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The beginning of the GFWC Mount Dora Woman's Club originated in 1919 when a notice was placed in the Mount Dora Topic inviting all women interested in civic affairs to meet at the Town Hall.  Fifteen women responded and began all the good work of the local community.  In 1926, the Club became a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.

Today, we are a group of over 50 women from Mount Dora and its surrounding towns.  All of our clubwomen are united in their dedication to volunteer service.  Diverse in age, interests, and experiences, we all share the desire to create positive change in our local communities.
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Home: 22-24 Board of Directors
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2022-2024
Board of Directors

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Executive Committee

President............................................................................Suzanne Gibson

First Vice President........................................................Roseanne Miller

2nd Vice President/Membership............................Therese Haberle

Treasurer..................................................................................Judy Streeter

Recording Secretary...........................................................Donna Kelley

Communications Secretary..........................................Flo Fenneman

Parliamentarian...................................................................Judith Nelson

Community Service Programs Chairs

Arts and Culture...................................................................Gina Conway

Civic Engagement & Outreach............................Sharron Semento 

Education and Libraries .............................................Jerry Hardwick  

Environment.......................................................................Alison Horvath

Health and Wellness........................................................Mary Groeller

Standing & Special Committee Chairs

Hospitality.....................................................................................Linda Urry

Ways and Means...........................................................Nancy Kennedy

Communications............................................................Roseanne Miller

ESO.....................................................................................Cathleen Arciero

Past President.....................................................................Judith Nelson

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Home: What We Do
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Our individual and group volunteer activities have five Community Service Programs

GFWC Mount Dora Woman's Club, Inc. and its members are devoted to community service in the Central Lake County area.  Each member has an individual volunteer passion (and sometimes several).  Our members are active and involved at the Bay Street and Ice House Theatres, the W.T. Bland Library, Cornerstone Hospice, Guardian ad Litem services, local food pantries, and homeless shelters, to name just a few.  Together they organize events to raise funds for donations to local charities.

What We Do

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Arts & Culture

This program encourgages members to promote and support arts activities in their clubs, schools, and communities.  It is designed to inspire clubwomen and ignite within them a desire to make their work a more beautiful place.

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Civic Engagement & Outreach

This program focuses on citizenship, military personnel, emergency and disaster preparedness, and safety prevention.  This program is designed to actively connect members with effective projects and activities relating to civic and social responsibilities.

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Education & Libraries

Projects in the Education and Libraries Community Service Program are designed to foster schools, as well as other educational institutions and opportunities  These projects promote libraries, literacy and the love of a good book. 

Our club has been actively involved with the WT Bland Library in Mount Dora since the club's inception.  Today, many of our members volunteer their time to the library for their various community programs, and each year the Club donates to the library.

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Environmental Community

The Environment Community Service Program encourages us to become stewards of the earth by working to preserve the world's resources, protect wildlife and domesticated animals, live sustainably, beautify our communities and enjoy nature. 

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Health & Wellness

This Program is designed to inform members of issues that affect the well-being of individuals, families and communities by providing opportunities and resources to meet and address needs through volunteering.  Club members develop  and implement projects that promote a healthy lifestyle.

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Tavares Water Treatment Plant Tour.  Several members braved the chilly morning to tour the Waster Water Treatment Plant in Tavares.  It was a very informative tour, from how the water is tested in the lab to how the water is stored and where it goes after that.

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Blue Spring Eco Tour.  What a beautiful day members of the Mount Dora Woman's Club had at Blue Spring State Park.  After watching Sea World release a manatee into the springs, members, enjoyed a narrated nature and ecological cruise on the beautiful and historic St. Johns River.

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Florida District 7 Meeting at Senaca Winery, Eustis Florida.  Pictured: Suzanne Gibson, Roseanne Miller, Judith Shepp, Sharron Semento, Sandy Chandler

A day at Barberville

Center Street Kitchen Volunteers

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Where We Work

GFWC Mount Dora Woman's Club members are dedicated to community service in the central Lake County area. Each member has a personal volunteer interest, with some having several!  Members enjoy Living the Volunteer Spirit by donating their time and talents at the Bay Street, Ice House, and Taveres Theatres, W.T. Bland Library, Cornerstone Hospice, local food pantries, homeless shelters, and many other worthwhile causes. They organize events, raise funds for donations, and lend their helping hands to many in need.

W.T. Bland Library "Green Garden Lab"

Center Street Kitchen Volunteers

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Volunteers at Mount Dora Senior Center

Christmas Party at Senior Center

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Volunteers at Rafiki International

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Blankets for The Linus Project

Wreaths Across America

Paper for Lake County School Teachers

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 Fundraisers

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Celebration Tea where Margaret Anderson guided 80+ participants back to 1905, at the library's formation and through Woman's Club enduring stewardship of the library.  Proceeds donated to Forward Paths Foundation.
 

Collected two car loads of food, gift cards and cash for the Forward Paths Organization
 

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December Angel Tree Project for the children of Guardian Ad Litem
 

November Yard and bake sale benefitting Boggy Creek, a fun filled camp for children with serious illnesses
 

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Sunset Bingo proceeds donated to the Haven of Lake & Sumter Counties
 

Fashion Fiesta Fashion Show & Luncheon proceeds donated to Forward Paths Foundation
 

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Newsletters

Keynotes

Keynotes,  our monthly Newsletter,   is published from October through May.  It contains news about upcoming events, the previous month's activities, and more!  

Contact Us

 GFWC Mount Dora Woman's Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 471
Mount Dora, FL 32756

*Includes Convenience Fee

Here at the GFWC Mount Dora Woman's Club, we are driven to do our part in making the world a better place. Since 1919, we have taken part in a wide range of activities that empower individuals and communities. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits. Are you ready to join us and create real transformation in the lives of so many?

Learn how you can help. Email us at gfwcmdwc@mail.com 

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