Meeting for Sewanee Woman’s Club, Nov. 11


The Sewanee Woman’s Club will meet on Monday, Nov. 11. An optional social hour begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is served at noon. We will meet at Dubose Conference Center in Monteagle.

The program, “Making Veterans Count” will be presented by Jodi McCullah. She will be speaking on the issues facing military combat veterans and their families after nearly two decades of continuous combat deployments as well as spiritual and religious responses to combat trauma. 

Rev. McCullah is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. She is currently serving at Morton Memorial United Methodist Church in Monteagle.  A graduate of Vanderbilt Divinity School, she moved here after serving as the campus minister at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., for 11 years. While there, Rev. McCullah founded a nonprofit that continues to provide free counseling to combat veterans and their families stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky. She is a U.S. Army veteran, a published freelance writer, and an experienced grant writer. She spent more than 15 years as a regular visitor and minister at Riverbend Maximum Security Prison.  She has two sons and one granddaughter. Her personal interests include yoga, biking, hiking and ballroom dance.

The lunch menu for November is chili with cheese and sour cream on the side, hot dogs, coleslaw, and apple pie for dessert. Vegetarian chili and veggie hot dogs will also be available.

In honor of Veteran’s Day, please invite a woman veteran to join us for lunch. Please remember to include your guest when making your reservation.

Reservations are required. Please make them no later than Nov. 1, at noon. To make a reservation you may contact Janet Miller-Schmidt by email <>, by cell phone (504) 858-5221, or Susan Peek by email <> or by phone (615) 504-5404.