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.
If there is time in the day to lend a helping hand, Irene Iverson will do it. A member of two GFWC clubs and recent honoree of the One OC Spirit of Volunteerism Award for 2014, Irene has been an active leader in her community since she joined the Red Cross as a volunteer at 15.
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.
The Rochester Junior Women's Club
The Rochester Junior Women’s Club (Michigan) was established in 1956 with 16 members, and today has over 70 members that always come together to support one another. The club chooses three or four major charities to support and several smaller ones, donating approximately $30,000 each year. In total since its inception, the club has provided more than 1 million hours of community service, and raised more than $928,000 to support their community!