Calendar of Events
GFWC DELAWARE CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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2023 - UPCOMING EVENTS
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GFWC DELAWARE FEDERATION DAY 2023
It’s a GO!!
Saturday, March 4, 2023
10:30 am - Doors Open
11:30 am - Buffet Luncheon
Harrington Casino GOLD ROOM
Angie Alpar Performances
Table Reservations will be Available in order that Clubs sit together!
Promote Among YOUR Club Members Please !!
Please Send: One $Check and Federation Day Raffle Ticket Stubs to Emme Miller
319 Munson Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
GFWC Delaware Fundraising Chairman, Christy Swiger
Christy Swiger - email@example.com
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CALL TO THE GFWC DELAWARE 126th ANNUAL CONVENTION
May 16 to 18, 2023
Hilton, Wilmington/Christina, Newark, Delaware
Article XII. Section 3. The Executive Board, delegates from the clubs in active membership, and one representative of each club or organization in Association Membership, shall constitute the voting body of the annual member.
Section 4. Clubs in active membership shall be entitled to representation.
a. Clubs with 10 members or more shall be entitled to representation.
Follows: 10 to 50- 1 delegate: 51-100- 2 delegates: 101-150- 3 delegates: 151-200- 4 delegates: 201- 250- 5 delegates.
b. If less than 10 members, the club president or her representative shall be the representative at GFWC DSFWC State meetings and Conventions.
c. The following shall be entitled to vote by virtue of her office: Directors, Standing and Special Committee Chairmen and Past GFWC DSFWC Presidents.
d. No delegates shall vote unless wearing a delegate’s badge. An alternate, in the absence of her delegate, if wearing a delegate’s badge, shall be entitled to the rights and privileges of a delegate.
Section 5. Members of the clubs in ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP and ASSOCIATE ORGANIZATIONS belonging to the GFWC DSFWC may attend the Annual Meeting upon payment of visitor’s fee.
The 126th GFWC DELAWARE STATE CONVENTION COMMITTEE
GFWC DELAWARE President: Trish Rodriquez, GFWC RoundTable Club New Castle County Vice President: Kay Heinold, Townsend Women’s Club Convention Chairman: Carla Pyle, Women’s Club of Odessa Registration/ Credentials: Emme Miller, Women’s Club of Odessa Program Book: Emme Miller, Women’s Club of Odessa Entertainment: Karen Penszak, GFWC Guild
Decorations and Centerpieces: Townsend Women’s Club Advertising Chairman: Karen Penzak, GFWC Guild Fundraising: Millie O’Neal, Townsend Women’s Club &
Christy Swiger, GFWC Women’s Club of Indian River
Vendors: Carol Sheats, Women’s Club of Odessa &
Christy Swiger, GFWC Women’s Club of Indian River
Hostess for GFWC Guest: TBA
Memorial Service, Jane Di Mondi, Sherry Pelton
Hilton Wilmington/Christiana, 100 Continental Drive, Newark, Delaware, 19713
Reservations Call, 877-883-0746 , Code: GFWC Delaware State Federation of Women’s Clubs Rate $129.00 per night plus state and local taxes (2 per room)
Reservations due by Sunday April 16, 2023
Meal Registration Form is enclosed. Fill out this form. Please enclose a check payable to: GFWC Delaware and mail to Emma Miller, 319 Munson St., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
DEADLINE FOR MEAL RESERVATIONS IS MAY 1, 2023
A late fee of $10.00 will be added to forms received after May 1, 2023. If approaching deadline, email Emma at
firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in the count. Payment must be mailed.
The registration desk will be open in the Hotel Foyer
Tuesday, May 16 Wednesday, May 17 Thursday, May 18
2:30 to 7:00 PM
8:00 to 11:00 AM; 1:30 to 2:30 PM and 5:30 to 6:45 PM 8:00 to 9:30 AM
All members of clubs in Active Membership may attend the Convention upon payment of registration fee, but do not have voting rights. REGISTRATION FEE FOR ALL DELEGATES will be $10.00. NO DELEGATE SHALL REPRESENT MORE THAN ONE ORGANIZATION.
Vendors will be set up on Wednesday, May 17 . Be sure to take advantage of the great items and shop early. Vendor hours are Wednesday from 9am to 5:00 pm.
TENTATIVE CONVENTION SCHEDULE 3:00 PM Executive Committee Meeting in the Presidential Suite
7:00 PM Preconvention group dinner- Le Chameleon Ballroom Wednesday May 17th:
Tuesday May 16th:
9:00-11:00 AM 11:30 AM
1:30 PM 6:00-6:45 PM 7:00 PM
Thursday May 18:
GFWC Delaware Executive Board Meeting
The 126th GFWC Delaware Convention convenes with the Opening ceremonies
First Business Session
Reception- Conservatory Banquet- Le Chameleon Ballroom Keynote Address
9:30 AM Inspirational Breakfast-Le Chameleon Ballroom Business Session, Awards
Dress for all Business Sessions will be Business Casual. Banquet will be cocktail or formal.
2023 Annual Convention, June 10-12, in Louisville
Hotel & Airline Information
The official event hotel is the Louisville Marriott Downtown in Kentucky.
You can book your room here. Or, call the following dedicated group phone numbers: 800-266-9432 or 502-627-5045 (local) to make your reservations.
In addition, GFWC has partnered with United Airlines for air travel.
To make flight reservations online, please click on discount code ZMWZ353876.
MileagePlus members earn miles for their travel when using the Meetings discount code.
The United Meetings Reservation Desk is open Monday through Friday.
For booking assistance, please call 800-426-1122.
Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.