We are women enriching our lives and those around us through community service
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS (CSPs)
ARTS and CULTURE COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM
Made Mothers Day flower arrangements for Emerald Coast Rehab.
Made wreaths for Family Services
Donated to Bay Arts Alliance summer children’s program, Imagination Theater for Children, Center for the Arts, Ron Holman's Imagination Factory, Kaleidoscope Girls Inc., Bay County Library, Science & Discovery Center, and Center for the Arts.
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT and OUTREACH COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM
Collected and donated aluminum cans, clothes and house wares to Family Services, Panama City
Donated to the foster children's program of the NW Florida Healthcare Network, to the Shoes that Grow program of Because International, the Salvation Army Food Bank, Mercy Chefs, and to Samaritan’s Purse for Storm Relief in Fort Myers, Florida and Mississippi.
Hosted a talk on Brain Health from the Council on Aging and donated.
Hosted a talk from Humble House a non profit organization providing recovery and rehabilitation to women on drugs Showered them with personal hygiene products, paper products and cleaning products along with a donation.
EDUCATION and LIBRARIES COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM
Hosted a talk from the Encore program at Gulf Coast State College about the 2023 classes
Hosted the Principal from Cedar Grove Elementary and showered her with school supplies.
Delivered homemade cookies to Cedar Grove Elementary for teacher appreciation week.
Working with Bay County Library on summer reading programs.
Monthly book club that meets the third Wednesday of the month for "Breakfast and Books"
ENVIRONMENT COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM
Hosted a bee keeper from Lynn Haven who spoke about raising bees in your backyard and how important they are to the environment.
Participated in the Great Backyard Bird Count, Audubon bird walks and attended a talk from the Tupelo Beekeepers Association.
OTHER CLUB DONATIONS
Donated to the Highland Park Baptist Church's Backpack Program and Salvage Santa Mike Jones.
Cards to veterans who are celebrating their 100th birthday at Sims Veteran's Home
We host monthly community card parties in Panama City that grew from 30 women to 70 women attending. Women who come to the card party play bridge and several other card games. Our club provides a light breakfast and lunch for participants. The money raised goes to the CSPs for projects.
Cake auctions at the monthly meetings have brought in dollars for delegates so we can send others to Fall Board and Convention.
Themed book basket raffles raise money for the Education projects.
The GCWC cook book is for sale for $15. Contact a member to get one!
Florida State Project
Our chapter has made the most Bears and Blankets for Boggy Creek Camp in the entire state! Our members made 18 Bears and 18 Afghans so far in 2023.
Arts & Crafts Festival
Each year our chapter has an Arts & Crafts Festival. Winners compete at the District and State level festivals!
Mailing address: PO box 16076 Panama City, FL 32406
Join us! Contact: President Silver Dee 850-625-2245
Meetings are the third Monday (No meeting June and August)
at Lynn Haven Methodist Church
3203 Minnesota Ave, Panama City, FL 32405