Volunteers in Action: GFWC Maine; Covina Woman’s Club; Woman’s Club of Madisonville; Hoover Juniorettes; GFWC South Baldwin Woman’s Club
November 14 2018. GFWC clubs didn't let Veterans Day pass without doing incredible work to support the women and men who have served. In this blog post we’re featuring GFWC Maine, the Covina Woman's Club (California), the Woman's Club of Madisonville (Kentucky), the Hoover Juniorettes (Alabama), and the GFWC South Baldwin Woman's Club (Alabama), but that is a small fraction of all the projects that clubs dedicated in honor of Veterans Day this year.
Volunteers in Action: GFWC Greater Ocala Woman’s Club; GFWC Potpourri Glenwood; Woman’s Club of Vista
November 7 2018. The October meeting of GFWC Greater Ocala Woman’s Club (Florida) was focused on Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They were extremely honored to host two guest speakers. Dr. Wingard, Deputy Director of cancer research for the University of Florida spoke about ongoing cancer research programs.
October 30 2018. GFWC Advocates for Children Week is a time of year when there's no shortage of Volunteers in Action! Clubwomen in every corner of the country dedicate their time, energy, and resources to make an impact in children's lives. In this blog post we're featuring GFWC Greater West Palm Beach Women’s Club (Florida), GFWC Wisconsin, and the GFWC Southern Region, but that's just a small glimpse into the immense influence that GFWC had during the week.
Volunteers in Action: GFWC Paradise Valley Woman’s Club; GFWC El Portal Woman’s Club; Lake City Michigan Women’s Club
October 24 2018. GFWC Paradise Valley Woman's Club (Arizona) donated 1,000 pencils to Sweetwater Community School in Phoenix., and mailed 500 pencils to President Brock for a DC school. "USA Today" had results of a poll in September that pencils were the most requested by teachers, so the club decided collecting pencils would be a fun project. At the next meeting, members brought pencils by the package and already reached their goal after only one meeting!
October 16 2018. GFWC Illinois Executive Committee and State Board members wore purple hair at their Fall Board Meeting to demonstrate support for the GFWC Signature Program Purple Hair Project. Amee Lee, Education Community Service Program Junior Representative, has had her hair dyed purple for the month of October because GFWC Illinois members, clubs, and districts raised nearly $2,000 for the Success for Survivors Scholarship Fund. Amee has posted a video on the GFWC Illinois’ Facebook Page.
October 10 2018. In accordance with the 2018-2020 Administration's Seven Grand Initiatives, members of the GFWC Service Guild of Covington (Georgia) donated Dr. Seuss books at their September meeting.
Volunteers in Action: Woman’s Century Club of Nampa; GFWC Temple Terrace Woman’s Club; GFWC High Springs New Century Woman’s Club
October 4 2018. The Woman's Century Club of Nampa (Idaho) entered a patriotic float in the local Parade America. The date commemorated the ending of World War I. There were red poppies strewn about the bed, and members played the story of the battlefield of Flanders' Field to educate the community.
September 26 2018. The newly formed GFWC South Baldwin Woman's Club (Alabama) already has a hallmark activity to make their mark in their community. They are proud to sponsor Gulf Shores Goes Pink, an event which will have municipal buildings and bridges light up in pink to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
February 23 2018. Every teenager gets asked what they want to do when they grow up. With so many options, it can be difficult for them to answer. Clubs like the GFWC Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (Massachusetts) and the GFWC Dublin San Ramon Women’s Club (California) are making the question easier by offering career fairs and conferences for teenagers in their community!
February 14 2018. There are tried and true fundraising techniques that bring GFWC clubs success every year, but sometimes a club thinks outside the box. By tapping into the otherworldly, these GFWC clubs have created unique events that serve them well.
Lorraine Gorham is one busy clubwoman. Not only is she a wife, mother, and grandmother, she is also a member of seven clubs and serves as a club president and state chairman.
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.
Junior Woman's Club of State College
When Robbin Zirkle moved back to the area after grad school, she addressed the challenge many people face as adults—making new friends— by joining the Junior Woman’s Club of State College (Pennsylvania). GFWC provided her a place to connect with like-minded women who shared her passion for community service.