GFWC Women's Club of South County
The GFWC of South County Participates in
The PeaceDale Dinner Table
This is a hands on volunteer project, under the direction of club member Linda Willis, that Club members are excited to participate in. Meals are prepped, prepared, packaged anddelivered. The first meal the Club provided was November 9.Volunteers from several organizations, including our club members,prepare a meal for approximately 200 people, one day per month, using the kitchen at Peace Dale Congregational.
GFWC of South County Celebrates 60 Years!
September 14, 2022 was a celebratory day for the 112 active and 7 emerita members of GFWC-Women’s Club of South County (Rhode Island). On this date, 65 active and emerita members came together to celebrate 60 years of community volunteerism and involvement as well as lifelong friendships made along the way. Founded in 1962, GFWC-WCSC became a 501(c) (3) nonprofit in 2008 allowing our club to raise and distribute funds to other nonprofits throughout our area. As GFWC-WCSC members embark on the next 60 years of our journey, we will continue, and expand, our community service and volunteerism efforts. Visit us at gfwcri.org and click on South County to learn more about our club, members and volunteer/community activities.#IAMGFWC.
Funshine Best Ball Golf Event
Sept. 30th at Pinecrest Golf Club
Mary Logan, Funshine Commitee Chair
The RI affiliate of GFWC has nominated local clubwoman Tracy Kubricky for the GFWC’s Jennie June Award, the national organization’s highest honor and the only one that recognizes individual members for personal excellence. The national winner will be named at the GFWC’s national convention scheduled for June 2022. Tracy has been a member of WCSC since 2014. From the start, she has engaged in numerous hands-on volunteer projects and assumed a variety of leadership roles. Currently, she serves as Operations Team Leader,
a job that ensures the smooth functioning of
club activities though such measures as
reviewing and updating
policies and procedures.
Tracy Kubricky Nominated for
Prestigious National GFWC Award
WCSC Recognized for Excellence
The Rhode Island chapter of the GFWC has recognized our local affiliate in seven areas.
This spring, the WCSC received awards for excellence in the areas of:
Communications & Public Relations
Health & Wellness
Legislation & Public Policy
Working with GFWC Affiliate Organization, The March of Dimes
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR CLUB VOLUNTEERS AT WORK IN THESE AREAS!
The WCSC has adopted a highway. Look for our sign on Route 1A in front of the Narragansett Town Beach.
June Get Together...Finally!
Club women in June enjoyed their first in-person get-together in more than a year following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions by the state of Rhode Island.
WCSC Celebrates Libraries
Cross Mills Library: Elaine Hogan, Sarah Ornstein, Library director; Sue Amoruso
Westerly Library: Pat Cole, Monica Brennan,
Head of youth services; Brigitte Hopkins,
Executive director; Sue Amoruso
Peacedale Library: Carolyn Maher, Laurel Clark, Library director; Sue Amoruso
From left to right. Sandy Coletta, Elaine Hogan, Sue Amoruso,
Bob Ryan of Wakefield Books, Pat Cole, Carolyn Maher, Maria Hoey.
Willett Free Library: Sandy Coletta, Jennifer Shaker,
Library Director; Sue Amoruso
Narragansett Library: Jessica O'Campo, Children's librarian; Patti Arkwright,
Library director; Sue Amoruso
The WCSC celebrated National Library Week by delivering one hundred books purchased by club members and the public to local libraries. The project, GFWC Loves Libraries, One Book at a Time, began in February during National Library Lovers Month. We are proud to continue the General Federation of Women's Clubs' (GFWC) long tradition of supporting local libraries.