National Club News
The club awarded a grant to the Northwestern Alumni Association to convert a first-floor office to a conference room in honor of the late Helen Knight (GC36), an NAA Merit and Service Award winner who had been an active club member. Other gifts and grants from the Alumnae this year will benefit various academic departments as well as the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, which received $15,000 to underwrite part of this fall’s exhibit Honoré Daumier: Public and Private Domains.
This fall the Council of One Hundred marks its 10th anniversary of providing mentoring services to students by sponsoring an etiquette banquet for seniors on Oct. 15 at the Omni Orrington Hotel. In addition to polishing their dining skills, seniors will network with council members and get tips from professional image consultants on how to present themselves during job interviews.
This fall’s John Evans Club calendar features a weekend of activities
Nov. 14–15, including a performance of Footloose at the Ethel
M. Barber Theater and parties before and after the Wildcats-Michigan
football game. Last May nearly 300 members and their guests returned
to campus for the annual Waa-Mu Show, This Just In, at Cahn Auditorium.
The club is planning a series of events to celebrate its 50th anniversary
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