Junior Woman's Club

of Newport News

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             461 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA  23601

Margaret Parker, President

The Junior Woman's club of Newport News is a proud member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs and the Tidewater District of the GFWC Virginia.

Thank you for your interest in the Junior Woman's Club of Newport News (JWCNN). The JWCNN was founded in 1923 and was the first Junior Club in the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs (VFWC). The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) is the largest woman's volunteer organization in the world. The GFWC is the parent organization of the state federation GFWC Virginia. The Virginia Federation is divided into 8 districts. The JWCNN is one of the 3 junior and juniorette clubs in the Tidewater District.

The purpose of this non-profit organization shall be to render civic services to improve the public welfare of the community, state and nation and to encourage civic responsibility by means of active, charitable participations and donations.

Requirements for Membership

  1. must be 18 years of age or older
  2. must be a resident of Virginia and a registered voter
  3. must have attended two club functions

    Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month beginning at 6:30 pm (except for July and August) and are held at the Women's Club building located at 461 J. Clyde Morris Blvd (across from Riverside Hospital).

    The club year runs from June 1 - May 31. Annual dues are $35.00 and are to be paid by April 1st of the previous calendar year. Dues for new members are prorated and there is a $5.50 initiation fee, payable upon acceptance into the club.

GFWC Member Benefits

Amazon.com discount program:  http://www.gfwc.org/gfwc/Amazon_Associates.asp

AH&T Insurance:  http://www.gfwc.org/gfwc/AHT_Insurance.asp

GFWC credit card: http://www.gfwc.org/gfwc/GFWC_Credit_Card.asp