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News from other Smith Clubs in the area!

New York City

Tea events are historically a great success and serve as an opportunity to meet SSNYC alums in the NYC Metro area.
When: Sunday, October 30th 1pm
Where: The Harlem Tea Room 1793A Madison Ave (on the southeast corner of 118th Street) Phone: 212 348 3471
Cost: $20 for a member of any SSNYC club; $25 for non-members.

You must reserve a space in advance as space is limited in order to order the requisite amount of food and tea.
Please RSVP to or
Please bring cash to be paid at the door.
Includes: Choice of tea, fresh scones, tea sandwiches and an assortment of desserts.


West of Boston

text of an email from the Alumnae Association:

Some of you are already into the full swing of pecan sales while others of you have chosen to be out of the swingthis year. Either way, I thought you might be interested in knowing what the West of Boston Smith Club has been up to.

According to Polly Vernimen, club president, just at the point where any enthusiasm for the fundraising project itself was gone, and volunteer resources were slim, one of the most passionate members of this project begannegotiating with Millican Pecan Company in Texas and within one week the club had "rocketed pecans into the 21stcentury" complete with a club coordinator who will field questions as well as manage orders for those who prefer not to use the Web.

Although customers do have to pay for shipping, the plus factor is that there is a lot more variety (plus old favorites) including flavored pecans, gift tins, pies, etc. Of course with a third party the profit is less for the club (Polly estimated it being at about 40%). The club has their own page on the pecan company's website, and they designed labels that will be stuck on any item purchased on behalf of their club.

Here's the link:

Questions? Contact Julianne Ivey '86 or Jane Leonard '80