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CCWC HISTORY

 

GFWC

GFWC (General Federation of Women's Clubs) was founded in 1890.  The national headquarters is in Washington, D.C.  The National Women's History and Resource Center are part of the facility.  Past members include Jane Cunningham Croly (founder,) Julia Ward Howe (wrote the "Battle Hymn of the Republic,") Eleanor Roosevelt, Jane Addams (helped improve child labor laws,) and Margaret Chase Smith (US Senator from Maine.) 

GFWC's Signature Project: 

Domestic Violence Awareness

 

FFWC

FFWC (Florida Federation of Women's Clubs) was organized in 1885, in Green Cove Springs, Florida.  FFWC has been active in the preservation of the Everglades and building the first home at Hacienda Girls Ranch in Melbourne, Florida.  State headquarters for FFWC are now in Lakeland, Florida.

FFWC's President's Project: 

Operation Smile

 

 

CCWC

The GFWC Clearwater Community Women's Club (CCWC) is a member club of the Florida Federation of Women's Clubs (FFWC) and the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) one of the world's largest and oldest non-partisan, non-denominational woman's volunteer service organizations. 

CCWC's Signature Project: 

Clearwater Library Foundation and System

 

 

 

 

On May 13, 1971, Clearwater Community Woman's Club was formed with a charter membership of 61 women, becoming federated on September 21, 1971.  These 61 dynamic women dedicated themselves to serving the community and educating themselves and others about the important issues of the day.

Through the years CCWC has participated in many volunteer projects, educational programs and fundraisers, which provide needed support and funds for various community projects.  Notable among these endeavors are:

 

Since 1972, CCWC has presented the "Daisy Award" to recognize and honor a worthy non-profit organization that serves the Clearwater Community.  Presentation of this prestigious award brings to its recipient public recognition and financial aid.  A sampling of the organizations that have been honored in recent years are:

 

The members of the CCWC are proud to have Judy Lutz, the 2002-2004 GFWC International President, as a friend and member since 1975.  As part of her GFWC presidency, Judy traveled throughout America and the world, spreading the message of GFWC.  Her motto was "The future belongs to those who shape it with friendship, humility and volunteer service."   

 

 

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