The MWC Board asked members to continue our fine tradition of leaving unwrapped toys and gift cards for teenagers under our Christmas tree between December 4th and 14th. The items will help fill the needs of young children in our community during this time of joy. Member response was quite impressive. All items . . . . . .
One of the world’s premiere pianists, Bill Charlap has performed and record with many of the leading artists of our time, ranging from Jazz masters Phil Woods and Wynton Marsalis to singers Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand. Since 1997 he has led the Bill Charlap Trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington, now recognized as one of our premier jazz trios.
We sponsored a Membership Art and Crafts Exhibit and Sale at the Club on Friday and Saturday, June 20 and 21, from 10 AM to 4 PM. The event provided the community a view of the wide range of talents and interests among the membership, as well as provided our very talented artists, photographers and crafters an opportunity to show and sell their work.
The MWC Tag Sale of August 3rd to benefit the Madison Food Pantry was a hugh success. The Madison Winter club presented a $1,700 check to the Madison Food Pantry.