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GFWC Central Florida Woman's Club

Recent and Upcoming Events
 
Our club's very profitable fundraiser at Melon Patch Little Theater in Leesburg ...
 
CINDERELLA  -  JANUARY 14, 2006
Saturday Matinee  -  2 PM
 
$1700 profit was divided between HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
AND THE CLUB BUTTERFLY GARDEN

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Cinderella and Prince Charming pose with Club Play Coordinator

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Members working at the refreshment counter

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OUR January 2007 MELON PATCH PRODUCTION was ...
 
"The 1940's
Radio Hour --
A Holiday Musical"
 

$1610 profit (after expenses) was sent to FFWC Headquarters for the 2006-2008 President's Project, Scholarships for young cancer survivors
 

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2008 production (above): 
Proceeds (after expenses) = $2066,
to be divided between Leesburg
and Fruitland Park Food Bank(s).
 
 
 
 
 
Recent Events
 
HABITAT SUPER 600 Campaign ...
a program where 600 individuals (or businesses/organizations) commit to $25 per month for 3 years, totaling $900.  The $500,000 raised will help Habitat toward their goal of building their 100th house in Lake County.  It is now in the planning stage.
 
Habitat completed construction on home #91 in Tavares and home #92 in Leesburg in 2005.
 
Thirteen (13) CFWC members made the commitment to donate $25 per year for 3 years ($75 ea) so that CFWC could become a SUPER 600 Partner.
 
In addition, three members (and two spouses) have made an individual commitment to the SUPER 600 campaign.

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A MEMBERSHIP WINE & CHEESE EVENT
was held
October 20, 2008
4 - 6 PM  at the
Pennbrooke Fairways Grille
 
 
 

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16 members and 9 guests attended
 
 
A big WELCOME to each
 
 
"No time is ever wasted
that makes two people
better friends."
 
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       2007/2008 FUNDRAISERS ...
      In addition to the fundraisers mentioned above ...
YARD SALE ...  3/07  &  11/08
 
Working the FOOD CONCESSION at Leesburg Mardi Gras (2/07) and Art Festival (3/07)
 
Each of these endeavors raised about $700
profit for the club.
 
Maintaining PARKING LOT for BIKES (and autos) during Leesburg Bike Fest weekend  (4/07 and 4/08)
       Bike parking raised over $1000 and $1100 profit
       for club charities.
 

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ANTIQUE APPRAISAL FAIR - Registration Table
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November 4, 2006

HABITAT display ...
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one of our three charities for this event

Fruitland Park elementary school ART display ...
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one of three charities this year

FUNDRAISER ...

ANTIQUE APPRAISAL FAIR

Saturday, November 4, 2006

Multi-Ministry Bldg, Morrison United Methodist Church, Leesburg

with proceeds divided between Leesburg and Fruitland Park Elementary School Art Programs ...  and ...  Habitat for Humanity

>>  $300 was given to each charity  <<

 

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WE ARE PROUD OF WHAT CFWC MEMBERS DO FOR CHILDREN ...

--  Sewing for Operation Smile  ...   Two members made 7 dolls, 9 blankets, 23 bags and 47 robes; materials were donated by several members.

--  KIND NEWS Conservation Newspapers (25) for local schools ...   a monthly publication that fosters good character in children through rough articles and activities that emphasize environmental awareness, humane treatment of animals, and respect for natural habitats. 

This has been accomplished each of the last four years.  These do not come out of the club treasury, but rather are funded by member's individual donations.

--  ART IN THE PARK at Rimes School    October 1, 2004  ... 

15 members helped with "art" projects for 400+ Pre-K students

--  ART IN THE PARK  at Rimes School    October 28, 2005 ...

10 members helped with "art" projects for 545 Pre-K students 

--  ART IN THE PARK  at Hickory Point Recreational Facility

October 27, 2006 --  10 members helped with approx 800 Pre-Ks

--  ART IN THE PARK  at Hickory Point Recreational Facility

October 26, 2007 --  10 members helped with approx 800 Pre-Ks

--  ART IN THE PARK at Hickory Point Recreational Facility

October 31, 2008  --  12 members helped with approx 800 Pre-Ks

Photos and Information on Home Page

         

 

BELIEVE ...  ACHIEVE ...  THE BEST IS YET TO BE!
 
 
With the challenge of strengthening the UNITY
and widening the DIVERSITY
in the General Federation (GFWC),
the theme for the administration will be:
 
GFWC ...  Empowering Women ...  One by One
 
 
GFWC website:  www.GFWC.org
 
 
 
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