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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.

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)

Wow, it seems like more than a month since we've met! Please join us this Thursday, 7/20 @ 5:30p at the First Presbyterian Church, corner of Broad and Dixie. Dinner will be provided and babysitting is available. ...

State Director of Junior Clubs and our own Amanda Bettis Guidry helping to put together 8,500 grab bags for the USO. ...

I cannot even BEGIN to say how proud I am to be a part of this amazing group of giving/devoted women, under the guidance of our own Diane Glasgow, Chair for International Outreach!!! ...

Look what GFWC of TN and GFWC Cookeville Juniors won today!!!!