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)
Come celebrate the season at the Westport Womanâ€™s Club third Spring plant sale of flowering annuals and herbs. Stop by the Westport Womanâ€™s Club at 44 Imperial Ave on Sunday, May 4th from 12:00 pm -3:00 pm and Monday, May 5th from 10 am -3 pm to take advantage of the beautiful finds and great prices.
This year the emphasis is on containers for the patio, the deck and as accents in the garden. We have a beautiful selection of flowering annuals, richly scented herbs and unusual greenery, spectacular hanging baskets and tropical plants. Continue Reading
Sponsored by The Westport Womanâ€™s Club
44 Imperial Avenue, Â Westport, CTÂ Â Â 203-227-4240
Fair Dates and Times:
-Â Thursday, June 12, 6 PM to 10 PM
- Friday, June 13, Â 6PM to 10 PM
-Â Saturday, June 14, Â 1PM to 10 PM
-Â Sunday, June 15, Â 1PM to 5 PM. Continue Reading
The Curio Cottage Thrift Shop, a fundraising arm of the Westport Womanâ€™s Club thanks all supporters who turned out for the Annual Tag Sale on Friday and Saturday, March 28 â€“ 29.
â€śThis was a great saleâ€ť, said Karen Eickhoff, Curio Cottage Director, â€śWe got many new shoppers and outstanding comments from many people.Â We even had a few ladies who want to get more info about joining the club….a win-win for all!Â Weâ€™re hoping our new friends will continue to visit us on a regular basis.â€ť Continue Reading
The Westport Womanâ€™s Club hosted a gathering of current and prospective members of the Westport Womanâ€™s Club on April 10th.Â Â Guests enjoyed wine and hors dâ€™oeuvres, toured the historic Clubhouse, and learned how they can get involved in the WWCâ€™s philanthropic and social activities. Continue Reading
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, sponsored by the American Cancer Society was held at Sherwood Island State Park on October 27th to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about the disease, and help save lives.Â click here:Â Â 2013 TeamÂ Â Â Continue Reading
Headed up by Audrey Rabinowitz, the members of the Westport Woman’s Club sew comfort pillows and donate specific items, which, along with other supplies, are put into canvas tote bags for women who have had breast cancer surgery. These bags contain essentials or “necessities” that make women feel more comfortable during the healing process.Â Maureen Lutz isÂ the Founder ofÂ Necessities Bags. Continue Reading
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
LADIES WHO LUNCH
This month we’ll be lunching at Finalmente Trattoria.Â right across the street from the old Westport Post Office.
I have not been there myself, but have heard several rave reviews, and it’s been on my “Must Try” list for a while. Now I have a chance to see for myself.Â Hope you’ll join me.
Always a great tine……especially during the AnnualÂ Holiday Party where everyone brings a special dish and everyone gets into the holiday Spirit!!!
Bunco started in the year 2000. This ever- popular game is best described as: food, fun, laughter and a chance to win some money at this fast paced dice game. No experience necessary. No long- term commitment. Easy- to- learn. Sign- up is outside the office on the bulletin board on a month- to- month basis. Bunco averages 20- 25 players monthly. Continue Reading
Westport Woman’s Club expert Bunco player, Vivian Rosenberg, was crowned WWC Bunco Queen by Bunco Director, Wendy McKeon at the end of the monthly Bunco gathering on July 16th.Â Her record for various Bunco accomplishments was quite impressive.
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