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Our six Community Service Programs are structured to enable clubs to harness the vast resources of our membership to address the needs of their individual communities.  They focus on major issues that affect our communities daily and fall into the following areas of focus:

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Arts Community Service Program Chairman 
Karen Martinek  
2267 Sugar Bottom Rd. NE
Solon  52333
319-624-3835

                                    Creativity Award
           GFWC/Iowa Audubon Federated Women's Club
         (speech contest students coming to club meeting)


Arts, Creative Writing, Photography Awards - State Convention 2019.pdf


Arts & Creative Writing Awards - State Convention 2019.pdf


Creative Writing & Photography Info.pdf

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Conservation Community Service Program Chairman
Nan Cord
220 - 29th St.
Sioux City  51104
712-255-9519

Conservation Awards 2018 presented at State Convention, April, 2019:
                                        Overall Silver Award
           GFWC/Iowa Friendship and Service Club, Akron, NW District           
                                Conservation First Place CSP 
                  GFWC/Iowa Solon Women's Club, SE District 
                                        Creativity                    
                          GFWC/Iowa Solon Women's Club

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Education Community Service Program Chairman
Ann Zlabek
705 Buffalo Ct.
PO Box 6
Walker  52352
319-448-4589

Education Awards 2018 presented at State Convention, April, 2019:
                                  Education Silver Award
             GFWC/Iowa Toledo Woman's Club, SE District 
                                          First Place
              GFWC/Iowa Solon Women's Club, SE District
                                          Creativity
                GFWC/Iowa Tuesday Study Club, Hudson
                     (hosted an author for a program)

Scholarships:


Scholarship Packet 2018-2019.pdf


Scholarship Winners 2018.pdf

Adventures in Reading:

Click this link for Adventures in Reading forms and other information:  Programs

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Home Life Community Service Program Chairman
Bonita Baughman
219 S. 12th St.
Adel  50003 
515-707-3817

Home Life Awards 2018 presented at State Convention, April, 2019:
                                        Overall Silver Award
                 GFWC/Iowa Women's Club, Granger, SW District                                     
                                       Home Life First Place              
                   GFWC/Iowa Solon Women's Club, SE District
                                               Creativity
                     GFWC/Iowa Woman's Club, Maquoketa
(created and distributed comfort pouches for seat belts for cancer patients)

For an array of information on Home Life, click the following link:
https://www.womenshealth .gov/nwhw

Partnerships:

* Easter Seals:  http://www.easterseals.com
   515-289-1933

* Canine Companions for Independence:  http://www.cci.org  
   National Headquarters: emurray@cci.org
   707-577-1781

GFWC fundraising campaign for "Give a Dog a Job" - click this link to register:   http://www.cci.org/GFWCFundraise

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International Outreach Community Service Program Chairman
Ellen Thon
4115 Cedar Heights Dr.
Center Point  52213
319-560-5822

International Outreach Awards 2018 presented at State Convention:
                                                     April, 2019                                                                                                                     Overall Silver Award                  
                 GFWC/Iowa Bay View Club of Urbana, SE District                                                                       International Issues First Place                 
                     GFWC/Iowa Exira Study Club, SW District

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Public Issues Community Service Program Chairman
Gayle Lehmkuhl
407 Lakeside Dr.
PO Box 159
Fairbank  50629
319-451-1011

Public Issues Awards 2017 presented at State Convention, April, 2018
                                     Public Issues Silver Award
                  GFWC/Iowa Solon Women's Club, SE District 
                                      Public Issues First Place
         GFWC/Iowa Audubon Federated Women's Club, SW District
                                                 Creativity
               GFWC/Iowa Doon General Federated Women's Club
                       (state park murder/history program)

Public Issues Links:

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Pictured above from left to right: 
Bay View Club of Urbana -- International Outreach (Ellen Thon) 
Solon Women's Club -- Public Issues (Pat Zimmerman)
Women's Club, Granger -- Home Life (Rose Dory & Wanda Sellmeyer)
Solon Women's Club -- Home Life (Pat Zimmerman)
Toledo Woman's Club -- Education (Donna Lasser)
Friendship and Service Club, Akron -- Arts and Conservation (not pictured)

 
   
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