GFWC Woman's Club of Beckley

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 Since 1909
 
Welcome to our website.
Who We Are
 
     The Woman's Club of Beckley is the oldest civic organization in the area.  It was formed in 1909,  was federated with the national General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) in 1914 (website: www.GFWC.org), and is a member of the West Virginia GFWC Women's Club.  It has continued over the years to remain a strong catalyst for community improvement.
 
Our Purpose
 
      The purpose of our club is to develop the Arts, to improve Home Life, to promote Conservation and Education, to support Public and International Affairs within the club, and to foster Community Improvement.
 
What We Do
 
      Members work in the six GFWC department areas:  Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Affairs, and Public Affairs.  Each of these areas is sub-divided to include a host of subjects that could be of interest for club members.  A few of the civic projects the Woman's Club of Beckley has been involved with include the Raleigh County Library, Youth Museum, and YMCA..We also work on special state and national projects.
    
Meetings
 
     Monthly meetings are held in the Woman's Club clubhouse on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.  A light supper is provided before the program and business meeting.  Programs are related to projects of the club or topics of current interest to women.
 
Membership
 
     Membership is open to all women who reside in the area and who are invited to join.  Dues are $40 annually.  We welcome new members (see contact information).
 

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The Woman's Club Clubhouse at 202 Park Avenue, Beckley, WV 25801 (click to enlarge)

About Our Clubhouse
 
     Our present clubhouse was built in 1931 and was recently renovated, redecorated, and made handicapped accessable.  In addition to housing our monthly meetings, the facility is available to responsible clubs and individuals for a small donation.  Several groups such as the Historical Society and the Duplicate Bridge Club meet there on a regular basis.
 
    
Contact Information
 
Officers:
Linda Conte, President
Phone:  304-712-1211
 
Donna Bobbs, President Elect
Phone: 304-712-1415
Email:  adje8795@gmail.com  
 
Membership Chairman
Patricia Anderson - Phone:  304-575-6673
 
Clubhouse Rental:
Lena Conte - Phone:  304-255-1862
Charlotte Hutchens - Phone:  304-252-2447 
 
 
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