Friday, March 09, 2007

***District VII Spring Meeting Call***

Call to the Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs
Spring District VII Meeting!

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2007

From: Mary Claire Dover, AFWC District VII Director

TO: District VII Officers, Chairmen, AFWC Officers, Club Presidents and Club Members

Time: 8:30 to 10:00 AM Registration and breakfast snacks.

9:00 AM District VII Board meeting for District VII Board Members.

10:00 AM District VII General Session, Lunch, Program and District Award time!

Theme: "Spring into Better Health!"

Hosted by GFWC Gulf Shores Woman's Club, Inc.

Place: Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, 616 Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores, AL

Directions to HSEC:

Heading south on Alabama Highway 59, drive over the Intercoastal Waterway Bridge into the City of Gulf Shores.

Continue on Hwy 59 until the intersection of 59 and AL Highway 180. Highway 180 is also known as Fort Morgan Road.

Go right on 180 and travel 1.1 miles.

Holy Spirit Church will be on the right side of Highway 180.

Deadline for Reservations: Monday, March 19, 2007
Checks payable to: GFWC~GSWC

Mail your registration form and check to:

Rose Johnson, 249 Royal Drive, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Home: [251] 967-2104 Cell: [251] 952-2103 Email:


Registration Form:

Name: _____________________________________

Club: ______________________________________

Address: ___________________________________

Phone: ____________________________________

Please circle one of the the following:

AFWC Officer, or District VII Officer, or District VII Board Member or
Club President or Club Delegate or Non-voting Club Member of
Guest of ____________________________

Please indicate whether you are in need of a wheel chair or handicap parking.

Please indicate if you have a food allergy. Example: Nuts or dairy.

Items to be Judged at this meeting:

Club Scrapbooks, Arts and Crafts, Poetry, Short Stories and Photography.

Please refer to your GFWC Club Manuals for your entry rules and regulations, thanks!

Guest Speaker: Jo Godfrey, Direcor of of Mary's Shelter in Elberta, AL

Mary's Shelter is a two-year residential home for the area's unwed mothers and their children.

The shelter teaches needed life skills, encourages Christian living, and attaining a higher education level to financailly support theses women and their families.

As thanks to Ms. Godfrey for speaking at our meeting, we are asking attendees bring either a package of disposable diapers (any size) or a package of wet wipes, thank you!

See for more information or call the shelter at [251] 986-6200 and ask how your organization can help!

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

District Yearbook Winners Announced!

Congratulations to three clubs for their outstanding club yearbook entries in the District VII Fall meeting!

Membership Category A: GFWC P.I.N.E.S. Woman's Club of Washington County. "People Involved in Endless Service"
Membership Category D: Cosmopolitan Club of Mobile County
Membership Category E: GFWC Gulf Shores Woman's Club, Inc.

All Alabama woman's clubs have until December 31 to enter their club yearbook into the University of Alabama's Yearbook Scholarship Contest in which four scholarships will be awarded to a student of the winnings club choice who will be attending the University of Alabama. Further details and mailing address for your yearbook is located in your Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs 2006~2008 yearbook.

Good luck and have fun!

October District News and Contests!

Announcing a District VII Director's membership program called "Everyone Brings One" encouraging every club member in our District to bring a guest to her club meeting in during the months of October, November and December 2006.

The three clubs reporting the highest percentage of guests to paid membership over the next three months wins $35.00! We need everyone's help in building our membership!

The winning clubs can spend their prize money according to what is best for their own club! For example: a new membership social or seed money for a new project.

This is another great benefit of being a Federated Club Woman: Support in the areas of greatest need!

Every club President has been given a "Everyone Brings One" tally form in her District VII yearbook to send in by February 1st, 2007. Questions?? Please ask, we are here to help you!

Winners will be announced at the March 24, 2007 Spring District VII meeting in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

GFWC Happenings! Come to the GFWC Southern Region Conference in the Florida Panhandle Nov 2~5, 2006

Yes, you can be "Flip~Flopping Away" November 2-5, 2006 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Village of Baytown Wharf with GFWC Club Women from your five state region. For reservations call the resort at 850-267-8000, use Group code # 20~Z0~U3. A single room rate and a 2 bedroom suite + kitchen rate is posted at the web site below. The cut off date for room reservations is Oct 02, after which rooms will be sold on a space available basis.

For your SRC registration form, go to the hostess state website at and click on "Southern Region Conference". See their complete minute~by~minute SRC Agenda under their "Florida Clubwoman" newsletter button. Everything for you to attend a fun beach weekend!Get ready for Dolphin tours and more with fabulous Federated club women like yourself from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Mississippi!
PS: Don't forget to bring your Flip~Flops!
See you there!