Greetings WCAB Members! If you are new to the Boston area, welcome!
It is my hope that our club can support you in connecting with one another and with the College. Whether you join fellow alums at a movie night, celebrate the holidays with us, network and learn together, or volunteer for an admissions event, I hope that you will discover many ways you want to get involved. We are also always open to suggestions and feedback. If you would like to volunteer with us or suggest an idea for an event, please reach out to me and other board members! The greater the diversity of ideas, the greater likelihood we can reach and truly serve our local area alumnae.
I would like to thank our outgoing presidents Jane Materazzo ’83 and Joanna Jung ’90 for their incredible and dedicated service to our Club. I am also excited to report that they will both continue as active volunteers on our Board.
At our Annual Meeting in May, we nominated our new Club Leadership and we welcome many new Board members this year. This summer, we have been planning for our year ahead and we look forward to spending time with you all. Our E-Blasts are delivered to your inboxes on the 1st and 15th of the month. New this year: keep an eye out for our new spotlight features of our board members and volunteers in the e-blasts – we hope that you will find us at future events, and discover a way you might like to get involved!
If you are not receiving these e-blasts, please reach out to our Communications Team or check with the Alumnae Office Website to ensure that your contact information with the College is current and accurate.
Of course, our programming, scholarships, and book awards would not be possible without your volunteer efforts, dues, and additional contributions. While we collaborate with the College in supporting the needs of Boston-area alumnae, WCAB does not receive funding from the College. To the extent you are able, we hope you will choose to support the club by registering as a dues paying member at http://boston.alum.wellesley.edu (“Support Our Club” tab.)
And if you can volunteer for WCAB (whether for just a few, or many hours) please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally, new this year, we have created the WCAB Spirit Fund to assist alums for whom the cost of a WCAB event presents a personal financial burden. Now, thanks to generous donations to the Spirit Fund, if alums reach out to us in confidence for support to attend an event with an associated charge, we can help subsidize or fully cover the cost. If you would like to donate to the Spirit Fund, you can do so when you sign up as a dues paying member of our WCAB club.
All my Wellesley best,
Caroline Bodager '14