The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is an international
women’s organization dedicated to community improvement by
enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.
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MONTHS WITH THE NEW ADMINISTRATION INFORMATION.
GFWC Southeastern Region
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
June 27 - 29, 2016
Linda Beatty, GFWC Past President 2004-2006,
has been chosen as the Jennie Award nominee 2016 for
the Southeastern Region! If you are
planning on attending the GFWC Convention please
make plans to attend the Tuesday, June 28th luncheon
from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The "Wonderful,
Wacky Women" luncheon will honor its prestigious
Jennie Award winners, eight ladies who share a
passion and commitment to GFWC. The GFWC Jennie
Award is the only national honor that recognizes
individual members for personal excellence.
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Musicians, Safety Patrols Receive Awards
McLean Woman's Club honors middle- and
The musicianship of four
students from Cooper and Longfellow middle schools
was recognized by the Woman’s Club of McLean at a
ceremony on Tuesday, May 3, where the students also
performed on their instruments. Hannah Yo and Beth
Johnston, of Cooper Middle School, played selections
from Telemann’s G Major Viola Concerto and
Goedicke’s Concert Etude on the viola and trumpet,
respectively. Jane Lee and Alyssa Kim, of Longfellow
Middle School, played the flute and violin parts
from Gordeli’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra,
Opus 8, and Bach’s Violin Concerto in A Minor,
respectively. The four students each received an
award of $100.00 from the Woman’s Club.
Ten students at
Chesterbrook, Churchill Road, Franklin Sherman, Kent
Gardens and Spring Hill elementary schools received
awards for their significant contributions as safety
patrol members. The honorees were:
Davis and Rebecca Hatepaa, of Chesterbrook
Elementary; Andrew Zhao and Isabelle Scott, of
Churchill Road Elementary; Jack Forde and Emma
Saunders, of Franklin Sherman Elementary; Yanni
Aknine and Sofia Najjar, of Kent Gardens Elementary;
and Jack Prewett and William Trosch of Spring Hill
Elementary. In addition to the trophy each student
received, the safety patrol program at each school
has received an $80.00 donation from the Woman’s
Club for program equipment.
The students’ parents
and the school principals, music directors and
patrol sponsors attended the ceremony, as did
Officer Tom Harrington, school resource officer of
the Fairfax County Police Department. The award
ceremony is an annual event of the Woman’s Club of
credit: Laura Sheridan, Woman’s Club of McLean.
Volunteer and Make an Impact on Breast Cancer
Susan G. Komen Central Virginia is looking for
volunteers for a variety of
opportunities in the coming weeks. They need
help in order to make these events successful and
bring awareness to breast health.
Elizabeth Foulds, Volunteer & Oerations Coordinator
Ginger Robertson, a member of the Grundy Woman's
Club, was inducted into the Buchanan County Hall of
Fame for her 50 years of volunteer service.
See the whole story posted in the
Virginia Mountaineer newspaper by Scotty Wampler.
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GFWC Virginia President when publishing pictures
of children on this website.
GFWC Members create global change working on a local level—They
select projects and programs by determining the specific needs
of the communities in which they live and work every day.