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The Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation Names New President, Announces 2019-2020 Meeting Schedule

May 20, 2019 09:31AM ● By Hannah Ott

Batavia - The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation (BMCF) has named Maura Hirschauer as the new President of the foundation. 

BMCF installed the new Board of Directors at a ceremony in May which also included: Kat Maggio (President-Elect), Eunice Turnbaugh (Past President), Shannon Juarez (Treasurer), Kristi Bertie (Secretary), Amanda Horne (Ways & Means Chair), Elizabeth Larson (Philanthropic Chair) and Palak Coleman and Laura Fields (Communications Co-Chairs). 

Ms. Hirschauer will oversee all aspects of the 501(c)(3) organization, which raised and disbursed nearly $38,000 this past year to improve the lives of children and families in the Fox Valley area.

BMCF hosts a variety of fundraisers throughout the year such as the annual Autumn Craft & Vendor Show to be held at Batavia High School on October 19; Totally Rad 80’s Bunco Charity Event held in January/February; and the Fox Trot 5K/10K held in April. In addition to the large fundraisers held annually, BMCF also supports local charities each month by providing needed donations or services.

Board members for the 2019-20 BMCF Year are: Kat Maggio (President-Elect), Palak Coleman (Communications Co-Chair), Kristi Bertie (Secretary), Shannon Juarez (Treasurer), Elizabeth Larson (Philanthropic Chair), Amanda Horne (Ways & Means Chair), Eunice Turnbaugh (Past-President), and Maura Hirschauer (President). Laura Fields (Communications Co-Chair) was not present for photo. 

BMCF also announces its 2019-20 General Meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm, September through May, at the Batavia Public Library. 

Occasionally, the meeting location differs; please check the website for more information. BMCF’s membership is comprised of area moms interested in supporting the community through philanthropic endeavors.

Anyone interested in membership or learning more about the club are welcome to attend meetings or attend the open house to be held near the beginning of the school-year. For more information, please visit

The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation thanks you for your donations and support.


The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation: BMCF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, founded in 1934, dedicated to improving the quality of life for children in the Fox Valley area. Last year, the club donated almost $38,000 to local charities, including CHIP IN Batavia and CASA Kane County, whose activities support this mission. The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation is open to all mothers in the area who are interested in local philanthropic, service, and community activities.

Source: Kat Maggio, Communications BMCF