WHC Women's Clubs and Organizations
Barbara Wade 1962-1964
President, Washington State Federation of Junior Women's Clubs
Mrs. Gentry Wade was elected Director of Junior Clubs for the 1962-64 administration.
Mid-Year Board meetings were becoming popular with 55 club presidents attending in September 1962.
Under Fine Arts, the Juniors were asked by GFWC Arts Chairman to write Congressmen regarding improper dress of visitors to Congress, The White House and other national shrines.
The CARE Literacy Programs were adopted as a State Project and for 1963-64, Project Hope became a State
Project. Three hundred thirty-five Juniors were at the Chinook Tower in Yakima in May 1963 for the 28th Convention. Jean Davidson was named Clubwoman of the Year.
Barbara stated she had traveled 10,996 miles to represent the Juniors this year.
Twelve new clubs were organized!
Every club in the state now had an adopted child from the Blind School; and gardening was dropped from the Home Life Department.
National awards were received by Washington in Fine Arts, Public Affairs, Home Life, International Affairs, Education and a Junior Editor Award.
Nine more clubs were federated! Leavenworth was one of the top ten national winners in the CIP contest.
A Child Abuse resolution was adopted at convention and Mrs. Howard Dolphin was named the top Clubwoman in the state.