The Westport Woman's Club

The Westport Woman’s Club, founded in 1907, is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) 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.

 

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On the evening of April 29 and the afternoon of April 30 only, the Westport Woman’s Club’s Art Show fundraiser, curated by Miggs Burroughs, returns to Bedford Hall. Art Show chair Jo Luscombe notes that this year’s show builds on last year’s success and continues the long WWC tradition of partnering with local artists to generate sales for them and funds for local scholarships. Because this year’s show again features multiple works by 14 artists, across an array of media, and at attractive price points, there’s something for everyone. Continue Reading

Guest Speaker for April Club Day was Lucia Gulbransen, an Image Consultant credentialed by the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Lucia presented a workshop entitled “Style Confidence at Any Age.” Continue Reading

Sophie Helenek was the speaker at the WWC March Club Day Luncheon.  Sophie intertwined her mountaineering experience of climbing and reaching the top of Mt. Everest, with her financial-analyst skills in a fascinating presentation at the Westport Women’s Club. Her enthralling story captivated the audience. Continue Reading

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The Westport Woman’s Club offers a Scholarship to an outstanding adult enrolled in a post-secondary educational program. The award will be based on financial need and applicant goals upon program completion. Applications are due by April 10, 2017. Please call the Westport Women’s Club at (203) 227-4240 if you have any questions.

Click here to print an application (adult scholarship application)

Our small farewell party for Karen Eickhoff, one of the founding members of the WWC Curio Cottage together with Jackie Froelich. Karen will be moving to Saratoga Springs, NY.

Thank you, Karen. Your hard work, loving care and generous spirit has helped make our Curio Cottage the success it is. Thanks from all of us at The Westport Woman’s Club! Continue Reading

The Westport Woman’s Club is currently accepting grant applications from Fairfield County non-profit organizations.  Please click here for Grant Application.  Please click here for Grant Application.

The due date for applications to be submitted is October 31, 2016.

MANY THANKS to our WWC 2016 Scholarship Committee for a memorable Awards Program, along with the organizers of the Awards Breakfast:  Arlene Thrope, Chair, Mary Attanasio, Barbara Szefc, Barbara Raffel, Sandy Attwood.

Marilyn Killough, the WWC’s 2016 Most Active Member, presented the Most Active Member Scholarship. Continue Reading

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Curio Cottage Thrift Shop
The Westport Woman’s Club
44 Imperial Avenue
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 227-4240

The Curio Cottage will be changing their hours for SATURDAY ONLY 
starting April 22nd.  The shop will be open from 11:00am-2:00pm on Saturdays.

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Wakeman Farm Spring Dance at The Westport Woman’s Club.  See photos below.

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The Gourmet Group met Tuesday, March 21 and had a demonstration on various types of fried rice. The guest chefs were Ralph Hunt, John Zline and Sarah Crews (our granddaughter). In the clip, Jerry and Barbara Gladnick are watching and commenting on the cooking. The menu was Fried Rice with Shrimp, Thai Fried Rice and Rosemary, Olive Oil and Orange Cake. The dessert was provided by Heike Martin and Dorothy Packer. (see video below) Continue Reading

The Garden Club was busy today making beautiful flower arrangements at their Valentine’s Day Workshop. Continue Reading

The Garden Room is preparing beautiful fresh wreaths, swags and boxwood trees for the holidays.  To guarantee availability, please submit your order by Friday, November 18, 2016.  Click here for:  Order Form.

Just another invitation to think about working one, or more, shifts at the Curio Cottage. With so many workers taking vacations, we really need extra workers during this time…and it really is fun! Hope to see many new workers.

Just let our Office Manager, and Jackie Froelich, Lorraine Feliciano or Susan Loselle know and we will put your name on the sub list.  Thank you.