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GFWC - Washington State is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), a volunteer community service organization that supports the arts, preserves natural resources, promotes education, encourages healthy life styles, stresses civic involvement, and works toward world peace and understanding. GFWC - Washington State meets in April for a convention and in the Fall for a board meeting and workshops. All club members are welcome to attend both the convention and board meeting. We have clubs in several towns around Washington State. Each club selects the projects that they want to work on. Members are given the opportunity to be a part of their community, to learn more about their communities, to practive leadership skills and most importantly a lifefime of friendships.
The signature project of GFWC is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention. Many clubs in Washington State are working on the "Step Away from Abuse, GFWC Sock Project". Help a club by donating socks for women and children in shelters.
On November 11th, 2014, the GFWC Capital Woman's Club and the GFWC Woman's Club of Olympia, will have presentational displays as part of a special celebration of Washington Statesís 125th anniversary of statehood. The commemorative event is at the Capitol Building in Olympia. All Washingtonians are invited to help celebrate this anniversary of statehood. There will be performances and displays. The performance portion of the program runs from 1pm -3:15pm in the Capitol Rotunda. People will be free to watch the program or meander around the building to look at exhibits and/or participate in the family activities through 4pm. The GFWC~WS Club displays will be on the forth floor. A complete program for the days events is available at http://www.wa125.org/
November 1st, Dues to State and District are due, final deadline is December 1, 2014, Forms are available on the Manual and Forms page
|Programs and Projects GFWC-Washington State was established in 1896 and serves its members, their communities, and Washington State in a variety of ways. |
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|Invitation to Join|
We are recruiting women in Seattle, Shelton, Gig Harbor, Olympia, North Bend, Vashon Island, Yakima, Yelm and many towns in Eastern Washington to form new clubs or join an existing club.
Scholarships are available to young women in Washington state that plan to attend a college in Washington State. Contact a local club for application. Deadline to apply is February 1st each year. Members are encouraged to apply for "LEADS". LEADS stands for Leader, Education and Development Seminar which is held just before the GFWC Convention at the convention location. Deadline for application is January 15th and the form is in the GFWC-WS administration handbook.
GFWC-Washington State has 5 districts that hold meetings, elect officers, have speakers, hold workshops, and share ideas.
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