ANWC Celebrating 85 Years of Women Breaking Barriers
Registration is OPEN early to purchase seats and tables for ANWC's All-Star Evening of Excellence 2017 honoring USA Today's Susan Page on May 4th at the Press Club. Click here to reserve today! It's looking to be sold out. Purchase early!
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ELEANOR AND HICK by Susan Quinn
COME JOIN US AT THE CLUB
Thursday, March 30, 2017
6:30 PM at the ANWC
Susan Quinn will present her intimate portrait published by Penguin Books of the three decades long relationship between the First Lady and journalist Lorena Hickok that tranformed them both. Their relationship begain in 1932 when the ANWC was founded.
$25.00 for members and guests/ lite fare dinner (limited seating) Please reserve early!. Contact JANINA AT THE CLUB OFFICE AT 202-332-6770, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am- 4:00 pm, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Books will be available.
USA TODAY'S SUSAN PAGE WINS HIGHEST HONOR FOR EXCELLENCE
Award Evening to be held at Nat'l Press Club, Thurs. May 4, 2017
The American News Women's Club has chosen veteran news reporter and Washington bureau chief Susan Page from USA TODAY to receive its Excellence in Journalism Award for 2017. Ms. Page has covered The White House and national politics through ten presidential elections. She will be recognized for her outstanding professional accomplishments at the ANWC gala award evening at the National Press Club on Thurs., May 4, 2017, to benefit ANWC's scholarships for aspiring journalism students. The ANWC is celebrating its eighty-fifth year of women breaking barriers. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
AMAZING EVENING: Wed. FEBRUARY 15th at the CLUB - 'THE SILVER BARON'S WIFE' by Donna Baier Stein - First in our "Women Breaking Barriers" series
Hear about the colorful life and times of Lizzie McCort Taber aka "Baby Doe", one of America's original legends from the Wild West to her Willard Hotel Wedding. Reserve early! Limited seating. Click here for more info or go to our Programs page for more on exciting programs.
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FAREWELL GWEN IFILL
In 2014, the ANWC honored legendary broadcast journalist Gwen Ifill (PBS News Hour, Washington Week) with the ANWC Excellence in Journalism Award for her outstanding service in journalism. She was incredibly gracious and grateful. On behalf of all the members of the ANWC we are sorry for the world's great loss of such a beloved figure. Rest in Peace Gwen Ifill. Your presence and dedication to excellence will be sorely missed.
Left to right: Julie Chase, Martha Raddatz, Eleanor Clift, Claire Swift, Gwen Ifill, Dorothy Giliiam and John Dickerson.
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HILLARY CLINTON MAKES U.S. HISTORY
Congratulations to ANWC lifetime honorary member (former FLOTUS) Hillary Clinton who made history on July 27, 2016, as the first woman ever to be nominated by the Democratic Party for president of the United Sates. Congratulations Hillary for having the courage to continue breaking barriers for all women. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratiefied to grant American women the right to vote. Every First Lady of the United States has been a member of the ANWC since 1932.
Annual Meeting/Election of Officers
Page Crosland (Comms Liaison) Ginny Daly, (Past President, Governo), Claire Swift (Past President, Treasuer) Jan DuPlain (VP of Diplomatic Relations) Jean White (President) and Pamela Hosey (Secretary) gather for the ANWC Annual Meeting and Election of Officers on June 21st at the ANWC.
Page Crosland, Jane Pennewell (VP of Membership), Jan DuPlain (VP of Diplomatic Relations), Marion Mattingly (Governor), Claire Swift, Eleanor Clift (Governor) and Jean White. Missing Sandy Trupp, (VP of Stratgic Development) and Hal Matson (Historian).
The gorgeous Frances Stroh packed the house at the ANWC June 15th for our Author's program: Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss (published by Harper Collins).
ANWC sponsoring Board Member Claire Swift, our speaker, Frances Stroh and ANWC President Jean White.
Greta Van Susteren Receives
ANWC 2016 Excellence in Journalism Award
May 19, 2016 - National Press Club, Wash., DC - Fox friends, fans along ANWC members and guests alike adored and adorned Fox News host and veteran reporter Greta Van Susteren as she recieved the ANWC's prestigious Excellence in Journalism Award. A magnificent time was had by all. Thank you Greta for making it look effortless and for being such a pro for all of these years. As our 2016 recipient, Greta joins our hall of fame of lifetime honorary members of the ANWC Way to go Greta! Click here for our list of past recipients.
Click here for more photos from our 2016 Greta gala and more from our photo galleries.
ANWC Gala 2016: A Family Affair
Three ANWC members Kathy Trupp, Sandy Trupp and Becky Trupp gather with their husbands John, Phil and Kevin Rolan at the Press Club this year. Phil and Sandy Trupp were the first to join our Club as a couple! ____________________________________________