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Historical Preservation Trust

 

The Historical Preservation Trust has been established provide funds for the restoration and maintenance of our heritage of the landmark buildings.  The principal purpose of The Trust is preserving the historical and architectural features as well as the unique characters of these buildings.  Since its inception The Trust has provided $1,263,435.41 for restoration and preservation to date.

You are invited to become a donor/benefactor to The Woman’s  Club of Fort Worth Historical Preservation Trust.  The Trust is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are considered tax-deductible.  You have several options at the time you make your gift.  All unrestricted/undesignated gifts are placed in the principle of the Trust.  If you do prefer to direct or restrict your gift, you can designate your gift to either the Capital Improvements Fund or Major Repairs Fund.  The Trust would love to  recognize your generosity…

Gift Levels:
Cherub                              $100-$499
Diamond                         $500-$999
Angel                              $1000-2499
Grown Jewel                $2500-$4999
Star                            $5000-$14,999
Guardian Angel     $15,000-$24,999
Arch-Angel               $25000-$49,999
Gabriel Archangel   $50,000-$99,999
Seraphim                    $1000,000 to.....

Please stop by the business office to make your gifts, memorials, and honorariums.  If you have any questions, please contact Del Smajstrla, 817-683-8983

2016~2017 Trustees

The trustees include members of the Executive Committee of

The Woman’s Club and two additional members selected by the Trustees.

President......................................................................................................................................... Nora Bender

Vice President............................................................................................................................. Suzanne Pegram

Secretary...................................................................................................................................... Royette Hance

Treasurer....................................................................................................................................... Carolyn Davis

Trustees............................................................................... Jenny Crabtree, Cherryl Gilker, & Norma Demetrion

Trustee Emeritus........................................................................................................................ Lillian O’Neall

 

Special designation

Heirloom – Estate Donor (A planned gift noted in donor’s will)

Consider Joining The~1923 Heirloom Society

As you reflect on how you have benefited from membership in The Woman’s Club, we hope you’ll consider taking the steps necessary to leave a gift to Historical Preservation Trust from your estate.  This is a lovely way to forever benefit the trust, and help guarantee that The Woman’s Club buildings are preserved to maintain for future generations of club women.  You are encouraged to discuss this opportunity with your family and/or your financial advisors. Specifics about The Trust and the letter of intention forms are available from Jan Wise in the business office.

2016~2017 Benefactors

Star

Everett B. and Edith P. Comer

Charitable Trust

 

Crown Jewel

Gordon and Jacqueline Stone

 

Angel

Anonymous

Exposé

Jean de Schweinitz

Patsy and Lary Milrany

David V. and Karen C. Ekstrom

A.M. Pate, Jr., Charitable Trust

 

Angel Memorials

 Esther Wilson Courtney

Gordon B. and Dorothy H. England

Charitable Fund

Pat Eubank

Jill Ball

 Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Ripperton

Mary and John Ripperton

 Theresa Thomas

Trish Thomas

 

 Angel Honorariums

Royette Hance-Etta Newby Club

 Sandy Lanier-Vanguard Charitable & Bob Lanier, MD

 Crystal Rehling-Junior Woman’s Club

 Kathy Walker-Cecile Montgomery

2015-2016 Accomplishments

Repair of Otis elevator in the Newby Building.

Additional wrought iron railings by Shuman elevator door.

Air conditioner repairs in Anna Shelton Hall,

the kitchen and Bewley Hall.

New air conditioner for the Waples Tea Room.

New fire alarm system installed to

coordinate with the alarm system.

Repair of copper roofing over Shuman Hall front door.

Two custom built Galleria windows replaced.

Kitchen water heater repaired.

Margaret Meacham Hall Informal Room restoration of

tin ceiling, stripping terrazzo floors,

electrical work, trim work and painting.

 

To be completed summer of 2016

Parking Lot renovations: filling of cracks, restriping of all parking lots and renovation of The Woman’s Club Street.

Garden Room Powder Room: installation of a self-opening handicap door.

2015~2016 Accomplishments (Newby Trust)

Repair of roof, ceiling and wall over Newby Powder Room.

Repair of Newby water heater.

Multiple Newby air conditioner repairs.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

                

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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