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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 $1,329,928.31 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

2017~2018 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............................................................................................................................... Sherry Pounds

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

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

Trustees............................................................................... Jenny Crabtree, Cathy Maybery, & Rachel Goldman

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

Vanguard Charitable Fund

 

Crown Jewel

Gordon and Jacqueline Stone

 

Angel

 Royette Hance, Shelly Russell, Chris Shahan, Del Smajstrla

*Etta Newby

 

Mary Ripperton

*Mah Jongg

 

Dana Milliken

 

Staff of Woman’s Club

*Wednesday Night Bridge

 

Cherryl Gilker

*Bill Gilker

 

Past Presidents of The Woman’s Club

*Carol Findlay

 

Theresa Lampe

*Trish Thomas

 

Betty Potter Ripperton

*Mary Ripperton

 

David & Karen Callaway Ekstrom

 

Esther Wilson Courtney

*Gordon B. & Dorothy H. England Charitable Fund

 

Renaissance Club

 

Friday Lecture Club

 

Isha Parkey

*Junior Woman’s Club

 

Susan Helberg

*Junior Woman’s Club

 

Diamond $500-999

 

Ferando Dance Club

 

Margie Alexander

*Dee Pritchard

 

Robert & Joyce Capper Charitable Foundation

 

Patsy Milrany

 

 


2016-2017 Accomplishments

The replacement of the windows in the Galleria was completed.

 

The street between the parking lot and our buildings was repaired.  Our parking lots were sealed and restriped.

 

The sink hole in the driveway between Margaret Meacham Hall and the Memorial Garden was repaired.

 

The wrought iron security fence in our parking lot was repaired after storm damage this spring.

 

Restoration continued to convert the powder room on the second floor of Florence Shuman Hall making it ADA compliant.

 

Plumbing pipes were replaced in Waples Hall, the Kitchen, and Margaret Meacham Hall.

 

Air conditioners have been replaced or repaired in the Newby Building, the Kitchen, Ida Saunders Hall, Waples Hall, Margaret Meacham Hall, and the Shuman Building.

 

Lighting was replaced and rewired on the Pole Lights in the parking lot for better security.

 

Electrical repairs where done in Margaret Meacham Hall, and the Kitchen.

 

2016~2017 Accomplishments (Newby Trust)

Air-conditioning repair & replacement in Newby Building

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

                

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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