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DWC Betty Gissendanner Scholarship applications now available

The Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club is once again offering its Betty Gissendanner Scholarship to young women graduating from a Charlotte County high school in the spring of 2024 with plans to attend college in the fall of 2024. Applicants must be registered or pre-registered as Democrats. They are chosen on the characteristics that illustrate

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Charlotte County Democrats

DWC and DEC announce 2023 scholarship recipients

By Kay Blue, President of the Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club (DWC). The Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) and the Democratic Executive Committee (DEC) are excited to announce the recipients of our 2023 Scholarships. This year we have three scholars. The recipient of the annual $1000 Betty Gissendanner Memorial Scholarship is Carmen Galvan-Cuevas from

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Democratic Women's Club

DWC and DEC offer scholarships to 2023 Charlotte County graduates

By Kay Blue – dwcofcharlottecounty@gmail.com Do you know a talented young woman who will be graduating from the Charlotte County Public School System this year?  If so, please encourage her to apply for the Charlotte County Democratic Womens Club (DWC) and Democratic Executive Committee (DEC ) college scholarships. The DWC is offering two $1000 scholarships

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Analysis

DWC to honor scholarship recipients at June reception

The Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County is excited to announce the recipients of its annual Betty Gissendanner Scholarship awards.  This year we have two scholars: Cassidy Gibbs, graduating from Port Charlotte High School and Kiley Rydberg, graduating from Lemon Bay High School. We will be honoring the scholars at a June 13 reception held

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Charlotte County Democratic Club

Attend our ice cream and pie social on Saturday, April 23 at 1 pm

Come join the Charlotte County Democratic Club and the Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club for an afternoon of ice cream, pie, games, silent auctions, and fun on Saturday, April 23, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Democratic Club located at 3596 Tamiami Trail in the Sunnydell Plaza in Port Charlotte.

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Democratic Women's Club

DWC resumes in-person meetings with program about the U.S. Presidency

By Kay Blue, Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) President. Who are the five best presidents and the five worst presidents of the United States?  Find out the answer on April 11th at 2:00 pm when the Democratic Women’s Club resumes in-person meetings.  Our speaker will be Paul Platt, local presidential expert.  Platt is a

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Democratic Women's Club

Democratic Women’s Club address the US public health system on Feb 14th

Join the DWC on February 14 at 2:00 pm via Zoom when our program presenter will be Dr. William Potts-Datema, a 40-year professional educator and public health professional.  His topic is The Public Health System in the United States. While now retired, Dr. Potts-Datema has held several national leadership positions in the United States, including

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Democratic Women's Club

DWC Betty Gissendanner Memorial Scholarship applications are available at Charlotte County high schools

Do you know or are you a young female Democrat who will be graduating from a Charlotte County public high school in 2022? If so, application packets for the Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) of Charlotte County’s Betty Gissendanner Memorial Scholarships are now available at your high school.  Completed applications are due by March 1, 2022.

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Democratic Women's Club

The Democratic Women’s Club delivers holiday donations for moms in the County Schools Homeless Education Project

Every December, the Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) of Charlotte County collects holiday gift cards and gift bags for mothers with  children certified in the Charlotte County Schools Homeless Education Project. Lucy Garner, DWC Second Vice-President coordinates the donations with the Homeless Education administration team, who in turn distribute the items to the mothers, respecting the

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Democratic Women's Club

DWC recognizes its 2021 scholarship recipients on June 14th

The Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) of Charlotte County is excited to announce this year’s winners of the Betty Gissendanner and Bob Taylor Memorial Scholarship awards. The scholarship recipients, MaKenzie Carter (Charlotte HS) and Talon Bottenfield (Lemon Bay HS) will be recognized at the Monday, June 14th DWC Zoom meeting at 4:00 pm. Michael Riley, the

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Democratic Women's Club

DWC to hear from immigrant support group Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden

Catherine Cole, the national organizer of Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden will be the featured speaker at the Monday, May 10th Democratic Women’s Club (DWC)  Zoom meeting at 4:00 p.m. Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden is an “overground railroad” type project that provides travel support for legal immigrants making their way from the border to their destinations in the

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Call to Action

DWC is collecting gift cards for Charlotte County homeless moms

By Kay Blue, DWC president Every year, the Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) collects gift cards for Charlotte County mothers who are registered in the Charlotte County schools’ homeless program.  Due to COVID-19, this year the number in need has grown.  The DWC is asking for and collecting gift cards that can be redeemed locally.  Some

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