GFWC


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GFWC

abbr.
General Federation of Women's Clubs
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In May 1952, Elizabeth Bender Cloud, then chair of the GFWC Indian Affairs division, reported that women's clubs in ten states provided scholarships for Indians that year, with the most awards coming from Illinois, Ohio, and Wisconsin (The General Federation Clubwoman, 26).
Unfortunately, conference delegates had to debate whether the CFWC should support the admission of colored clubs into the national GFWC.
Rooted in ideals of motherhood, religion, and patriotism, the GFWC fashioned a model for "women's work" that crossed party lines and provided direction for women's community activism.
The lobbying efforts of women who were members and officers of the GFWC and its constituent clubs were, without doubt, important to the passage of mothers' pensions.
In 1950 the GFWC selected her to be the first Native American to head its Indian Affairs Division.
GFWC programs and projects encompass the major issues of the present time: community improvement, women's health, preservation of natural resources, life-long learning, abuse prevention, literacy, opportunities for the disabled, and equality.
AUBURN -- The GFWC, Auburn Junior Woman's Club will hold its second annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.
Can and Bottle Drive Sponsored the GFWC, Auburn Woman's Club.
Holiday Bazaar Sponsored by the GFWC Auburn Junior Woman's Club, the bazaar will feature items from crafters and home-based businesses and yard sale tables, food and raffles, 9 a.
Blackstone Valley Women's Club Sheila Shea, GFWC first vice president, will speak, 7 p.
Other organizations to which she devoted her time included the Catholic Daughters of America, Christ King Sodality, the 11th District Presidents Club GFWC, the Marlborough Hospital Auxiliary, the American Cancer Society Assabet Valley Division and the Hudson Historical Society.
UXBRIDGE -- GFWC Uxbridge Woman's Club will be hosting the second annual "Poocha Palooza,'' a dog show with competitions for show and costumed dogs.