Thursday, 22 June 2017 22:48

Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club Announces Community Contributions

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Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club recently announced community contributions for their 2016- 2017 club year. BJWC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, one of the world’s largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational women’s volunteer service organizations. Currently the club has 36 members who not only give their time but also their talent for the betterment of Boyertown and the surrounding area.
The club year, which runs from September through May, is filled with meetings, social events, volunteering hours and several fundraisers.  As summer approaches, BJWC allocates the funds they raised throughout the year.
Notable 2017contributions include a $200 donation to the Boyertown Community Library to support their new children’s section when they move in August to their new location. A $200 donation to Colebrookdale Railroad which was accepted by Denny Emerick. A $200 donation to Designing 4 Hope which was accepted by Lori McHale, Designing 4 Hope founder & executive director. Another donation in the amount of $200 was made to the State Theater Preservation Society. The check was presented to Shannon Anthony by BJWC members Anita Zuber and Jane Prutzman.
Additionally, two $1,000 scholarships were awarded to graduating Boyertown high school seniors Abigail Keebler and Katie Latshaw to support their continuing education. pdf READ MORE

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