Women's Club of Great Falls

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GFFN in the News

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  • Monday, May 31, 2021 12:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Philanthropy Group presented a donation check on Friday, May 21, 2021, for $3000 to the Friends of Riverbend Park (FORP). It is a non-profit organization. June Kelly, Vice President of Philanthropy on the Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Board of Directors said that the group was please to provide the funds to Friends of Riverbend Park. “As a women’s club of Great Falls, we focus on supporting charities for women and children. Our emphasis is on helping those in need within our community and Fairfax County,” said Kelly.

    Click on the link below to read the rest of the article.

    http://www.greatfallsconnection.com/documents/2021/may/25/great-falls-connection-may-26-2021/

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Tucked away in a remote setting of the floodplains along the Potomac River, Virginia bluebells made their ephemeral appearance just in time for the Bluebells & Bald Eagle Tour organized by Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Philanthropy Group. Held at Riverbend Park in Great Falls, the April 7 event benefited Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB). “We’re sold out already,” said “ June Kelly, Vice-President of GFFN Philanthropy, a half-hour before the tour started. Kelly said proceeds generated from ticket sales along with donations totaled $4,000 as of that morning. Kelly called out the generous $500 sponsor of the event, Roy Melloni, Vice President of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty based in McLean. “In a COVID year, GFFN Philanthropy has far exceeded our expectations....

    Click on the link below to read the rest of the article.

    http://greatfallsconnection.www.clients.ellingtoncms.com/news/2021/apr/15/bluebells-and-bald-eagle-nestlings-take-center-sta/


  • Monday, February 08, 2021 11:13 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Members of Great Falls Friends and Neighbors (GFFN) Philanthropy Committee presented a donation check for $5,500 on Jan. 26 to Joe Meyer, Executive Director & CEO of Shelter House, and Nurjan Ahmedova, Director of Development, to support the organization's 24-hour emergency shelter, Artemis House for domestic and sexual violence victims, stalking, and human trafficking.

    June Kelly, Vice-President of GFFN Philanthropy, said the 14 women in the group raised funds for the donation through two programs they held in 2020, the Harvest Tea and sales of the Official 2020 White House Christmas Ornament. With income predicted to be reduced due to the coronavirus's impact, members expanded advertising and sale of the ornaments to GFFN's website and Facebook page, NextDoor, and businesses outside Great Falls.

    Click on the link below to read the rest of the article.

    http://greatfallsconnection.www.clients.ellingtoncms.com/news/2021/feb/02/great-falls-friends-and-neighbors-supports-artemis/

  • Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Erin Lobato, President of the Great Falls Friends and Neighbors (GFFN) Woman’s Club hosted its 2020 Annual Kick-Off Luncheon and Fundraiser on Sept. 18. This year had a different twist due to the pandemic: club members chose between participating virtually from home with a box lunch or dining alfresco at River Bend Golf Club. Great Falls Friends and Neighbors is a women’s club that develops friendships and a sense of community among members through social, cultural, civic, and philanthropic activities.

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    http://connection.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/news/documents/2020/10/08/Great_Falls.pdf page 6


  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Northern Virginia Community College student, Ellah Momand of Alexandria came to the United States two and a half years ago from Afghanistan. While currently pursuing a degree in biochemistry with plans to become a heart specialist or cardiac surgeon, she is also taking care of her family. During a celebratory luncheon held Friday, Sept. 13 at River Bend Golf and Country Club, Great Falls, Momand and eleven other women had the opportunity to meet and thank members of Great Falls Friends & Neighbors Scholarship Fund for 2019 scholarships awarded to them totaling $17,500.

    Click on the link below to read the rest of the article.

    http://connectionarchives.com/PDF/2019/091819/Great%20Falls.pdf page 10

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Leaders of the Great Falls Friends & Neighbors Scholarship Fund on Sept. 13 honored its most recent scholarship winners during a luncheon at River Bend Golf & Country Club.

    The fund will award $1,500 scholarships to a total of 12 women attending either George Mason University or Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC). Each recipient has shown a nancial need and maintained at least a 3.0 grade-point average in their college courses. Click on the link below to read more.

    https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/d85df45a-d226-4bc2-800c-75a1d56073e2/downloads/Fairfax%209-19-19.pdf?ver=1569325028544 page 10

  • Thursday, September 05, 2019 1:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Great Falls celebrated the Fourth of July with a day full of events for the whole family. The day began with a 5K Fun Run put on by the Great Falls Trailblazers. The Great Falls Friends & Neighbors club sponsored the next event, the Little Patriots Parade, and awarded prizes for the children sporting the best patriotic outfits and decorated wagons. The Main Parade around the Great Falls Village Centre featured floats, antique cars, and community organizations that was followed by festivities, food and fun on the Village Centre Green. The day ended with a fireworks display at Turner Farm Park. Great Falls Connection July 10-16, 2019

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 10:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    GFFN sponsored the First Annual Charity Tennis Social Fundraiser on May 20, 2019 at Riverbend Golf and Country Club, as our Community Liaison contribution.  Our sold-out charity event was held in conjunction with the Annual Celebrate Great Falls Foundations'  Golf fundraiser to support our community's elementary schools (Forestville, Great Falls and Colvin Run). The Connection online article can be read bclicking here.


  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Local women’s charity raises funds for women in search of higher education. The Connection online article can be read by clicking here.


  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Club awarded scholarships to deserving local at the annual luncheon. The Connection online article can be read by clicking here.
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Women's Club of Great Falls

P.O. Box 483

Great Falls, VA  22066

Email: info@womensclubgf.org

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To develop friendships and a sense of community among our members through social, cultural, civic, and philanthropic activities.

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