Ladies` Luncheon - Holland Area Newcomers

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Ladies` Luncheon - Holland Area Newcomers
Holland Area Newcomers
SEPTEMBER 2015
HOLLAND AREA NEWCOMERS
Let’s Take Note:
Time to Kick-off Another Great Year!
HAN ANNUAL KICK-OFF
PICNIC
Date: September 20, 2015
Time: 3-6PM
Place: Kollen Park
240 Kollen Park Drive
Holland Waterfront
RSVP: by September 16th to [email protected]
 Two fun events are
planned for families: The
Kick-off Picnic at Kollen
Park and Apple Picking
at Crane Orchard.
 We hope you’ll invite
friends to learn more
about HAN. Bring a
guest to the picnic or
JP’s!
 Your 2015-16 dues can
be mailed or turned in at
the picnic.
Please join your friends in HAN on Sunday, September 20th from 36 PM for an evening of good food and great friendship! We will provide subs, bottled water, and drinks for the kids. Please bring your
favorite dish to share (don’t forget a serving spoon!), and any additional drinks you may want for your family.
This event is open to all current members and alumni, as well as anyone interested in finding out more about who we are, so spread the
word!
Don’t forget, your annual membership dues and forms are due by
September 30th, so the picnic is the perfect place to turn them in to
our membership chairperson. For everyone who pays dues at the picnic—you will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win some
great prizes, including gift cards and a free membership.
You don’t want to miss this great event, so be sure to mark your calendar and join us on September 20th.
See you there!
Inside this issue:
Ladies’ Luncheon
2
Coffee at JP’s for
Prospective Members
2
Book Discussion
2
Diners
3
Ladies’ Night Out
3
Family Outing (Moms
and Tots)
3
Carolyn McNeil
(Holland Area Newcomers President, 2015-2017)
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HOLLAND AREA NEWCOMERS
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Ladies’ Luncheon: September 17th, AlpenRose
Join social women for an afternoon of chatting and sampling the European fare at
one of Holland’s local treasures.
Where:
When:
AlpenRose
Restaurant and Café
4 East 8th Street
Downtown Holland
Thursday, Sept. 17th
12:30 p.m.
RSVP: Christa
[email protected]
She’s looking forward to seeing you at
lunch and hearing about your summer
vacation!
Prospective Members Meet-Up: September 21st, JP’s
With a change in the HAN board comes a change in ideas. Activity
chairs and board members will be present on the third Monday of
every month to meet up with and answer questions for anyone
who’s interested in learning more about Holland Area Newcomers.
New to town or looking to make connections? Check Us Out!
Where:
When:
JP’s Coffee and Espresso Bar
57 East 8th Street
Downtown Holland
Monday, Sept. 21st
7:00 p.m.
HAN members are encouraged to attend
the coffee nights as an added social outing and to help welcome new members.
[email protected]
Book Discussion: September 22nd, Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse
We’ll have a lot to talk about after reading Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse, by
Jennifer Worth. It’s been described as “an enduring work of literary nonfiction, at once
a warmhearted coming-of-age story and a startling look at people's lives in the poorest
section of postwar London.” Amazon.com
Where:
When:
RSVP:
Home of Carolyn McNeill
Tuesday, Sept. 22nd
7:30 p.m.
Stephanie
Please join the email group to
find out the address.
[email protected]
HOLLAND AREA NEWCOMERS
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Diners: September 23rd, The What Not Inn
This month, we’ll be heading to the crossroads of Blue Star Highway and M89
to enjoy the What Not Inn. As their website boasts, “Why Not the What Not?”
The menu highlights Lake Perch and Bourbon Glazed Salmon as favorites, although classic American salads and burgers are also featured. If you’ve never
been to a Diners event, why not join this charming group now?
Where:
When:
RSVP:
The What Not Inn
2405 68th Street
Fenville, MI
Wednesday, Sept. 23rd
6:30 p.m.
Rick and Linda
[email protected]
Ladies’ Night Out: September 25th, The Canning Diva
Fall is starting, and we are going to celebrate the seasonal produce by spending an evening with Grand
Rapids Canning Diva, Diane Devereaux.(www.canningdiva.com)Diane will teach us the canning techniques for two recipes at the home kitchen of one of our HAN members. We will do some of the
preparations of the canned goods, and the reward is going home with something delicious for your
pantry. The cost for this event is $35 per person.
Diane brings all the equipment and supplies. She will share her skills and techniques for beginners and
those seasoned canners. Of course there will be plenty of time for HAN members to socialize and enjoy some snacks.
Where:
When:
RSVP:
Please join the email
Friday, September 25th
group for the specific reci- 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
pes and location.
Roberta
[email protected]
by September 21st.
Family Outing (Moms&Tots): October 3rd , Crane Orchard
Apple Picking Season is Here!
Come out for a great family event, no matter how old your kids are, at one of
Michigan’s best apple orchards! We will meet at Crane’s for a fun-filled day of apple
picking. Apples are sold by the pound, so you can pick as many (or as few) as you
would like.
HAN will provide doughnuts and apple cider. Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes.
Where:
When:
Crane Orchard
6054 124th Avenue
Fennville, MI 49408
Saturday, Oct. 3rd
11:00 am
RSVP: Carolyn
[email protected]
by Sept. 24th, so we know who to look for at the
Orchard.