The Glen Ellyn Newcomers Club, a social organization founded in 1952 for the purpose of welcoming new residents of Glen Ellyn and the immediate vicinity, has named Ruth Wood as recipient of the 2012 Kathleen Culp Award.
The Kathleen Culp Award, named for the Club's founder, recognizes individuals who embody a warm and welcoming spirit in Glen Ellyn. Ruth served as the 2011-2012 Vice President, and members consistently recognized her cheerful nature and friendly personality as reasons for receiving the award.
The 2012-2013 Newcomer's Executive Board was also announced at a year-end celebration dinner held at Waterleaf Restaurant at the College of DuPage campus. They are: President Christy Truitt; Vice President Kate Koppenhoefer; Treasurer Angela Fanella; Corresponding Secretary Hillary Brands; and Recording Secretary Jennifer Umlauf.
This year, the Newcomers Club's nearly 400 members enjoy a variety of social activities ranging from bunko and book club to couples nights and family events. The Club will officially kick off a new year in September but will continue to host welcoming socials throughout the summer. The next social will be Wednesday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m.
For information about joining Glen Ellyn Newcomers and upcoming social activities, please visit the club's website at www.glenellynnewcomers.org, or call 630.225.5094.
About Glen Ellyn Newcomers:
Glen Ellyn Newcomers is a social organization founded in 1952 for the purpose of welcoming people new to Glen Ellyn and the immediate vicinity. The club hosts a variety of social and philanthropic activities throughout the year, in addition to regular general meetings with special guest speakers. For more information about the Welcoming Social and club activities, visit www.glenellynnewcomers.org or call 630.225.5094.