Farmingbury Woman's Club of Wolcott is a non-profit
organization and a member of General Federated Women's Clubs. The
Farmingbury Woman's Club of Wolcott was organized in January 1978.
It is a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of
Connecticut and the General Federation of Women's Clubs
International, which is the largest non political, non partisan
volunteer women's organization in the world. The Farmingbury
Woman's Club of Wolcott has two fund raisers: Arts & Crafts Fair,
the third Saturday of October at Alcott School and a Spring Event.
The proceeds are used to support local activities in Conservation,
Arts, Home Life, Veterans' Homes, Scholarships and other community
projects. The Farmingbury Woman's Club of Wolcott provides the
Annual Bowling Banquet for the Handicapped Bowling League, assists
with the Fire Marshal Fire Prevention Poster Contest, and
maintains flower barrels on Woodtick Road for the beautification
Farmingbury Woman's Club of Wolcott, also, domates to Wolcott
Special Games, donates to Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Wolcott Public
Library, provides toiletries and gifts for Veterans' Home and
coordinates Cancer Society Daffodil Sale and Distribution in
Wolcott. Farmingbury Woman's Club celebrates October as Breast
Cancer Awareness month with a ceremony beginning October and a
lighted pink tree in gazebo for people to put pink ribbon on tree
all month. Club members also make "comfort pillows" for cancer
patients in area hospitals.
In 1998 in a ceremony to honor its 20 years as a
General Federated Woman's Club, Farmingbury Woman's Club donated
gazebo to the town of Wolcott. The gazebo is on Wolcott Town
Green. Farmingbury Woman's Club donated at lamp post and a park
bench on green . To celebrate 30 years of service Farmingbury
Woman's Club donated $2,000 scholarship to deserving woman going
back to school to continue education and $2,000 gift to Wolcott
Volunteer Fire Dept for installation of switches on fire engines
for traffic lights for safer driving to emergencies..
Women 18 years of age or older may join.