The Westport Woman’s Club, organized in 1907, is a non-profit philanthropic organization dedicated to volunteerism and the raising of funds in support of the charitable, educational, cultural and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns. 501(c)(3)
Yankee Doodle Fair Returns Thursday, June 13 â€“ Sunday June 16, 2013Â Â Â Â Â Â
Sponsored by The Westport Womanâ€™s Club
44 Imperial Avenue Westport, CT
Cost of Admission is Free
Enjoy one of Westportâ€™s oldest and best loved family events, Yankee Doodle Fair, June 13-16. Fair hours are Thursday / Friday 6pm â€“ 10pm. Saturday 1pm â€“ 10pm; Sunday 1pm â€“ 5pm. Continue Reading
The Curio Cottage Thrift Shop, a fundraising arm of the Westport Womanâ€™s Club, celebrated itâ€™s Grand Re-Opening on Sunday, May 5.Â Westport First Selectman Gordon Joseloff did the honors at the Ribbon Cutting with State Representatives Jonathan Steinberg and Gail LaVielle and State Senator Toni Boucher joining in the festivities. Continue Reading
Westport residents love a celebration and love supporting a good cause â€“ or two.
Join in the festivities on the grounds of the Westport Womanâ€™s Club as the WWC Annual Plant Sale provides a brilliantly colored background for The Curio Cottage Thrift Shop Grand Re-opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Continue Reading
The 3rd Annual WWC Plant Sale is being held May 5-6.Â The sale fills a unique niche by featuring a wide array of annuals for sun and shade, hanging baskets and brilliantly colored tropicals along with plant stands and containers.Â Experts will be on hand to share tips, answer your garden questions and suggest ways to add color and flair to your outdoor space.
Westport Woman’s Club Volunteer of the Year, Barbara Raffle, received a Voluntary Action Center of Mid- Fairfield (VAC) award at a Volunteer Recognition Reception at Ludlow High School in Fairfield.Â Â The VAC Award (presented by Erica Simpson, the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County Volunteer Management Manager,Â and the First Selectman of Fairfield, Mike Tetreau)Â Â recognizes Ms. Raffle’sdedication and commitment to the WWCâ€™s fundraising and community service efforts. Continue Reading
The Westport Womanâ€™s Club presented the 2013 Ruegg Grant Award to The Wakeman Town Farm of Westport.Â Rose Jordan, Chair of the Ruegg Grant Committee, said the $5,000 grant is specifically designated for the Farm to purchase a green house that will provide year-round growing capability as well as the opportunity to offer indoor gardening education programs in conjunction with local schools.Â Elizabeth Beller, Wakeman Town Farm Board Chair accepted the award on behalf of the Farm with WWC President, Mary Lee Clayton, Ruegg Grant Committee members, Michael Aitkenhead, Program Director and Caretaker and his wife Carrie, looking on. Continue Reading
The Adult Woman Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding adult who is continuing her education and presently enrolled in a college or university.
Applicants for the adult scholarship must have successfully completed two or more years in an accredited institution of higher learning with a 3.0 average or better and be matriculating for a Bachelor’s or post-graduate degree. Â The award will be made on the basis of financial need and scholastic ability. Continue Reading
Westport Woman’s Club Members and Y worker volunteer help toÂ Dept. of Human Services to Â stuff letters thankingÂ Warm Up Fund contributors.
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Â Schedule of Plays for WWC Members:
SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH:Â Â “LUCKY GUY”, the matinee. Purchase your own ticket. Most of those who have gotten tickets have seats In the Mezzanine. We will meet at the Westport train station that morning – probably around 10:00 a.m. Continue Reading
Jim Knox, Curator of Education for the Beardsley Zoo and Jessica Summers, Director of Development and Marketing for the Beardsley Zoo, along with three seasoned animal ambassadors, joined the Westport Womanâ€™s Club for their April Club Day Luncheon. Continue Reading
With the collaboration of Rockwell Galleries of Westport, the Antiques groupÂ presentedÂ John Reznikoff, owner of University Archives, as their March Speaker.Â Â Mr. Reznikoff is aÂ nationally known expert of American historical documents.Â Â During the meeting which focused on Women in History,Â Audrey Rabinowitz and Mr. Reznikoff discussedÂ famous women’s written letters . Continue Reading
TheÂ Westport Womanâ€™s Club Prospective Members Event took placeÂ on Wednesday, February 27Â at their historic clubhouse, located at 44 Imperial Ave., Westport, CT.Â Guests learnedÂ about the many philanthropic and social activities the club has to offer.
Westport Woman’s ClubÂ expert Bunco player, Susan Fox, was crowned WWC Bunco Queen by Bunco Director, Wendy McKeonÂ at the end of the monthly Bunco gathering onÂ July 17th.Â Her record for various Bunco accomplishments was quite impressive.
Susan Fox commented:Â Â I was shocked, surprised and stunned when I was crowned Bunco Queen last night.Â I’d like to thank all the other players who threw lousy dice and made this win possible.Â Special thanks to Wendy McKeon for her excellent judgment in selecting this year’s winner. Better luck next year Amy. Continue Reading