By: Connie Puzevic
The General Woman’s Club of Lehigh Acres will have their first meeting of the 2023-2024 season on Friday, September 15th at 12 (noon) with a potluck, at their new meeting location, RISE Christian Church@ 50 Bell Blvd. North, Lehigh Acres. (PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING LOCATION)
The General Woman’s Club of Lehigh Acres is a non-profit organization. The club has been in existence since 1961 and whose mission is to bring together, women of diverse backgrounds, and of all ages, and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow through humanitarian and social events.
The club meets the third Friday of the month at 1 pm, at the RISE Christian Church. Our calendar year is September through May. We provide scholarships and donate to local organizations (such as Hope hospice) as well as other Lehigh Community services.
The club’s largest event of the year is their annual fashion show, which this year will be held on March 9, 2024, at the Pelican Preserve Country Club in Ft. Myers with fashions from Chico’s of Ft. Myers. All proceeds from the fashion show go to our scholarship fund, which is awarded to single parents from Lehigh Acres who have children living in their home and who have chosen to further their education, and to better themselves and their children.
The General Woman’s Club always welcomes new members and encourages anyone interested in joining the club to call our membership chair-person Betty Smith at 239-850-6617.
The General Woman’s Club of Lehigh Acres will hold their annual fall Quarter Auction on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at the Mugs N’ Jugs restaurant, at 5512 – 8th Street W, Lehigh Acres -Noon to 3:00 pm.
Food and Drink will be available for purchase through Mugs N’ Jugs. Auction paddles are $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly back into the Lehigh Acres Community.