Welcome to our Women's Association website! We are an active, vibrant organization designed to promote friendships, as well as educational and fun opportunities for all women who are members of the Berry Creek Country Club. If you are not currently a member of our organization, we hope you will take the time to learn more about us on this site and choose to become a member. If you are a member, be sure to check out the exciting array of events that we have lined up for the 2017-2018 season.

We hope to see all of you in the upcoming months!  For questions or more information, call our membership chairperson, Mary Huggins at
512-688-1562 or contact her at hugginsmm@icloud.com

Click Here to visit the Women's Association Website

Who We Are...
The BCCC Women's Association is an organization for all women who are members of the Berry Creek Country Club. The purpose of the Association is to promote friendship, education and fun among its members through a wide range of events such as luncheons, special programs, a holiday home tour and day trips.

When We Meet...
Our events are generally held on the fourth Tuesday of the month, September through May. Depending on our programs, some dates may vary. When we meet at the Club for our events, we begin with a social time at 11:30am, followed by lunch at 12:00 noon.

Who is Eligible to Become a Member...
All women who are active members of the Berry Creek Country Club may join the Women's Association. Women who have been past members of the Association and are no longer members 
of the Berry Creek Country Club, may continue as grandfathered members of the Association.

Our Annual Dues and How They Are Paid...
Annual dues to the Association are $35.00 per year. Dues are billed through the Club each year in your 
September billing statement. New members joining the Association after September will pay their dues 
directly to the Association treasurer. Grandfathered members will be billed by the Association's
treasurer. Dues are pro-rated after January.

 Find More Details Regarding the Monthly Events...
As a member, you will receive three publicity pieces regarding each of our monthly events: postcard in 
the mail, an article featured in the monthly BCCC newsletter and an e-blast from the Club. 

Should Reservations Be Made...
Reservations and/or cancellations for our monthly events are required and may be made through Julie Choate, Reservations Chair, at berrycreekrsvp@yahoo.com or if E-mail is not available, call Julie choate at 512-632-0123.  Anyone who is a no-show at an event and fails to cancel her reservation will be billed for any expenses incurred.

May Guests Attend...
Guests or members of Berry Creek Country Club are welcome at any of our events, but may attend 
no more than two events per year at which time they will be encouraged to join our Association. Out-of-town visitors and relatives of Association members, however, are welcome for unlimited visits.

If You Have Further Questions...
To learn more about our Association, contact our Membership Chairperson, Mary Huggins, at 512-688-1562 or via email hugginsmm@icloud.com

Get ready for a year full of fun and exciting events!!
Bus Trips
Home Show
Fashion Show (This September)
Guest Speakers
Luncheons and more!

Board Officers 2017 - 2018

   
President  Dina Crumm
 
1st Vice President  Linda Hansen
   
2nd Vice President  Mary Huggins
   
Reservations  Julie Choate
   
Decorations  Betsey Scogin
   
Secretary  Sharon Lawless
   
Treasurer   Mary French
   
Publicity  Beverly Kohnert
 

Photo coming soon

2017-2018 BCCCWA Officers:
From left to right: Beverly Kohnert, Publicity; Linda Hansen, 1st Vice President; Mary Huggins, 2nd Vice President, Membership; Dina Crumm, President; Mary French, Treasurer; Becky Scogin, Decorations; Sharon Lawliss, Secretary and Julie Choate, Reservations.
 

2017 - 2018 Programs 
Click here to view the full list

 

Reservations

Reservations are required for all events. To make reservations and/or cancellations, contact Julie Choate, Reservations Chair, at berrycreekrsvp@yahoo.com, or if E-mail is not available, call Julie Choate at 512-0123.

The deadline for making your reservations and/or cancellations is 5:00pm, the Thursday prior to an event. Cash or checks payable to BCCCWA on the day of the event.

"Any no-shows or cancellations after the deadline will be charged."

Women’s Association By-Laws

Article I – Name

The name of the organization shall be The Berry Creek Country Club Women’s Association (BCCCWA or WA).

Article II – Objectives

The objectives of the BCCCWA shall be to promote friendship and good fellowship among its members and to encourage participation in the social activities of The Berry Creek Country Club (The Club).

Article III – Membership

Section 1.The active membership shall consist of women members who are in good standing in The Club.

Section 2.Dues-paying members of the BCCCWA shall be classified as active. They shall have voting power in all BCCCWA meetings and shall be eligible to hold office.

Section 3.Acceptances of membership in the BCCCWA shall be processed by the Membership Chairperson.

Section 4.Cessation of BCCCWA membership will be automatic when a member resigns from The Club. Any member wishing to resign from the BCCCWA shall present her resignation to the Membership Chairperson.

Section 5.Alumni of BCCCWA who are no longer members of The Club shall be allowed to continue as grandfathered members as long as they pay the annual dues. These dues shall be paid directly to the BCCCWA Treasurer.

Section 6.   A guest is defined as a person who is not a member of the Berry Creek Country Club Women's Association (BCCCWA) who attends a BCCCWA event. A guest may only attend two events per calendar year. Guests are subject to rules and policies as established by the board, including payment of applicable guest fees.

Article IV – Meetings and Events

Association meetings and events of the BCCCWA shall be held the 4th Tuesday of each month unless otherwise scheduled.

Article V – Officers

The elected officers of the BCCCWA shall be a President, a First Vice President, a Second Vice President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.

Article VI – Executive Board

Section 1.There shall be an Executive Board consisting of the officers of the BCCCWA and all Chairpersons of Standing Committees elected by the BCCCWA.

Section 2.The Executive Board shall be installed and assume their duties at the May event each year. Each term of office shall be for a period of one full year from the date of installation.

Section 3.The Executive Board shall handle the general supervision of affairs between all Association meetings and events, approve all committees, fix the hour for meetings and perform such other duties that may be required.

Section 4.The Executive Board shall meet a minimum of five times annually at times suitable to the Board members.

Section 5.A majority of the Executive Board will constitute a quorum.

Section 6.Vacancies occurring on the Executive Board other than by the expiration of term shall be filled by appointment of the President.

Section 7.The President will vote only in the case of a tie.

Article VII – Duties of Executive Board Officers and Chairpersons

Section 1.The Executive Board shall consist of the elected officers and chairpersons of all standing committees. The Executive Board shall have the power:

  • To make rules and policies for all meetings and events which the BCCCWA may decide to sponsor.
  • To expend the funds of the BCCCWA in carrying out its objectives and purposes.
  • To assist the Board of Governors of The Club with clubhouse activities as appropriate. Any requests for assistance shall be directed to the President and Executive Board for approval.
  • To define the duties of all appointed committees.
  • To be responsible for keeping a record of their actions and individual responsibilities which will then be passed on to their successor(s) at the end of their term.
  • To set annual dues.

Section 2. The President, or in her absence or disability, the First Vice President shall preside at all meetings and events of the BCCCWA and of the Executive Board, and shall have general supervision of the affairs of the BCCCWA. The President shall appoint such special committees as necessary. She shall serve as liaison between The Club and the BCCCWA.

Section 3.The First Vice President shall be in charge of all events of the BCCCWA. She shall be the Program Chairperson for the BCCCWA.

Section 4.The Second Vice President shall be in charge of recruiting members and maintaining a current membership roster. She shall serve as liaison between The Club Accounting Office and the BCCCWA regarding dues. She shall be the Membership Chairperson.

Section 5.The Secretary shall keep minutes of all Association and Executive Board meetings. She shall also maintain a copy of the BCCCWA By-Laws.

Section 6.The Treasurer shall be responsible for the monies belonging to the BCCCWA and shall have the records open to inspection at all times. She shall present a written report at Association and Executive Board meetings held by the BCCCWA. All expenditures, with the exception of approved on-going expenses, shall be authorized by the Treasurer with Executive Board approval.

In the absence of the treasurer, the President shall have the authority to sign checks and approve any expenditure. The Treasurer shall bill all grandfathered members for their annual dues on September 1st of each year. The Treasurer shall present her books for audit at the May Executive Board meeting.

Section 7.The Reservations chairperson shall handle event reservations and provide the names and number of attendees to the Executive Board. She shall also provide name tags for events.

Section 8.The Publicity Chairperson shall provide event information to BCCCWA members and The Club membership.

Section 9.The Decorations Chairperson shall coordinate with the Program Chairperson and the catering staff of The Club to provide an attractive physical atmosphere for the monthly events.

Article VIII – Finances

Section 1.The fiscal year of the BCCCWA shall begin September 1st and end August 31st of each year.

Section 2.Annual dues to the BCCCWA shall be a minimum of $35.00 per year. The amount decreases to a minimum of $20.00 on January 1st for the balance of the fiscal year.

Section 3.All dues shall be charged to the BCCCWA member’s Club bill on the September billing. Members who join after the annual billing by The Club Accounting Office will pay dues directly to the BCCCWA Treasurer or Membership Chairperson, and thereafter be billed annually by The Club.

Section 4.Grandfathered members of the BCCCWA will be billed directly by the BCCCWA Treasurer on September 1st of each year.

Section 5.End of year balance in the treasury shall be a minimum of $2,500 to be carried over for the following year.

Article IX – Elections

Section 1. The BCCCWA shall hold its election of the Executive Board at the May Association meeting.

Section 2.The Nominating Committee shall consist of three (3) qualified voting members selected by the Executive Board at a regular Executive Board meeting. The immediate past president shall not serve on the Nominating Committee except in an advisory capacity. Members of the Nominating Committee shall not be barred from becoming a nominee for office.

Section 3.A list of nominees for each Board position shall be presented by a member of the Nominating Committee at the April Association meeting. The President will then ask for further nominations from the floor. If there are any nominations from the floor, the membership shall vote by secret ballot on the nominees during the May Association meeting and event and the results announced as soon as the count is completed by the Secretary and the Nominating Committee. If there are no other nominations from the floor, the membership shall vote by acclamation at the May Association meeting and event.

Section 4.There shall be no absentee voting.

Section 5.The Executive Board members are elected for a minimum of one year and may be reelected for a maximum of three years.

Article X – Amendments

Amendments to the By-Laws may be passed by a two-thirds majority vote of BCCCWA members present at an Association meeting, providing the amendments were read at a previous meeting.

Article XI – Rules of Order

Section 1.The following order of business shall be observed at Board Meetings of the BCCCWA.

  • Minutes of Previous Meeting
  • Treasurer Report
  • Committee Reports
  • Old and New Business
  • Adjournment

Section 2.Robert’s Rules of Order, Revised shall be the authority on all questions of Parliamentary Procedure not covered by these By-Laws.