Chautauqua Women's Club

The Chautauqua Women’s Club is dedicated to the enrichment of the lives of its members and the Community through:
Providing a venue and opportunities to enhance fellowship.
Providing a wide range of relevant programs that advance social, educational and service goals.
Sustaining scholarship opportunities for students in the Schools of Fine and Performing Arts.
The Chautauqua Women’s Club supports the purpose of the Chautauqua Institution.

2020 Themes and ProgrammingAD
Review the themes and programming for the 2020 Summer Assembly Season at Chautauqua here or click on the "INFO" button below. It won't be Chautauqua without you.
Artists at the Market
During the summer Chautauqua season, Artists at the Market is a craft fair by local and visiting artisans with shows every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon from 1-4 and many Sundays from 12-4 at the Farmer's Market to the south of the Main Gate. Various vendors participate on different days and offer a wonderful selection of items for sale. There is an assortment of artwork, handmade jewelry, pottery, repurposed china items, fabric arts, hand made soaps, and more! 25% of the money raised goes towards scholarships for students who attend the visual arts and music programs during the summer. Coordinated by Wendy Cohen.
Flea Boutique
The Women's Club operates a boutique at the colonade to support Chautauqua art scholarships. Bring us your gently used designer furnishings and clothing for resale. Hours of operation are W, F, Sun - 12-2 (Summer Season Only)
Join Giving Clubs at Chautauqua!
Your gate pass helps to cover only a portion of the expense of operating Chautauqua Institution and offering the world-class programs and experiences you love. There are many levels of giving that will benefit Chautauqua. Please consider supporting the Institution according to your means and comfort level. We are deeply grateful for all donations. Benefactor Club $25,000 Patron Club $10,000 Sponsor Club $5,000 President's Club $3,500 The 1874 Society $1,874 to $3499 Community Support Levels of $1,000+, $500+, $125+, and up to $125
Duplicate Bridge every Tuesday, 12:45 - 4 pm
Each week during the summer season, Duplicate Bridge is offered on Tuesday afternoons from 12:45 to 4 pm at the CWC Clubhouse. The Chautauqua Women's Club has ABCL accreditation and is able to award master's points. Stephen Grzegorzewski is our bridge master. Coordinated by Peggy Blackburn, Luann Cohen, Barbara Keyser, Linda Silverberg, and Edie Sklar .
Contemporary Issues Forum: Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senator fro..    Hall of Philosophy
Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate, and Professional in Residence at Kent State University School of Journalism. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for Commentary for columns that judges praised for providing “a voice for the underdog and the underprivileged.” She also won the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Social Justice Reporting and the Batten Medal, which honors “a body of journalistic work that reflects compassion, courage, humanity and a deep concern for the underdog.” Schultz is the author of two books published by Random House: Life Happens – And Other Unavoidable Truths, a collection of essays, and …and His Lovely Wife, a memoir about her husband Sherrod Brown’s successful 2006 race for the U.S. Senate. Her upcoming novel, The Daughters of Erietown will also be published by Random House June 2020. Since January of 2007, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has held more than 300 community roundtables across Ohio’s 88 counties with students, local leaders and business owners, entrepreneurs and educators, workers and families to find ways to rebuild the economy. Brown serves as the Ranking Member of the Senate Banking Committee, and serves on the Senate Committee on Finance. He is the first Ohio Senator in 40 years to serve on the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee. He served as chairman of the Subcommittee on Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation, and is the only Ohio Senator ever to serve a full Senate term on the Veterans' Affairs Committee. Prior to serving in the Senate, Brown served as a United States Representative for the 13th District, Ohio’s Secretary of State, a member of the Ohio General Assembly, and has taught in Ohio’s public schools and at The Ohio State University. This lecture is presented in partnership with the Department of Education.

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