The Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), which is one of the world’s largest and oldest nondenominational, nonpartisan, international volunteer service organization of women.


GFWC has more than 6,500 local clubs in the United States and clubs in over 20 countries globally. Clubs shape their local agendas to suit their particular community needs. They benefit from membership services, materials and program support from the state and national Federation levels working through the six areas of Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Affairs and Public Affairs.

Established in 1890, GFWC has over one million members worldwide. Their headquarters is in Washington, D.C., and is a National Historic Landmark, which houses the Women’s History and Resource, a repository for books and resources devoted to women’s history and women in volunteerism.

For more information contact GFWC Headquarters, 1734 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-2990, 202-347-3168, FAX 202-835-0246 or visit their web site at www.gfwc.org.

The CJWC supports the following charities and organizations;

  • American Cancer Society
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Susan G Komen Race for the Cure
  • Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center
  • USO

What’s New with CJWC: (from Facebook)

Thank you for your service, Kim Veers. CJWC Member. ...

NATIONAL CORRECTIONS WEEK In honor of National Corrections Week, Major Tim Nash arranged for a BBQ lunch courtesy of Big E's. We salute and thank all our Corrections Deputies who are seldom seen but proudly serve and are part of the team that keeps the citizen's of Putnam County safe everyday.

For World Immunization Week, GFWC Cookeville Jr.Woman's Club members signed and sent a petition to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, Senator Bob Corker, and Congressman Diane Black urging them to robustly fund measles and polio vaccines for vulnerable children in the poorest 76 countries. Learn more at Shot@Life.org ...

Echoing our own Gayla McBroom feelings about our pride in having supported getting Murch, the first therapy dog in UC, assisting the children of the Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center. Go visit them at their open house tomorrow from 4 - 6 p to learn more about their amazing work. They are located on Hwy 70, behind the Kangaroo station, next to Burger King. ...

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This is World Immunization Week. Please visit the website below to learn more. A special thank you to our own Diane Glasgow, Shot@Life Ambassador, for her tireless work with this amazing GFWC Partner and their campaign to save lives one shot at a time. Pictured below are Diane, Congressman Black, and Ngoentra Leelachantachot, a Pharmacy Major learning the ropes from Diane on how to be an effective Shot@Life Ambassador.

World Health Organization: