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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Lobsterfest held at the Compo Marina on Sunday, August 17, 2014, organized by Jo Fuchs Luscombe for the Westport Woman’s Club was enjoyed by all. Thank you Jo for everything that you do for the Woman’s Club. Continue Reading

Thank you from the Woman’s Club

A most hearty thank you to those from Westport and the surrounding communities who came out to enjoy the fun at the Woman’s Club 2014 Yankee Doodle Fair.

Those who receive our assistance through the WWC’s community grants, scholarships and the food closet will benefit greatly from your participation in our signature fund raiser.

Special thanks go to our sponsors: Resnick Investments, Robert Grant, Attorney, Wells Fargo Bank, The Westport National Bank, Dorothy E. Curran, Weichert Realtors, and our Fair program partner, HSBC Bank. Thanks also to the Friends of the Fair.

The Curio Cottage Thrift Shop, a fundraising arm of the Westport Woman’s Club thanks all supporters who turned out for the Annual Tag Sale on Friday and Saturday, March 28 – 29.

“This was a great sale”, said Karen Eickhoff, Curio Cottage Director, “We got many new shoppers and outstanding comments from many people.  We even had a few ladies who want to get more info about joining the club….a win-win for all!  We’re hoping our new friends will continue to visit us on a regular basis.” Continue Reading

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It’s quite wonderful to look back and see what our little band of WWC volunteers, led by Rose Jordan, accomplished on very short notice in a week or so:

  • stepped up to the plate!
  • taste-tested 3 recipes
  • picked a clear winner
  • transposed the recipe into a shopping list for 6 gallons
  • met to chop, cook, simmer and taste
  • made great use of our kitchen for a worthy organization in need of fundraising support
  • met again yesterday in our blue aprons to provide support to WTF’s fundraiser and serve our chili

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Westport Woman’s Club Awards Scholarships

The Westport Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee awarded a total of $27,500 in scholarships to (7) Staples High School seniors and (1) Adult Woman’s scholarship at their May 23, 2014 Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Continue Reading

 The Westport Woman’s Club presented the 2014 Ruegg Grant Award to ITN Coastal.

ITN is an on call driving service manned by volunteers to aid those who are 60 + and visually impaired. In 2013 ITN provided 5,000 rides. ITN Coastal Ct. provides rides 24/7 within and between the towns of Westport, Weston, Wilton, Fairfield, Norwalk and Easton. Continue Reading

The annual U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier’s Food Drive took place on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Beginning in the early afternoon, Postal trucks pulled up to their drop-off point at the Westport Woman’s Club to unload the bags of food collected from Westport residents as the Letter Carriers made their Saturday mail deliveries.  Volunteers from the WWC were busy for hours, assisting in carrying in bags, sorting items and then transporting food to the Food Closet. 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