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Zwaanendael Women's Club bingo raises $1930 for Lighthouse for Broken Wings

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs Zwaanendael Women’s Club hosted a bingo fundraiser Jan. 15 at Ruby Tuesday restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, where more than 100 attendees raised $1,930 for benefit Lighthouse for Broken Wings.

2.06.19 Sussex Countian

Zwaanedael Women's Club to Host Victorian Tea on March 13th

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club will host a Victorian Tea from noon to 3 p.m. March 13 at Lewes Presbyterian Church, 133 Kings Highway.  Guests can enjoy tea, scones, savory and sweet delights and a program about Victorian tea customs and the connection between Lewes and the Boston Tea Party. Learn more...

 

1.31.19 Cape Gazette 

Letter: Community Makes Harbor Health Care holiday a Success

Letter from Peggy Chandler. Activity director, Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

What a  big-hearted neighborhood that we are lucky to be a part of!  The outpouring of holiday gifts this year was just tremendous!  The large amount of gifts donated allowed each and every resident numerous items that were both wanted and needed, and were received  on Christmas morning!

 

 

1.24.19 Cape Gazette 

Zwaanendael scholarship awarded to Rollins nursing student Megan Kelly

The Zwaanendael Club of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs sponsors an annual scholarship for a nursing student who has achieved academic excellence in the first semester at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare. Read more...

1.08.19 Dover Post

Zwaanendael Women's Club "Lunch With A Purpose" Benefits Comfort Cases

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club’s “Lunch with a Purpose” to benefit Comfort Cases, held Dec. 5, had 254 people in attendance, raised more than $5,000 and had more than $13,000 worth of backpacks, totes, blankets, clothing, books and personal care items collected for foster children in Sussex County. Read more...

12.27.18 Sussex Countian

Zwaanendael Women's Club Auctions "Abigail II" Wooden Sailboat

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club recently auctioned off the “Abigail II” wooden sailboat during its annual Holiday Raffle and Boutique.  While strolling down Second Street in mid-November, Ginny and Chuck Lammando spotted a wooden sailboat in the window of the Citizens Bank. Read more...

12.07.18 Cape Gazette

Women’s Clubs Partner to Clothe Cape Students in Need

In a first-time joint effort Nov. 15, three Sussex County women’s clubs worked together to distribute clothing to in-need students at Cape Henlopen High School. The district’s Clothing Closet Program serves approximately 125 students. Read more...

10.04.18 Sussex Countian

Zwaanendael Women’s Club Collecting Items for People’s Place

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs Zwaanendael Women’s Club is collecting items to be donated to the SAFE program at People’s Place to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month during October. Read more...

9.25.18 Smryna-Clayton Sun-Times

Zwaanendael Women’s Club to Host Fun & Flirty Fashion Show & Luncheon

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs Zwaanendael Women’s Club will present the Fun & Flirty Fashion Show and Luncheon from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at Blackwall Hitch, 52 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach.​ Read more...

7.30.18 Cape Gazette

Thanks to Shell We Bounce for Helping Needy

On behalf of the membership of the GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club, I want to thank Julie and Jim Derrick, owners of Shell We Bounce Trampoline Park and Family Entertainment Center, for their support of the Z Club programs that serve and improve the community. Read more...

7.2.18 Cape Gazette

Flip-flop Donations Accepted to Benefit Domestic Abuse Survivors

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club is partnering with the Shell We Donate initiative to collect donations of new flip-flops for women and children. Throughout the summer, donations can be brought to Shell We Bounce Trampoline Park and Family Entertainment Center, 32295 Lewes-Georgetown Highway, Lewes. Read more...

6.24.18 Cape Gazette 

Zwaanendael Women Present Scholarship

The $1,000 GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club Scholarship was presented to Cape Henlopen High School student Haley Schnupp May 31. She will be attending Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina. Schnupp was chosen from applicants who are Cape Henlopen High School graduating seniors in good academic standing.  Read more...

6.24.18 Cape Gazette 

Zwaanendael Women Present Dorm Supplies to Cape Students

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club presented baskets of dorm room supplies to seven Cape Henlopen High School students who are pursuing higher education. Following the May 23 presentation, students and their families enjoyed refreshments with club members and school staff. Read more...

4.30.18 Cape Gazette 

Dine & Donate to Benefit Beebe ER May 3 Crooked Hammock Brewery Lewes

Crooked Hammock Brewery will host a Dine & Donate event from 11 a.m. to closing, Thursday, May 3, that benefits Beebe Healthcare ER. The $5 brewery tours will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

By mentioning to their server or bartender that they are dining as supporters, a portion of patrons' checks and all tour proceeds will directly benefit this charity event. Read more...

4.15.18 Cape Gazette 

Zwaanendael Women’s Club Provides Easter Meals for Cape Families in Need

With the help of community members and businesses, the GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club provided 27 Easter dinner food baskets for in-need Cape Henlopen High School families. The food baskets included hams purchased with donated funds from the Harry K Foundation, and canned goods donated by community members during the club’s recent food drive sponsored by Blooming Boutique stores to restock the Cape Henlopen High School food pantry. Read more...

3.26.18 Cape Gazette

Zwaanendael Women’s Club Geranium Sales Set April 7

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club has kicked off its spring geranium sale that benefits the club’s scholarship fund for Cape Henlopen High School students.Geraniums are available in red, white, salmon or dark pink. Cost is $5.50 per 6-inch pot. Read more...

2.5.18 Cape Gazette

Shell We Donate Seeks Warm Clothing for Cape High Students in Need

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club, along with Julie and Jim Derrick, owners of Shell We Bounce Trampoline Park and Family Entertainment Center, have announced the Shell We Donate initiative to benefit Cape Henlopen High School students in need. Donations of new and gently used warm clothing are being collected for the Cape Henlopen High School clothing closet. Read more...

2.4.18 Cape Gazette

Blooming Boutique and Zwaanendael Women's Club Seek Food Donations for Cape Students in Need

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club and Micha Seto, owner of the Blooming Boutique stores, are teaming up to restock the Cape Henlopen High School food bank. To help fill collection boxes, anyone can stop in to donate items at all Seto's Lewes store locations and receive a discount on any purchase. Read more...

1.25.18 Cape Gazette

Zwaanendael Women's Club Presents Scholarship to Nursing Student

The Zwaanendael Women's Club, a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, recently hosted its monthly meeting at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare. Club members took a tour of the building and presented a scholarship to nursing student Kelly Staples.

The Zwaanendael Scholarship is presented annually to a nursing student who has achieved academic excellence during their first year. Read more...

1.20.18 Cape Gazette

New Logo Unveiled for Zwaanendael Women's Club

The GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club of Lewes recently introduced its new logo. The design was accepted by the membership at the December meeting. The new logo will be used on all future club materials. Read more...

1.12.18 Cape Gazette

Zwaanendael Women's Club and Blackwall Hitch Raise Funds for Beebe Medical Foundation

Blackwall Hitch Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach and the GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club recently partnered to sponsor a Hitch Strong, Believe in Community Dine and Donate Day. The fundraiser was a great success as patrons enjoyed food and drinks, and event beneficiary Beebe Medical Foundation received a check for $1,000.  Beebe Medical Foundation will direct these funds to support Beebe Medical Healthcare ER, which is a level 3 certified trauma center that sees 49,000 visits annually. Read more...

Founded in 1905, the GFWC Zwaanendael Women's
Club was organized by public-spirited women 
for the purpose of promoting community
improvements through volunteer service.

Click here for complete club history.

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The GFWC Zwaanendael Women's Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.