Wellesley Bank and Women’s Lunch Place to host community appreciation reception

Wellesley Town Hall, by Janice Hayes-Cha. Mixed media collage.

Please join Wellesley Bank and Women’s Lunch Place for an Appreciation of Art & Community Cocktail Reception at:

Wellesley Bank
Wednesday, November 15
5:30-7:30 pm
75 Central Street, Wellesley

Special guest artist Janice Hayes-Cha will display her artwork and speak of her story of healing through art. Hayes-Cha creates vibrant, mixed media collages from recycled greeting cards, a technique she devised while recovering from cancer. Her work has depth and texture, and reveals surprises for the astute observer. Janice volunteers at Women’s Lunch Place, with over 100 hours of service this year.

Please RSVP by Nov 10 to

Hayes- Cha says “This piece depicts Wellesley’s Town Hall, a Romanesque stone building designed by Shaw & Hunnewell and finished in 1886.nIf you look closely, you may see some notable residents of Wellesley”:

  • Katharine Lee Bates, who wrote America the Beautiful
  • Poet Sylvia Plath
  • Joseph Edward Murray who won the Nobel prize in medicine for the first kidney transplant
  • Henry Durant who founded Wellesley College
  • Jane Curtin and Mindy Kalig, comedians, writers, actors and producers
  • Emily Greene Balch, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for her lifelong work for disarmament and peace
  • Horatio Hollis Hunnewell, philanthropic leader who worked to create the town of Wellesley
  • Roger Nash Baldwin, the founder of the American Civil Liberties Union
  • Also hidden in the sky and stone are Wellesley College’s accomplished alumnae, Madeline Albright and Hillary Clinton