We will be celebrating the holiday season and voting for 2015 Woman of the Year at the December 18 Member Meeting.  Come see the clubhouse decorations and bring a gift (unwrapped) to go under the tree for the Jack & Jill Children’s Center.  Established in 1942, Jack & Jill provides community-based support to single mothers and their babies.


Home Life Committee Annual Collection Drive for Jack & Jill Children’s Center

Jack & JillThis year Jack & Jill is requesting the following items on their Infant/Toddler Wish List:

Diapers, pull-ups, baby wipes, sippy cups, burp cloths, juice boxes, tissues, new baby clothing (size: newborn to 2T).

Please bring unwrapped gift or cash donation to December meeting.  For more information, contact Home Life Chair, Donna Richardson, at 954.762.9444 or drdonnalou@yahoo.com.  Thank you for supporting this annual collection drive!


Potluck Food Rotation for Luncheon Buffet

holiday_luncheon1See below for suggested items to bring for our holiday feast.  These are ideas for recipes.  By all means if you have a family favorite or on a special diet, make or bring what you like!  So we can start meeting on time, it is essential you drop off or bring food items for the luncheon buffet between 10-11:30 am.  Don’t have time to cook?  You may bring water, iced tea, lemonade or soda.

Last name ending K-Z:  Appetizers/Sides – Brussel Sprouts with Bacon, Green Beans, Roasted Red Beets, Carrot Salad, Bruschetta, Potato and Carrot Latkes, Red Beans and Rice

Last name ending A-J: Entrees – Christmas Pasta, Cranberry Pork,  Roasted Ham with Pineapple Glaze, Grilled Chicken with Tomato and Feta

Contact Hospitality Chair, Linda Parlock to let her know what you are bringing or if you want to help with set-up or clean-up. 954-718-0308 or fllinbud@bellsouth.net.


It’s Time to Renew your Membership – Together We Make a Difference!

Renew MembershipIf you have not renewed your Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club membership, please bring check to December meeting or click on image to pay dues online.  You may also mail your check to: P.O. Box 2487, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33303.

With your FLWC $100 annual membership you also are joining the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Founded in 1890, GFWC is one of the world’s largest and oldest women’s volunteer service organizations.  With “unity in diversity” as its motto, you have the opportunity to develop friendships,  enhance personal growth, and serve communities at the international, national, state and local level.

Thank you for your continuing support and participation in the oldest civic organization in Broward County and preserving one of the most significant history buildings in Fort Lauderdale.  For more information, you may reach out to Membership Secretary, Dianne Congdon at 954.684,8841 or dicong@earthlink.net.

We would appreciate if could renew your membership for 2016 by Thursday, December 31, 2015.  Thanks so much!!


Cast your Vote for 2015 Woman of the Year

Woman of the YearThe nominations received at the November 20 Member Meeting have been tallied and we will be voting for the 2015 Woman of the Year.

The criteria for this award is a club member who has: done an outstanding job on a project, stayed in the background but has worked on all or many projects, helped move the club along to a better year, can always be counted upon to help when and where she is needed; and an officer, board member of standing committee member who has served above and beyond her duties.

We hope you can join us at the December Member Meeting to honor all the 2015 nominees as well as recognize 2014 winner, Dianne Congdon.  The winner for 2015 will be announced at our Annual Meeting on January 15, 2016 when will be celebrating the club’s 105th birthday!  For information contact President, Jo Ann Smith, at club10@aol.com.