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)

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Come celebrate the season at the Westport Woman’s Club third Spring plant sale of flowering annuals and herbs. Stop by the Westport Woman’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 Woman’s Club
44 Imperial Avenue,  Westport, CT    203-227-4240

Fair Dates and Times:

- Thursday, June 12, 6 PM to 10 PM
- Friday, June 13,  6PM to 10 PM
- Saturday, June 14,  1PM to 10 PM
- Sunday, June 15,  1PM to 5 PM. Continue Reading

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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. click here:   2013 Team    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.  Maureen Lutz is the Founder of 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.   The VAC Award (presented by Erica Simpson, the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County Volunteer Management Manager,  and the First Selectman of Fairfield, Mike Tetreau)  recognizes Ms. Raffle’sdedication and commitment to the WWC’s fundraising and community service efforts. Continue Reading

The Westport Woman’s Club presented the 2013 Ruegg Grant Award to The Wakeman Town Farm of Westport.  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.  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

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LADIES WHO LUNCH

This month we’ll be lunching at Finalmente Trattoria. 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.  Hope you’ll join me.

The menu can be found at — http://finalmentetrattoria.com/lunch.html Continue Reading

Always a great tine……especially during the Annual 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.  Her record for various Bunco accomplishments was quite impressive.

The Curio Cottage Thrift Shop, a fundraising arm of the Westport Woman’s Club, celebrated it’s Grand Re-Opening on Sunday, May 5.  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