Leading to a Better Community
Altrusa International of Oak Ridge was founded in 1949 and chartered in 1955. Our membership is currently 72 professional men and women (as of October 1, 2013) who contribute to our community through leadership, service, and friendship. But above all we have fun.
Our Club’s numerous service projects are listed below.
ü Children’s Tote Bags at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
ü District Four Bookshelf at the Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge
ü Team Altrusa Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Knoxville
ü Annual Lunch 4 Literacy co-hosted with Oak Ridge Breakfast Rotary
ü Partners in Education with the Oak Ridge Preschool
ü Scholarships for nontraditional students and students just beginning their education
ü Women of the World (WOW) for international women who are new to Oak Ridge
We host 15 inspiring and informative programs at noon on the second and fourth Wednesdays from September through November and January through May. We hold social events in the evening on fifth Wednesdays. On Halloween Eve, October 30, 2013, we sponsor a FUNdraiser with spaghetti dinner and silent and live auctions. Our live auction features locally known auctioneer and Altrusan Bear Stephenson. In addition, we celebrate the holidays at an evening dinner party in December and our accomplishments at an annual dinner in June.
We invite you to learn more about the Altrusa International of Oak Ridge by browsing our website, visiting our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/altrusa, or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Altrusa International of Oak Ridge, TN, an affiliate of Altrusa International, is comprised of community members focused on leadership, partnership and service.