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)

3 days ago

Today's #WisdomWednesday comes from President Woodrow Wilson. #FlagDay, celebrated this Friday, was officially established by Wilson in 1916. His words remind us why being part of GFWC means being ... See more

3 days ago
Loxx Salon and Spa

Through the end of the month we are collecting all new and like new clothes for our FREE BACK TO SCHOOL BOUTIQUE!! Sizes 4T and up! Drop offs at Loxx during business hours, thanks!!

4 days ago
Putnam County Library

As part of our “A Universe of Stories” Summer Program we are proud to announce that we now have telescopes for check out! These three Orion Starblast telescopes were funded through a generous ... See more

1 week ago

A way to support our local gardeners

1 week ago
National Women's History Museum

As we remember the heroes who landed at Normandy on D-Day, we also celebrate the 1,074 women in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program who served their country bravely during World War II. ... See more

1 week ago
19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote was passed 100 years ago today

The 19th Amendment was born out of Progressive Era politics

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Humane Society Spay/Neuter Clinic

A big shout out and THANK YOU to the GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club for their financial support to purchase humane traps for feral cats! These are the cats that people feed but cannot touch. ... See more

1 week ago


Please donate any NEW or GENTLY USED clothing for our FREE BACK TO SCHOOL BOUTIQUE July 19th and 20th!!! Clothes must be clean and in optimal condition. Drop off at Loxx ... See more

1 week ago
Putnam County Library

Don't let fines keep you away this summer!

1 week ago
Putnam County Library

Today is the first day of Summer Feeding!