Club members heard from Megan DeJarnett at a recent club meeting. We learned about her inspiration for the book “No Such Thing as Normal”. Interested in learning more about Megan and purchasing a book(s)? In this video she shares her incredible story of how her new brand came to life. http://https://www.facebook.com/megan.dejarnett.5/videos/10221576322183294/
Head to http://www.nosuchthing.co and use code Megsbday22 to get 20% off.
With a passion for inclusion and diversity, Megan hopes to provide resources to others, such as her new children’s book, “No Such Thing As Normal”. Copies of the book will be purchased by the Club for local school libraries and the public library.
February’s club meeting: most of our members are wearing red, but all of us are supporting women’s heart health! Go Red for Women! Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States.
The GFWC Spring Station Woman’s Club recently contacted the Spring Hill Home Depot to tell them about The Well Outreach Food Pantry’s impending relocation to a new location of Main Street and the numerous infrastructure upgrades needed for the building. The club asked Home Depot if they would either donate or provide a discount for the purchase of two new toilets. Pictured are Shelly Sassen from The Well Outreach and Vicki Bechet from the Woman’s Club with one of the two toilets donated by The Home Depot.
Our 2020 Fundraiser is up and running! Here is the ticketing link: www.amethystaffair.com. We’re starting to get some INCREDIBLE items for our live and silent auctions. For updates and descriptions, please click this link and visit frequently, we will be updating often! AUCTION ITEMS
Our club had a successful, fun, and HOT (>90+ degrees) day in our booth at this community festival. We had a pig race and gave children small prizes. We also had a raffle for children’s books about pigs. The children (and adults, loved the little pink pigs and the cute racetrack constructed by one of our members! Go to our Facebook page to see the video with sound!
Several members of the club attended the annual Fall Conference at Montgomery Bell State Park.
We learned A LOT! We heard about ways to use social media, including video apps, to reach more people about our club and the GFWC. Here’s a video made from the skit and chicken dance about Heifer International:
Thousands of dollars were donated to Heifer International – clubs throughout the state collected quarters (and bills and checks, etc.) and participated in a contest for the best decorated Ark. Some of the entries were hilarious and some were beautiful. Here is another video made after our social media presentation: https://www.facebook.com/linda.b.hershey/videos/10206365106323817/
Hundreds of shoes were donated to Soles for Souls.
The GFWC club in Dickson organized a 5K walk/run. Proceeds will be donated to the Dickson Community Clinic for women’s annual exams and mammograms.
A member of our club taught a seminar about Leadership and one of our members attended. Topics included conflict resolution, parliamentary procedure, meeting planning, GFWC orientation, and much more.
A Park Ranger gave an outstanding presentation about raptor birds that live in Tennessee.