Worthington Women's Club

Promoting friendship, opportunity and community

About Us

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Members of the Worthington Circle of the Child Conservation League founded The Worthington Women’s Club on May 24, 1932.  The objectives of the new club were to promote friendship among members, provide opportunities to participate in organized interest groups and in the social, intellectual and civic affairs of the community.

Still on Track

In October 2022 an extracurricular Club event was held. The President’s Invitational Event (acronym ‘PIE’) was initiated by President Mary Lou Luebbe-Gearhart with a visit to the Ohio Railway Museum in Worthington and a ride on #64, with slogan ‘Still on Track’ after 90 years! See pics below.

The 1932 objectives of WWC continue today. Even though the roles of women are more varied than in 1932, women still need and enjoy a place to relax with friends and pursue interests outside their home and work. Worthington Women’s Club offers a wide variety of interest groups to meet that need.

Interest groups meet monthly. Included are: Art Study, Bowling, Card Groups, Bird Watching, Book Clubs, Current Events, Dominoes, Creative Needlework, Mah Jongg Groups, Scrabble, Happy Hour group, Travel, Walking and several luncheon groups. Interest group contact information and schedule is found under the Interest Group tab.

General meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the months of September, October, January (5th), February, March & April.  These meetings include a guest speaker, a business meeting and a dessert. Special luncheon meetings are in December and May.

To make reservations, email or phone Barb Keister.

To Join the meeting on Zoom email Karen German.

You’ll find member contact information in your WWC Yearbook.

Community Support

The Worthington Women’s Club contributes to local charities which promote the quality of life in Worthington.

For fiscal year 2021-2022, WWC donated to the following organizations: Worthington Resource Pantry, Scholarship Opportunities for Success, McConnell Art Center, Worthington Historical Society, Worthington Bridges, Worthington Libraries.

WWC also maintains the Historical Signs which appear at the four entrances to the original “Old Worthington.”

As part of the Worthington Bicentennial Celebration, WWC contributed an Ohio Historical Marker depicting the settlement of Worthington. The marker is located at the High Street side of Griswold Center.

How to Become a Member

An invitation is extended to all women having interest in Worthington.

A prospective member must attend one general meeting within the twelve months preceding the date of application. Annual dues are $30.00.

For more information or to obtain a membership application fill out our contact form and someone will call you.


2022 – 2023 ACTIVITIES IN PICTURES

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DECEMBER 2022
Holiday Luncheon
Entertainment Provided by Tim Berridge, guitarist
December History Poster 1940’s
December New Members

Current Events Group hosted Dr. Marianna Klochko, who presented Ukraine Relief Program
Members opted to donate $10 each to fund in lieu of Gift Exchange this year.

NOVEMBER 2022
Art Study Group presents Jenny Campbell, Aging with Attitude

OCTOBER 2022
President’s Invitational Event (PIE) – A Ride Back in Time on the #64
The Ohio Railway Museum and Ride
Board Members in Halloween Costumes
October History Poster 1940-44 by Therese McLean
Safety Devices Displayed by Nancy Evans
October Program – Person Safety and Defense, Nancy Evans of New Age Crimestoppers,
October New Members
October General Meeting Decorations by Linda Figula
Booth at Worthington Market Days

SEPTEMBER 2022
September History Poster 1930’s by Therese McLean
September Program – Fall Gardening, Cindy Maravich,
Senior Environmental Educator, Inniswood Mero Gardens
September General Meeting Decorations by Linda Figula
September 2022 Newsletter

2022-2023 Appointed Board

2022-2023 Elected Board

Our Creed

I believe in Worthington, in the pioneer ideals and traditions upon which she was founded:
in the strength and purposes in which she endures, in the hopes and ambitions which lie ahead.

I believe in the people of Worthington and the women of our Club and pledge myself to those things which will make a greater Worthington.

I shall plant a garden of friendship here and pluck from its flowers of love and service which never fade.

I will look up to the stars above and make them my desire.

I will be strong, and generous, and kind.

~Marie Vandegrift, President 1942-1943

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