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GFWC Southeastern Region Semi-annual Meeting
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Baltimore, Maryland

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 elementary-school students


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: William 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 McLean.

--Laura Sheridan, Photo 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 your help in order to make these events successful and bring awareness to breast health. or Ryan 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.  Congratulations Ginger!  See the whole story posted in the Virginia Mountaineer newspaper by Scotty Wampler.



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