GFWC Strives to Remove the Stigma of Mental Illness This Month
May 6, 2021
This month, GFWC is encouraging it’s clubwomen to raise awareness about the importance of mental health in their communities. Read News & Notes throughout May for ideas from our Health and Wellness Chairman on how to bring conversations about mental health to the forefront.
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.