A Message from the President
The Women's Twentieth Century Club of Eagle Rock was founded in 1903, and is proudly one of the oldest community groups in Eagle Rock's history. Formed at the time of the women's suffrage movement, the women of the time were taking their well developed home and nurturing skills and offering these talents to the community and its enhancement. The women established this club to foster culture, education and companionship amongst themselves. Moreover, they were also involved in the planning and development of the town, applied for a Carnegie Grant to establish our first library (now the Center for the Arts/Eagle Rock), and also began the origins of the Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society. Our club is affiliated with the General Federation of Women's Clubs, whose membership totals over 100,000 women. As Federated women, we are encouraged to support our community.
Our Eagle Rock club is involved with many civic organizations, and our membership volunteers with countless additional groups and non-profits. We are made up of mothers, daughters, grandmothers, wives, aunts, business owners, teachers, career women and retirees…. of all ages and backgrounds. During my presidency, my theme is "creating community". Being an artist, and having been in many groups, I have seen that a community is like a piece of artwork, and must be created together.
I hope to encourage you to join us in the next two years developing creativity, encouraging community partnerships, engaging in philanthropic causes, and encouraging warmth and friendship. After all, "Creating Community" does take a village….and I believe the Women's Club is the heart of that effort.