FAQ's

Q:  What are some of the events the GFWC/Iowa Dyersville Federated Woman's Club support?
A:  The club supports many community organizations, including Layette's Inc., the Dyersville Area Food Pantry, the James Kennedy Public Library, Oak Crest Manor Nursing Home, the American Red Cross blood drives, and Relay for Life.  The club also sponsors scholarships to area graduating high school seniors.

Q:  How can I find out more about the GFWC/Iowa Dyersville Federated Woman's Club?
A:  Please phone 563-875-8947 for more information about us.

Q:  How much does it cost to be a member?
A:  Annual membership is $30.

Q:  Can I join anytime?
A:  Yes, new members are welcome anytime throughout the year.

Q:  Can I attend a meeting before joining?
A:  Yes, interested women are welcome to any of our monthly meetings.  Please phone 563-875-8947 for details on when and where the next meeting will be held.

Q:  How much of a time commitment does the club involve?
A:  A member can be involved as much as she would like.  There are numerous activities for members to choose from.

Q:  What are the objectives of the GFWC/Iowa Dyersville Federated Woman's Club?
A:  The club was founded to help improve and enchance the local community and the lives of its members.  Each monthly meeting focuses on a topic that affects the people of the area's communities and their needs.  At the same time, each meeting also includes time for the members to socialize with each other.

Q:  Is this a new organization?
A:  No, GWFC was organized in 1890 and the Dyersville club was founded in 1930.

Q:  Is the GFWC/Iowa Dyersville Federated Woman's Club associated with any religious or political organization?
A:  No, the club is non-denominational and includes women of various religious faiths.  It is also nonpartisan.

Q:  How many women are currently members of the club?
A:  We currently have 53 members in our local organization.

Q:  What are the ages of the club's members?
A:  The members of the GFWC/Iowa Dyersville Federated Woman's Club are of all ages.  Some are young professionals, some are stay-at home mothers, some are established business women, while others are retired members of our community.

Q:  What is expected of members?
A:  Members are asked to attend as many meetings as possible.  Not only do our meetings have a business element, but also socializing before and after during a refreshment period.


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