Our first regular meeting of the 2021-2022 year will take place on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry Street, SW, Aiken.  Doors will open at 9:30 am with the business meeting beginning at 10:15 am.  Our program will be “Getting to Know Aiken Newcomers’ Club and all it has to offer.”  Lunch will be grilled chicken topped with peaches, goat cheese and balsamic reduction.  Lunch will include vegetable, jasmine rice pilaf and dessert and will be plated, not buffet.  The cost of lunch is $20.00 per person.  In order to make a reservation, please either call Linda Kanc at 803-262-5652 or email your reservation to [email protected] by September 9, 2021.  We look forward to seeing you on September 14.

We are still actively looking to fill the following board positions: Luncheon Committee Co-Chairs, Publicity/Historian and Community Services.  Anyone interested in these positions please contact Linda Sliger, Past President.

Membership dues are now due for the 2021 -2022 year.   Remember, you need to be a member in good standing in order to participate in all the activities and Special Interest Groups Aiken Newcomers’ has to offer.  Also, the money we raise is distributed to local Aiken charities in May and December.  

We have some exciting events planned for the 2021-2022 year, including the planning of ANC's 50th Anniversary.

Looking forward to seeing everyone in September and "catching up".

Linda Kanc

President,  Aiken Newcomers Club





Welcome to Aiken, South Carolina!

Representing true southern hospitality and charm, the Aiken Newcomers' Club (ANC) provides a valuable service to the residents of Aiken, South Carolina and surrounding regions. ANC does not limit its members to actual newcomers to the area, but rather offers an opportunity for women to socialize, represent Aiken, and give back to the community.

We have many activities and events but our regular monthly meeting is a Luncheon meeting held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry Street SW.  The doors open at 9:30 AM; meeting begins at 10:15 AM.  Click here to see more information about our Luncheon meetings. 

Our Mission Statement:

Aiken Newcomers' Club shall provide opportunities to its members to become acquainted with other members, as well as with the many community activities and functions. 

The Club will undertake and complete charitable, humanitarian, and social welfare projects, while being nonpartisan, nonsectarian, nonpolitical, and nonprofit.




President - Linda Kanc

Membership Committee - Linda Sorrels, Cindy Yeakel

Community Service

Social Chair - Deborah Stroup

Sunshine - Joetta Senour