The Club has also announced its schedule of dinner meetings for the 2013-2014 club year.
· Monday, September 30, 2013 – the speakers will Rob Evans, EdD & Mark Kline, PysD from Wellesley’s Human Relations Service (HRS). The meeting will be held at the Harvard Club on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston.
· Monday, November 4, 2013 – the speaker will be Patti Quigley, Executive Director of Razia’s Ray of Hope. This meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Natick.
· Monday, January 13, 2014 – the speaker will be David McCullough, Jr., Author and Wellesley High School teacher. This meeting will be held at the Wellesley Country Club.
· Monday, March 17, 2014 – the Club will host its annual “Town Affairs Night” where town officials will comment upon recent developments and matters expected to come before the annual Town meeting. This meeting will be held at the Trim Dining Hall on the Babson College campus.
About the Wellesley Club
The Wellesley Club is the oldest civic organization in Wellesley, having been established 124 years ago in 1889, and has been influential in the development of the Town. The Club’s declared purpose is “to promote literary and social culture among the members and especially to consider and discuss questions relating to the welfare of the Town of Wellesley.”
From its start the Wellesley Club met in Boston for its dinners. In more recent years, only the Club’s October meeting has been held at the Harvard Club on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. The meetings in November, January, and March take place at local venues. The first three meetings feature speakers with ties to Wellesley or Boston who speak on matters of local or national interest. The March meeting, “Town Affairs Night,” provides Town officials an opportunity to report on various Town matters and to preview upcoming Town Meeting issues.
The Wellesley Club attracts residents with a genuine interest in the well-being and progress of the Town and its businesses. The Club provides a forum for public discussion of pertinent topics and an opportunity to meet and discuss a wide range of issues. Town residents with an interest in the Club should contact a member or visit www.wellesleyclub.org.