Georgia LaFayette Woman's Club Has 75th Anniversary Celebration Sept. 21

Monday, September 9, 2013
The GFWC Georgia LaFayette Woman's Club will have its 75th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, September 21 from 2-5 p.m. at One-Eleven on the Square in LaFayette. A special program will be presented at 3 p.m. by City of LaFayette Mayor Neal Florence, GFWC Georgia President Shirene Daniell, and current club leaders.  All current members, former members, vendors, and community supporters of the club are invited to attend.
The event is free.
 
Featured will be the limited edition reprinting of the 1926 Walker County Cookbook, available for purchase at the event for $25 each. 
 
The club is best known locally for its work with beginning the LaFayette Freedom Festival, its support and funding of the Cherokee Regional Library, funding of local charities such as Kids 4 Christ and the Care Mission, support of LaFayette schools, its presentation of the Community Veterans Program each year at LaFayette High School, and its printing of the Community Calendar, currently in its 61st issue. The club has been awarded numerous local, district, and state awards, including the 2012 Arnold Eaves Partnership for Education Award from Walker County Schools.
 
For more information about the event, contact First Vice-President Stephanie Wardlaw at stephaniewardlaw1@hotmail.com or call President Ales Campbell at 423/400-1643.
 

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