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 welcomed a new Sister tonight; Brittany Schwarzinger, shown with her two Sponsors, Sarah Starkey and Gwen Wright Mann. ...

Early Voting

Early Voting is for all eligible voters who wish to vote before Election Day. Early Voting starts twenty days prior to the Election and closes five (5) or seven (7) days before Election Day (depending on the election). All voters must present a TN or U.S. issued ID containing the voter's name and photograph when voting at the polls, whether voting early or on Election Day. The exemptions are those voting by absentee, hospitalized, and in a licensed nursing home. Valid photo ID includes: a TN driver license, U.S. passport, TN Department of Safety and Homeland Security photo ID, photo ID issued by the Federal government or TN state government, such as an employee ID from the U.S. Department of Energy with your photo, U.S. Military photo ID including a Veteran ID card, TN handgun carry permit card with your photo. A college photo ID is not a valid ID for voting purposes. All Early Voting will be at the Election Commission Office located off South Willow Avenue at 705 County Services Dr.

**Early Voting Dates for the
November 8, 2016 Election:**
October 19, 2016 through November 3, 2016

Our Early Voting hours will be:

Monday 8:00am -- 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am -- 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am -- 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am -- 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am -- 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am -- 1:00pm
***The last Wednesday, November 2, we will also stay open until 7pm***

(Workers for Early Voting will report to work at 7:45am Mon-Fri and 8:45am on Saturdays)

GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club shared Santa's Workshop's event. ...

Santa's Workshop 2016

November 18, 2016, 10:00am - November 20, 2016, 5:00pm

The Cookeville Junior Woman's Club Santa's Workshop is a community fundraising event with vendors from all over the United States. Cost of admission to this event is $3 per person, and with over 150 vendors to shop, there's certainly something for everyone.

GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club shared GFWC Southeastern Region's photo. ...

Thank you Melanie Stevens for sharing this!