State Chairman:  Nancy Honadel


The award spotlights one clubwoman from each region who has been judged on club, state, region and national levels for her outstanding performance as a volunteer within her club, community and (extended) family. 

GFWC Wisconsin Junior of the Year (JOY) Award
State Chairman: 
Loretta Caron

This annual award spotlights a local Junior clubwoman for her leadership and volunteer efforts with an emphasis on her family and community. 

GFWC Wisconsin Woman of Achievement Award
State Chairman:  Gail Gillmore

This lifetime achievement award is to honor a Wisconsin Clubwoman who has made an outstanding contribution to the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.


2013 Woman of Achievement Information            2013 WOA Application Form

2007 Honoree - Jan Flood
2008 Honoree - Ethel Bridge

2009 Honoree

2010 Honoree - Elizabeth Davy

2011 Honoree - Sandy Pecha 

LEADS - Leadership and Development Seminar

State Chairman:  Sandra Pecha

GFWC LEADS (Leadership Education And Development Seminar) is designed to identify GFWC members at the grassroots level who have the potential and desire to assume leadership positions in GFWC. 

GFWC LEADS 2012-14 Information and Application - STATE Application to Headquarters deadline is March 1, 2013 therefore GFWC-WI nominees should plan to submit applications to the GFWC-WI LEADS chairman, Sandy Pecha by FEBRUARY 1, 2013.  Mail to Sandy at 1650 South Smoketree Avenue #142, Lake Havasu AZ 86403

Health Scholarships
Chairman -
Jeanne Lord

The GFWC-Wisconsin Health Scholarships were established for applicants interested in pursuing a career in the health and related health care studies at a two or four year institution of higher learning.

Health Scholarship Information & Application

Theodora Youmans Citizenship Award
Chairman -
Pat Mueller

The Theodora Youmans Citizenship Award is one of the most treasured awards given by the GFWC-WI since 1937.  Mrs. Youmans provided in her will that the award should be made for the most notable contribution to citizenship in the previous year (January through December).  While there can only be one winner, it is an honor to be nominated and clubs should feel pride in selecting outstanding women in their communities.

Candidate Entry Form:  Note that Deadline is April 1 annually 


Scholarships Available at the District Level
Contact Individual District Presidents for information
Southern Prairies Health Scholarship
Health Scholarship Information
Health Scholarship Application