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About Our Club

The Legacy

The Gainesville Woman's Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization affiliated with the Florida Federation of Women's Clubs and the parent organization, the General Federation of Women's Clubs.  Members are brought together through a common interest to address all aspects for improving our community through service and charitable commitments.  The club is strictly non-political.  While the club’s mission is one of community service, it also provides members the opportunity for socializing and leadership development.

     The club is part of District 5 within GFWC Florida. With a long tradition of service to the community, the Gainesville Woman’s Club continues to be a force for the betterment of Gainesville.   We cherish our role in the community and the ability to respond to issues. Our clubhouse is located just west of the University of Florida and is a premiere facility for meetings and events. Our club flower, the yellow jasmine, and colors, green and gold, are featured throughout the web-pages.

     The membership of 185 women elect officers each May.  Elected Officers and an Executive Board are responsible for governance.  The Executive Board (listed at the bottom of this page) meets at the clubhouse on the 1st Monday of each month except during the summer.  The Board meetings start at 9:30 a.m. until noon followed with a lunch prepared by Board members.  In addition to our many scheduled events, the entire membership meets the 3rd Wednesday of Sept/Oct/Dec and Feb/Mar/May with the times being specific to each meeting.  All events with times are noted in the Events and Calendar Sections.  The Event section has the details while below we show the major meeting dates:

                 For a location map to our clubhouse, click the Map tab in the Membership or Rental Sections.  Our Office Manager (Eva Moree Sonnier) is available during clubhouse hours to answer questions via email, telephone or visit to the clubhouse.  Office hours are noted on the Home page.