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Hillcrest Women’s Club / GFWC

Hillcrest Women’s Club / GFWC - Local Organizations Directory - City of Lyndhurst, Ohio

Website: http://www.angelfire.com/pro/hillcrest50/ 🌐

Phone:

Penny Speyer
(440) 449-5859

Meetings:

➜ When:

Meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the last Monday of each month from September to May.

➜ Where:

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:

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

Projects:

  • 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

About:

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gives a brief history of the pledge as well as links on the bottom to other historical documents.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.

Affiliations:

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."

Related:

➤ Meals on Wheels
➤ City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Community Center ↗
➤ General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) ↗
➤ GFWC Ohio (OFWC) ↗

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