Each member of the Woman's Club of Stuart serves on at least one of the following Community Service Programs.
There will be a showcase of our Community Service Committees at the October meeting, or contact the committee chair to get involved.
The Arts Committee promotes arts education and activities in our community. They support the local performing and visual arts and participate in local, district and state arts competitions.
Chairs: Jaqueline Brock-LaLone, Sharon Mason
The Conservation Committee seeks to enhance our environment for healthier living. They stay informed about issues affecting our natural resources and educate members on what we can do to help the environment. We encourage members to recycle, reduce plastic waste, and get involved in local water quality issues.
Chair: Nancy Hayden
G.F.W.C. members promote youth and family literacy in our community. They volunteer at the Gertrude Walden Child Care Center in Stuart to assist with reading, science, conservation, and other programs. They also partner with 4C's (Caring Children, Clothing Children) in their literacy program.
Chairs: Betty Mulligan,
The Home Life Committee addresses prevention, research, and treatment of diseases, promotes a healthy lifestyle, addresses hunger, inadequate housing and homelessness and promotes financial responsibility. They participate in Making Strides for Breast Cancer. They also help the Refuge Ranch, a facility for young women recovering from substance abuse.
Chairs: Renee Gould, Alisa Hart
This committee encourages members to become better world citizens through outreach, education, and action. They partner with Catch the Wave of Hope to help victims of human trafficking and participate in many activities designed to promote better understanding of other cultures, including partnering with GFWC Peru to sell a Peruvian cookbook to raise money to educate teachers in Peru.
Chairs: Mona Salisbury, Patricia Bushman
The GFWC Public Issues Community Service Program is designed to connect members with effective projects and activities relating to civic and social responsibilities. This program focuses on citizenship, support for veterans and military personnel, and health and safety in our community.
Chair: Diane McKechnie