General Federation of Women’s Clubs Illinois Oregon Woman’s Club

Our club was organized in 1922 and joined the Federation in l924

We always welcome visitors and new members.  We strive to make a difference in our community and are proud to contribute to many worthy organizations.  Women of all ages and interests, including those who are employed or retired, will find enjoyment and friendships when joining the Oregon Woman's Club

If you are interested in visiting us, please contact:


Judy Groharing, President

5556 S. Poplar Drive, Oregon, IL 61061

Phone:  815/652-2047

Email:  jnj63@yahoo.com


Meetings:

Various locations from July 1 through June 30.  Starting in Sept, Oct.,Nov, Dec, (no January), Feb, March, April and May.  The time varies, depending on the month. .

Club Officers

Judy Groharing  President

Mary Raymer  VP

Sandie Brubaker  Treas.

Janet Briggs, Sec


Directors

Marge Wilhelm

Eleanor Nelson

Esther Hicks

Club Committees

Antique Show - Judy Groharing, Chair

Compliance - Mary Raymer , Janet Briggs, Marian DeWall

Programs - Executive Board

Scholarships - Diane Gorski, Susan Senti

Winning Wheels Benefit - Sandie Chasm, Fran Strouse


ANNUAL Club Projects

•   Oregon Woman's Club Annual Antique Show ---- Held every year, on a Saturday and Sunday near the end of March.  Please call 815/652-2047 for current dates.  In 2015, we will hold the 65th year of this popular show.  We have over 50 quality dealers from the Midwest and have an annual attendance of nearly 2000 people.  We also have qualified appraisers on Sunday and glass repair during the entire two day show.  Plenty of parking as well as handicapped accessibility and delicious food offered are offered both days.  There are door prizes every hour, both days.

All profits are given to benefit causes serving the Oregon area as well as graduating seniors of Oregon High School and local adult women returning to college or vocational schools.

•   Every 3rd Friday of February we hold a popular card/game party open to the public.  An afternoon of playing any cards or games you choose with your group, or we will put together a group for you.  Door prizes are given throughout the afternoon and the afternoon begins with desserts and beverages.

All Proceeds are given to the Winning Wheels facility.  (A group facility for wheel-chair bound adults who are unable to live on their own)  This facility serves our community and surrounding communities.

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