Branchburg Woman’s Club

A fun way to help the community since 1960.

Welcome from the BWC

Greetings from the Branchburg Woman’s Club, College District, NJSFWC of GFWC.

Founded in 1960, our club is a proud member of the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs and the General Federation of Women's Clubs

The BWC is a non-profit organization of women who want to help the community and  participate in fun, creative, and educational activities.  As a New Jersey woman with many responsibilities, you may think that your life is too hectic to consider becoming a BWC member.  However, even if you only have some time now and then, you can be a valued club member plus build new friendships, broaden your horizons, and help others.

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A look at our membership will show that even busy women find participating in club activities worthwhile. It’s an easy way to feel part of the community, meet new people with similar interests, and learn new things. 

Club activities have evolved along with the interests of the club members.  The club has several extracurricular groups.  Some meet in the daytime and some meet in the evening. Activities currently range from crafts, gourmet food appreciation to film and book discussions.  New departments can be created as desired.  Fun day trips, evenings out, and special social events add to the club experience.

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Opportunities for learning, expressing your creativity, and building friendships.

Telephone
(908) 866-1060 for information.

Meeting from September through May, typically on the third Thursday evening of the month, the club’s general membership meetings begin with a guest speaker or an activity.  Then there are refreshments, followed by a club meeting.

Consider coming to a meeting or two as our guest and bring a friend!  Membership inquiries are welcome from Central New Jersey women, especially residents of Branchburg and nearby towns.  Learn how you can become a valued member of our dynamic and diverse group of women volunteers by joining the Branchburg Woman’s Club.

 

Follow the club on Facebook for the latest club news and/or check this Website monthly.  Better yet, consider attending a BWC meeting.

 

Please contact the club to confirm any meeting details as information is subject to change.  Not responsible for any accidental errors or omissions.

 

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Club News:

Celebrating women volunteers.

 

BWC founded 1960.

Joined NJSFWC

and

GFWC 1961.

Click on the appropriate menu button on this page to go to the club’s calendar Web page.  Please note that program topics, dates, times, and locations may be subject to change so contact the club membership chairman at (908) 866-1060. We are looking forward to meeting you soon.  Thank you for your interest.

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Adult guest welcome, but please carpool with us.

Membership inquiries welcome: (908) 866-1060.

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Little Things Can Help Others in a Big Way

An Invitation

Many of us make resolutions about what we hope to accomplish in the New Year.  Perhaps finding more ways to help others in need is on your list?  With our busy lives, sometimes that's not easy, but there are simple things that you can do that will make a difference to people who are challenged with difficulties.  With this in mind, the Branchburg Woman's Club offers several opportunities to help others.

 

How about giving a pair of new socks to the Branchburg Woman's Club's "Step Away from Abuse" GFWC Sock Project?  The Branchburg Woman's Club is collecting new socks that will be given to New Jersey domestic violence shelters to help provide comfort and warmth to adults and children that have been victims of domestic violence.  All sizes of socks are welcome; the collection bin for the new socks is located in Branchburg Township's main building, which is open from 8:30 am— 4:30 pm weekdays.

 

The Club's Knitting for a Purpose Group is seeking additional contributions of 7 inch x 9 inch knitted or crocheted rectangles for the Warm Up America! Project.  Finished rectangles should be made with either knitting needles of size 7, 8, or 9 or crochet hook size F or G, please.  The collection bin is the same bin as for the socks, located in the Township's main building.  A big thank you to all who have helped with the project.

 

Call (908) 866-1060 or email the club for more information about these projects and other ways of assisting.

Text Box: “The greatest power of this organization is the women whom you meet alng the way; the women with whom every member shares important milestones in the path of life…  No other organization so completely defines sisterhood as does our Federation.”

- Mary Pat Marcello, former NJSFWC President, writing about the value of women's club membership.

Branchburg Woman’s Club of GFWC

c/o Mrs. Linda Brozyna, Club President

671 Case Road

Branchburg, NJ 08853

Current Mailing Address for

The Branchburg Woman’s Club:

Branchburg Woman’s Club of the GFWC, NJSFWC College District

 

Meeting and club inquiries:

908-866-1060.

BWC Craft Show, Tricky Tray Raffle, & Bake Sale

Event was a huge success!   Thanks to everyone’s support.

Nov. 2, 2013   Saturday, 10 a.m. — 4 p.m.  Big turnout!

Branchburg Central Middle School, 220 Baird Rd., Branchburg, NJ 08876

Across from White Oak Park.  Free parking available.

This annual fund-raiser benefits the club's student awards and charitable donations.  The entire 2013 event did very well this year, thanks to the impressive efforts of the chairman, Second Vice President Karen Sheridan and all of the club members (and friends) who worked to make this event so successful.  President Linda Brozyna wrote in a November 3 email to the club members: "While I am always proud to be a member of this awesome club, yesterday made me even prouder to be your president."  Crafters interested in the anticipated Fall 2014 Craft Show should contact the club in June 2014.

Number of BWC Members Growing

Women’s Club Excited about New Members and Helping Others

 

The number of new members in the Branchburg Woman's Club is growing by leaps and bounds.  As of June 2013, 13 new members joined. As of December 2013, 6 new members have been added.  At the 2013 New Jersey State Federation of Woman’s Clubs State Fall Conference, the Branchburg Woman's Club received a certificate for having the most new members in the College District.

 

First Vice President Ann Brown said "We are pleased to welcome these ladies into the BWC, and look forward to exploring together some of the programs and projects sponsored both by the NJSFWC and the General Federation of Woman's Clubs, including sponsoring delegates to the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Conference and the NJSFWC Girls’ Career Institute."

 

The BWC is pleased to provide altruistic opportunities to help people and nonprofit organizations.  The theme for last year's NJSFWC Convention was "Everything Old is New Again," and in keeping with that theme, club members will be invited to participate in a past State Project by refurbishing rooms for Canine Companions for Independence, the largest non-profit provider of assistance dogs.  As part of the Home Life Department, some members will continue to crochet purple baby hats to be given to Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey, sponsors of the Period of Purple Crying Project, being presented in numerous hospitals throughout New Jersey.

 

Also in the spirit of giving, the Branchburg Woman's Club members baked cookies in early December for donation to the Branchburg PTO Holiday Happiness Program, which provides holiday gifts for the community's less fortunate families.  Club President Linda Brozyna observed, "This has always been a very special project for the Branchburg Woman's Club.  We hope that the cookies will bring cheer to many people."

 

Now it is easy to remember others in need when you do your online shopping.  With no extra cost to you, your Internet shopping at your favorite online retailer can help the Branchburg Woman's Club's Philanthropic Fund.  Sign up for your own private iGive.com Internet portal and choose the BWC's Philanthropic Fund as the cause you want to benefit.  It's free to join and free to use, plus there's no obligation. Besides possibly generating a tax deduction for yourself, the iGive portal gives you access to exclusive coupons too.   Visit http://www.iGive.com/BWCPF. [Click on underlined links for more information.]