Clubwomen Everywhere Plant Trees Today
April 30, 2021
Today is the national observance of Arbor Day, and GFWC has encouraged clubwomen throughout the Federation to plant trees in their communities. It is widely reported by scientists that trees help slow climate change by removing carbon dioxide from the air and releasing oxygen into the atmosphere. Join GFWC in organizing projects to replace our lost trees today–or any day–by reading yesterday’s News & Notes.
When Ann Sebastian left her house to get groceries one day in 2012, she never expected to join the Village Improvement Association of Rehoboth Beach, in Delaware, but she immediately knew she couldn’t say no to the opportunity.
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.