Fort Worth Area Alumnae Chapter


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August 2015

July 2015


The Fort Worth chapter of the Alumnae Association is active in hosting events like an Annual Celebration and a World Thinking Day Tea. We also take trips throughout the year to Girl Scout destinations. 

Lunch Bunch
All lunches are dutch treat unless otherwise noted.
July 30 - 11:30 am, Tastebuds Eatery, 7674 McCart Avenue, Fort Worth. RSVP by July 27 to Yvonne.
August 15 - 11:30 am, Red Lobster, 4805 S. Hulen, Fort Worth. RSVP to Diane.
Annual Events
October 25 - Juliette Low Birthday Bash
February 21, 2016 - Thinking Day Tea
March 6, 2016 - Annual Meeting
March 11 - 18, 2016 - 25th Anniversary of Pax Lodge. For more information, contact Yvonne.
September 2016 - GSAA Fort Worth trip to London. For more information contact Ginny or Diane.

Thank You!

Thanks to the 21 donors who invested $1,180 in support of the 2015 Gold Award pin drive. Annually, the GSAA-Fort Worth chapter raises funds to purchase the Gold Award pins for the current year's class of recipients.

Susie Bell Jeanette Cocharo
Julie Crawford Martha Crawley
Barbara Cutter Michele Cyr
Marcia Etie Bobbie Heckathorn
Mary Helen Horne Paula Jackson
Sandy Kautz Georgia Kidwell
Yvonne Lowrie Carolyn Martchenke
Joyce Newsom Joan Nichols
Sonya Phillips Jody Piper
Girl Scout Troop 1728 Girl Scout Troop 3200


"Postcards" from recent events

March 8: Annual Management Elections. Girl Scout Birthday Party. Guest Speaker Libby Watson. Her Japanese Handshake Project and amazing reunion 50 years later that became an Event and Patch Project for our girls.

April 11: C.A.R.E. Alums decorated, emceed, presented awards and ran sound systems. Several tables of talented men and women GSAA members.

April 12: Big Laughs! Big group at Arlington Community Theatre for the comedy Becky’s New Car. Fine cast. Director is alum Julie Crawford.

April 26: Many alums volunteer for the Handshake Event helping our girls and Libby and her visitor Satoko Kajima Best.

May 16: Lunch Bunch enjoys the Lightcatcher Winery in Azle. Yum.

May 27: Sold out! 300 at Women of Distinction Luncheon Fort Worth Club. Our Yvonne Lowrie is the Lifetime Achievement Honoree.

June 13: La Madeleine Lunch and Toulouse-Lautrec Exhibit at Arlington Art Museum. Magnifique! Exhibit thru August 16. Go! Seniors $5.00.


Our Leadership

Executive Board:

President Paula Jackson
Vice President – Membership  Carolyn Martchenke
Vice President - Program Ginny Montgomery
Secretary Joyce Newsom
Treasurer Jody Piper
Immediate Past President Diane Kinzlemaier

Appointed Positions:


Martha Crawley
Mary Helen Horne

Photography Ottis Horne

Ottis Horne
Diane Kinzlemaier
Ginny Montgomery


Carolyn Martchenke
Ottis Horne
Paula and Jim Jackson

London Trip - September 2016

Diane Kinzlemaier
Ginny Montgomery

Parliamentarian Yvonne Lowrie


Past Presidents:

Bobbi Heckathorn Yvonne Lowrie
Joyce Newsome Glenella Scarbrough

Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Staff: Katherine Curtis, CFRE