Arts- Create and contribute to arts education and activities in our communities. Activities are designed to inspire clubwomen to engage their creative side. Encourage programs and projects for the arts including dance, music, theater, all forms of self-expression. Some of the programs being considered for Arts this year include:
Some of the Arts activities being considered this year include:
Home Life - The purpose of this committee is to identify needs and educate members and the community by drawing attention to the available resources for strengthening individuals, families and communities. We may work with partner organizations that improve the lives of those in need. We will implement projects that prove the lives of those in need. We will implement projects that increase awareness of prevention, research and treatment of diseases, promote a healthy lifestyle, address the issues of hunger, inadequate housing and homelessness, and promote financial responsibility.
Some of the Home Life activities being considered this year include:
Some of the Conservation activities being considered this year include:
Education - GFWC members become motivated, educational change agents within their communities to increase rates of adult/youth and family literacy (the ability to read and write).
Some of the Education activities being considered this year include:
School Supplies/Books: At our September 19, 2018 meeting, we are asking members to bring school supplies and books for the Gertrude Walden Child Care Center.
This year we will enhance our literacy program by partnering with 4C’s (Caring Children, Clothing Children) in their literacy program that has been established in five elementary schools in Martin County. Tutors work one-on-one in a school setting, once or twice a week for 1.5 - 2 hours on the day of their choice. Literacy tutors focus on reading strategies according to the needs of the individual students. Materials and training will be provided. The program targets at risk students on grade 1 and 2 other grades according to the school site.
Public Issues - This committee provides focus and support for member endeavors in our community such as literacy and mental illness. The Committee also provides focus and support for member endeavors in our community on public issues such as Clean Water, Veterans, Opioid Crisis, and All Aboard Florida/Brightline.
Some of the Public Issues activities being considered this year include:
Under the leadership of GFWC and GFWC Florida, we have six community service programs that contribute to the mission of our organization. These programs include:
Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Outreach, and Public Issues.
Each committee has a chairperson and works hard to meet its purpose as outlined by GFWC. Every member of our Club is required to serve on one Community Service Committee each year. Descriptions of each Community Service Program follow.
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2019 - 2020 Community Service Programs
International Outreach - The International Outreach Committee is designed to enable members to become better world citizens through advocacy, education, and action, which will effect change in and for our communities locally, nationally, and Internationally
The International Committee Programs for this year focus on human trafficking and helping to restore victims. The committee will do this by raising cultural awareness of this global tragedy, fundraising activities to help restore victims, and advocating for basic human needs and promoting self-sufficiency. This may include supporting legislation to mandate education and penalize the perpetrators.
Some of the International Outreach activities being considered this year include: