Au-some Swim Project Benefits Eight

Eight from Buchanan County are participating in the GFWC Grundy Woman’s Club Au-some Summer Swim Project. Funded by the Buchanan County Autism Awareness 5K Walk/Run, which is hosted annually by the women’s club in April, the project is currently providing free adaptive swim lessons for individuals with autism through a…

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GFWC VA Southwestern District Earns State Recognition

Women’s clubs throughout the Southwestern District were recognized recently during the 2016 Annual Convention of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Virginia. Five within the region received state awards at the convention, which was held May 5-8 in Williamsburg, Va., including clubs in Grundy, Narrows, Pearisburg, Pennington Gap, and…

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2016-2018 President Installed

The 2016-2018 GFWC Grundy Woman's Club President was installed on April 4, 2016. Past President Bertha Street, left, pinned Glenna Owens during the installation ceremony, which was conducted by past Parliamentarian Tania Stephens, right.

The 2016-2018 GFWC Grundy Woman’s Club President was installed on April 4, 2016. In her final meeting as president, Bertha Street, left, pinned Glenna Owens during the installation ceremony, which was conducted by past Parliamentarian Tania Stephens, right. Glenna is joined by new officers: JoBeth Wampler, first-vice president; Leigh Ann Hackney, second-vice president; Betty Shields, secretary; and Ginger Robertson, treasurer.

GFWC Grundy Women Go Red

Members of the GFWC Grundy Woman's Club wore red during their February meeting to commemorate Heart Health Month. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death among women. In fact, only Lee County with 221.1 per 100,000 ranks higher than Buchanan County (214.1) in heart disease related deaths among women. For that reason, member Leigh Ann Hackney presented the club with several tips for reducing their risk, including eating healthier, losing weight and quitting smoking. The ladies will join the rest of the nation on February 5 for Red Dress Day, promoting awareness and encouraging others to learn their risk.

Members of the GFWC Grundy Woman’s Club wore red during their February meeting to commemorate Heart Health Month. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death among women. In fact, only Lee County with 221.1 per 100,000 ranks higher than Buchanan County (214.1) in heart disease related deaths among women. For that reason, member Leigh Ann Hackney presented the club with several tips for reducing their risk, including eating healthier, losing weight and quitting smoking. The ladies will join the rest of the nation on February 5 for Red Dress Day, promoting awareness and encouraging others to learn their risk.