GFWC Madison Heights Intermediate Women's Club - About us
GFWC MHIWC is federated with the GFWC Southeastern District, GFWC Michigan, GFWC Great Lakes Region and GFWC International. The General Federation of Women's Clubs is one of the oldest and largest women's service organizations dedicated to community improvement through volunteer service.
The purpose of the GFWC Michigan is to unite the women's clubs of Michigan in service projects which enhance lives as well as improve communities by creating and diffusing an enlightened public opinion while focusing on today's community needs and concerns.
Art International Understanding
Community Awareness Legislative & Public Issues
Conservation Resources Literacy
Education For Women & Children Networking
Friendship Personal Growth
Health Issues Substance Abuse Prevention
GFWC MHIWC is pleased to have approximately 80 members, 11 of whom have been members since we began in 1977. We have added several new members in the last five years. We celebrated our 35th anniversary in the Fall of 2012. We must be doing something right for so many women to continue their involvement.
MHIWC 2011 - 2012 Officers are:
President: Carol Spellman: Past President: Laurie Geralds, 1st Vice Pres: Tammy Swanson, Acting 2nd Vice Pres: Laurie Geralds, Corres. Sec.: Margie Townsend, Rec. Sec.: Ros Yerman, and Treas.: Mary Anne Yemec.
Our projects are varied and most are not labor intensive. We support the community through:
*Decorating the Nature Center and Library
*Donating books to the library and staffing annual book sales
*Tutoring at local elementary schools
*Tending gardens at the Nature Center
*Adopting a soldiers' unit in Iraq
*Hosting Meet the Candidates Nights
*Ushering for Stagecrafters
*Hosting a yearly Charity Tea fundraiser
*Donating time, goods and money to many worthwhile charities (e.g. Guiding Harbor/Girlstown Foundation, Baycliff Camp, Operation Kid Equip)
*Supporting the Amer. Cancer Society Relay for Life, My LEADS, Gateway Counseling Center, Madison Heights Youth Assistance, and many other groups
*Donating Campbell's soup labels to the M.H. Public Library
*Providing refreshments for the Madison Heights Coffee Cabaret Concerts
*Preparing meals for the Ronald McDonald house in Detroit
*Coordinating the Madison Height Memorial Day Parade
*Maintaining membership in the Madison Heights Chamber of Commerce and the Madison Heights Community Roundtable.
And much more!
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