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LOWC’s annual fundraising luncheon set for Sept. 20

The Lake Oswego Women’s Club will hold its 12th annual fall luncheon, fashion show and fundraiser on Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oswego Lake Country Club.

“This is a great opportunity to have lunch in a wonderful setting and enjoy a fashion show featuring local shops while getting to know about our club,” said Deanna Phillips, LOWC public relations chair. “It is also the last opportunity to become a member of the club for this year, and join in the fun of fundraising and socializing together.”

The mission of the LOWC is to bring closer the women of Lake Oswego and surrounding communities and to promote, through their common interests in the civic, cultural, educational and social well being of the community.

The club is focused on raising money to donate to local nonprofit organizations that aid women and children in need. Annual scholarships for graduating seniors have also been established.

In addition to the fashion show a raffle will be held. Tickets are $35 and pre-registration is required. To reserve a seat contact Denise Kozlowski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition

announces program lineup

The Lake Oswego Women’s Coalition has released its lineup for programs to be presented throughout the year.

All luncheon meetings are held at Oswego Lake Country Club and begin at 11:45 a.m. The cost of the luncheon meetings is $17 for members and $19 for non-members. Reservations for the luncheons can be made through the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce at 503-636-3634.

Bob Mensel, artistic director of the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus, will present the program at the Sept. 19 luncheon meeting.

Author and coach Victoria Trabosh will present on Oct. 17. She will speak on “Women, Wisdom and Wealth — three keys to changing the world in big and small ways.”

Broadway producer Brisa Trinchero will provide insights into the glamorous world of creating and producing Broadway musical theater on Nov. 14.

The Dec. 19 program will feature a musical program by local school musicians.

The new mayor will present a state of the city address on Jan. 16.

The February program will feature a program involving the Lake Oswego Reads program.

Kyra Bussanich and Jamie Hogland of local Crave Bake Shop will present a behind the scenes glimpse of their experience at contestants in the Food Network TV show “Cupcake Wars” on March 20.

The April 24 meeting will feature a presentation by Colleen Schafroth, executive director of the Maryhill Museum of Art. She will discuss the museum’s history, collections and program and recent expansion.

The May 15 program will feature local award-winning novelist Dana Haynes, who will shed light light on the process of writing mystery and action-thriller novels.




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