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More Than Words

March 24 2017. In 2016, the GFWC Grundy Woman’s Club (Virginia) launched a very successful campaign to advocate for those with autism and their caregivers by sharing the personal story of clubwoman JoBeth Wampler.

Saturday marks the start of Autism Awareness Month. Join the campaign by sharing JoBeth’s blog with your Federation sisters, friends, and family.

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Celebrate Federation Day 2017

March 23 2017. It’s never too early to begin planning for Federation Day! Although clubwomen are Living the Volunteer Spirit year-round, celebrating Federation Day on April 24 is a perfect opportunity to share GFWC’s mission in your communities.

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Why Women’s History Month Matters

March 21 2017. GFWC Women’s History and Resource Center Chairman Kathy Canzano shares some background on Women’s History Month.

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Celebrate Youth Art Month

March 15 2017. Youth Art Month promotes art and art education in the United States. It is observed in March, with thousands of American schools participating, often with the involvement of local art museums and organizations such as GFWC.

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Ahead of the Changing Tides

March 13 2017. WHRC Intern StephanieEverett takes a look at the role of the conservation movement in GFWC, and the contradictions that arose between supporting conservation and progress in manufacturing.

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Mina and Delany: The Mina Edison Connection

March 12 2017. Mina Edison was not only an active clubwoman, but also helped to inspire and establish the LaBelle Community Woman’s Club in Labelle, Florida. Learn more about Mina and the Labelle Community Woman’s Club.

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Lizzie Crozier French and the War of the Roses

March 12 2017. Lizzie Crozier French, a clubwoman from Tennessee, was an influential force in the final vote which led to the 19th amendment. Learn more about Tennessee’s role in ensuring women’s right to vote, and Lizzie Crozier French.

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Rebecca Douglas Lowe and the Georgia Federation

March 12 2017. Lowe was an Atlanta Clubwomen around the turn of the century, who worked tirelessly towards women’s education and the betterment of her community. Click here to learn more about this remarkable clubwoman.

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Kathy Conzano celebrates Mary Ellen Matisse

March 12 2017. Kathy Conzano celebrates Mary Ellen Matisse, recent recipient of the Martha Washington Women of History Award. Click here to learn more!

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Participate in Read Across America Day 2017

February 21 2017. Read Across America Day on March 2 gives clubwomen an opportunity to promote the GFWC Education Community Service Program and participate in projects that encourage reading.

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Success For Survivors Scholarship

Each year, GFWC awards scholarships to help intimate partner abuse survivors obtain a post-secondary education that offers a chance to reshape their future by securing employment and gaining personal independence.

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