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2017 GFWC Annual Convention Awards Program

August 2 2017. Download the 2017 Awards Programs to learn which individuals, clubs, and states were applauded for their invaluable contributions to the Federation, to our GFWC Partners, and to communities across the nation.

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Aela Callan Receives the Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism

July 12 2017. During the Gala Banquet at the 2017 GFWC Annual Convention, International President Sheila E. Shea presented documentary filmmaker and journalist Aela Callan with the Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism Covering Issues of Concern to Women.

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Download the GFWC Signature Program Action Guide

June 17 2017. This new Action Guide was designed to help you gain a basic understanding of GFWC’s Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention. In addition to learning about the various forms of Domestic Violence, you will also learn about how you can take action both nationally and within your community.

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The Grand Bahama American Women’s Club Breaks Fundraising Record with Their Annual Tournament

June 13 2017. The Grand Bahamas American Women’s Club raised over $36,000 at its annual golf tournament in February. “It was the most we’ve raised in 14 years,” said Club President Christine Gardner. “Club members gave it their all and the community was very, very generous.”

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Remembering Marijo Shide

May 30 2017. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marijo Shide, GFWC International Past President from 1980-1982, on Monday, May 22, 2017.

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GFWC Celebrates Mother’s Day

May 12 2017. Learn about GFWC's connection to the founding of Mother's Day.

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GFWC Attends A Nation United For A Safer Future 2017 Gun Violence and Prevention Summit

May 8 2017. GFWC Legislation/Public Policy Chairman Becky Weber and GFWC Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Chairman Cynthia Geis were in Washington, D.C. to participate in A Nation United For A Safer Future 2017 Gun Violence and Prevention Summit.

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GFWC Supports Veterans with Honor Flight

April 27 2017. On Tuesday, April 25, GFWC International President Sheila E. Shea, clubwomen, and staff had the privilege of welcoming veterans on the West Central Florida Honor Flight Mission 29 to the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.

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Celebrate Federation Day

April 24 2017. In the spirit of coming together to recognize our dynamic past and exciting future, we are excited to launch a special video contest this Federation Day.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April 14 2017. April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

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Blog

August 14

The Mayfield Women’s Club Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

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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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