The Women's Club of Lakewood holds numerous fundraisers throughout the year to enhance the community life of Lakewood, to support the Lakewood Fire Department and its Auxiliary, and to contribute to the Lakewood Memorial Library. The club also raises money for scholarships for Southwestern Central School seniors.
This year The Women's Club of Lakewood awarded three $700 scholarships to Southwestern Central School seniors who will be pursuing a college education next year. The winners were: Mekenna Hartweg. who will be attending Parsons New School of Design to become a fashion designer; Erica Stevens, who will be attending Stevens' Institute of Technology to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering; and Taylor Kozuch who will be attending Jamestown Community College to begin working toward a degree in the field of psychology.
The next major function of the club will be the annual Wine and Cheese event to be hosted by Amy Turner on Sept. 24 at which time new members will be welcomed. To learn more about membership in the club, call Becky Danielson, membership chair, at 763-5711.
Pictured, from left, are Michele Hartweg and her daughter Mekenna; Jeanine Dearman, scholarship chairman; and Erica Stevens and her mother Judith Stevens. Absent from the photo was Taylor Kozuch.