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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.

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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)

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

Recognizing a generation of younger women's involvement in community service, the Junior Department was established in 1932. #125Facts125Years

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

Today's Federation Fact reveals the birth of The Junior Pledge. #125Facts125Years

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Amazing to think we are helping to build this. $10K strong!! ...

A wonderful opening celebration worth sharing again! Joey's Park Rebuild, Belmont, MA www.facebook.com/FriendsOfJoeysPark?fref=ts

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

Some say they are a dying institution, but where would the country be today without its public libraries? #125Facts125Years

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Thank You!! ...

To all those that have fought, and continue to fight, for civil rights in communities and countries throughout the world, we celebrate Dr. King's legacy on this #MLK Day.

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