The November 2018 general meeting of GFWC Four Corners Junior Woman’s Club is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Tradewinds Restaurant at Bahama Bay Resort, 400 Gran Bahama Boulevard, just off Florence Villa Grove Road near US 27 in Davenport. Buffet lunch is served at 11:30am (reservations are necessary); the general meeting begins at noon. Guests are welcome at all general meetings.
The meeting will be hosted by the Public Issues and Membership Committees. New members will participate in the induction ceremony. The focus of the meeting is the Women in Military Initiative. Members are requested to bring toiletries to the meeting to be distributed at the Veterans Center in Lakeland. Suggested items include: mosquito repellent spray, sunscreen, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, razors, shaving cream, soap, deodorant, band aids, tissues, socks (men sizes 9-12, women sizes 7-9), first aid kits, feminine products, toothpaste, toothbrushes, cotton swabs, brushes and combs, dental floss, nail clippers, lip balm, hand mirrors, toilet paper, and wet wipes.
There will be an ongoing collection for Soles4Souls which creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. The club also collects clipped coupons for the Coups for Troops non-profit. There is an ongoing collection for The Green Bag Project that provides weekend food to students.
During the October meeting, the membership donated $100 toward Hurricane Michael relief. Member Jeanne Vollmar offered an eye-opening presentation on Cyber Safety and Protecting Your Identity. She cited the importance of creative and strong passwords. She offered tips and tricks that are extremely important during the upcoming holiday shopping season. She provided handouts on identity security and passwords 101.
The Club continues planning for its 10th Annual Charity Fashion Show, Luncheon, and Expo to be held at Lake Eva Event Center in Haines City on Friday, February 1, 2019. The club is requesting local companies and businesses to become sponsors, prize donors, and exhibitors. The UPS Store at ChampionsGate Village Shopping Center is signed up as a sponsor. Expo vendors include SS Jewelry and Arbonne International. Auction and raffle donations have been received from Orlando Shakes! In partnership with UCF, Panera Bread, and Miller’s Ale House ChampionsGate.
For additional information concerning the organization, visit the website, www.GFWCFourCorners.org, or email the club at firstname.lastname@example.org.