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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)

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

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

1 week 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 week ago
GFWC

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

3 weeks 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!

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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."

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks ago

Curious about GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club? Bring a friend or just come join us for our monthly meeting tonight at the First Presbyterian Church located at 20 N Dixie Ave here in Cookeville at ... See more

1 month ago

There is a Household Hazardous Waste Collection this Saturday from 8:00a-1:00p at Putnam County Fairgrounds.

1 month ago
GFWC Southeastern Region

Happy International Women's Day! I Volunteer, What's your superpower?

Happy International Women's Day! I Volunteer, What's your superpower?