The Lee District Special Project is Domestic Violence Awareness, with a specific focus on fundraising for the GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship. In addition, we will collect items for local shelters throughout Lee District. Domestic Violence affects one in four women at some point in her lifetime. Much work has already been done in this area but there is still more to do. Together, we will continue to find ways to work toward ending Domestic Violence!
First Baptist Church
800 Thompson Street
Registration: 10:00 a.m to 10:15 a.m.
Meeting: 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Jan Allen,
GFWC Leadership Chairman
Lunch and Auction:12;30 -1:45 p.m.
Dare to Dream
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The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is proudly represented in thousands of communities around the world by dedicated volunteers working to better the lives of our neighbors, make towns safer and more beautiful, and extend the hand of friendship to individuals near and far. We are women of diverse talents, interests, and backgrounds—mothers and daughters, business and community leaders, students and teachers, professionals and retirees, homemakers and corporate executives—united by a dedication to community improvement through volunteer service.
GFWC is a network of support for the over 80,000 clubwomen volunteering on local, state, and national levels. Working together, we constitute a powerful, service-oriented organization that provides personal enrichment, leadership opportunities, and many other benefits to its members. GFWC provides the resources and support to help you and your club better serve your community. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs unites the best and brightest of today’s women into a strong coalition that promotes community improvement through volunteer service. The many benefits of belonging to GFWC include:
• STRENGTH IN UNITY. GFWC members gain a stronger voice in shaping public issues through the combined efforts of women serving at the club, district, state, region, and national levels.
• SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT. GFWC offers members a network of women with similar interests and concerns. Fun, fellowship and lasting friendships are a big part of the GFWC experience.
• LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Knowledge and experience gained through GFWC volunteer training and community service can help open career doors, enhance a resume, obtain academic credit, or build a new business.
• A VARIED VOLUNTEER MENU. GFWC offers many national resources to help clubs plan and create community service projects in the diverse areas of Arts, Education, Conservation, Home Life, International Outreach and Public Issues. GFWC also supports special programs that raise consciousness about domestic violence awareness and prevention and advocates for children.
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