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Flags on veterans' graves

For Memorial Day 2019, members of Wilmington Woman's Club, and a husband of one member, along with other groups, helped put out flags on the graves of veterans at the National Cemetery on Market Street to honor all veterans who are buried there.

 

Recognition of GFWC NC Federation Day

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On April 30, 2019, 299 Kleenex packages and 68 Chapsticks were delivered to the Wilmington VA Health Care Center for our veterans in recognition of GFWC-NC Federation Day. Pictured left to right:

  • Tyra Hoffman, Volunteer Specialist, Wilmington VA Health Care Center
  • Pat Hardee and Mary Lou Kueffer, WWC Public Issues Committee
  • Vicki Daughtery, WWC Education Committee


Gold Star Memorial Wall talk

Lois Parker, President of WWC (left), welcomes Norma Luther, Gold Star Mother (second from right), who spoke to The Wilmington Woman's Club about the dedication of the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument located at Hugh McRae Park. Along with Ms. Luther, Pat Kusek, New Hanover County Commissioner (second from left), and William (Bill) Ebersback, Military Order of the Purple Heart (with Weatherly, his service dog), were instrumental in getting the Memorial Wall to Wilmington. The only monument of its kind in NC. The wall was dedicated on November 19, 2018.

 

Vietnam Memorial Wall coming to NC

WWC President, Lois Parker, presented Norma Luther, Gold Star Mother, with a check for $500 on April 22, 2019, to help with the expense of bringing the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Wilmington. The wall will arrive in Wilmington on July 25, and the ceremony will be on July 26. The wall will be located at MayFaire.


Third annual tea for woman military veterans

On October 21, 2018, members of Wilmington Woman's Club hosted a tea to honor woman veterans
in the Cape Fear Region who have served and given so much to our country and community.


Members Pat Hardee and Mary Lou Kueffer join main speaker, Captain Carolyn Hughes (center).


Uniform hats from various military branches were on display.

 

Vicki Daughtery welcomes William Ebersbach, member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.


Duke Ladd provided entertainment and recognized each military branch.

 

Gold Star Mothers were also honored at the tea.


President Laura Wilson and guests.


Members of Girl Scout troups 507 and 1709 helped serve guests at the tea.


Domestic Violence Luncheon

During May, 2017, members of Wilmington Woman's Club attended a luncheon to support victims of domestic violence.


 

Harrelson Center visit

During March, 2016, members of Wilmington Woman's Club visited the Harrelson Center. The center is open to the community and includes organizations tha support women who have experienced domestic violence and women who are victims of sex trafficking. The center provides professional development leading to employment.


 

Flags on veterans' graves

For Memorial Day 2018, members of Wilmington Woman's Club, along with other groups, helped put out flags on the graves of veterans at the National Cemetery on Market Street
to honor all veterans who are buried there.


Wreaths Across America

During a weekend in December, 2016, members of Wilmington Woman's Club laid wreaths on graves
in the Wilmington national Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America,
which commemorates the lives of fallen soldiers during the holiday season.

     

A tea for woman veterans

On September 18, 2016, members of Wilmington Woman's Club hosted a tea to honor woman veterans
in the Cape Fear Region who have served and given so much to our country and community.





 





 




Veterans Programs at CFCC

Director of Veterans Programs at CFCC.




 

General Federation of Women's Clubs

 

General Federation of Women's Clubs of North Carolina

 

Wilmington Woman's Club

 


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