Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield

March 3, 2022

Our species evolved about three hundred thousand years ago and we began our migration out of Africa about one hundred thousand years ago. But it was not until the Industrial Revolution, a mere two hundred years ago, that we began our inexorable march of progress toward a more advanced technological ...

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We are a nation which honors its veterans. We have a special day in November when we remember our veterans, we salute them in parades, we place flags on the grave sites of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, we display flags in front of our houses in their honor, and each year the President ...

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The Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield is welcoming new members. Enjoy creative fund raisers, interesting activities while participating on standing committees, informative monthly programs, and share in the camaraderie of women whose efforts enhance the community. The club meets at 1:00 ...

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This year has unfolded to reveal how vulnerable we can be against a tiny organism which has proven to be a formidable foe and highlighted the importance of the medical profession and those essential workers who keep our economy going.   But 2020 has also offered proof of the vital need of service ...

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Suburban Woman’s Club President Jane Rundella announced that two South Plainfield High School seniors each have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Club.  They are Julianne Ferraro and Upashna Purohit. A third $1,000 scholarship was awarded by the Hudson Family to Faith Cantamessa in memory of ...

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The Suburban Woman’s Club has had to cancel all of its fundraising activities so far this year, however, club members have not stood by idly.  The Boyle Memorial Foundation, for example, raised $2,000 to purchase gift cards to Shop Rite, as well as paper products and other necessities.  These were ...

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Dementia.  Alzheimer’s. Senility.  These are diseases which rob a person’s memory and put a terrible burden on family members.  Researchers still do not have definitive answers on the causes of these conditions, but we can take steps to, if not prevent, at least postpone their arrival by following ...

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The Suburban Woman’s Club’s January 2nd meeting was a perfect example of the activities and programs available to members at both the club and state level.  President Jane Rundella’s meeting agenda began with a strategic review of the Club’s annual Fashion Show, to be scheduled in late April.  ...

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To paraphrase Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that the choirs under the direction of Dr. Donna Kregler are absolutely wonderful.  Dr. Kregler, Director of our town’s High School Choral Activities, led the Chamber Chorus at the Suburban Woman’s Club December 5th meeting and ...

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One of the traditions that Suburban Woman’s Club holds dear is hosting their annual dinner for family and friends in October at the American Legion Hall.  This dinner gives members an opportunity to thank their guests for the support they give the Club over the previous year.  And so it was that ...

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A lump rises in our throat as our flag marches by in a parade.  We salute its glory.  We sing its praises.  We pledge our allegiance to it.  We even wear it on our clothes.  And many brave men and women willingly march into harm’s way to keep it waving proudly and freely, for, after all, it ...

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An observer on April 28th around midmorning standing in the main entrance of our town’s Senior Center would have been witness to a beehive of activity as Suburban Woman’s Club members and helpers began their annual labor of love in setting up the organization’s Fashion Show and Luncheon.  Tables ...

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Have you ever wondered how our State’s Child Labor Law came into being or who was responsible for the eight-hour workday?  Who helped create the Pure Food and Drug Act or how was the Palisades Interstate Park established, ensuring the preservation of the extraordinarily beautiful cliffs formed in ...

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It would seem unlikely that South Plainfield’s Sacred Heart Church would have a connection to the Brooklyn Bridge, but interestingly enough, it was discovered at the March 7th meeting of the Suburban Woman’s Club held at the American Legion Hall.  Each month, Suburban Woman’s Club hosts a guest ...

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Elizabeth Taylor. The name is synonymous with beauty and conjures up images of elegance, Old Hollywood, romance, and, of course, jewelry.  Suburban Woman’s Club members sat in rapt attention as Dr. Peter Stavrianidis, principal owner of Somerset’s Venus Jewelers, discussed the famous actress and ...

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In the spacious room of the American Legion Hall, Lee Pagenkopf, manager of Rutgers Makerspace, Rutgers Division of Continuing Studies (DoCS), spoke before 20 members and two guests of the Suburban Woman’s Club at their January 3rd meeting.  At his side a machine the size of a desk printer quietly ...

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In the spacious room of the American Legion Hall, Lee Pagenkopf, manager of Rutgers Makerspace, spoke before 20 members and two guests of the Suburban Woman’s Club at their January 3rd meeting.  At his side a machine the size of a desk printer quietly moved its printing element from side to side as ...

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One thousand seven hundred and twenty-three servicemen and women stationed far from our country’s shores will receive Boatsie’s Boxes from members of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs. You may well ask what are Boatsie’s Boxes.  These oddly named boxes aren’t boxes at all.  In ...

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In this contentious and often unkind world, service organizations remind us that kindness is still very much alive.  The Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield is one such group, but what exactly do they do? As we all know, in November our country commemorates our veterans.  To be a part of ...

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On October 4th forty Suburban Woman’s Club members and their guests celebrated the fall season with their annual Husbands/Guests dinner at the American Legion Hall in South Plainfield.   Husbands and guests were delighted with the delicious dishes and desserts offered by members and were ...

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Imagine being a motherless child with no one to help you maneuver through a complicated foster care system.  It must be frightening, to say the least.  CASA, a volunteer-based organization founded in 1977 by a family court judge, advocates for New Jersey abused and neglected children to place them ...

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The Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield is welcoming new members. Enjoy creative fund raisers, interesting activities while participating on standing committees, informative monthly programs, and the camaraderie of women whose efforts enhance the community. The club meets at 1:00 PM on the ...

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Our country has a long and rich history of service clubs contributing to the growth of their communities but there have been signs in the past two decades that interest in these groups is waning.  Not so at Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield.  Thanks to the efforts of Membership Chair Grace ...

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The Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield is welcoming new members. Enjoy creative fund raisers, interesting activities while participating on standing committees, informative monthly programs, and the camaraderie of women whose efforts enhance the community. The club meets at 1:00 PM on the ...

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After what can easily be described as a successful fund-raising year, The Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield met on May 3rd at the American Legion Hall in South Plainfield to decide how to allocate the funds that were raised.  President Diana Cotone called the meeting to order and thanked ...

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Heidi Klum would certainly approve of the Suburban Woman’s Club Annual Fashion Show and Fund Raiser held on Sunday, April 22nd.  One hundred fifty ladies enjoyed a lovely lunch and watched models of all shapes, sizes and ages walk the runway at the South Plainfield Senior Center.  VP Jane ...

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During World War II, one thousand seventy-four aviators, all with prior experience and airman certificates, flew over 60 million miles; transported every type of military aircraft; towed targets for live anti-aircraft gun practice; simulated strafing missions and transported cargo. Thirty-eight ...

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To honor the brave and selfless men and women who willingly gave so much for our country, Judy Krieg, Arts/Creative Chair, Maribeth Hugelmeyer, and Cathy Wells created beautiful lap robes and presented them to the residents of the Menlo Park Veterans Memorial Home on February 15th.  The recipients ...

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Bert Baron, the well-known WCTC AM radio morning talk show host, was the guest speaker at the February 1st Suburban Woman’s Club meeting at the South Plainfield American Legion Hall, attended by 22 members.  With the same upbeat, conversational style Mr. Baron uses on his morning show, he ...

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The Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield began celebrating the holiday season on December 3rd with its annual Theater Party at the Historical Edison Valley Playhouse.  At a sold-out performance, the audience was treated to “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” a delightful and heartwarming ...

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