' The Irrepressibles '
' Light Life Love '
' This World is Ours to Shape '
' Expanding Traditions '
' Continuum '
' Builders for Tomorrow '
' Veni Vidi Vici '
' Respect Reflect Renew '
' Citizens of the World '
Did you know since 1882, Thomas Edison, Ida Tarbell, and Elbert Hubbard have walked through the gates to graduate from the CLSC? That at one point in TK over TK people across America received CLSC books via post?
Mary Lee Talbot has compiled a concise history of America’s Oldest Continuous Book Club. Reserve a copy here (and buy an extra for your local library while you’re at it!)
We still need your help to publish Honor Roll; supporters at Bronze ($500), Silver ($1,000) and Gold ($3,000+) levels will be honored on a plaque inside Alumni Hall.
Cleaned house in the off season? Donate your auction-worthy items (think: antiques, furniture, art, home goods, jewelry,, CHQ memorabilia) to benefit scholarships. We pick up! Email: CLSCalumniauction@gmail.com or call: 716.357.2191 (Caroline Young) or 734.546.5955 (Pat McDonald).
Classes ~ back to the first, graduating in 1882 ~ proclaim their individuality with mottos, monikers and banners, used annually in the Recognition Day parade. Not only cultural history, they are works of art. If you can’t visit in person, check them out online.