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)

Just want to echo our President's message below. We cannot THANK YOU all enough for all you do every year just by showing up! And to the many vendors throughout town that support us year after year, THANK YOU!!
Publicity Officer

Thank you thank you thank you from the bottom of our hearts first making this year's show such a big success! To our vendors: Your talents continue to amaze us year after year. Thank you for being a part of our show! To the people in the Upper Cumberland thanks for coming out to shop with us year after year! To our supporters: Hyder Burks, Stonecom, Herald-Citzen, Roland Advertising, Southeast Advertiser, Martin Signs, Diversified Graphics and Hwys Inc. thank you for all of your help in making our show run smoothly.. we could not do it without you! To Santa Mrs. Claus and Gaylas Photos thank you all the pictures taken! To our 18 local non profits that will benefit from this year's show thank you for letting us be part of what you do to help our community. You are the reason we love this event so much! And lastly thank you to all the women of the Cookeville Jr. Woman's Club thank you for your tireless efforts and multiple volunteer hours year after year...together make an AWESOME team! Be sure to join us in 2017 for our 40th Annual Santa's Workshop November 17th-19th. See you next year!

Are you all ready for the holiday baking season? The Cookeville Junior Woman's Club still has pecans for sale. You know you need some for the holidays! Remember, these are FRESH pecans -- not the cold storage ones you get at the grocery store. We still have the 1# mammoth halves and the 1# medium pieces for $12 and a few bags of the 12 oz Praline Pecans for $10. Need a Christmas gift for your child's teacher or for a friend who has everything? These make GREAT gifts! Just message us here if you'd like some! ...

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

Santas Workshop is open! Huge line waiting to get in! Come see us til 7 tonight. We are also open 1-5 Sunday.