GFWC


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GFWC

abbr.
General Federation of Women's Clubs
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Maciejowski expressed her support and appreciation for the GFWC Blackstone Valley Women's Club, which was founded in January 2010.
The meeting celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Whitinsville Woman's Club and its membership in the GFWC of Massachusetts and the General Federation of Women's Club International.
CUTLINE: Arpita Joyce and Joshua Chen with Laura Coppola, GFWC of Massachusetts president.
Elizabeth Bender Cloud, in 1950 elected the first Native American chairwoman of the then thirty-year-old national Indian Welfare division of the GFWC, held a viewpoint on education similar to LeFlore's; however, unlike LeFlore, she also suggested there were weaknesses in the manner in which educated Native Americans, like herself, had been taught.
The winner will be awarded a $1,000 check, plus airfare and expenses, at GFWC's International Convention in Denver, June 10-13, 2006.
In 1898, the California Club began publicizing its interest in cooperating with others to promote "forestry." (26) White had already cast a disapproving literary eye on the commercial excesses of logging and knew forest practices concerned many women--the national General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) had taken up the issue in 1896.
Many cities in the United States have a General Federation of Women's Clubs clubhouse that is still being used by GFWC or serves as an archive.
The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), for example, was pulled together in 1890 when the leaders of the Sorosis Club of Ne w York City convened a meeting of about five dozen clubs from across the United States (Wells 1953, chap.
$1,000 cash prize, travel and expenses for GFWC's International Convention in San Francisco in June 1999.
Middle- and upper-class women, supplied not only with moral authority but with leisure, expanded their horizons through innumerable local church and civic clubs, which were then united through such organizations as the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC).
The Northwest Suburban Woman's Club (NWS) took home first prize, along with the People's Choice Award, for its Purple Purse Project entry at the Greater Federation of Women's Club's (GFWC) Illinois state convention in May.
Holiday Bazaar is hosted by the GFWC, Auburn Junior Woman's Club, featuring food, music and 31 vendors and more.