Washington Women's History Consortium
Women's Clubs and Organizations
Jean Timmermesiter, Junior Director, 1964-1966
Washington State Federation of Junior Women's Clubs
Mrs. A.L. Timmermeister of King County conducted her first Board meeting at Lazy F Ranch.
All clubs were urged to celebrate Diamond Jubilee Membership Day, March 3, 1966.
Operation Healthy Babies was a new GF Junior Project. Gerri Cobb was named State Clubwoman of the Year.
$636 was in the Education Loan Fund, available to a teacher who was studying to teach handicapped children.
The Juniors bought a filing cabinet for the Director in 1965
The group adopted Project Hope and CARE Project "Little Bells." They continued support of Operation Healthy Babies.
In October 1965 a new award was introduced -The Helen Sutton Award.
The 1966 convention was in Portland, Oregon, with 258 attending. Vera Sterley of Quincy was honored as State Clubwoman of the Year. It was announced GFWC has a postage stamp issued in its honor.
There were 90 clubs and approximately 1,300 members.
Bylaw revisions included inserting "non-profit" into the constitution and all clubs were urged to do the same. Key. The Blue Ribbon Award was now named the Gold
Jean Timmermeister served as GFWC Chairman of International Clubs during the 1966-68 administration.