June 6-7, 2020. 2020 GFWC Rhode Island Convention
June 18, 2020. In 1983 Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
June 18, 2020.
In 1983 Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Click here to learn more about Sally and GFWC!
June 30, 2020.
The Pure Food & Drug Act was passed in 1906 with the help and support of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.
June 30, 2020. Participate in the 2018–2020 Administration’s Seven Grand Initiatives to help GFWC generate grand results by June 30, 2020. Share your success stories with firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for GFWC’s Volunteers in Action blog.
July 2, 2020. In 1964 President Lyndon B Johston signed the Civil Rights Act into law.
July 7, 2020.
In 1981 Justice Sandra Day O’Connor became the first woman sworn into the Supreme Court.
July 19, 2020.
In 1848 the Seneca Falls Convention convened in Seneca Falls, New York
August 13, 2020.
In 1920 Ratification of the 19th Amendment is completed declaring that “the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
August 25, 2020. The Organic Act was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, officially establishing the National Park Service.
Cherie Lee Williams
Cherie Lee Williams is a vibrant leader who has found GFWC to be a wonderful outlet for her love of community service and her can-do attitude. As both the President of the Mesquite Club (Nevada) for 2016-2017, as well as a 2016 LEADS candidate, she quickly learned the value of making connections in order to bring positive change to the world.
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.
Chapin Woman’s Club
The Chapin Woman’s Club has been an integral part of the Chapin, South Carolina community since 1971, and as a result has achieved great credibility in the area.