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 22-26, 2020. Optional Suffrage Celebration
August 25, 2020. The Organic Act was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, officially establishing the National Park Service.
August 25, 2020. - National Park Service Anniversary
August 26, 2020.
In 1920, the 19th Amendment was officially adopted into the U.S. Constitution.
August 26, 2020. Women’s Equality Day
September 1-30, 2020. GFWC Preforming Arts Month
September 8, 2020. International Literacy Day
September 11-13, 2020. 2020 GFWC New York Convention
Melanie Carriker understands GFWC tradition and legacy. Daughter of GFWC Communications and PR Chairman Wendy Carriker, Melanie was inspired to form the GFWC Legacy Woman's Club, which celebrates the dedication of grandmothers, mothers, aunts, sisters, and cousins. The GFWC Legacy Club received its charter at the 2015 GFWC Annual Convention in Memphis.
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!