(this page updated 8/12/16)
A new administration has begun with exciting plans and goals. President Donna Brown has chosen projects that are important, especially here in Michigan, that each of us can support. Visit the Projects tab to learn about Donna’s Special Projects as well as our State Sponsored and Endorsed Projects.
Also a list of the 2015 Top Projects has been added to the PROJECTS tab in the Members Only section of the website, or you can click HERE to open a printable version. The same link is also on the Projects tab on the Public site.
Congratulations to Ruth Ann Northon for being appointed to the position of GFWC MI 2nd Vice President. In this office she serves as the Chairman of Membership. As of July 1st, all new members should be reported on the new form to Ruth Ann as each one joins to keep the membership roster up to date and the members informed.
The new 2016-2018 GFWC MI Yearbook is now on the website as is the current edition of the state newsletter. Click on the Newsletters and Yearbooks tab. Click on the Calendar tab to see all the dates that are set for this administration. The GFWC Manual can be found on the GFWC.org website. Each of these items are important tools for leaders and members as well. Why not use them!
Soon it will be time for your District Annual Meeting. The dates and places are set and every member should plan to attend their own district meeting. It is a time and place to meet the officers who represent you, share new ideas, and make new friends. Put your district date on your calendar now and bring a new member with you as you enjoy an informative and fun-filled day.
With the fall comes many activities – on October 27-30 in Lake Geneva, WI the members of the Great Lakes Region will hold their Conference. Plans for the event have been made carrying out a Halloween theme as well as the opportunity to meet Shelia Shea, our new GFWC International President. For information regarding hotel accommodations, registration, and activities, click HERE. The same information was included in the GFWC MI July 2016 Newsletter.
President Donna’s theme is “Envision ~ Embrace ~ Empower” with a focus on her special projects of Conservation to include Water Issues, Invasive Species, Great Lakes Waterways and Recycling; Human Trafficking; and Leadership. To learn more, click on the Projects tab above.