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Queen City Road Race
May 7, 2022
Mary McCarroll and Patty Gabilondo at the finish line of the Queen City Road Race
Clarksville Women's Club Participates in Great American Clean-Up
April 30, 2022
Deanna Shepard, VP; her granddaughter Catherine, her husband Ronnie and community volunteer Cheryl Havlik picked up trash along Madison street from Richview Road to Memorial Drive as part of the community wide effort to Keep America Beautiful.
GFWC Clarksville Women's Club Supports Local Charity: Caleb Cares
Pictured: Deanna Shepard, Chrisy Slate of the Caleb Cares Project and Angie Comfort
March 20, 2022
Clarksville Women's Club donated two baskets to the silent auction for the Caleb Joseph Slate Scholarship Auction, an auction for the Caleb Cares Project which is a local charity to honor the legacy of Caleb Slate who passed away August 2019. The mission of this charity is to bring awareness to young people and their families that suicide does not discriminate and strongly encourages open and honest conversations about what to do when difficult circumstances arise and life turns dark. The auction raised over $8000 for this wonderful charity.
The Female Compositional Voice
March 27, 2022
Dr. Jeffrey Williams of Austin Peay State University and his senior students will perform a concert at the clubhouse of the Clarksville Women's Club on March 27 at 3 pm. Admission is free, no tickets are required but seating is limited. The concert will be a celebration in honor of Women's History month.
National Read Across America Month
March 4, 2022
The ladies of Clarksville Women's Club painted two chairs in the Dr. Seuss theme in honor of National Read Across America Month and Dr. Seuss' Birthday. Vice President Deanna Shepard read "There's a Wocket in my Pocket", virtually, to kindergarten and first grade classes and a small group delivered the chairs to the administration at Barkers Mill Elementary School
GFWC Clarksville Women's Club New Officers Installed
January 15, 2022
Saturday, January 15, 2022 at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, the ladies of the Clarksville Women's club met in person and virtually to hear from speaker Joni Bryan of The 917 Society and to formally install the newly elected officers of the club. The formalities were presided over by GFWC Tennessee President-Elect Deb Allen. Officers from left to right are: Misty Robertson, Angie Comfort, Nancy Outlawe (virtual attendee), Deanna Shepard, Deb Allen, Patty Gabilondo and Carol Allison. These ladies will hold their positions for the 2022-2024 term.
GFWC Headquarters Holiday Open House in Washington, DC
Angie Comfort and Deanna Shepard, of Clarksville Women's Club, traveled to DC to attend the holiday open house and headquarters tour on December 8, 2021 hosted by General Federation of Women's Clubs International President Marian St. Clair and Director of Junior Clubs, Kristina Higbee.
Clarksville Women's Club Participates in Wreaths Across America
December 18, 2021
On December 18, 2021 the Clarksville Women's Club ladies attended the ceremony and laid wreaths at the graves of servicemembers at Riverview Cemetery, Spring Street, Clarksville. TN
General Federation of Women's Club ~ Clarksville Women's Club 2022-2024 New Officers Elected in Nov 2021
July 12, 2025
GFWC Clarksville Women’s Club held their first open elections for new officers under their newly re-federated charter. The new officers will assume their new roles and duties effective Jan. 1, for a two-year term. From left to right: Angie Comfort, Recording Secretary: Deanna Shepard, Vice President; Patty Gabilondo, President; Nancy Outlawe, Treasurer; and Carol Allison, Corresponding Secretary.
Honor Flight Bags: Service Project at 2021 Tennessee Fall Conference, Monteagle
June 9, 2019
The mission of Honor Flight is to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to honoring those who have served and sacrificed for our country.
The TN GFWC made 146 bags to provide snacks and small travel essentials to these veterans when boarding their flight.
2021 TN Fall Conference LEADS Graduates: Deanna Shepard & Angie Comfort
June 9, 2019
The GFWC Leadership Education & Development (LEADS) Seminar program is intended to identify members who have the potential and the desire to assume leadership positions in GFWC beyond their club. Participation in LEADS can help these members gain the capabilities, confidence, and commitment necessary to pursue and achieve higher office and serve with distinction.