As members of our local club, we also become members of GFWC Florida Federation of Women's Clubs, headquarters in Lakeland, FL, under the umbrella of our International Federation (GFWC), headquarters in Washington DC ...  One of the largest organizations of volunteer women in the world:

                          Contact GFWC:  gfwc@gfwc   GFWC website:


One of our major fundraisers is sponsoring a Melon Patch (little theater) production each year ....



ABOVE:  Presention of $2200 check to Leesburg Salvation Army -- Feb 19, 2010

Raised from 2010 sponsorship of Melon Patch production  ...  L-R:  Barbara Plakke, CFWC President;

Salvation Army Commander Barrington; CFWC Ways & Means co-chairs:  Barbara Gloor & Cheryl Adams



Club members presenting $2175 check to HAVEN of Lake/Sumter Counties  (profit from sponsored Melon Patch Production, 3/09)





BELOW:  Our 5/28/09 trip to CCI (Canine Companions) near Orlando


CCI is one of our Florida Federation's ongoing charities.

L-R:  Frank (spouse), Joan R, Carol, Kathy, Jenny, Pat, Leane, Joan N  with trainer & puppy

Photographer:  Jane/Editor