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General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Of Wyoming

Mary Lee Dixon
503 Princeton Lane
Cheyenne, WY 82009
General Federation of Womens Clubs of Wyoming
State President
Leslie Jo Gatti
President Elect
Mary Lee Dixon
Vice President
Nancy Kaufman
Elsie Gray
Betty Auld
Ann Norwood
Parliamentarian Advisor
Patty Benskin
District Liaisons:
 Louise Richardson – East
Sarah Norris – South
Billie Hofferber – West

GFWC Casper Active Service Club - Casper, WY.            
GFWC Twenty First Century Club - Newcastle, WY.
GFWC Yoder Woman’s Club - Yoder WY.
GFWC Women’s Civic League of Cheyenne - Cheyenne, WY.
GFWC X-JWC - Cheyenne, WY.
GFWC Laramie Woman’s Club - Laramie, WY.
GFWC Farson Eden Progress Club - Farson, WY.
GFWC Woman’s Club of Rock Springs - RockSprings, WY.
GFWC Juniorettes of Women’s Civic League - Cheyenne, WY.
GFWC Past State President’s Club

GFWC Wyoming holds a Fall Statewide Educational Forum and Workshop in September or October, a one-day Statewide Leadership Training in October/November and an annual convention each year in April.

GFWC-Wyoming also holds a Statewide Leadership Training on an annual basis.

How do I become a member of a GFWC club? It’s easy, just contact our State Membership Chairman:
Wendy Owen (307) 635-7400 or sewbusy3@gmail.com.

*Even if you do not live in a Wyoming city with a GFWC women’s club, you can be a member at large. Contact Wendy for further info....


The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Wyoming are working to establish new clubs throughout the state.   One to two new clubs are being developed in Cheyenne.  Another club may be developed this year in Sheraton.  Should you be interested in becoming a member of any of these clubs or developing another club in your area of the state, please contact the State President, Leslie Jo Gatti at pc_ljgatti@hotmail.com or the State Membership Chairman, Wendy Owen at sewbusy3@gmail.com




Current State Projects

~ GFWC Wyoming Clubs gave out over $10,000.00 of scholarship money in 2011.
~ GFWC Wyoming clubwomen participated in 285 projects, volunteered 12, 932 hours, raised and donated $95,519.35 and gave in-kind donations of $7,909.00 in 2014.

GFWC Wyoming women did projects to benefit the following organizations, programs and people:

Operation Smile, Project Heifer, youth and exceptional art, veterans and the VA hospitals, book clubs, literacy, children’s reading programs, domestic violence, elder and child abuse, Special Olympics, leadership, women’s issues, children’s issues, substance abuse awareness, special needs adults and children, legislative and public policy issues, conservation, preservation, and beautification, education, homelife, international outreach, public issues, communications and identity, women’s history, women’s health, museums, childhood language clinics, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Stride Learning Center, Foster Grandparents, Magic City Enterprises, Breast Cancer Support, Climb Wyoming, Friday Food Bag Program, Senior birthday and bingo parties, Project Linus, Holiday House, Christmas House, the Ivinson Mansion in Laramie, Wyoming,The Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, Atlas Theatre, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Interfaith, Home Away From Home, Salvation Army, Wreaths Across America, Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming Army and Air Guard, U.S. Naval Reserves, Botanic Gardens, Coalition for the Homeless, Cheyenne Health and Wellness Center, Boys and Girls Clubs and the list goes on and on.

GFWC-W State President Service Areas of Concentration, to be carried out by each Club as they see the need, are:

Spay & Neuter Programs

Dollars Donated    
Arts $2,332,278.00  
Conservation $1,941,193.00  
Education $10,270,972.00  
Home Life $6,662,717.00  
International Outreach $995,152.00  
Public Issues $4,764,021.00  
Domestic Violence Awareness $1,426,345.00  
Juniors' Special Project: Advocates for Children $1,305,385.00  

TOTAL $29,698,063.00  
Hours Volunteered    
Arts 737,879  
Conservation 348,957  
Education 553,616  
Home Life 842,022  
International Outreach 108,920  
Public Issues 682,583  
Domestic Violence Awareness 142,245  
Juniors' Special Project: Advocates for Children 300,793  

TOTAL 3,717,015  
Projects Completed    
Arts 9,781  
Conservation 7,188  
Education 9,699  
Home Life 15,178  
International Outreach 3,187  
Public Issues 12,195  
Domestic Violence Awareness 3,632  
Juniors' Special Project: Advocates for Children 2,654  

TOTAL 63,514  


For detailed information including audited financial statements and Form 990, visit www.GFWC.org/Governance or call 202-347- 3168.

For more information about the work done in each of our Community Service Programs and Special Projects, read the expanded online version of our Annual Report at www.GFWC.org/Governance.

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