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SOLON WOMEN'S CLUB - GFWC
Dedicated to community improvement through volunteer service.
36 years of service to our community

Winner of the 2009 OFWC Website Golden Mouse Award.

Solon Women's Club Logo
The Solon Women's Club-GFWC is a member of the Lake Erie District (LED)
in the
Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs (OFWC) and
of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC).

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM.
Location of meetings is the Solon Senior Center, 35000 Portz Parkway, Solon.
Each meeting offers timely, interesting, and entertaining programs.
All meetings are open to the public.

Our next meeting will be November 4, 2014 at 7:00PM
It's election day so remember to VOTE before attending the meeting.
Members will play a game of Jeopardy presented by Raj.

All are welcome to attend our meetings!

Check out the current issue of our newsletter!
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Download the current Buckeye from OFWC.
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SWC Programs for 2014-2015

Solon Women's Club officers for 2014-2015

Solon Women's Club 2011-2012 Club Year in Photos



Solon Women's Club 2010-2011 Club Year in Photos
2010 2011 Club year

Solon Women's Club 2009-2010 Club Year in Photos



Solon Women's Club 2008-2009 Club Year in Photos



SWC Photo History




















2009 Solon Homeday's gals from the 50's.
the truck
Members at work at the Cleveland Foodbank.
foodbank
foodbank rest
Members and guests at our Evening of the Arts.
quilt
violins Kitty
OFWC celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Memorial Forest Shrine in 2007. The Shrine is open to visitors throughout the year. The new memorial walkway includes a paver from the Solon Women's Club.
wendy at walk paver
The Solon Women's Club-GFWC contributes time and energy to local and national projects.
The members made blankets for the Linus Project and prepared seedlings for local elementary students.



linus projectseedlings

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E-mail the Solon Women's Club
Lake Erie District Info District Meeting Dates

Visit our parent organizations' web sites.
Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs
General Federation of Women's Clubs



Check out these web sites, too!

WomenSafe
Care Alliance
Ronald McDonald House
The Gathering Place
CaringBridge
Boatsie's Boxes
The Scarborough House
Project Linus
Providence House, A Crisis Nursery in Cleveland
Cleveland FoodBank
Solon's Victim Assistance Program,
City of Solon LogoThe City of Solon Web Site




SWC Officers for 2013-2014
Head of the Presidential Committee: Alison Bashian, alisonb@bashian.com
Vice President:Prema Kumaran, premaku@yahoo.com
TreasurerTammy Brosse, tbsellsrealestate@msn.com
Secretary:Audrey Bashian and Lovie Jones


SWC Programs for 2014-2015
09/02/14Welcome to the new club year and meet Lake Erie District President Penny Speyer.
10/07/14 Raj Shendure:Guess Where International Travel Game.
11/04/14Prema Kumaran: Cancer prevention and treatment advances.
12/02/14Holiday Pot Luck dinner.
01/06/15Snow Day
02/03/15Game Night
03/03/15
04/07/15Linus Blankets
05/05/15
06/02/14Installation Dinner. New officers will be installed.


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Solon Women's Club-GFWC Projects, Past and Present
Fundraiser:Sweet Jazz an evening of jazz, dessert and a silent auction.
Baked and made comfort pillows for The Gathering Place
Participated in Make a Difference Day at Stratford Commons.
Sponsored Motown Madness dance, dinner, and silent auction.
Halloween party for Beechbrook residents.
Blankets for Project Linus
Sponsored Strollin' In Solon 1950s dance, dinner, and auction.
Clean up Solon Day with the Solon Beautification Committee.
Packaged trees for local students with the Solon Beautification Committee.
Planted flowers in the city with the Solon Beautification Committee.
Volunteered at the Cleveland FoodBank
Gift of Life Walk, annually co-sponsored by LifeBanc and the Lake Erie District, to raise funds for LifeBanc and awareness of the need for organ and tissue donation in Northeast Ohio.
Margaret Boling Memorial Scholarship. Named for a member of the SWC who was a teacher and who died of breast cancer, it helps a local high school senior further his/her education, based on community service.
Held 7th Grade Essay and 5th Grade Poster Contests for local students.
Made Hospital Gowns for children overseas being helped by Operation Smile.
Filled an I.M.A. Medicine Box with basic medical supplies and cash to be sent where it is needed anywhere in the world.
Poetry and Short Story Contents that let local third grade students display and be recognized for their creativity.
New Year's Eve Celebration with the Solon Community Action Team (CAT), to bring a family-oriented and safe New Year?s Eve celebration to Solon residents.
Collect Pop Tabs for the Ronald McDonald House
Solon Home Days Worked the main event booth, handing out balloons and info on the Solon Women's Club.
Solon Home Days Traveled in the Parade in the official club truck, tossing candy and dog biscuits and handing out SWC brochures.
Adopted a room a Battered Women's Shelter where we renovated a counseling room and entrance way, including plaster, paint, carpet, drapes, and supplies.
Walk-A-Thon held in memory of a founding club member, that showed the community how to incorporate exercise into their daily lives.
Comfort Pillows made for people recovering from surgery or in need of a small pillow for support.

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