The Power of Mentoring presented by speaker at Woman’s Club

The Woman’s Club of Warren welcomed Ms. Chuck Gray, Artistic Director of the Struthers Library Theatre (SLT) Academy, on Monday, December 18. She gave a presentation about four SLT Academy members who had interests in the artistic side of theater lighting, stage managing, directing, film-making and acting in a variety of techniques.

Chuck worked one on one with each person to narrow their particular interests. Later, she paired these interns with volunteer mentors with professional experience from the state and nation to enhance and facilitate further knowledge in their area of interest. This eventually leads each student to have a better grasp of the career and higher education directions they wish to pursue. Accomplishments were showcased at the December 1 public program at Struthers Library Theatre. Brochures were given to Woman’s Club members with more details of the Academy.

Mrs. Carolyn Worley, Woman’s Club president, conveyed her gratitude for Ms. Gray’s program and that of the hostesses for the day, Anne Benson and Donna Holding. Tables had a holiday theme of hemlock greens, pine cones and candy canes assembled by Tana Fegely. Catering Plus provided the luncheon.

The next gathering will be the winter tea on Monday, January 15, at 2 p.m., hostessed by the Needle Arts Group. The first luncheon of the new year will take place Monday, February 5, featuring Michael and Debra Cummings, directors of the Taylor Diversion Programs, Inc. Tana Fegely and Barb Olson will hostess. Please note: To accommodate working women at luncheons in 2018, social time will be 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., programs from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., and luncheons from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.

Winners of the basket raffle were: Money Tree-Jonathan Dushaw, Wine Basket-Ruth Nelson, Antique Platform Rocker-Kathy Herron, Ground Pine Wreath-Mary Fankhauser and Cherry finished washstand-Barb Johnson.

The Woman’s Club website at provides more information on the Club and how to become a member. Dues are pro-rated according to date of membership.