50th Anniversary Celebration Update:

Due to COVID-19, our celebration originally scheduled on May 21 has been postponed to a new tentative date of October 15, 2020. Details to follow in the coming months.

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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)

2 months ago

50th Anniversary Celebration Update:

Due to COVID-19, our celebration originally scheduled on May 21st has been postponed to a new tentative date of October 15th, 2020. Details to follow in the ... See more

2 months ago

Happy Federation Day! On this day in 1890, GFWC was officially founded by Jane Cunningham Croly. GFWC’s Executive Committee wishes you all a Happy Birthday! We appreciate all that our leaders and ... See more

3 months ago
City of Cookeville TN - Ricky Shelton, Mayor

We are so sad to hear that Princeton "Santa" Ball has passed away. He was such a special, kind gentleman. He and Mrs Claus have brought so much joy to our Santa's workshop for many years. He will be ... See more

Sad to report that our friend and local “SANTA”, Mr. Princeton Ball passed away last night.

Mr. Ball leaves behind a great legacy in our community with his love of serving as “SANTA”, ... See more

3 months ago

Lindsey Vonn, former World Cup winner, reminds us that there is something positive in every life change. Even during times of uncertainty, we just have to let ourselves believe it. #WisdomWednesday

3 months ago

Our #ThankYouTuesday theme for March was "March in New Members." We challenged you to think back to when you first joined GFWC and remember what made your experience as a new GFWC member a good one. ... See more

4 months ago

In keeping with the CDC recommendation, our scheduled meeting for March has been cancelled.
The District Meeting scheduled for March 21st has been postponed.

4 months ago

March 19, 2020 Meeting
5:30pm (meal), 6:00pm (meeting)

Program: provided by the Environmental
Meal: provided by Civic Engagement
Hosting: provided by Education and Libraries

4 months ago

February’s #ThankYouTuesday theme was “Share the love”. GFWC is proud to see how much love our clubwomen from all over have shared! Working for good causes. The support for each other ... and ... See more

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

At this month’s meeting we had the opportunity to put our decorating skills to good use. The tasty treats were then given to Putnam County Emergency Services to enjoy.

5 months ago

February 20, 2020 Meeting: 5:30pm (meal), 6:00pm (meeting)

Program: provided by the Board
Meal: provided by Education & Libraries
Hosting: provided by Environmental