The Alpine Woman's Club was organized in October, 1914.The objectives of the Club are to promote the social, civic, educational and cultural advancement
of the citizens of Alpine and to work with other organizations toward that end. We meet the third Tuesday of the month (September through June) at noon.
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May 2015, 2015 AWC Luncheon
The Alpine Woman’s Club’s next monthly meeting is on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:00 noon. The members will be presented with the slate of officers for 2015-2016, after which voting will take place. (There will be no program or entertainment.) Also, because of the amount of work and energy that goes into putting on the annual scholarship fund raiser,[the Victorian Tea scheduled for Saturday, May 16] only dessert and light refreshments will be served at the meeting. If you are interested in attending the meeting and learning more about the Alpine Woman’s Club, or if you would like to attend the Victorian Tea, please contact Joanie Bogle at (619) 328-5728. The AWC is open to all East County women. We are located at 2156 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901.
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Celebrating a birthday, graduation, anniversary? Getting married or know someone who is? Please support your local community and refer the Alpine Woman’s Club as a venue for any special occasion. Here is a convenient link to our Facilities page on our website: facilities.html For more information, please call the Rental Coordinator, Kathie Pelletier at (619) 227-9092, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating our 100th Anniversary in 2014!
The Alpine Woman’s Club will be celebrating our 100th Anniversary in 2014. Our Scholarship, Preservation and Education Foundation’s mission is to continue to maintain the Historic Town Hall, which was built in 1899, and to continue to give scholarships to Alpine’s graduating seniors. We award up to five $1,000 scholarships each year and have given away over $95,000.
The Alpine Woman’s Club and the Foundation are managed by volunteers. Our operating expenses are raised through membership dues and annual fund-raisers, including the Victorian Tea in May and the Holiday Home Tour in December.
We are looking for Community Sponsors to help support our efforts. The Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.
We have four levels of sponsorship. To recognize your donation, your business name would be included in our yearbook and would appear on the Sponsorship Wall in the Town Hall. You would also receive a Certificate of Appreciation to display in your business or in your home. Depending on your sponsorship level you would also receive tickets to our Holiday Home Tour
If you would like to become a Sponsor, please Click here to get the information form. Please make check payable to Alpine Woman’s Club and mail to our Sponsorship Chairwoman, Norma Giaquinta, 2400 Alpine Blvd # 68, Alpine, CA 91901.
Donations are always appreciated. They go towards our Scholarship Fund. We have given away more than $95,000 so far. It also helps our Wounded Warrior’s Luncheon Program and helps to maintain the historic Town Hall. We are a 501 C-(3) and all donations are tax deductible. Please consider the Alpine Woman’s Club in your Will and estate planning.
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Alpine Woman’s Club Offers Commemorative Tiles as Fund raiser
The original Alpine Town Hall was built in 1899. The Alpine Woman’s Club was established in 1914 and acquired the Town Hall in 1932. In 2006, the Club was designated an historic site by the San Diego County Register of Historic Places.
Members have donated their time, talents and resources to preserve and maintain this stately building for the enjoyment of our generation and future generations.
Please be a part of the history and contribute to our Capital Investment Drive by purchasing a commemorative tile. The tiles measure 4 x 4 inches. On the tiles, you can have your name, your children’s names, use your business name, dedicate a memorial tile for a loved one, or just be imaginative. The tiles will be displayed along the access ramp. To purchase a tile and for additional information, please contact Nancy Bender at (619) 817-5721.
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Alpine Chamber of Commerce The Chamber of Commerce site contains information pertaining to businesses and services in the Alpine community as well as general information regarding Alpine and the surrounding area.
Alpine Community Center The Alpine Community Center, a beautiful building with multi-purpose facilities, serves all residents of the Alpine area. Among the services provided through the Community Center are child-care facilities, senior nutrition and activities programs, a tennis court and facilities for meetings or celebrations. The facilities combine indoor and outdoor areas making the site a wonderful place to hold a wedding or a family outing as well as for businesses to conduct meetings. During the summer months outdoor concerts are held in the adjoining park on Sunday evenings. Food and beverages are available for purchase; however, admission to the concerts is free to all.
Alpine Branch Library The Alpine Branch Library hosts many community activities for all ages. Branch Manager, Elisabeth Newbold, has done an outstanding job of creating a learning and social environment. The library incorporates the newest focus on the needs of the community.
Alpine Kiwanis Kiwanis is an international organization devoted to the principle of service; to the advancement of individual community and national welfare; and to the strengthening of international goodwill. The name “Kiwanis” was adapted from the expression “Nunc Kee-wanis” in the Otchipew (Native American) language, meaning “We have a good time,” “We make a noise,” or “We trade or advertise.” The Alpine Kiwanis club was chartered on January 1, 1951. When the club was chartered, Alpine was a small community of about 2,000 residents. Interstate 8 was only on the drawing boards and the only way to travel east from San Diego was on Highway 80 which passed through the main street in the town of Alpine.
Alpine Bert Fuller VFW Post 9578 The Veterans of Foreign Wars organization has a rich tradition in enhancing the lives of millions through its community service programs and special projects. From providing free phone cards to our nation’s active-duty military personnel to raising money for the World War II memorial, the VFW is there, “honoring dead by helping the living." The Alpine Post’s Charter was signed January 13, 1973, and held their meetings at the Casino Inn on Old Highway 8. When the Post outgrew the Casino Inn, Tom Dyke generously donated his property at 844 Tavern Road to the Post. This site has become the Post’s permanent home.
Alpine Historical Society The Alpine Historical Society maintains two historic buildings on Tavern Road that serve
as museums and house a wonderful collection of artifacts from the rich history of this mountain community. The
Historical Society holds quarterly meetings at the Alpine Woman's Club Building and also has the museums open for
all residents to visit on the last weekend of each month. The Woman's Club and the Historical Society work hand-in-
hand to promote, enrich and preserve the history of Alpine.
CHIRP CHIRP (The Center to Help Instill Respect and Preservation for Garden Wildlife, Inc.) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 educational organization. CHIRP’s mission is to teach and assist persons interested in gardening for wildlife—hummingbirds, butterflies, songbirds, etc. In May of each year CHIRP hosts the Sage and Songbirds Festival, with garden tours, a walk-thru butterfly habitat, plant sales and a variety of wonderful booths and educational exhibits. CHIRP is responsible for making Alpine the first Community Wildlife Habitat in the United States, as recognized by the National Wildlife Federation.
National Wildlife Federation The National Wildlife Federation website provides information to individuals and groups desiring to increase their knowledge of how to support wildlife in their homes and communities. It is an excellent source of information pertaining to everything from the needs of wildlife to how to preserve water.
San Diego East Visitor's Bureau This website provides everything one needs to know about San Diego’s East County, including the community of Alpine. Included in the website are sections on art and culture, an event calendar, member services, membership information, area attractions, fishing reports, golf tee-times, maps and tourism lines among other things.
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