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.


WWC Art Show April 28-29, 2018

On Saturday evening April 28 and Sunday afternoon, April 29 only, the popular Westport Woman’s Club’s Art Show, curated by Miggs Burroughs, opens to the public. Singer Melissa Newman will perform at Saturday’s opening reception. Chair Jo Fuchs Luscombe notes this year’s Art Show honors late artist Bobbie Friedman, wife of Drew Friedman. This annual show, featuring local artists, seeks to generate sales for them and funds for need-based college scholarships for Staples High School seniors.

2018 artists, whose works will be available for purchase, include Jen Greely, Bernie Perry, Nancy Moore, Roseann Spengler, Leonor Dao Turut, Kerry Heftman, Sam Abelow, Sue Benton, Jo Titsworth, Dale Najarian, Carlos Davilla, Holly Hawthorne, Noah Steinman, and Karen Ford. Art by Honoree Bobbie Friedman will be available for viewing, not purchase. Continue Reading

Staples High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Nicholas Mariconda, performed to a standing ovation at the Westport Woman’s Club March Luncheon today.  The Band is a performing ensemble of musicians chosen by audition from the school’s  core groups: band, orchestra and choir. 
The Jazz Band consists of the traditional big band instrumentation of saxophones, trumpets, trombones and rhythm section. They perform at school events and competitions throughout the school year. 

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DNR, Fairfield County’s almost all-physician rock band, performed at the Westport Woman’s Club’s Bedford Hall on February 10th in a fundraiser for need-based college scholarships for Staples High School seniors.  Visit to view article/photo.


The Westport Woman’s Club is now accepting proposals for its annual $5,000 Ruegg Grant. Local non-profit organizations are invited to submit their proposals for projects that will make a meaningful difference in our community.

This grant, established in 1995 by an endowment left to the club by former member Lea Ruegg, is given each year to a deserving organization in the arts, educational endeavors, and health and safety-related fields. Past beneficiaries include the Westport Astronomical Society, Project Return, Earthplace and Wakeman Town Farm. Continue Reading

On Tuesday, February 6, Members of the WWC Garden Department created lovely flower arrangements for Valentine’s Day.

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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 Susan Loselle or Lorraine Feliciano,  know and we will put your name on the sub list.  Thank you.


In recognition of all the patient hours Audrey has spent teaching ladies Mah Jongg, the Mah Jongg group presented her with a Mah Jongg set which will be kept at the Club for any future players who don’t have a set.

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Our July Bunco Night was a very special occasion. Leah Scherzer was crowned “Bunco Queen 2017,” much to her surprise!  

Kim Reichert and Audrey Rabinowitz were named “Princesses” (also, much to their surprise!) We celebrated with delicious food prepared by Hostesses Kim and Leah.

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On Tuesday, May 9, the Westport Woman’s Club Garden Club Members visited the NY Botanical Gardens and took a self-guide tour of the Chihuly Exhibit.   


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