The Woman's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield


Community Service Programs

 

Committees      Special Interest Groups      Fellowship Groups

 

Dean of Community Service Programs Chaired by Second Vice President, acts as liaison between Federation and the CSP Chairmen to assist them with their duties.

Arts
Encourages participation in all areas of the arts through trips to exhibits, theater and other programs.

Conservation
Sponsors conservation, beautification and environmental projects.

Education Selects recipients for Club's high school scholarship awards, recommends other state and federation scholarships, and participates in other community education and literacy projects.

Home Life Plans programs pertaining to our community, health, and homes such as substance abuse, family economics and women's health.

International Outreach Promotes understanding of and involvement in international issues through cultural exchanges, children's outreach and United Nation's programs.

Public Affairs Alerts members to needs and concerns of the community with regard to crime prevention, safety, legislation, historic preservation, veterans' and citizenship issues.

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Committees

Audit Verifies authenticity of the Treasurer's records at end of each fiscal year.

Awards Chaired by the previous past President and oversees awards given at the Spring Luncheon

By-Laws Oversees the review, revision and recording by by-laws, constitution and club policy.

Communication Chaired by the First Vice President, oversees telephone communication with the members for special events and announcements.

Community Improvement Contest Selects and directs a suitable two-year community improvement project. Submits a report of the completed project to Federation. 

Federation liaison to the GFWC/CT, informs and encourages members to participate in Federation activities and registers participation.

Finance Prepares the annual budget and supervises the finances of the Club.

History Documents and photographs club events, awards and publicity.

House Arranges for monthly meeting places, set up and clean up.

Membership Chaired by the First Vice President, sponsors activities to encourage club growth and strengthen membership.

Newsletter Compiles, distributes/posts to website the monthly newsletter.

Nominating Presents the slate of offices for election: two members from the board and three from the Club at large, announced at the November General Meeting.

Parliamentary Advisor

Philanthropic Chaired by the Third Vice President, oversees funds and awards of charitable donations.

Program Plans programs for General Meetings.

Public Relations Publicized club events, activities and meetings to community and maintains club press book.

Spring Luncheon Arranges the spring installation luncheon.

Sunshine Chaired by the Corresponding Secretary, coordinates cards to ailing members and gifts in honor of deceased members or the deceased spouse, child or grandchild of a member.

Volunteer Hours Tallies and reports to Federation all out-of-club volunteer service hours. All in-club volunteer hours are reported to the chair of committees, fellowship and/or special interest groups.

Ways and Means Chaired by the Second Treasurer, plans annual fund raising events for the Club. Every member is expected to participate in and support these efforts.

Website Maintains club website. 

Year Book Chaired by the Corresponding Secretary, compiles, publishes and distributes the yearbook for the September Meeting.

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Special Interest Groups

AMBER Alert I.D. Program Assist the Rotary Clubs of Danbury with registering children in the AMBER Alert I.D. program.

Book Study - Between the Covers Meets seven times during the year for discussion of selected books.

Book Study - Sci-Fi - Under the Stars Meets the last Friday of every month.  We discuss everything Sci-Fi - books, movies, TV shows, etc. 

In a Pinch Emergency assistance to members for food, transportation and other needs.

Morning Glory A breakfast program held at the Dorothy Day House of Hospitality.  WCDNF members work in teams to serve meal on chosen days of the month.

SOB "Sweet 01' Broads" meets twice monthly to enjoy each other's company while working on the hobby or craft of their choice.

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Fellowship Groups

Bridge - Sunday Couples Bridge Meets second Sunday of the month from 6pm to 10pm in members' homes for appetizers, desserts and bridge. Spouses included. If you find you cannot hostess on your assigned date, please trade with someone and notify the chairman. 

Bridge - Wednesday Afternoon Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month, arrive at 12:30 pm, to members homes.  Bridge starts promptly at 12:45 pm.

Bridge - Thursday Afternoon Meets second Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm, in members' homes.

Canasta Meets every Monday at 1:00 pm at the Sterling Woods II Platinum Club. 

Discovery Group Providing an opportunity to discover things about ourselves, our community and the world. 

First Fridays Members, spouses, and singles meet the first Friday of designated months in member's homes for social evening.

Flick Chicks Meets on the second Wednesday of every month to take in a movie (matinee or early evening) followed by a social hour to discuss the movie.

Golf Coordinates outings on Thursdays, open to all levels. Contact by Sunday night. April through October.

Hiking Meets 3rd Wednesdays at 9:00am for trail hikes.

Knitters

Lunch Bunch Explores, educates and enjoys culinary delights at restaurants.

Mah Jong Meets once a week on Thursday at 1:00 pm.

Social Bowling The group is open to all levels of bowling.  Meets every Friday, 12:00 pm, at Dolr Bill's Bowling Center in New Milford.  Com when you an and join the fun.  Members will be contacted five days prior to play. 

Walking Meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:45am at the carousel in the Danbury Fair Mall.

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