Washington Women's History Consortium
Women's Clubs and Organizations
Patti Nagel, Junior Director, 1974-1976
Washington State Federation of Junior Women's Clubs
"Women Involved ...." was the theme chosen by Patti Nagel of Yakima for her term as Director.
Mid-Year Board discussion was to Invest $ 1,000, with the interest to be used to help defray expenses of any JM-WSFWC on the GFWC level.
The Sea-Tac Motor Inn was the site of convention in 1975, with 216 Juniors attending. Membership numbered 906 throughout the state. Connie Kearney, of Vancouver, was named Clubwoman of the Year.
Dr. Pat Smith of the Kontum Hospital, the state project, was guest speaker sharing her experiences leaving the Hospital before the North Vietnamese troops took over.
The other Junior State Project was the Northwest Kidney Center.
"Growing Together in Service" with the emblem in green, white and gold was adopted as the official state pin and charm and a die was cast.
Washington State endorsed Iris Lohnian for Junior Director of GFWC.
Ellensburg was the site of the 1975 Mid-Year Board meeting, with 120 attending.
At the 1976 convention in Yakima, the state membership was down to 77 1. Nancy Philen, of Moses Lake, was named State Clubwoman of the Year. Installation of new officers was conducted by Mrs. Don Shide. GFWC Second Vice-president.