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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Mark your calendars for the Westport Woman’s Club’s 2018 Yankee Doodle Fair coming up Father’s Day weekend. It’s fun for the whole family!  Click here for Yankee Doodle Fair Flyer.

2018 Yankee Doodle Fair Hours:

Thursday, June 14, 6pm to 10pm
Friday, June 15, 6pm to 10pm
Saturday, June 16, 1pm to 10pm
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Participants painted “Spring Stroll” at the WWC Spring Fundraiser, Painting with a Twist on May 2nd.  

All proceeds will go to charitable, educational and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns.

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 The Westport Woman’s Club and Westport Auction are pleased to offer an Antiques Appraisal Day on Saturday, June 9, at the Woman’s Club located at 44 Imperial Avenue from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. 

Do you have a family heirloom or an old painting that grandma always said was valuable? A piece of jewelry or sterling that you have never had appraised? Bring them along and let the professional, experienced, courteous and friendly staff from Westport Auction give you a verbal appraisal. The market for certain items is highly desirable: men’s vintage wristwatches, mid-century art and furniture, Chinese jades, porcelains, and collectibles in every field to name a few. 

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Patron of the Arts and Sponsor of this year’s Annual Art Show at The Woman’s Club, Ginger Gault Donaher (center) with Jo Luscombe (left) and Betty Lou Cummings (right).

 

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The Westport Woman’s Club presented scholarships to Staples High School students at their Awards Breakfast on May 25th.  

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Bill Harmer, Executive Director of the Westport Library was the guest speaker at the WWC Club Day Luncheon.

He described the project that will transform the fixed and static thirty-year old Library into a community oriented facility which will serve the cultural, educational and information technological needs of the Westport community in the 21st Century.  Mr. Harmer calls the Library project “creative, opportunistic, energetic and transformative.”  

Installation of incoming Board Members, 2018 -2019 took place.  

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Westport Woman’s Club Members marched, carried flags and banners and road on the WWC Float in this year’s Memorial Day Parade.  

The woman’s club was a winner in the Parade Float Contest and was awarded the “Best Community Organization Float” designation.  Click here for details. Continue Reading

Participants painted “Spring Stroll” at the WWC Spring Fundraiser, Painting with a Twist on May 2nd.  

All proceeds will go to charitable, educational and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns. Continue Reading

The WWC Art Show Opening Reception took place on Saturday, April 28th.  The show was curated by Miggs Burroughs. Jazz Vocalist Melissa Newman performed at the Reception.  
 
Chair, Jo Fuchs Luscombe, noted this year’s event honors the late artist Bobbie Friedman, first wife of Drew Friedman. This year’s artists 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 was available for viewing as well. 

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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.