Branchburg Woman’s Club

A fun way to help the community since 1960.

Welcome from the BWC

Greetings from the Branchburg Woman’s Club!

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.

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.

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.

 

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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:

 

April 18, 2015   Garage

Sale

At

Branchburg Central Middle School

 

220 Baird Rd.

Branchburg

08876

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Celebrating women volunteers.

 

BWC founded 1960.

Joined NJSFWC

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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.

Click here to go to a 30 second video about the NJSFWC on YouTube.com.

 

 

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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 Kathy Herdman, Club President

1005 Hillcrest Drive

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 Meeting—Guests Welcome

Jan. 15, 2015   Thursday, 7:30 p.m. — 9:15 p.m. 

Little Red Schoolhouse, 2120 South Branch Rd., Branchburg, NJ 08876

- Please bring a donation of canned food or personal care item for Food Bank, etc.

 

Do you have an Advance Medical Proxy Directive and an Advance Medical Instructional Directive?  Do you know what they are and how they may help?

According to the Patients Rights Council, an advance directive is a document by which a person makes provision for health care decisions in the event that, in the future, a person becomes unable to make those decisions.

A representative from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, formerly Somerset Medical Center, will be the key speaker at the January 15 Branchburg Woman’s Club meeting. She will discuss these directives, along with personal approaches to assist people with making informed medical decisions for themselves and their loved ones. Sample forms will be available for the participants to take away with them. She will answer any general questions concerning advance medical directives, but will not be able to address specific or current personal issues.

Come to the club meeting and learn why having these directives should be important to you and your family members who are 18 years or older. The free program will start at 7:30 pm at Branchburg's Little Red Schoolhouse, 2120 South Branch Road.  It will be followed by refreshments and club business. Adult guests are welcome. Call 908-866-1060 for club information. Please try to carpool.

 

BWC Meeting—Guests Welcome

Feb. 20, 2015   Thursday, 7:30 p.m. — 9:15 p.m. 

Little Red Schoolhouse, 2120 South Branch Rd., Branchburg, NJ 08876

-  Please bring a donation of canned food or personal care item for Food Bank, etc.

 

Be Safe While Using the Internet

Having trouble dealing with 21st century technology?  Difficulty with navigating the Internet?  You're not alone!  The Magic Mirror Players of RWJUH Somerset will present a program on Internet Safety:  How to keep up with technology, Facebook, emails scams, and on-line ordering dangers.  

 

BWC Garage Sale

April 18, 2015   Saturday, Free admission. Times to be announced.

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 club is collecting only clean and working items from members, friends, and family. More information will be announced this spring.

 

Samples of On-Going Community Service Projects: 

 

BWC's “Warm Up America! Afghan Project

Donations of yarn and finished rectangles wanted.

Collection bin inside Branchburg Township Municipal Building,

1077 US Highway 202 North, Branchburg, NJ 08876
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 

The Branchburg Woman's Club would like to thank everyone who has donated afghan rectangles and yarn for the club's Warm Up America! Afghan Project.

The club is still seeking contributions of 7 inch x 9 inch knitted or crocheted rectangles and yarn. Finished rectangles should be made with either knitting needles of size 7, 8, or 9 or crochet hook size F or G.

The collection bin is in Branchburg Township's main building.

 

BWC's “Step Away from AbuseGFWC Sock Project

 

Collection bin inside Branchburg Township Municipal Building,

1077 US Highway 202 North, Branchburg, NJ 08876
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 

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 (and yarn– see below) is located in Branchburg Township's main building, which is open from 8:30 am— 4:30 pm weekdays.

Text Box: Consider coming to a BWC meeting!

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

Telephone
(908) 866-1060 for information.