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The New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs is the largest volunteer women's service organization in the state and a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. We provide opportunities for education, leadership training, and community service through participation in local clubs, enabling members to make a difference in the lives of others, one project at a time.

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February 2020

An Afternoon at Giverny Author Luncheon

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs of GFWC invites you to An Afternoon at Giverny Featuring Aileen Bordman Author of Everyday Money and Monet's Palate Cookbok Hear suggestions for infusing the beauty of Claude Monet….his art, home and gardens…into your own home and life. Learn about the artist’s lifestyle from an insider with extraordinary access to his beautiful home and gardens at Giverny. Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:30 a.m. Somerville Elks Lodge, 375 Union Avenue, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 Luncheon…

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Hammonton WCC Soup Night

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hammonton Woman's Civic Club Fundraiser Soup Night Please join us for hot delicious homemade soup! Friday, February 21, 5-8 p.m. 418 S. Liberty Street, Hammonton For tickets: Linda Bucci 609-839-5256 Walk-ins are welcome! Dine in: $12 per person, Includes bottomless soup bowl, roll, salad, dessert & beverage. Take Out: $10/quart, soup only) Minestrone, Fagioli, Italian Wedding.

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March 2020

Deadline GCI Delegate Registration

March 1
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NJSFWC Executive Committee

March 3

Snow date 3/5

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GFWC Women’s History Month Event

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GFWC Headquarters, 1734 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Please join the GFWC for its Annual Women's History Month Event on March 5, 2020 from 2-4 pm. The event will be held at Headquarters at 1734 N Street NW, Washington DC. Light refreshments will be served. As the centennial of the 19th Amendment approaches, the Women’s History Month Event will focus on celebrating the history that led to its passage. GFWC is proud to have endorsed women’s right to vote in 1914, and to have counted a multitude of…

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NJSFWC State Spelling Bee

March 7

Snow date 3/14

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Ramapo/Highlands Districts Performing Arts Day

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

RAMAPO/HIGHLAND DISTRICTS Performing Arts Day Monday, March 9, 2020 (Snow Date-March 17) First Reformed Church, 529 Newark Pompton Tpke. Pompton Plains 9:30 AM

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Deadline for Public Issues Day Registration

March 10

2020 Public Issues Day Registration Form

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NJSFWC Board Meeting

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Snow date 3/12

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Palisades District Achievement Day

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

PALISADES DISTRICT Achievement Day Friday, March 13, 2020 (Snow Date-March 20) First Congregational Church, 131 Pascack Road, Park Ridge 10 AM

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WC of Rutherford St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Woman’s Club of Rutherford invites you to a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, March 14, 2020.  The dinner will be held at the Woman’s Club of Rutherford’s Historic Carriage House clubhouse located at 201 Fairview Avenue (corner of Montross Avenue) from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Cost is $35 per person. Enjoy a delicious corned beef and cabbage dinner provided by Giresi’s, as well as live entertainment by the DeNogla-Ardmore Academy of Irish Dance. Bring your own…

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Deadline for Special State Project Ballots

March 16

The Special State Project Investigating Committee has completed its task and has selected three finalists for the 2020-2022 Special State Project. The three finalists are: Embrella (click for description) NJ Coalition against Human Trafficking (click for description) Operation Chillout (click for description) An official ballot was mailed to each club president. Please schedule time at your next club meeting to read each summary page with your club members, allowing time for discussion before taking the vote for your club’s choice…

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Over the past month, our New Jersey Clubs have been featured as Volunteers in Action in the GFWC blog for their outstanding volunteer efforts. Click here to go…

Cooperative Giving Project with Soles4Souls

One of the GFWC 2018–2020 Seven Grand Initiatives is to donate 1,000 pairs of used shoes, and registering with Soles4Souls is one way that your club can participate.…