AEDC Woman’s Club prepares to present scholarships

Members of the AEDCWC pause for a photo with singer and songwriter Carson Hill (fifth from left) during the Woman’s Club meeting March 2. Pictured with Hill, left to right, are Anne-Marie Pender, Kelly Doyle, Jane Modrell, Suzette McCrorey, Carson, Cecelia Schlagheck and Jane Ricci. (courtesy photo)

Members of the AEDCWC pause for a photo with singer and songwriter Carson Hill (fifth from left) during the Woman’s Club meeting March 2. Pictured with Hill, left to right, are Anne-Marie Pender, Kelly Doyle, Jane Modrell, Suzette McCrorey, Carson, Cecelia Schlagheck and Jane Ricci. (courtesy photo)

ARNOLD AIR FORCE BASE, TENN. -- The AEDC Woman’s Club will meet April 6 at the Arnold Lakeside Center where scholarships will be awarded to six students from Coffee County Central High School, Franklin County High School, Huntland High School and Tullahoma High School.

The AEDCWC will meet the scholarship recipients and their parents. Guest speaker for the meeting, Susan Gritton, senior vice president and general counsel for Ascend Federal Credit Union, will be asking those in attendance, “Can you make a difference?”

Gritton has extensive human relations, labor and employment law experience.

Table donations from the April meeting will go to Good Samaritan of Winchester.

The social hour of the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m., with the business meeting and program beginning at 10 a.m.

Reservations must be made no later than noon March 30 and are required to gain access to the ALC. Make reservations by calling (931) 393-2552 or (931) 636-4152.

The April meeting is open to the public and provides the opportunity to meet the AEDCWC members and become a member. You don’t need to have military connections or be involved with Arnold Air Force Base to visit and become a member.

The March meeting of the AEDCWC was a mix of music entertainment. Singer and songwriter Carson Hill from Nashville and North Carolina entertained the members with her music while Cecelia Schlagheck, the AEDCWC Ways & Means chairperson, led the scholarship drive and followed it up by leading the ladies in singing songs by George M. Cohen. During the sing-along, more than 30 door prizes were given away.

Disclaimer: This is a private organization which is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and has no governmental status.