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)

1 week ago

Any crafters out there might take a look at this. Squirley Shirley’s is having a fall craft fair on Saturday, October 5. She has several spots still open and it’s only $30 per space

2 weeks ago
Red, White, Blue Run in the Bell 5k Race

The Red, White, Blue Run in the Bell 5k Race is on Saturday September 14, 2019.

4 weeks ago
GFWC Southeastern Region

Today is Women's Equality Day

In 1973, Congress passed a resolution and President Nixon issued a Presidential Proclamation designating August 26 as Women’s Equality Day in commemoration of the ... See more

4 weeks ago
Photos from GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club's post

At the August meeting we were able to get creative. The Arts committee purchased Sweet Cases from Together We Rise. The decorated bags were then given to Youth Villages.

1 month ago
City of Cookeville TN - Ricky Shelton, Mayor

Mark your calendars to support Alzheimer's TN.

1 month ago
Photos from GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club's post

This week CJWC filled 11 big boxes and donated 354 pair of shoes and 8 single shoes to Soles4Souls. Fantastic job!

2 months ago
Lite Rock 95.9

For all our mom followers.. : )

Moms all across the Upper Cumberland are invited to our studios (3555 Old Sparta Rd off Highway 111 in Cookeville) to enjoy Mamaroo for FREE! ⬇️ Sheila has more details ⤵️

2 months ago

#booksstimulateimaginations #wowputsbooksinkidshands

This has been Imagination Week at the PCSS School Age Care Summer Camp at Northeast Elementary ... See more

2 months ago

We hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing 4th of July and holiday weekend! You may have already known that the clubwomen of GFWC are patriotic, but did you know that GFWC helped to restore the ... See more