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GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club Officers for April 2018-April 2020

Sue BurgessSue Burgess
Ruthie RobinetteRuthie Robinette
Vice President
Membership Chair
mariajohnsonMaria Johnson
First Vice President
Program Chair
Barbara StephensBarbara Stephens
Second Vice President
Debbie RitterDebbie Ritter
Corresponding Secretary
Sheri CatoSherri Cato
Recording Secretary
Tasha SavageTasha Savage
Janine Lawson
Brenda TarkentonBrenda Tarkenton

GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club Committees
April 2016-April 2018

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-Deborah Scholvin; Co-Chair-Karen Brown

(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)
Chairperson-Betty Cole

Budget and Finance
(Recommends charitable allocations, approves budget expenditures, and approves funding greater than $100)
Chairpersons-Sharon Slater & Susan Rasmussen

(Drafts changes to the club constitution and presents to full membership club for vote)
Chairperson-Janice Britt

(Responsible for devotions at club meetings)
Chairperson-Barbara McCahill

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

(Supports community by participating in activities that preserve, maintain, and restore our natural resources; Manages the club’s commitment to NMB Adopt-A-Beach program; Collects plastic bags for Humane Society and Kind Keeper Animal Shelter; Oversees the collection and recycling of plastic bags and phone books projects; and participates in other local beautification projects)
Chairperson-Beverly Cray

(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

Christmas Wrap Fundraiser

Home Life
(Facilitates education and awareness of  health and wellness issues; provides volunteer opportunities for club members through community resources and projects; acts as a club liaison for North Strand Helping Hands, North Strand Housing Shelter, Habitat for Humanity, Flock Walk, Relay for Life and all other  health awareness issues and projects) Chairperson-Sue Erway

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

International Affairs
(Brings awareness and support to GFWC International Partnership Agencies that support healthy child development globally and strive to eliminate poverty, hunger, and easily preventable diseases thru programs such as Shot@Life, Operation Smile, UNICEF, and the Heifer Project.)
Chairperson-Sandy Young

(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-Ruthie Robinette

(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-Kathy Heagen

Public Issues
(Connects club members with projects and issues relating to civic and social responsibilities; brings awareness to issues concerning citizenship, military personnel, emergency and disaster preparedness; safety; crime prevention; coordinates activities related to GFWC-SC President’s projects.)
Chairperson-Dana Griffin

President’s Signature Project: Domestic Violence
Focuses on raising awareness of domestic violence; Partners with the City of NMB Department of Public Safety and other organizations to assist victims of domestic violence. Oversees ongoing club support for such programs and organizations as Victim’s Advocate Program, Center for Women and Children, Legislative Issues for Advocacy)
Chairperson-Janine Lawson

(Compiles club information for quarterly and annual submissions to GFWC-SC board.)
Chairperson-Sue Burgess

Ways & Means, Fundraising & Development
(Identifies and vets potential fundraising opportunities to present to the club for a vote.)
Chairperson-Sheila Martin

Special Projects

Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes Committee (Ways and Means)
(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.)
Chairperson-Connie Holston

Purses with Purpose Charity Event (Ways and Means)
(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

Community Forums (Ways and Means)
(Designed to educate community on critical issues. TBD with committee members as needed.)
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