JoBeth Wampler

JoBeth Wampler serves as First Vice President and Leadership Chairman of the GFWC Grundy Woman's Club. She is also Secretary and Junior's Special Project: Advocates for Children Chairman of the Southwestern District of the GFWC Virginia. She works as a reporter for the Virginia Mountaineer, Buchanan County's only newspaper of record, and resides in the Davenport area of the county with her husband Scotty and two children.

Autism 5K Announced

During last week’s monthly meeting, our ladies agreed to host the Buchanan County Autism Awareness 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, April 29 at the Bull Creek Pedestrian & Bike Trail in Harman, VA. In our third year, we’re really excited to announce all proceeds will sponsor YMCA Swim Lessons for autistic children…

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More Than Words

The GFWC released this month’s News & Notes over the weekend, spotlighting a cause that hits a little closer to home for me and my family. When my husband and I first suspected our son Joshua might have autism, we reacted like most parents. We’d just returned from a whirlwind vacation and…

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Vintage…

In honor of our upcoming Vintage Fashion Show, scheduled for April 30th at Willowbrook Country Club, here’s a re-post of our blog from last year’s event. Enjoy! Have you ever noticed how fashion continues to reinvent itself, and yet the styles are often revamps of those worn decades earlier? As…

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A New Year

“I don’t live in Grundy.” That was usually my response when someone would ask if I’d join the Grundy Woman’s Club. Of course, they’d always tell me how the club was more than just a town-oriented organization, how it includes people from all over Buchanan County and beyond. But some part of me fought…

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Blast from the Past

Don’t you just love finding old photos? This one is from our local newspaper, The Virginia Mountaineer, and features Grundy Junior Woman’s Club members being installed as new officers at their annual banquet in 1957. Pictured, Mrs. G.B. Keene, Jr., right, is shown receiving the gavel as president of the…

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