About

index.2HISTORY

  • Organized in 1904
  • Joined the State Federation in 1920
  • Elected to Membership in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1929

CLUB MOTTO

In great things unity;
In small things liberality;
In all things charity.

CLUB FLOWER: Pink Carnation

CLUB COLORS: Pink and Green

Keep us, O God, from pettiness; let us be large in thought, in word, in deed.

Let us be done with fault-finding, and leave off self seeking.

May we put away all pretences and meet each other face to face, without self-pity and without prejudice.

May we never be hasty in judgment and always generous.

Let us take time for all things; make us grow calm, serene, gentle.

Teach us to put into action our better impulses, straight forward and unafraid.

Grant that we may realize it is the little things that create differences, that in the big things of life we are as one.

And may we strive to touch and to know the great, common human heart of us all; and O Lord God, let us forget not to be kind!

Mary Stewart – April 1904


Officers

President – Ella Dzioba
President Elect – Kathleen Novack
Treasurer – Jaynee Andree
Recording Secretary – Alexandra Lerch-Gaggl
Corresponding Secretary – Barb Butler
Director – Mary Dietz
Director – Deb Bayee
Past President – Sue Goldstone

Community Service Departments and Chairpersons

Arts – The GFWC Arts Department provides a framework for club women to pursue a variety of artistic interests which educate their communities about the important role art plays in our lives. Abby Lorenz and Sue Goldstone

Conservation – The GFWC Conservation Department motivates club women across the U.S. to establish and implement and maintain and preserve the earth’s natural resources. Alexandra Lerch-Gaggl and Fran Wolf

Education – The GFWC Education Department encourages club women to create learning opportunities for our members and our communities, to support local libraries and continue the pursuit of lifelong learning. Ginny  Lockman and Jeanie Matkin

Home Life – the GFWC Home Life Department is a compilation of programs geared to acquaint members with contemporary issues from social security information to women’s health programs. Sue Atherton and Karen Merz

International Affairs – The aim of the GFWC International Affairs Department is to heighten community awareness of such critical issues as violence prevention, community safety, citizen responsibilities and the importance of community partnerships. Alexandra Lerch-Gaggl and Jennie Stoltz

Public Affairs – The aim of the GFWC Public Affairs Department is to heighten community awareness of critical issues as violence prevention, community safety, citizen responsibilities and the importance of community partnerships. Christine Howard

Special Projects and Standing Committees – The GFWC Special Projects & Standing Committees are a collection of unique GFWC entities. WCP Members


Federation Presidents

GFWC International Mary Ellen Brock
GFWC International Junior Clubs Director Trish Shafer
GFWC-Great Lakes Region Paula Schlice, Wisconsin
GFWC-WI Deb Brossard
GFWC-WI Junior Clubs Director Michelle Munoz
GFWC Rolling Hills District Nancy Dickman, Muskego

Special Committees

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Auditing
Book Club and ESO
Bridge Marathon
Fundraising
–Luncheon Raffles
–Razzle Dazzle
–Garden Party
Helen F, Mears Art Contest
Historian
Membership
Nominating
Parliamentarian
Publicity
Red Cross Blood Drive
Rolling Hills District Meeting
Scholarship Committee
Sunshine
Writing Contest
Yearbook
Sue Goldstone, Rona Kasdorf and Roz Carroll
Nancy Niedziela
Nancy Koepp

Joy Allen and Fran Holloway
Abby Lorenz
Sue Goldstone and Joy Allen
Sue Goldstone and Kathleen Novack
Pat Gallagher
Mary Dietz and Linda Kowalewski
Sue Goldstone, Jeanie Matkin and Nancy Ackley
Bev Coshun
Barb Butler
Mary Dietz
Nancy Niedziela
Jean Miller
Sherry Foyer and Geri Coen
Nancy Niedziela
Nancy Niedziela 

*Blood Drive Date Changed – new date February 5, 2019