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)

2 hours 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.

12 hours 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

2 days ago

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

1 week 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?

2 weeks ago

Next Step Banquet - "Investing in Our Community"

2 weeks ago
CJWC Sweet Cases, Help eliminate trash bags from foster care

“Hello Facebook friends!
The Art’s Committee with the GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club is raising money to make Sweet Cases through a wonderful organization called TogetherWeRise. We are ... See more

The Arts Committee of the Cookeville Junior Woman's Club is having a fundraiser for Together We Rise Sweet Cases to be given to our local Foster Children. Sweet Cases are  duffle bags that the ... See more

2 weeks ago

Last week, our International Committee hosted a great program. GFWC Cookeville Junior Woman's Club presented Amy Miller, representing Friends of International at TTU, with a gift card.

3 weeks ago
Cookeville History Museum

Be a Museum Docent!

Do you have a winning personality? Do all of your friends say that you're great with people? Do you have a few extra hours each week/month to fill? Do you love meeting and ... See more