GFWC Rotonda West Woman's Club

Affiliated with General Federation of Women's Clubs and GFWC Florida

GFWC Rotonda West Woman's Club, Inc.

Community Service Programs and their activities

Arts Community Service Program

The objective is to create programs and projects that include music, dance, drama theater and other art-related areas, both traditional and innovative.

Arts in the Community
Future Arts in the Community - Grammar School Poetry Contest
District Arts Competition participation, GFWC RWWC Competition in January
Poetry Contest for 5th Graders at Vineland Elementary School
Clippings for Education

Conservation Community Service Programs

The program is designed for members to gain an appreciation for our environment.

Beautification Program - Charlotte County Adopt-a-Road
Resourse Conservation - Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center @ Cedar Point Park
E.A.R.S.
Suncoast Humane Society

Education Service Program

Works to improve literacy and education awareness in local communities and around the world.

ESO (Epsilon Sigma Omicron), honorary educational society with a structured reading program
Foster and support educational opportunities for all ages.
HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Program).
Education in the Community via the Scholarship Committee
Rotonda West Community Center Library

Home Life Community Service Program

Designed to inform members of issues that affect the well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Canine Companions for Independence
Local Food Banks: St. Francis of Assisi Outreach, St. David's Food Bank
Meals on Wheels
Blood Pressure Readings
Sew N' Sews are reported under Home Life. They sew to support various CSP Outreach programs.

International Outreach Community Service Program

Designed to enable members to become better world citizens to effect change in and for our global neighbors.

Operation Smile
Shot @ Life
Heifer International
Healing Art Missions, Haiti
Red Nose Day
Nothing But Nets

Public Issues Community Service Program

Actively connects members with effective projects and activities relating to civic engagement.

Veterans Affairs
Emergency, Disaster and Hurricane Preparedness
Green Dot Program
Sew Much Comfort
Annual Rotonda West Gazebo Tree Lighting
Annual Rotonda West Christmas Parade

GFWC Signature Project: Domestic Violence Awareness and Preparedness

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Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention is to increase awareness of and help prevent the widespread occurrence of domestic abuse in
communities across the nation by supporting existing activities,working with various established programs, and initiating educational opportunities for club members and local cities.
Also Works to combat child abuse, teen dating violence and elder abuse.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month – wear purple, which is the designated color for Domestic Violence Awareness



C.A.R.E. (Charlotte County Abuse and Rape Emergencies)
Advocates for Children