The Jamestown Interclub Council will hold the 56th annual Woman of the Year Banquet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the Marvin House in Jamestown.
Russell E. Diethrick Jr. will make the surprise presentation. Serendipity, an eight-woman a capella singing ensemble, will perform. The Women's Club of Lakewood and Creche will host this year's event.
The Women's Club of Lakewood was organized in 1947, and is a member of the Western New York Federation of Women's Clubs. The object of the club is mutual improvement, community service and social interaction. Members are residents of Lakewood.
From left are Joan Erickson of the Women’s Club of Lakewood; Beth Snow of Creche and Sara Vail of the Women’s Club of Lakewood; with June Diethrick and Jane Winter, officers of Jamestown Interclub Council.
Creche is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization of dedicated and energetic women devoted to providing basic needs of newborns through children 18 years of age residing in the greater Jamestown area. One hundred percent of all funds are used to provide many needed services including baby clothing sewn by the members of Creche, children's clothing, cribs, beds, camperships and other children's necessities.
The Jamestown Interclub Council began in 1935, with the objective to sponsor various activities geared toward the advancement of community interest, and activities that can be accomplished through a united action. The Jamestown Interclub Council consists of 15 women's groups. The council represents 1,000 women in the community.
Member organizations include the Allen Park Women's Club, Bemus Point Study Cub, Creche, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, New York State Women Inc., Preceptor Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, Women's Club of Lakewood, Zonta Club of Jamestown, American Association of University Women, Chautauqua Shores Chorus, Daughters of the American Revolution, Marvin Community House, Norden Women's Club, Southern Tier Legal Secretaries and YWCA of Jamestown.
For reservations to the Woman of the Year banquet, call the Marvin House at 488-6206. The cost of dinner and gratuity is $20.