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)

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

GFWC is thrilled to be a part of our partner Shot@Life's 2015 Champions' Summit here in DC March 2-4. From advocacy trips to Capitol Hill and even meeting Supernanny Jo Frost, it's been an incredible experience for the 12 GFWC clubwomen Champions, President Babs J. Condon, and staff. If you see yourself in these photos, please tag and share yours with us!

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Our own Diane Glasgow far left! ...

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Excellent story about women suffrage. ...

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I'd LOVE having an Eagle Cam. All you have to do is go on one Eagle Barge trip to be amazed at how many come to us here every year. ...

American Bald Eagle in the falling snow keeping her eggs warm on her nest at Harrison Bay State Park near Chattanooga TN. Screen Shot taken from Harrison Bay Live Eagle Cam. Would you support and donate to an annual fund to bring a live Dale Hollow Lake Eagle Cam online beginning in January 2016 ? Let us here from you. Project is currently being considered by non-profit organization that supports Dale Hollow Lake.

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