Living the Volunteer Spirit

Support our Troops

From Home Life

 

Home Life is looking for donations to fill Christmas stockings for our Active Military.  Since our Home Life meeting is scheduled before the Opening Luncheon, please drop off your items at the home of Pat Lewis, 8 Evans Drive, before Sept 7.


Items suggested to fill stockings are:


Beef Jerky, Slim Jim’s, Christmas candy, playing cards, nuts, individually wrapped candy, cookies, dried fruit, trail mix, Life Savers, chewing gum, wet wipes, crew socks, travel dental kits, healthy snacks, small shaving cream, razors, lip balm,  DVDs, batteries, CDs.


Prepare a personal note to go along with your stocking.  


Thank you for helping us serve our Troops.

Gale Scott
Pat Lewis

This soldier got a stockings last year and wrote to thank us.

This soldier got a stockings last year and wrote to thank us.

Members Only

Still don't have access to the Members Only Page?  Contact Us and request access.  You will receive an email  in a day or two.  Click the link and follow the instructions.  Any problems, contact our Webmaster, Marsha Travis, at mtravis1@verizon.net.  

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College District Open House

The College District is holding an open house on August 24 1:00 - 3:00 at the state headquarters in New Brunswick.  Be sure to share this flyer with any potential new members.

Membership Flyer

Did you sign up for the September Opening Luncheon?

Get your form in before the August 30, 2019 deadline.  Select your meal, etc.

Find the form here

Destined for Broadway?

Sing up for our December 11th trip.

New York Theatre Trip - Tootsie

Like our website?

So did the NJSFWC. Read all about it.

You are looking at a winner!

Know what your rights are?

As a member, you have both rights and obligations.

Rights & Obligations of Members...

Mid-Atlantic Region Conference

The GFWC Middle Atlantic Region Annual Meeting and Conference will be in Parsippany, New Jersey. A fun weekend of fellowship and learning about future federation projects and programs is planned for you. Special guests include GFWC International President Mary Ellen Brock and GFWC President-elect Marian St.Clair.  Deadline for registration is September 20.

Find out more

You are Looking at a Winner!

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First Place

This website won First Place in NJSFWC's Website Contest.  The winners were announced at the State Convention in Atlantic City held May 6-8 2019.

Check out our award

From Your Webmaster

When President Jane Elias asked me to take responsibility for the Women's Club of Cranbury website, I was thrilled. This gave me an opportunity to use the skills I had developed during my working career to support you wonderful women and to assist in the work you do to help our community and each other.  


I got to learn a new software package (GoDaddy), which is always fun for a geek like me. I also got to learn a lot about the club quickly as I put together the pages of the website.

It has been a labor of love. I appreciate all the wonderful photographs and statistics you supplied that ended up on the website and in the scrapbook.  You provided wording for the About Us and Departments tabs that bring to life the work you do.

Our website is intended to provide information to our current members, to appeal to potential new members and to provide information to our community. It also serves as a permanent repository for information we don't want to lose and a place we can go to look back and take pride in all we have accomplished. 

I was so proud of our website that I submitted it for consideration in this year's NJSFWC's website contest.  And we won First Place!!!  

Congratulations to the Marlton and Sparta Woman's Clubs for their wins as well.  You can be sure I will be scouring their websites for ideas to incorporate into ours.


Marsha Travis

Webmaster

2nd Vice President

New York Theatre Trip

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Tootsie

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2019


Departure Place: First Presbyterian Church


Departure Time: 8:30 A.M.


Cost per Person: $156.00 (ticket and bus)


There is a limit of four tickets you may purchase at this time. All payments must be received by September 4, 2019.


Open to members and their guests only at this time. 


 Mail check payable to:

 Woman’s Club of Cranbury 

 PO Box 94 

Cranbury 08

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Our Parent Organizations

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GFWC

 Nearly 80,000 members strong, the General Federation of Women's Clubs is united in its dedication to volunteer community service. While diverse in age, interests, and experiences, all clubwomen are united by a desire to create positive change in their communities.   


 GFWC Headquarters
1734 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-2990

Toll-free: 1-800-443-GFWC (4392)
Phone: 202-347-3168
Email: GFWC@GFWC.org

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New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs

The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs  provides opportunities for education, leadership training, and community service through participation in local clubs, enabling members to make a difference in the lives of others one project at a time.   


NJSFWC Headquarters

55 Labor Center Way

New Brunswick, NJ 08901 

Phone: 732-249-5474

Email: njsfwc@njsfwc.org


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College District

We are one of 31 clubs in the College District.

A Collect for Club Women

Recited at each General Meeting:

Keep us, oh God, from pettiness; let us be large in thought, in word, in deed.  


Let us be done with fault-finding and leave off self-seeking.


May we put away all pretense and meet each other face to face, without self-pity and without prejudice.


May we never be hasty in judgment and always generous.


Let us take time for all things; make us to grow calm, serene, gentle.


Teach us to put into action our better impulses, straightforward and unafraid.  Grant that we may realize it is the little things that create differences, that in the big things of life we are at one.


And may we strive to touch and to know the great, common human heart of us all.  And, oh Lord God, let us forget not to be kind!

 

Mary Stewart

April, 1904

Memories of a Cranbury Woman’s Club Member

  

The Woman's Club of Cranbury--what thoughts and memories float through my mind when I say those words--words that have infinite meaning! 


I picture friends, friendships begun in and nurtured by the Woman's Club, friends with whom we have laughed, chatted, planned, worked, sympathized, dreamed, and had fun with!  


I am touched when I realize the many Cranbury young people who have furthered their education, thanks to our scholarships, and now those scholarships are also enabling women to pursue interrupted studies. 


I picture the Cranburyites and visitors whose hearts have been lifted by the beauty of the flowers and greens regularly planted in the barrels--barrels placed around town many years ago by the Woman's Club.   


I am gratified when I review the little and big blessings performed for the sick, the needy, the elderly, and the military.  


I am impressed by the personal growth many have experienced as they have found themselves in leadership positions.  


I smile when I observe the happy celebration at the annual Christmas tree lighting.  


I am thrilled when I enumerate the many, many books--serious, entertaining, and international--that have been read and then discussed in a group. 


I sense the personal warmth we have felt as together we have been entertained and informed at both our general and department meetings!  


And my mind reverts to the Cranbury Reading Group, formed over 100 years ago, and its evolving into this segment of a national organization that has made a vital contribution to our country--The General Federation of Women's Clubs.  What a privilege to be part of it! 

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