Smith College Club of Phoenix meets to plan fall events

From left is Hilary Sussman, Jean Howell, Laryn Callaway, Maria Syms, Sage Dillon and Benjamine Knight. (Submitted photo)

From left:  Hilary Sussman, Jean Howell, Laryn Callaway, Maria Syms, Sage Dillon and Benjamine Knight. (Submitted photo)

Six members of the Smith College Club of Phoenix met informally Saturday, June 27, to plan fall and winter club events.

The Smith College Club of Phoenix represents alumnae from the Valley to northern Arizona.

The group met at Paradise Bakery, 7145 E. Scottsdale Road, according to a press release.

Attending, were Maria Syms, Town of Paradise Valley Council member and club member; Laryn Callaway, Valley Realtor and club president; Sage Dillon, communications consultant and club officer; Benjamine Knight, marketing professional and club officer; Deborah Hilary Sussman, writer, editor and club member; and Jean Howell, club publicity manager.

Since its founding in 1871 Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality, according to the release.

Among its distinctive programs is the Center for Financial Education, “Women and Financial Independence,” and the Picker Engineering Program, leading the country in offering real-world, hands-on engineering courses within the context of a liberal arts education, stated the release.

For more information about the college visit http://www.smith.edu, and to learn more about the Smith College Club of Phoenix visit: http://alumnae.smith.edu/smithcms/phoenix.

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