Fuquay-Varina Junior Woman's Club
This past year our club of 16 woman volunteered over 1,000 hours and donated over $18,500 in money and $2,000 in kind donations to our community.
CHAIR: Heather Whittington
CHAIR: Brittany Weathersbee
We strive to increase awareness of conservation issues, work to preserve, maintain and restore our natural resources, preserve habitats for plants and animals, and participate in endeavors to beautify and sustain the world around us. Some of our local projects include:
The program will be sponsored by our Conservation community service program committee.
The program will be sponsored by the Education community service program committee. We will be having a shower for our scholarship winner and reception for our student art winners and local donation recipients.
CHAIR: Elizabeth Edwards
CHAIR: Caitlyn Campbell
CHAIR: McKelle Ulm
CHAIR: Valerie Seymour
We focus on the areas of Citizenship, Military Personnel, Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, and Safety and Crime Prevention. Some of local projects have been:
We raise awareness and help address issues that affect the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Some of our local projects have been:
We have been very busy serving our community. See what we have been up to here.
We strive to help improve the quality of life and create a better world through education. Some of our local projects include:
Each year, we award a $1,000 Scholarship to a high school student who will be attending a 4 year college in NC. The FV Woman's Club also awards a scholarship. The two clubs work together to judge applicants from FVHS and HCHS. Each club's winner goes on to District Competition. The state winner of this scholarship is awarded $3,000/yr for four years.
Our local club awards a $250 Scholarship to a rising College Junior who has declared their major in education to become a K-12 teacher. The student must be a resident of North Carolina, attending a four-year college or university in North Carolina. The winner of the Greeson-Johnson Teaching Scholarship at the state level is awarded a one-time award of $2,000.
We work to support projects that benefit children in our community. Some of our recent projects include:
We strive to become better world citizens through advocacy, education, and action. Some of our projects include:
mission & vision
We are a non-profit organization of women who share a common desire to serve the community while building lasting friendships.
The FVJWC promotes and supports art activities in our club, schools, and community by:
Local: The Local Arts Festival is held in January of each year in conjunction with the F-V Woman's Club. Entries are from local schools, the community, and from club women. Works cover painting, photography, knitting, writing, sculpting, music and lots more.
District: Entries in qualified categories that win at the local level, go on to District competition held in February in Raleigh.
State: Entries in qualified categories that win at the district level, go on to State competition held in March at Campbell University.
GFWC SIGNATURE PROGRAM:
Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention
CHAIR: Florence Matthews
The Heart of the Community
Juniors’ Special Program:
Advocates for Children
CHAIR: Florence Matthews
We work to create awareness to help prevent domestic violence. Domestic Violence includes Teen Dating Violence, Elder Abuse, and Child Abuse. Some recent projects our club have done include: