DEC. 1, 2009
AWC Members help out the little kids at the annual Boo
At the Zoo Philanthropy!
Letter from the we assembled our very own city’s event planners. There
float. Boo at the Zoo was a are two big opportunities that
President fun experience where we got will be available for
AWC will be wrapping to help little kids and stay members. Applications for the
up its fall semester this week. connected with the Sarig Scholarship will handed
I hope you can all join us this community. We conducted a out as well as exec
Friday for our Christmas Party Bake Sale to help us raise applications for the
AWC throws a party! at Myriah’s apartment at money. Most importantly, we 2010-2011 school year. AWC
7:30 and then to All Fired conducted meetings with will continue to have guest
We’ve had a great semester and we want to
Up! where we will be making guest speakers to help you all speakers at meetings to help
celebrate! AWC is throwing a Christmas party for all pottery. It should be a great lear n more about your you build your resumes,
time, and I look forward to desired field and help you improve your portfolios, and
it’s members on December 4th starting at 7:30pm.
seeing and getting to know develop skills that can land help you land a summer
We’ll have Puccini’s pizza at Myriah’s, our Special all of you more. you a job/internship in the internship. Also, we will plan
I am very proud of our future. some fun social activities for
Event Coordinator (directions will be given later),
accomplishments this We h a ve s o m u c h the spring semester.
and then head to All Fired Up! at 9:00pm for semester. We successfully planned for next semester, I have had so much fun
increased our membership and I hope ever yone taking over this organization
“Midnight Madness.” Decorate some pottery and
from last year and look to continues to be a part of the and getting to know all of
socialize with your favorite communication girls! gain even more members next upcoming events. AWC will you. I am excited for next
semester. For the first time in be participating in Relay for semester’s activities. It should
recent hist or y AWC Life as well as Go Red for be a great semester. I want to
A look inside: participated in homecoming Women. We will be wish everyone luck on their
activities including window resc heduling our tr ip to finals and more importantly a
Meet the new Exec Members 2 decorating and the Chicago to meet one of the safe and happy holiday.
homecoming parade where Hope to see you next
Events Recap 3 semester!
Spring Preview 3 Member of the month for October/ Boiler up!
November: Irene Wang
Chicago Trip Update 3 President
Let’s Give ‘Em
Let’s Give ‘Em Something to Talk About:
Meet the new exec board members!
Full Name: Myriah DeBoer
Hometown: St. John, IN
Major: Mass Communication
Birthday: November 19, 1988
Favorite quote: "Well behaved women rarely make history." -Laurel Ulrich Thatcher
An interesting/Unique fun fact: I am a HUGE Elvis Presley fan!
Full Name: Julie Smith
Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN
Major: Communication - PR with double minor in French and Political Science
Birthday: May 20, 1990
Favorite quote: "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can
start today and make a new ending." -Maria Robinson
An interesting/Unique fun fact: I have climbed the highest mountain peak in the
Bighorn Mountain range in Wyoming.
Full Name: Nicole Kowalczyk
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, IL
Major: Communication with a minor in Art and Design
Birthday: December 10, 1989
Favorite quote: "Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy." -Ralph
An interesting/Unique fun fact: I'm a twin, my favorite cereal is coco puffs, I
play water polo at Purdue, and I love the show Arrested Development.
Full Name: Sara Reed
Major: Communication and Hospitality and Tourism Management
Birthday: September 9, 1989
Favorite quote: “Say what you want and do what you feel because those who matter
don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.” -Dr. Suess
An interesting/Unique fun fact: I went sky diving this summer!
Recent News Spring Preview:
What’s in store for AWC
With the semester winding
down, AWC is gearing up for
next semester. Our spring callouts
will be here before you know it,
not to mention our first chapter
meeting and upcoming
philanthropies. Here’s a look at
what AWC has in store for the
Under the starry night, there was a upcoming months as well as some
Boo At The Zoo: Halloween party for children in Neverland in Columbian opportunities for our members to
Helpers Step into Action Park. Although it was quite tiring standing for get involved!
nearly three hours, the smiles on the
On Wednesday, October 28th,
children’s faces made it worth it. We were
seventeen AWC members met at the parking
surprised that so many kids came with their January 21st and 28th: Spring
lot of Ross Ade Stadium dressed up as
families that day, and they really enjoyed the callout dates. (Members do not
pumpkins, cowgirls, ghosts and ghouls to
participate in the annual Boo at the Zoo at
night. have to attend callouts). Please
There were about 600 volunteers for the spread the word and tell your
Boo at the Zoo. Compared to this number,
The program started at 6:20pm. friends who are interested in
what we did was so little, but we actually
Volunteers were divided into different groups
brought a fantastic night for the kids. Trick-or- joining next semester.
for different games. Giving out prizes for the
Treat, candies, fairy dust…all this will be kept
fishing for pumpkins game, volleyball games
in our memories with AWC members. We are Some special events we have
and dressing up as the characters in the
glad that so many members came to be planned are: Relay for Life, Go
Disney stories, we travelled back to our
volunteers. It was a blast. Rock on AWC!
childhood with these little kids. Red for Women, a trip to Chicago
Irene Wang, Member
to visit a city planner, and a
company visit to Indy.
Bake Sale Recap
We’d like to thank all of you who helped There will be applications for
bake and man the table for AWC’s fall the Sarig Scholarship next
semester bake sale!
semester. This scholarship is
Stationed just inside the Beering lobby
on Wednesday, November 11th, AWC set up awarded annually to a member of
shop and sold cookies, puppy chow, rice the AWC Purdue student chapter
crispy treats, muffins, as well as other tasty by the Lafayette Professional
treats. With one day’s work we were able to Chapter in memory of founding
raise a good amount of money, and it was all
member Frances Sarig.
thanks to your dedication to the organization.
(as well as some hungry Purdue Students!)
Exec interviews will take place
Chicago Trip postponed at the end of next semester. If
until spring semester being a part of our board is in
For those of you who were planning on your plans, make sure to stay as
going on the field trip to Chicago: involved as you can!
Due to low numbers, the trip to Chicago
to visit the city planner has been postponed We look forward to seeing you
until next semester. Stayed tuned for more
ladies at the Christmas party and
information on when it will be rescheduled
and thanks for showing interest in the trip. back here next semester with all
We apologize for the inconvenience of this your friends!
President Multimedia Coordinator Secretary
Association for Sarah Wartman Kristina Nuzzo Nicole Kowalczyk
Women in Vice President PR Director Staff Advisor
Valerie Petrey Julie Smith Stacey Connaughton
Communications VP of Membership Special Events Coordinators
Veronica Appleton Myriah DeBoer & Sara Reed
Purdue Student Chapter
Treasurer Newsletter Editor
Kelly McGinness Jessi Green
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