. Dec. and Feb. this year). The business of running of your Club is conducted at every meeting.  Members are encouraged to attend to observe or to make your voice heard. Space is limited so please register, so accommodations can be made. 

    • Thu, February 06, 2020
    • 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. 


    • Thu, February 20, 2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • Richardson Women's Club - Founders Hall
    Register

    The Board of Directors will meet at a special date and time prior to the 54th Birthday Celebration.

    A representative of the District Board of Directors will meet with the Board to discuss District and Club matters.

    The Club Board of Directors usually meet monthly on the 4th Thursday of the month (except Nov. Dec. and Feb. this year). The business of running of your Club is conducted at every meeting.  Members are encouraged to attend to observe or to make your voice heard. Space is limited so please register, so accommodations can be made. 

    • Thu, February 20, 2020
    • 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 Richardson 54th Birthday Party

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Barbara Cornelius at 214-335-8223.

    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 22, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The Ability House Committee would like to
    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 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.



    • Thu, March 05, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Diining Room
    New Member Orientation will be held in the Dining Room of the Richardson Woman's Club Clubhouse.
    • Thu, March 05, 2020
    • 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. 


    • Sat, March 07, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The Ability House Committee would like to
    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 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.



    • Thu, March 19, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: Leadership

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Barbara Cornelius at 214-335-8223

    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, March 21, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The Ability House Committee would like to
    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 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 26, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Friends Place
    Register

    The annual Joint Club Board of Directors and Foundation Trustee meeting to discuss matters affecting both the Club and Foundation.

    The business of running of your Club is conducted at every meeting.  Members are encouraged to attend and make your voice heard. Space is limited so please register, so accommodations can be made. 

    • Thu, April 02, 2020
    • 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. 


    • Thu, April 16, 2020
    • 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

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Barbara Cornelius at 214-335-8223.

    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. 

    • Fri, April 17, 2020
    • Sun, April 19, 2020
    • TBD
    The 2020 District Nine Conference will be hosted by Altrusa Richardson. 


    Stay tuned for more details!
    • Thu, April 23, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Friends Place
    Register

    The annual Joint meeting of the Incoming and Outgoing Club Board of Directors to wrap up the 2019-2020 Club year and facilitate the transition to the new Board of Directors.

    The business of running of your Club is conducted at every meeting.  Members are encouraged to attend and make your voice heard. Space is limited so please register, so accommodations can be made. 

    • Sat, April 25, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    The Ability House Committee would like to
    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 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 07, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Dining Room

    New Member Orientation will be held in the Dining Room of the Richardson Woman's Club Clubhouse.

    • Thu, May 07, 2020
    • 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. 


    • Thu, May 21, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program:  Installation of 2020-2021 Officers

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: Barbara Cornelius at 214-335-8223.

    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, June 18, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Richardson Woman's Club, Founders Hall
    Register

    Social Time: 6:30 pm

    Meeting Begins: 7:00 pm

    Program: TBA

    IMPORTANT: Please register online by NOON on TUESDAY 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 to let us know you're coming.  

    Register online to attend. Need to change or cancel a reservation? Contact the Dinner Reservations Chair: 

    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, June 20, 2020
    • 1:30 PM
    • Ability House
    Register

    It's Summer Time! 
    Time for Ice Cream Social in the afternoon sunshine! 


    Come help us celebrate Summer Time at Ability House!

    Don't forget your pool toys and how to make a sand castle!

    Do'n State of Texas flair!



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