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City of Lyndhurst, Ohio
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Hillcrest Women’s Club / GFWC
Website: http://www.angelfire.com/pro/hillcrest50/ 🌐
(440) 449-5859 ☎
Meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the last Monday of each month from September to May.
Lyndhurst Community Center
1341 Parkview Drive
Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124.
2018 Meeting Dates:
Monday, January 22nd 2018
Monday, February 26th 2018
Monday, March 26th 2018
Monday, April 23rd 2018
Monday, May 28th 2018
June 2018 (No meeting.) ✖
July 2018 (No meeting.) ✖
August 2018 (No meeting.) ✖
Monday, September 24th 2018
Monday, October 22nd 2018
Monday, November 26th 2018
Monday, December 31st 2018
Membership is open to all women in the Hillcrest area who wish to contribute to the community by volunteering. For membership information, please call Penny Speyer at (440) 449-5859 ☎
- Meals on Wheels
- Fischer House ADD
- Ronald McDonald House projects:
- aluminum tabs collection
- Support of at-risk children
- Memorial Forest Shrine
- Support of Women’s Issues -- local and global
GFWC = General Federation of Women's Clubs
Improving the community through volunteering since 1954
These links will give you some information about our Patriotic songs. http://womenshistory.about.com/library/etext/bl_howe_battle_hymn.htm is one version of how the song came about. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Battle_Hymn_of_the_Republic is another. http://www.cbn.com/spirituallife/devotions/battlehymn.aspx is a third. They each have a bit more history about the song and Mrs. Howe.
http://folkmusic.about.com/od/folksongs/qt/YankeeDoodle.htm tells the story of "Yankee Doodle Dandy." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R1jiVcIGcg will give a bad rendition of the song from the movie with James Cagney. Also on the side you will find references to other YouTube videos with James Cagney.
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/redskeltonpledgeofallegiance.htm has the script and the video of Red Skelton and his commentary on the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United State of America.
http://www.ushistory.org/documents/pledge.htm gives a brief history of the pledge as well as links on the bottom to other historical documents.
http://www.miketodd.net/encyc/anthtext.htm is about our National Anthem. http://www.nationalanthems.info/us.htm as is this.
http://www.usflag.org/history.html is a history of our flag. This site also has links referring to other flags such as the MIA flag. http://www.usflag.org/history.html gives information from the Smithsonian.
http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Independence-Day.shtml has information about Independence Day, fireworks usage, fire safety and more. http://www.history.com/topics/july-4th has more references.
The Hillcrest Women’s Club/GFWC is also a member of the Ohio Federation of Women’s Clubs (OFWC) and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) - the oldest organization of volunteer women in the world.
The club participates in Federation programs, scholarships and projects.
GFWC Motto: "Unity in Diversity."
OFWC Motto: "Influence is responsibility."
➤ Meals on Wheels
➤ City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Community Center ↗
➤ General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) ↗
➤ GFWC Ohio (OFWC) ↗
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