Clemson University Woman's Club

Interest Groups


2017-2018 CUWC Interest Groups

CUWC Interest Groups 2017-2018 -- must be a paid-in member.

Art Classes

Explore the mediums of pencil and watercolors, and create a completed art project.  Lessons will be taught by Jo Ann Cadmus on Wednesday at 1:330-3:30 p.m.  Starting date, jSeptember 7th.  Contact:  Jo Ann Cadmus, 944-6488,

#2 Book Club – Mornings

The Morning Book Club offers monthly meetings throughout the year with lively discussion of books selected by the members.  We meet on the third Thursday of the month at 9:30 am in various members' homes. The first meeting will be on September 15th when we’ll select books for discussion.  Bring a book you would like to recommend to the first meeting. Contact: Anna Tollison, 650-4783, or Rameth Owens, 654-4709,

#3 Book Club -Evenings

The evening Book Club offers a monthly opportunity to discuss a previously chosen book with fellow members.  Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month from 7-9pm at Il Vino in Pendleton.  The first meeting will be September 20th where we will choose nine books to read from September to May (the December meeting will be a poetry night).  We choose books available in paperback to cut down on the cost of purchasing the books.  
Contact:  Julia Lusk, 650-2544,

#4/ #5 Lunch Bunch Bridge   

Lunch Bunch Bridge meets on the first and fourth Tuesday at 11:00 AM at Ram-Cat-Social-House (previously J Peters - right across from Circa 1930) in Seneca. You may sign up for one or both Tuesdays. A great way to meet people and see friends, this group is for intermediate players who play either Goren or American Contract Bridge. There is an annual fee of $5.00 and players need to make sure they have payed their CUWC membership fee. We play three rounds of six hands each, stay for lunch (no charge for the room) and finish around 2:30 PM. Paulette and Martha are excited to be co-coordinators this year and look forward to a new year at a new place. Contact:  Martha Biggs , 864-506-4714, or Paulette Handegan, 864-654-0446

#6 Cooking with Chefs

Demonstration classes taught by area chefs. The fee will be $35 and classes will be at the Kitchen Emporium in Anderson, S.C.  from 11-1pm on the first Monday in the months of October, November, February, March, and April.  This cost covers all food, supplies, chef preparation time, beverages (including wines), and the meal.

Contact:  Lane Wilson, 654-1995, 

#7 Hiking

 Please join us for fun, fellowship and great exercise.  We'll take advantage of the local CU trails and the State/National parks, visiting some of the old favorites and adding some new waterfall hikes.  Hikes will be scheduled for a Monday once a month, expect a solid half day or more.Come enjoy what the area has to offer, wildflowers in the spring, birds year-round, and beautiful views.

Contact Pam Bodenhorn 864-650-6214

#8 Movie Matinees

Join the group once a month, the second week, to enjoy a matinee together.  Mondays in Seneca, Tuesday in Anderson.

#9 Out and About

Excursions, scheduled for second Fridays and last Tuesday. You may be interested in:

Antiquing, Junking, Shopping...whatever you call a day out to rummage through a grouping of stores, or perhaps a flea market.  Take an occasional day off with us to spend some money, or just some time with a fun group.

Gardens, Farms and Flowers… get together to learn and share plant knowledge by touring public and private gardens Tours local specialty farms and visit state parks and University lands for plant/flower centered hikes.
Hither and Yon… learn more about our local culture and history by visiting attractions and touring the area.  We will try to plan half day trips about once a month taking advantage of what the upstate has to offer.

Contact Pam Bodenhorn 864-650-6214

#10 Sports Support

Interested in being part of a group of attend, cheer, and support our Women's teams?  See the facilities...learn the rules?  Basketball, Diving, Golf, Rowing, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball.  Let's make our support noticeable by going together (please continue to attend on your own as well!)  Throughout the school year, you will get information about a particular game/match/event and where to meet up with the other members.

Contact:  Lane Wilson, 654-1995,

#11 Wine Pairings

The host picks the wine (grape type) and provides food (host's choice, appetizers, dinner, dessert) along with an inexpensive bottle and a high priced bottle of the chosen wine.  All other guests provide one bottle of wine at a pre-determined middle level price range.  Light hearted discussion of the wines' worth and paring would be expected.  Each event will have a limited number of spaces determined by the host.  Spouses/ Sig others included.  Signing up indicates you are willing to host or cohost as well as participate.  We will plan an event on the third Saturday of each month all year long. 

Contact: Sandy Yates,

#12 Happy Birthday!

Wishing you a day filled with love and cheer!  Receiving a birthday wish is a simple connection that makes us all smile.  Sign up!

Contact: Sarah Gray Creager,

#13 Information emails – Family Fun

Receive monthly emails of what’s going on around the area for family fun.

#14 Information emails – around town and campus

Monthly information on music, student fundraising, food sources etc.

#15 I’ll plan a….

Got an idea for a day trip?  A game night? Something to see or do that would be more fun in a group?

Contact: Pam Bodenhorn 864-650-6214,

#16 I AM A NEW MEMBER Contact: Sarah Gray Creager,


#17 Birthday  (date 00/00)

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