About Us

Yearly Membership Fee
1935: 25 Cents
2016: 20 Dollars

On March 5, 1935 a group of ladies from various Danish lodges around the Bay Area met at the iconic Whitcomb Hotel in San Francisco to form the Dansh American Women's Club.

37 ladies were present. The objective of club was to entertain visiting Danes as well as local ladies of Danish decent or with an interest in Danish affairs.

With over 80 years of tradition behind us, the club counts  today more than 70 regular members, plus a large number of visiting guests and part-time members.

We meet 9 times thoughout the year at different restaurants on the peninsula for lunch. In addition we also have several special events, such as spouse dinners, family picnics and cultural tours.

2015 marked DAWC's 80th anniversary, which was celebrated in a festive manner with

champange toasts

and entertainment!

Largest event in the club's history:    220 attendees at the Olympic Club in 1957
Officers of DAWC
Nancy Wright
Nancy Wright

1st Vice President - Meetings Member since 2009

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Bente Ellis
Bente Ellis

Treasurer Member since 1997

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Yvonne Morkner
Yvonne Morkner

Secretary Member since 1994 Past President: 2004 & 2006

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Anne Hein
Anne Hein

1st Auditor Member since 2000

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Mary Ann Sorensen
Mary Ann Sorensen

2nd Auditor Member since 2000 Past President: 2014 & 2015

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Doris Skow
Doris Skow

Historian Member since 1982 Past President: 1986

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Annette Kunzemann
Annette Kunzemann

2nd Hostess Member since 2009 Past President: 2012 & 2013

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