Beginning this month, all Club or District photos will need to be sent to the Texas Clubwoman
for print. A new site for all photographs that were during the 2011 Fall Board Meeting all photographs that are taken
during our state meetings will be available by clicking on the link below:
Snapfish Pictures of Members
After clicking the Snapfish link, you will need to register with Snapfish (which is
free) and make your own password, then the TFWC Pictures will show up as a folder on your Snapfish account.
Capitol District 36 Club in Lampasas celebrates
TFWC President Dorothy Roberts presents Susan Detrick,
President of the 36 Club with a certificate in honor of their 75th Anniversary
The 36 Club of Lampasas celebrating their
The Pierian Club attending the 36 Club of Lampasas
Phase one of the Veteran's Wall in Haskell County has been completed and paid for. Pictured
above: Lynn Dodson, President Progressive Study Club; Susan Cockerell, First Vice President; Dorothy Hartsfield, Chairman
of the Project and Mesquite District President; and Kathryn Schonerstedt, Treasurer of Mesquite District.
Davy Vestal and helper placing the bevels. These bevels have the names of all Haskell County
residents killed in the line of duty while serving their country.
Highlights from the GFWC International Convention
The Amity Club of Moran takes care of the Moran Museum, the City owns
the building, that was a Christian Church, the club keeps it up.
A farmer, Steve Alosbrook cleaned up all his old equipment that was no
longer used and donated it to the Progressive Study Club's Project to
build a Wall of Honor for the Veteran's of Haskell County
Laverne Swarb, a dedicated member of GFWC Tau Lambda Study Club since
1984, was elected to GFWC Texas Western District Life Member during the WD Spring Convention
held in McCamey, TX April 9, 2011.
District Life Member is conferred to a member who has
served at least 3 GFWC Administrations meritoriously and has been a member for at least 15 years in a GFWC club
and is endorsed by 5 or more District Board members and must have not served as District President. There
can be no more than 12 District Life Members at anytime.
The GFWC Tau Lambda Study Club is
honored to have two District Life Members at present, Laverne & Lucile Cozby and a District Past President, Mary Vongsavath.
The club meets during the 3rd Wednesday of each month from September to May @10am at the Monahans Civic Center Parlor or as
designated. All dedicated women interested in community improvement service are welcome to attend and join the club.
For further information please call 432/943-5194 or email: email@example.com
This was from
our first big fundraiser where we partnered with the March of Dimes for their March for Babies walk around downtown Austin.
We set a goal for $1,000 and raised $1,280! I was so proud of our team! Anyway, if there is someone else I should send to,
then just let me know and I can forward it to them!
These GFWC TEXAS clubwomen made time in an afternoon after a day
of convention meeting during the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs 114th Annual Convention in Galveston TX Apr 28-May
1, 2011 - visit to the winery and took a brief stroll shopping along Strand Historic District, Port of
Galveston, UT medical Branch, Stewart Beach along Seawall Blvd, and then took the Tree Sculpture tour and took
pictures of some amazing tree sculptures tucked away in front yards of homes that artists gave second lives to those enormous
canopy trees destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008. Their tour ended with a breathtaking ride on Harborside
Blvd along Galveston Bay where cruiseships converge.
Seen l-R: Frances Garza, Sue Miller, Irene Irey, Marsha Wellman, Sandy Chisholm, Mary Vongsavath & Tissa Peterson.
Except for Mary Vongsavath who is from Western District, all these women are from South Texas.
The Haskell County Co Op Gin, just brought about
1100 lbs of scrap
metal to the roll off. Mrs. Mr. Culpepper, also for the white cotton sacks
for us to collect our cans in.
When we all pitch in, we will raise the money for our Memorial to the
Haskell county Veteran's
Our cup runneth over, but Jay'z will be over to pick up and replace
the roll off. You can put your metal in the pile we have just started
You have been sent 7 pictures.
We planted our trees today. We planted 11 Crepe Myrtles around
LaBerair House, these are pictures of Lynn Dodson President of the
Progressive Study Club of Haskell, also Frieda Ivy could not be here, so her
husband, Volley J. Ivy, helped, also Ben McGee, Chair of the Betify Haskell.
Today 95 Crepe Myrtles were planted here and at The City Park.
Thanks for a project we really enjoyed doing. The trees cost us $100.00each
and city employees and volunteers, City Councilmen and the Mayor, with
lots of equipment is getting the job done.
Dorothy Hartsfield, Mesquite District
Civic Club's Kentucky Derby (a bi-annual fund raiser) was a huge success April 14, 2011. Over 130 attended the gala
event at Gloryanna Farms. . . decked out in glamour and glitz and gorgeous hats! The event was packed with a fashion
show from The Clothes Horse in Hempill, string orchestra from the Michler family, a delicious salad lunch from LaPaz and a
grand live auction resulting in $3,000 raised for WCC's scholarships.
Member of the Tau Lambda Study Club of Monahans, Lorrie Andrews, recruited by Mary Vongsavath.
Shown picture is student signing up and interested in joining GFWC as Mary Vongsavath welcome her
The GFWC TEXAS Western District was featured in the UTPB Club day at the Multipurpose Center of UTPB.
Graduate and undergraduate students visited and received information on GFWC mission and benefits of belonging. The UTPB
Club day is a forum for service organizations in PB to reach out to students in UTPB. Lunch was sponsored
by Sam's Club.
Shown picture L-R are Shirley Bagley-WD 1st VP, Mary Vongsavath - WD President 2004-2006, Nancy Williams
- VP GFWC Tau Lambda Study Club of Monahans
Federated Clubs across America care. Members of Stephenville Twentieth
Granbury Woman's Club, and GFWC Woman's Wednesday Club of
Granbury gathered for brunch in the home of Kathy Horak Smith
of Granbury to
further the General Federation of Women's Club's signature project of
Awareness and Prevention of Domestic
Violence. The women read case studies
of Texas incidents, signed a petition to keep Federal funds that support
centers, and brought gifts for the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
Pioneer District president's special project supporting
Hope House of Wise
County. The donations will be presented at the district convention in
Nocona, Texas, Saturday,
March 12. While this event centered around
supporting the district president's project, these clubs also donate items
money on a regular basis to Mission Granbury for the Ada Carey Center,
Hood County's home for abused victims.
Row Left to Right: Jeanell Morris, Nancy Newton, Irene Smith,
Ernestine Shugart, Kathy Krajca, J. J. Mainord, Carolyn
McLeod Back Row Left
to Right: Sylvia Smith, Peggi Lowrey, Julie Myers, Dannah Procter, Jan
Anderson, Helen Wilson,
and hostess, Kathy Smith.