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)

We've been supporters of this organization from its inception. Please try to make it!! ...

Carmen Burnette Memorial Blood Drive

February 27, 2017, 8:30am - March 3, 2017, 5:00pm

Be a hero, save a life. Come out this week and donate blood.

Had a wonderful time at our February, Wear Red meeting last night. Thank you to the Arts Committee for hosting. The soup and desserts were delicious. Thank you to my hubby, James, for taking the pic and photoshopping it for us!! February is Heart Disease Awareness Month so we sported our colors!! ...

Congratulations to Chelsea Robinson. She is celebrating her 5th Year as a member of The GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club. So proud to have her!! Pictured with Tammy Manier, Club V.P. ...