Bus trip to local landmark, winery, theater event. Plan a “sip and paint”; hands on project with local nursing home; volunteer time at local art gallery; sponsor creative writing contest
Our club planned and hosted a sip and paint in November. Members and guests were taught how to paint a holiday theme on wineglasses. We also served finger foods and had a door prize drawing. All proceeds from this event were then donated to our local high school's art department. Check out the photos in our gallery!
Plant trees in green area; organize a cleanup day in community; collect and
donate cell phones to shelters and eye glasses to Lions clubs; collect shoes or Soles4Souls
One of our conservation projects was to help out at our local community garden's fundraiser. We helped run a basket raffle and children's Halloween costume party.
Currently we are recycling blankets donated from a local gift distribution center. Members are cutting out portions of the blankets and making lap blankets and cloth bag to hang on walkers. These items will be donated to our local Veterans Hospital.
Promote ESO; reading aloud experience for children; donate books for local or school library; Hold fundraiser for GFWC Disaster Relief-Library replenishment
Sandy Gaskill and Lauren Wolfgang – start or join exercise group; collect items
for food banks, women’s shelters or homeless shelters; financial workshops; stress management
Chair- Marye Kay
Participate in international festival; support local food bank; event to help fund
GFWC partner Heifer International; participate in Operation Smile; UNICEF
During our January 2018 meeting, members enjoyed in an international potluck dinner. We brought in our favorite ethnic dishes and recipes to share, and also discussed some of the customs of our diverse backgrounds. Everyone had a wonderful time sampling all the tasty treats. Check out the photos of this meeting in our photo gallery.
Conduct programs and projects to honor veterans and service members; work with
first responders to increase public awareness for emergency preparedness, sponsor a first aid or CPR class; sponsor a women’s safety or self-defense class.
Each area will have an opportunity to have a speaker/program at a membership meeting in addition to
events they organize throughout the year for the members to give of their time and talent.
The Board members will take responsibility to organize events for Communication and Public Relations, Membership and with the help of Peggy Bennett, Leadership.