The Woman’s Club of Clayton (TWCC) Areas of Service

Arts

Objective: Promote the artistic interests of the members by recognizing special achievements of women in the arts; encouraging art education among members and students, worldwide; supporting visual and performing arts in the community; and fostering an active role as a natural resource

Focus: Arts in the Community, Creative Arts, Photography

Chairs: Faye Brooks, Angela Williams

 

Conservation

Objective: Educate members and others about the importance of community appearance and beautification and its connection to economic development.  Stimulate citizen action to address these community appearance and environmental concerns.  Educate members and communities to encourage awareness of the importance of our natural resources.  Stimulate citizen action to address resource conservation concerns.

Focus: Beautification in the Community Program, Resource Conservation Program

Chair: Laurie Partlo

 

Education

Objective: Promote a commitment to lifelong learning by encouraging members and others to foster, support, and provide educational opportunities to students and adults in their communities.  Educate members and others about low literacy among adults, family and youth, and encourage citizen action to address literacy concerns.

Focus: Education in the Community Program, Focus on Literacy Program

Chairs: Brenda Gay, Marlene Dillon

 

Home life

Objective: Educate members and others about the basic financial tools including financial planning and informed financial decisions.  Educate members and others about organizations that improve the lives of those in need; provide opportunities to offer support.  Educate members problems and issues affecting women and encourage women to adopt proven methods of optimizing their own physical health and quality of life and that of the member’s family, the club, and the community.

Focus: Focus on Financial Issues Program, Helping Hands in the Community Program, Focus on Health Program

Chair: Susan Quinn

 

International Outreach

Objective: Educate members and others about global issues and world needs and provide opportunities to offer support.  Educate members and others about the United Nations (UN) programs concerning women and children, literacy, human rights, and the environment and support GFWC’s presence as a UN Non-governmental Organization (NGO) Observer.

Focus: Reaching Out Internationally Program, United Nations Program

Chair: Mary Sinzdak

 

Night’N’Gals

Objective: Promote membership in our club to professional women who are not available to attend our day time meetings.  Night’N’Gals are full club members and participate in all CSP and club activities as well as projects of their own choosing.  They meet in the evening on the Thursday following the general club meeting.

Chair: Robin Sachsenheimer

 

Public issues

Objective: Educate members and others about the importance of active citizenship and encourage participation in related activities.  Educate members and others about community, home, and vehicle safety issues, and encourage citizen action on these issues.

Focus: Citizenship in Action Program, Focus on Community Safety Program, Support Our Troops Prograpm

Chairs: Teresa Mathis, Bree Rude