NLAPW Topeka Branch
2006-2007 Meeting Schedule
The National League of American Pen Women Inc. was founded in 1897 The League consists of local branches, state associations and members-at-large. The League is a professional organization for women artists, composers and writers. The NLAPW has more than 5,000 members with more than 200 branches throughout the United States and the Panama Canal Zone. The Pen Arts Building, located in Washington, D. D. is the official League headquarters. More information about the NLAPW is available on the website: www.americanpenwomen.org. The first NLAPW branch in Kansas was chartered in 1933. The branch became inactive during the war years of the early 1940s, and then it was reorganized in 1946 and rechartered in 1947. The Topeka Branch meets seven times a year and features programs by local artists, musicians, writers and speakers. The Owl-O-Gram is published annyally announcing members' accomplishments as well as plans for the Topeka Branch in the coming year.
Photos from the Prairie Showcase
The Topeka Branch awarded scholarships to these four Washburn University scholarship in 2006: Christina Craig, music major; Sabrina Goss, English major; Sarah A. McKinnie, art major; and Natasha Sims, mass media major.