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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)

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

Still time to bring those shoes that didn't sell in the yard sales, the dusty pairs back in the closet, pairs that are too small this year.....put us to work!! ... See more

3 weeks ago
Cheryl

OK friends. Today is the day of the shoe drive for the Cookeville Junior woman’s club. Remember we will be at TTU’s Foundation Hall on 10th street until noon today. That gives you plenty of time ... See more

3 weeks ago
Karyn

Love our GFWC Family!

Happy Federation Day to all my GFWC sisters! And though there are close to 80,000 of us, we are but one family. One family linked together by the miles and the years that separate us.

We are one ... See more

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

This is Living Ministries is the recipient of the funds raised.

1 month ago

OUR MEETING LOCATION HAS BEEN MOVED- our April 18th meeting has been moved to another location- we will be meeting at Seagrave Mortgage, 20 West Broad Street. We will only have the back door open, so ... See more

1 month ago
GFWC

Here's another #WisdomWednesday to make your #ArborDay a success. Water your tree and watch it grow!

1 month ago
GFWC

We're reaching the end of another wonderful #WomensHistoryMonth. Today for #WisdomWednesday we recognize journalist and activist Gloria Steinem, who turned 85 on Monday!

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

Great job Home Life Committee for hosting this evening at the Next Step Program (men's home)! We got the home tour, followed by recipe-sharing with residents and staff, then everyone enjoyed a good ... See more

1 month ago
Frenemies and Bullying: Helping Girls Cope When Friendship Is Used as a Weapon

"This type of bullying is marked by crimes of omission... yet the pain, humiliation, and isolation are unmistakable."

2 months ago

For the March meeting, our Education Committee hosted a great program. GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club presented speaker Chelsea Gifford, representing the Putnam County Library, with a gift card.