By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Lilburn Woman's Club Wins Best Overall Women's Club in Ninth District

The dedicated volunteers of the GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club (LWC) brought home top honors in a clean sweep across the six areas of focus recognized by the GFWC Georgia Ninth District. 

The club has grown to 78 members and now stands at the forefront as one of the largest and most active grassroots women's volunteer organizations in the state providing crucial support to women, children and families in the greater Lilburn and Gwinnett communities.  

2014 was a another milestone year for our club and it has been an honor to serve as President for this amazing group of women." states Patty Gabilondo 

(LWC Past President 2013-2014)  Over the past 12 months we have:
 •increased our annual scholarship awards portfolio by several thousand dollars
 •welcomed six new members
 •presented the inaugural “Behind the Garden Gate” tour of Lilburn area gardens
 •achieved our 501(c)3 tax-exempt status
 •unveiled our new Lilburn Cooks Fresh cookbook
 •helped raise over $50k for the Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse
 •added Domestic Violence Awareness as our 7th Program 
 •hosted a BBQ lunch for over 150 soldiers and their families passing through the Atlanta Airport USO
 •fed hundreds of local Lilburn children in need during the summer 
 •organized a community Post Office Beautification effort
 •hosted a public candidate forum for Lilburn City Council election
 •collected over 100 pounds of rice and beans for the Lilburn Co-Op
 •hosted a free Elder Care Seminar and luncheon for over 100 attendees 
 •created a new herb garden inside the Lilburn Community Garden
 •collaborated the Lilburn International Festival, Lilburn Community Partnership, Lilburn Arts Alliance and National Night Out to name just a few
 •organized and hosted our annual Hi-Hope dinner and dance for disabled adults
 •reaffirmed the value of the LWC in the greater Lilburn community with another successful Lilburn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival
 •and so much more!

Awarded Best Overall Club in the GFWC Georgia 9th District for 2014!  
Plus Best in Leadership and Best in Membership  

1stPlace – Home Life Community Service Program
1st Place – Education Community Service Program
1stPlace – Conservation Community Service Program
1st Place – Arts Community Service Program
1st Place – International Outreach Community Service Program
1st Place – Public Issues Community Service Program