Women’s History Month Event
March 07, 2019
The Women’s History and Resource Center’s annual Women’s History Month Event will be held on March 7 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Please join us for an evening of history, education, and mingling! Our featured speaker will be Marci Reaven, VP for History Exhibitions at the New York Historical Society. Marci will speak about the NYHS’s upcoming exhibit Hudson Rising: 1825–2025. The exhibit will detail the ecological changes along the Hudson River, as well as the hard-fought efforts of clubwomen to preserve it. The event is open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.
RSVP by February 14 to WHRC Manager Alyssa Constad at email@example.com.
Serving as GFWC Treasurer will be the highlight of Jolie Frankfurth’s nineteen years of community service with the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.
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 Polk County Service Club
GFWC Polk County Service Club (Oregon) served as the coordinators for the Polk County Fair Talent Contest. There were two divisions (Youth from age 3-12 and Young Adult from 13-19) with 17 contestants. Laurel Jones, Vice President of GFWC Polk County Service Club, served as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Parents, grandparents, and friends all came out to fill the audience and it was very well attended. One of the Judges was GFWC Oregon State President, Pam Briggs.