GFWC Celebrates National Women’s Suffrage Month
August 3, 2020
August 18, 2020, marks the centennial of the adoption of the 19th Amendment by 3⁄4 of the states, Tennessee being the deciding state, providing the support necessary under Article V of the Constitution of the United States; and August 26, 2020, Women’s Equality Day, marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment becoming a part of the Constitution of the United States, providing for women’s suffrage. Read our suffrage-related articles throughout the last months of our weekly newsletter, News & Notes.
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.
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.