GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS IS AN INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT BY ENHANCING THE LIVES OF OTHERS THROUGH VOLUNTEER SERVICE.
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GFWC ANNUAL CONVENTION - SINCE 1890, EACH YEAR GFWC HOLDS A CONVENTION, TRADITIONALLY IN JUNE (IN 2018 ANNUAL CONVENTION WAS HELD IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI). BRINGING THE CONVENTION TO VARIOUS COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY GIVES GFWC CLUBWOMEN FROM VARIED GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ORGANIZATION'S NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS. GFWC ANNUAL CONVENTION PLAYS AN INTEGRAL PART IN THE ORGANIZATION'S EFFORTS TO BETTER SERVE ITS MEMBERS BY PROVIDING THE INVALUABLE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE AND FOSTER LIFELONG FRIENDSHIPS; EXPERIENCE, GROW, AND LEARN FROM PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS AND WORKSHOP PROGRAMS; CLUBS AWARDS AND OTHER RELEVANT ACTIVITIES TO KEEP MEMBERS INFORMED AND ENTHUSIASTIC.
MEMBERSHIP SERVICES - GFWC'S OVERREACHING GOALS IS TO INFORM, EMPOWER, AND HIGHLIGHT THE GRASSROOTS ACTIVITIES OF ITS MEMBERSHIP ON A NATIONAL LEVEL. PROGRAM RESOURCES, GUIDELINES, AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED TO STATE FEDERATIONS TO USE FOR THEIR MEMBERSHIP. IT IS OUR INTENTION TO PROVIDE THE MOST ACCURATE INFORMATION TO ALL MEMBERS IN A TIMELY MANNER. WE WORK WITH MEMBERS AND LEADERS AT ALL LEVELS TO MAKE POWERFUL CONNECTIONS AND PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR THE MANY PROJECTS THEY ARE DOING ACROSS THE COUNTRY. WE WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS TO PROMOTE THE EXCELLENT WORK AND STORIES OF SUCCESS SHARED WITH US.
GFWC CLUBWOMAN MAGAZINE IS A BI-MONTHLY PUBLICATION OF THE GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS TO ITS SUBSCRIBERS FEATURING ARTICLES ABOUT MEMBERS, CLUBS, PARTNERS, ORGANIZATIONAL PUSHES, UPCOMING EVENTS. IT IS ONE OF THE MOST USEFUL AND BENEFICIAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS WE HAVE TO INFORM AND EDUCATE MEMBERS. CLUBWOMAN MAGAZINE PROVIDES THE LATEST CLUB NEWS, PROGRAM UPDATES, VALUABLE RESOURCES, AND HELPFUL TIPS.
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General Federation of Womens Clubs
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