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Read for the Record

September 25 2017. Join GFWC Iowa Solon Women’s Club's President Pat Zimmerman in Read for the Record, a day dedicated to reading to young school children since it's never to early to encourage a love of books.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 30th Anniversary Event

September 18 2017. In recognition of the anniversary of Congress passing the first Violence Against Women Act in September 1994 and in support of the upcoming Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, GFWC President Sheila E. Shea attended a congressional briefing where Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) focused on the intersection between domestic violence and firearms.

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Join Operation Smile on a Medical Mission to Guadalajara, Mexico

September 7 2017. An Operation Smile medical mission trip is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and they would love you to join them! During your time at the mission site in Guadalajara, Mexico, you’ll have the chance to meet patients as they arrive for screening, and follow them through the entire mission experience, from their medical evaluations to the operating room and recovery.

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Make a Difference. Be a GFWC Mediator

August 25 2017. GFWC is now accepting applications for the Mediator Class of 2018. Read further to learn more about how you can become a Mediator and be an invaluable service to the Federation.

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2017 GFWC Annual Convention Awards Program

August 2 2017. Download the 2017 Awards Programs to learn which individuals, clubs, and states were applauded for their invaluable contributions to the Federation, to our GFWC Partners, and to communities across the nation.

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Aela Callan Receives the Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism

July 12 2017. During the Gala Banquet at the 2017 GFWC Annual Convention, International President Sheila E. Shea presented documentary filmmaker and journalist Aela Callan with the Jane Cunningham Croly Award for Excellence in Journalism Covering Issues of Concern to Women.

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Download the GFWC Signature Program Action Guide

June 17 2017. This new Action Guide was designed to help you gain a basic understanding of GFWC’s Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention. In addition to learning about the various forms of Domestic Violence, you will also learn about how you can take action both nationally and within your community.

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The Grand Bahama American Women’s Club Breaks Fundraising Record with Their Annual Tournament

June 13 2017. The Grand Bahamas American Women’s Club raised over $36,000 at its annual golf tournament in February. “It was the most we’ve raised in 14 years,” said Club President Christine Gardner. “Club members gave it their all and the community was very, very generous.”

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Remembering Marijo Shide

May 30 2017. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marijo Shide, GFWC International Past President from 1980-1982, on Monday, May 22, 2017.

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GFWC Celebrates Mother’s Day

May 12 2017. Learn about GFWC's connection to the founding of Mother's Day.

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Blog

October 16

Volunteers in Action: GFWC Illinois; GFWC Florida; GFWC Manchester CT Women’s Club

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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.

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