Past GFWC International President Rose M. Ditto, Ph.D. led the Installation Ceremony and placed pins on the elegant gowns of the officers who were radiant with the anticipation of the next administration. After Mary Ellen Brock was installed as GFWC’s 52nd International President, she gave a rousing speech on the need to shake things up in order to move forward, make progress, and ensure GFWC’s mark on the world is stronger than ever. Congratulations to GFWC International President Mary Ellen Brock, President-Elect Marian St.Clair, First Vice President Deb Strahanoski, Second Vice President Suellen Brazil, Secretary Wendy Carriker, Treasurer Jolie Frankfurth, and Director of Junior Clubs Trisha Schafer.
Enjoy the following photos and even more on our Convention Pinterest Board.
Sharon Oliphant is filled with positive energy and gratitude for all of the opportunities she has to give back because of GFWC. In 2018 she will begin her time as Florida State President, and Sharon is assume the role and work with her enthusiastic Florida clubwomen to make a difference.
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.
GFWC Lawrence Classics Club
The GFWC Lawrence Classics Club (Kansas) has 19 members, and it’s an incredible mixture: one charter member has been involved since 1997; one member has been part of GFWC since 1960; there are a mother and daughter pair who are 2nd and 3rd generation clubwomen; four members are Boosters; and their youngest member only graduated from college last year. This assorted group shares the same values about volunteerism and puts them into action.