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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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.
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
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
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.
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
On Monday November 8th at 2 PM, join us virtually via Zoom to meet Jean Siebenaler, the Democratic Women’s Clubs of Florida (DWCF) Legislative Chair and one of the foremost authorities in the Democratic party in regard to what is happening in our state legislative government. She will update us on what’s going on in
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
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
Do you have questions about Sunseeker Resort and other development plans and issues for Charlotte County? Join the Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) of Charlotte County on Monday, April 12 at 4:00 pm for a Zoom meeting, featuring guest speaker Dave Gammon, the Director of Economic Development for Charlotte County. This is an opportunity to learn
Joanna Pohopin, the Director of Development for the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition, will be the guest speaker at the Monday, March 8th Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) meeting held at 4:00 pm via Zoom. She will discuss the program with a special emphasis on the effects of the pandemic. A brief business meeting will
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