November 1990...Third Annual Tree Lighting - Jefferson County Courthouse in Center Point. Sheriff Mel Baily turned on the lights. Good music provided by the Jefferson State singers and a group from Erwin High School. Refreshments were served.

1985-1991...The Eastern Women's Committee of Fifty proudly completed the first fund raising goal - to provide $10,000, to each of three charities: Liz Moore Low Vision Center, Medical Center East; The Shepherd Center, East and an Endowment Fund for Jefferson State Community College.

1991...The Eastern Women's Committee of Fifty accepts a three-year commitment to help raise funds for the East End Memorial Foundation to benefit the MCE Cancer Treatment Center. First event to be held in the spring of 1991.

February 1991...Dialogue Days - Jefferson State Community College. The Eastern Women's Committee of Fifty hosted the annual salute tot he Birmingham Festival of Arts.

Second Annual High School Art Contest and Show - Jefferson State Community College Library. Huffman high, Erwin High, Pinson Valley High and Hewitt participated. Each ear brings more interest to this area contest.

March 1991...Third Annual Las Vegas Night - Grayson Valley Country Club. A very successful event raising $4,868.99 for MCE Foundation.

May 1991...The Night of Entertainment with Crystal Gayle at the Boutwell Auditorium. The first event of the three-year program for the MCS Cancer Treatment Center. $128,000.00 was raised.

April 1992...Third annual High School Art Contest and Show. Held in the library at Jefferson State College with awards for winners of competition and increased participation by area schools.

May 1992...Oncology Gala with Lee Greenwood at the Boutwell Auditorium. The second event of the three-year commitment to the Medical Center East Cancer Treatment Center. We were credited with raising $25,000.

POPS in the Park held at Jefferson State Community College - resulted in a $796 contribution to the college and a $400 contribution to the Alabama Symphony.

October 1992...Fund Raising Bazaar. Held at the Civitan Park in Center Point generated $1,176.50.

November 1992...The Eastern Women's Committee of Fifty sponsored the complete renovation of the sitting room at the Shepherd Center.

Tree Lighting at the Center Point Courthouse. The fourth year for this event with more lights added each year.

March 1993...Chalkville Project - The EWCF contributed $2,230 in cash and $1,729.50 in merchandise to Alabama Youth Services--Chalkville Campus. We won 1st place from the Council of Clubs for our projects with the Chalkville Girls School.

April 1993...High School Art Show at Jefferson State Community College.

May 1993...The EWCF participated in the fourth Gala to benefit the Cancer Treatment Center at Medical Center East. We were credited with raising $33,000 for this event.

June 1993...We financially supported the Huffman High School poetry competition and Huffman Middle School's Drug Free Program.

October 1993...Bazaar at Center Point Civitan Park expanded to include craft spaces and resulted in revenue of $2,081.32. $2000 was given to Jefferson State's Drama Department.

April 1994...Sponsored the Annual High School Art competition in the Jefferson State Library.

We contributed money to build an indoor or outdoor play area at Family Court.

May 1994...Lorrie Morgan entertained at the fifth Gala to support the Cancer Treatment Center at Medical Center East. A silent auction was added this year and produced revenues of over $13,000. EWCF has now contributed over $125,000 to this cause.

October 1994...Bazaar held at Civitan Park in Center Point to support the Liz Moore Low Vision Center and an individual scholarship fund.

November 1994...Christmas Tree Lighting moved to Medical Center East where guests attended a reception and were entertained by "The Harmony Express".

 April 1995...Student Art Show held at Jefferson State Community College. This event included a reception for students, parents and art teachers.

May 1995...Gala at Boutwell Auditorium to benefit the Oncology Center at Medical Center East generated revenues of $35,000. This included a silent auction which made $16,020.85 for this charity.

October 1995...Wine & Cheese party for Alabama Youth Services-Chalkville Campus. Raised $700.00


 




Accomplishments Continued

May 1986 ...Served as hostesses for Annual Kenny Morgan Memorial weekend.

October 1986...Nominated a candidate (Martha Gaskins) for the Annual Women of the year, sponsored by the Birmingham Business and Professional Women's Club.

November 1986...Met with Mayor Richard Arrington to inform him of our goals and desires for the Eastern Community. Through this Association, we were able to have a part in the cleanup of the Roebuck Plaza area.

February 1987..Hosted Dialogue Days Breakfast at Jefferson State Junior College which was the kickoff for Annual Festival of Arts.

March 1987...Held the Silk Tie and Lace Race Dinner Party at the Birmingham Turf Club with 400 in attendance. This was proclaimed the largest turnout of the Eastern Area dignitaries ever. $4,575.00 was raised and distributed to three charities.

April 1987...Worked with Huffman Spirit Day Group and organized the talent presentation for the day-long event, including the appearance of Miss Alabama.

May 1987...Members worked as Hostesses at the 1987 Alabama Symplony Decorators' Show House, May 3-24, 1987.

The Junior Committee of Fifty was organized and will assist our club in future projects. the Junior Club will have a limit of fifty members, ages 21 to 37.

June 1987...Worked with Medical Centr East and the Huffman Community Association on the first annual POPS in the Park Concert held at the Medical Center East facility. Over 1,000 in attendance; we served as hostesses and sold box dinners. Money received was divided among three charities, Liz Moore Low Vision, Jefferson State Community College and the Shepherd Center. A donation was also made to the Symphony.

February 1988...Dialogue Days - Festival of Arts kick-off honoring Egypt.

April 1988...Eastern Goes Western Party. The function was at the Carraway-Davies House; attendance was over 300. The monies were divided between our three charities. Liz Moore Low Vision, Jefferson State Community College and The Shepherd Center.

May 1988...Hostesses for Decorator Show House. Served as Co-Hosts for the Second Annual POPS in the Park Concert at Medical Center East.

October 1988...Liz Moore was selected to represent our club for Woman of the Year, sponsored by the Birmingham Business and Professional Women's Club.

November 1988...The First Annual Christmas Tree Lighting was held at the Jefferson County Auxiliary Courthouse. Commissioner Jim Gunter turned on the tree lights; members of the Center Point Chamber of Commerce and representatives from the Eastern section of town were present.

February 1989...Dialogue Days - Jefferson State Community College - Eastern Women's Committee of Fifty host breakfast meeting to honor the annual Birmingham Festival of Arts.

May 1989...First Annual Las Vegas Night - We raised $4800.00 for our three charities. Fun provided for a good cause at Grayson Valley Country Club. Huffman Middle School celebrates a Drug Free Year. We presented a large trophy to honor the event and provided hamburgers for Faculty and Student Body. ($3600.00 value)

September 1989...East End Memorial Foundation assisted by the Eastern Women's Committee of Fifty presented a fund-raiser GALA at the Club. The Warblers provided the entertainment for this two-evening event. Raised $16,155.00 which was divided equally to Liz Moore Low Vision, Jefferson State & The Shepherd Center.  A Great Success!

November 1989...Special $750.00 donation to Huffman High School to provide much needed Beepers.

Liz Moore, Eastern Women's Committee of Fifty nominee, is selected Birmingham Woman of the Year for 1989 by the Birmingham Business and Professional Women's Club.

Second Annual Tree Lighting - Jefferson County Courthouse in Center Point - The tree lighting program and the attendance grows each year.

December 1989...Holiday Home Tour-Raised $4,713.29 for Liz Moore Low Vision, Jefferson State Community College & The Shepherd Center. Homes of Liz & Ronald Moore, Nita & Deacon Jones, Sharon & Joe Yarborough were opened to the public for a 2 day tour. We enjoyed a tremendous response.


January 1990...Eastern Area Chamber of Commerce Best Citizen Award. Our group nominated Dr. Anthony Bedsole. Albert Morton, husband Jo Anne, was the winner. We are pleased to be associated with both of these fine gentlemen!


February 1990...Dialogue Days - Jefferson State Community College. We hosted this meeting to salute the Birmingham Festival of Arts.

First Annual High School Art Contest and show - Jefferson State Community College Library. Woodlawn High, Huffman High, Erwin, Pinson Valley and Hewitt High were invited to each enter five pieces of art. Cash prizes to students and school were awarded.


May 1990...Second Annual Las Vegas Night - Grayson Valley Country Club. Good entertainment and a big success with a profit of $5079.88.

Second Drug Free Year for Huffman Middle School. We presented a trophy and provided hamburgers for Faculty and Student Body. ($360.00)

Donated $500.00 to Shepherds Center.








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