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GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club Officers for April 2020-April 2022

Debbie Ritter
Debbie Ritter, President

Connie Holston
Vice President
Membership Chair
Kathy Heagen
Kathy Heagen
First Vice President
Program Chair

Connie Lawson
Second Vice President

Stephanie Hankins
Corresponding Secretary

Beth McLean
Recording Secretary

Georgia Reynolds

Janine Lawson

Sue Burgess
Sue Burgess

GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club Committees
April 2020-April 2022

North Myrtle Beach Woman's Club committee meeting.

Advocacy for Children
Serves as a liaison between club and community resources for Sea Haven, Children’s Recovery Center, SOS Autism, Girl Scouts, Children’s Advocacy Week, USO Reading Program
Chairperson-Ruthie Robinette    Co-Chair-Mary Fischer

Supports community art education by supporting and bringing awareness to artistic events and endeavors such as St. Patrick’s Day Float and NMB Area Historical Museum

Budget and Finance
Recommends charitable allocations, approves budget expenditures, and approves funding greater than $100
Chairperson-Juliet Casper

Drafts changes to the club constitution and presents to full membership club for vote
Chairperson-Brenda Tarkenton

Responsible for devotions at club meetings
Chairperson-Connie Lawson

Communications & Publicity
Maintains web site, social media, & facilitates publicity for club news and events in area news outlets                                                                  Chairperson-Tricia Kolb

Civic Engagement & Outreach
Facilitates education and awareness of health and wellness issues.  Facilities volunteer opportunities for club members through community resources and projects.
Chairperson-Sue Erway                                                                                        Co-Chair-Mary Fischer

Education & Libraries
Organizes fundraisers and programs to promote education and literacy; collects items for “Tools for Schools” project; raises monies for scholarships, collects coats for kids; and acts as liaison between club and Teen Angel
Chairperson-Cheryl Watson                                                                                      Co-Chair-Kerry Westfall

Health & Wellness
Facilitates education and awareness of health and wellness issues.  Annual health screenings.                                                                                  Chairperson-Charlotte Wiltshire

Coordinates dinner reservations for meetings; collects payment for dinners; assists corresponding secretary with Hands of Friendship initiative; coordinates with Eastern District President for Eastern District meeting and Southern District Conference, and all club social events              Chairperson-Dolly McDermott                                                                                 Co-Chair-Nina Kirby

Promotes club membership through recruitment activities; recognizes prospective members and educates members about membership expectations; oversees and maintains membership information; collects membership dues; completes membership reports to GFWC-SC; provides club nametags and update annual membership handbooks.
Chairperson-Connie Holston                                                                                     Co-Chair-Brenda Tarkenton

Prepares the slate of officers for upcoming elections; presents the slate of officers to board members at the February meeting and to the general  membership in writing prior to the March meeting; facilitates the voting process and oversees the vote count.
Chairperson-Sue Burgess

Legislation & Public Policy
Designed to connect members with projects and activities relating to civic and social responsibilities.  This program focuses on citizenship, military personnel, emergency and disaster preparedness, and safety & crime prevention.

Compiles club information for quarterly and annual submissions to GFWC-SC board.
Chairperson-Connie Holston                                                                                     Co-Chairs-Debbie Ritter, Stephanie Hankins                                                      Newsletter-Sandy Young

Fundraising / Special Projects
Identifies and vets potential fundraising opportunities to present to the club for a vote.
Chairperson-Dolly McDermott                                                                                 Co-Chair-Cristy Weber

Special Projects

Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes Committee
Organizes, oversees, and promotes this annual fundraiser which is open to the community and is a self-guided tour of five private residences decorated for the Christmas season. Monies raised are through ticket sales, raffle drawing, and program sponsorships of this event. Cancelled until further notice.

Purses with Purpose Charity Event 
(Organizes, oversees, and promotes this annual fundraiser which is open to the community  and is a live auction of donated handbags and purses and a silent auction of items and gift certificates collected from the community. There is also a jewelry raffle and door prizes. Monies raised are through ticket sales, sponsorships, and raffle drawing.)
Chairperson-Jeri McCumbee

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