Ste. Genevieve Woman’s Club Supports Missouri Girls Town

The GFWC Woman’s Club’s largest fundraiser of the year was held in November in support of its signature project, Missouri Girls Town (MGT). Members worked for weeks organizing the annual auction. Fifty-five women gathered in the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church whose walls had been lined with donations. Members arrived laden with purchases from the Girls Town wish list and other donations. Debbie Kirchner had gathered a shopper’s extravaganza of Hallmark ornaments, estate […]

Secretary of the State of Missouri Celebrates Missouri Day with GFWC

In honor of Miss ouri Day, Secretary of State John “Jay” Ashcroft presented an inspiring message to Woman’s Club members at the Ste. Genevieve Golf Course Clubhouse. Ashcroft spoke of the importance of libraries, public service and serving others. Ashcroft mentioned Amendment 19 and Suffrage. Missouri has a high percentage of women who vote. He commended the Women’s Club for the initiative to continue to help our community even in spite of the pandemic. “We […]

Veterans Honored During September Meeting in Perryville

GFWC Woman’s Club of Ste. Genevieve traveled to the Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial in Perryville to see the paver that our club donated when they were making preparations to open the memorial. This memorial is home to several monuments honoring our nation’s veterans and those currently serving.   We were given a tour of the Veteran Memorial Wall. Members were able to look up any names of people who were lost in the Vietnam War […]

Woman’s Club and Art Guild Partner to Commemorate Ste. Genevieve’s Significant Art History

Woman’s Club and Art Guild Partner to Commemorate Ste. Genevieve’s Significant Art History A small sign on the wall in the Jean Baptiste Valle House (A National Parks Service property) marks the spot where a painting is missing from the collection of Ste. Genevieve Art Colony works owned by the GFWC Woman’s Club of Ste. Genevieve. On November 5th, a group of representatives from the Club joined with members of the Sainte Genevieve Art Guild […]

Rosemary Douglas selected as 2021 GFWC MO LEADS Delegate

Rosemary Douglas has been selected to represent Missouri as the 2021 Delegate at the LEADS Seminar.  The seminar will be held on August 27th, the day before the GFWC Convention in Atlanta. Her noteworthy GFWC accomplishments that caught the eye of the LEADS judges include her 2016 State Convention presentation “The Buzz on Bees”, her services as Club Conservation Chairman 2016-2018 & now serves as GFWC MO Environment Chairman. She’s currently the club’s President-elect, chairman of […]

GFWC Volunteers Help COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

With open hearts, our members embraced the opportunity to assist our community for one of the most important endeavors in our lifetime.  After learning about the many people involved with vaccines around the world and of the great demands upon the health care system to vaccinate against COVID-19, Eileen Roth, GFWC Woman’s Club of Ste Genevieve Recording Secretary, contacted the Vaccine Distribution Coordinator, Katie Hogenmiller, of Ste. Genevieve Memorial Hospital.   Eileen offered the volunteer services […]

How Well Do YOU Know the Collect for Clubwomen?

At the end of every meeting we recite the Collect for Clubwomen, of course we read it from our books. To challenge our members during the May GFWC Woman’s Club of Ste. Genevieve meeting we did a team activity. Members were separated into three groups of seven and they worked together to Complete the Collect for Clubwomen. The Collect sentences were typed up and cut into strips and then scattered on each table. The teams worked together […]