"CONNECTING WOMEN - ENRICHING COMMUNITY"
Our club meets in and around Chatham, Massachusetts, a lovely picturesque town of 6,200 residents in the winter and around 30,000 residents in the summer. Located at the elbow of Cape Cod, the town is surrounded on three sides by water and sustains an active fishing industry and a vibrant arts, crafts, retail, and hospitality economic base.
The club was founded in 1915. Our goals are to enrich the educational and civic life of our members and the community.
Consistent with these goals, the club engages in educational, humanitarian and charitable activities.
The Club is a nonprofit organization chartered for other than profit making activities.
Come join us and see what we can do together.
Programs 2019 -2020
Hospitality begins at noon
Business meeting follows at 12:30
Program commences at conclusion of the business meeting.
September 12, 2019
"Oh, The Places You'll Go"
Deborah Clark & Susan Simpson
Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bali, with combined populations of over 180 million people, have varied histories, cultures and rapidly changing economies. Deborah and Susan will share their fascinating trip to this part of the world.
October 10, 2019
"The Long Road to Women's Suffrage: 1848 - 1920"
Professor John Kennedy
In August, 1920 the 19th Amendment was ratified thereby giving American women the right to vote in all elections. As we approach the 100th Anniversary, Professor Kennedy will share the stories of several Massachusetts women who led the campaign for women's voting rights.
November 14, 2019
" Chatham Bars Inn, Cape Cod's Finest Luxury Hotel, Resort and Spa"
Gary Thulander, Managing Director
Chatham Bars Inn, originally developed in 1914 as a semi-private hunting lodge, boasted long-distance phones and private baths and running fresh and salt water. Much has changed and Gary will reflect on the past and the current programs at CBI
December 12, 2019
Holiday Luncheon with entertainment
and gifts collected for Homeless Prevention Council
January 9, 2020
"Happenings at Cape Cod Hospital"
Christopher Lawson, Sr VP and & Chief Dev. Officer
Nancy Leanus, Executive Director Gift Planning
Cape Cod Hospital, with one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the state, annually sees more than 85,000 patients, performs more than 12,500 surgeries and delivers approximately 1000 babies. Christopher and Nancy will speak to these challenges and how the facility is striving to better serve our community.
February 13, 2020
"From the Grape to the Glass"
Jacquelyn Groeper, owner of the newly opened Artis Winery in Pembroke, discusses the art and science of winemaking. A graduate of Boston University Wine Studies Program, she travels the world to best understand the complexity of winemaking
March 12, 2020
"Monomoy Refuge: Chatham's Special Sanctuary"
Matthew Hillman, Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Manager
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1944, protects habitat for migratory birds as it stretches for 8 miles of barrier islands and 40 acres on Morris Island. Matthew will share his vision to further the conservation and protection of this precious resource.
April 9, 2020
Awarding of 2020 Community Investment Grants
Recipients of our 2020 Grant Program will be honored and presented with their grant. They will share their mission and purpose for requesting a grant. We will also welcome back some of last year's recipients to reflect the impact of our grant program.