Altrusa Club of Springfield, Illinois - Information

Mission Statement

"To promote Community Service, with an emphasis on literacy, and to create fund raising opportunities that provide resources for designated projects."


 2013 CAP Scholarship Awards Announced

       The Altrusa Club of Springfield Foundation announces the following winners of its annual Career Assistance Program competition:  Elisha Fourie; Bernadette Gordon; Pamela Kirkham; Jannelle Megginson; Jennifer Rebbe; Jennifer Smith; and Pamela Tuchmann.

     The Program, in its seventeenth year, provides grant awards that are used to help local individuals attain new skills for employability and career changes. This year’s awards totaled $3350.  Applications are available in April each year and may be obtained by contacting the Altrusa Club of Springfield Foundation at Box 9122, Springfield, Il.  62791-9122.

     Five of the grant winners are furthering their education in the heath field at Lincoln Land Community College.  Another winner is pursuing her Nursing degree at Benedictine, and the seventh winner is pursuing an MBA degree at Benedictine.

 For more information, contact:  Pat McKenzie, 217 546-9258.


Four of the seven Cap Scholarship Recipients


 Cap Committee members with Scholarship Recipients



Springfield Altrusans made blankets for the Ronald McDonald House for their Make A Difference Day Project.

left to right:  Greta Schnapp, Ann Walker, and LaVonne Noska

left to right:  Judy Rockford, La Vonne Noska, RMH Executive Director Kelly Thompson, Ann Walker, Greta Schnapp and Vivian Najim


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Meeting Date and Time

Club meets:  1st Tuesday (Dinner) at 6:00 p.m.

3rd Tuesday (Business) at 7:00

Board Meets:  3rd Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.


Club Contact: Anne wharff

Altrusa International
of Springfield
923 S Feldkamp Ave
Springfield, IL 62704

Club Officers

President:  Nancy Easum

Vice President: Marilee Cramer
Secretary: Judy Rockford
Treasurer: Ann Walker
Past President: Judi Nystrom


Director 2013-2015: Carol Sobeck
Director 2014-2016: LaVonne Noska

Committee Chairs

Finance: Nancy Easum
Membership:  Vivian Najim
Service:  Marilee Cramer
Communications:  Mary Ann Gatten
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