2023-2024 DATES & PROGRAMS
All meetings are held the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM
Home of Beth Fuchs, 1416 Grove Avenue
Welcome Back to the Fan Woman’s Club! As there is no speaker, you can enjoy visiting with your friends and making new ones.
Home of Shelley Huntington, 2501 West Grace Street
Diego Sanchez, Art Department Chair, St. Catherine’s School
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Diego Sanchez is a Richmond-based artist who has taught at the VMFA, the VisArts Center, VCU, and VUU, and has been at the helm of St. Catherine’s Art Department for more than 20 years. Known for his use of unorthodox materials with an emphasis on surfaces, we are thrilled that Diego will have pieces from his portfolio on display for our members to view and enjoy.
Home of Shane Lott, 2028 Monument Avenue
Doug Pick, CEO, Feed More
For more than 50 years, Feed More has collected, prepared and distributed food in Central Virginia in order to bring hunger relief to our neighbors in need. Doug Pick will speak to us about his organization’s critical work and how we can support Feed More’s efforts during the holiday giving season.
Home of Ann Meade Trahan, 2206 Monument Avenue
Bill Street, CEO, James River Association (JRA)
JRA has been instrumental in improving the health of the James, transforming the river from one of the nation's most polluted into one of the most improved. We’ll hear from Bill Street on how the JRA, the leading voice and guardian for our beloved river, still has much work to do in preserving this l
Home of Cindi Cobbs, 1825 Monument Avenue
Chef Hamidullah Noori, The Mantu and The Mantu Market
Hamidullah Noori settled in Richmond after fleeing Afghanistan with his family in 2015. A skilled chef, he opened The Mantu in 2019, a modern Afghan fine dining restaurant in Carytown, and later added The Mantu Market, a neighborhood grocery, bakery and deli, to his achievements. Join us as we learn about Chef Noori’s inspiring personal story and the meaning behind his mantra that “we are proud to serve humanity through our food.”
Home of Lorraine McQueen, 1915 Hanover Avenue
Year End Celebration
We’ll close out the year without a speaker, but plenty of friendship and fun!