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GFWC Metropolitan Community Club of Montgomery Co.

The Metropolitan Community Club of Montgomery (MCC) welcomes new members who are interested in lending their support to local Montgomery County community services and agencies. We support a number of local charities throughout the year through donations of funds and services (see list below). Our membership consists of women working inside and outside of the home who want to contribute to their community.
Also, MCC offers an array of social and educational activities giving members many opportunities to make new friends as well as enjoy the many art, education, and dining venues offered in our area. Some of our most popular social and educational activities include our book club and local museum exhibits.
Please contact us by email, if interested in attending a meeting or learning more about our club.

Contacts : Kendra Wells, MCC President, kendrawells@gmail.com
or Susan Greenblatt at sagreenblatt@comcast.net

2021-2022 MCC Officers

President:  Kendra Wells
Vice President:  Lourdes Posada
Secretary:  Vicki Dorman
Treasurer:  Janet Maley

Meetings

General meetings are usually held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM at
a member's home; some meetings are being held via Zoom..

    Meetings: 
  • September 8, 2021
  • October 20, 2021
  • November 17, 2021
  • December Holiday Luncheon (TBD)
  • January 5, 2022 -Report Meeting (6:30pm)
  • February 12, 2022 - (Saturday meeting 10:00 am)
  • March 16, 2022
  • April 20, 2022
  • May Installation Dinner (TBD)

MCC Community Service Programs and Committees

  • Arts and Culture
  • Environment
  • Education and Libraries
  • Health and Wellness
  • Civic Engagement and Outreach 
  • Installation --Appointed by the President 
  • By-Laws --  Appointed by the President
  • Membership
  • Communications - Newsletter & Website/Social Media
  • Social
  • Sunshine
  • Ways and Means
  • Welfare

Fundraisers

  • Wreath Sale:MCC holds a wreath sale annually (during late September until early November) to raise money for the welfare charities designated by the Club. We sell both decorated ($40, includes shipping ) and undecorated ($25) wreaths.
  • MCC Gift Show, Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
    The Metropolitan Community Club (MCC) of Montgomery County is sponsoring its 16th Annual Gift Show at Garrett Park Town Hall, 10814 Kenilworth Avenue, Garrett Park, Md.20896. Vendors are showcasing custom jewelry, unique crafts, scarves and accessories, specialty desserts and chocolates, and more! Proceeds will be donated to local charities.

MCC Charitable Donations of Funds and Services:

    MCC supports the following 2020-21 charitable organizations and programs with financial and service donations.


    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) MC (Montgomery County)-- offers a large array of different programs, classes and support groups for both individuals and family members living with an individual with a mental illness. It also provides education, advocacy and public awareness to promote recovery and educate the community about mental illness.

    Small Things Matter -- provides free food assistance to those in need. They give families and individuals access to fresh produce as well as meat, dairy and pantry items.They are now supporting 1,000 families with food at least twice a month.

    Bethesda Help -- works with county-supported housing facilities to bring food and provide financial support for rent and medical expenses for those residents in need of these services.

    Montgomery County Family Justice Center (MCFJC) for Domestic
    Violence Initiative -- provides services and resources to victims of domestic violence for over 13 years and has served 18,000 survivors. In addition to promoting public awareness, it provides legal counsel, career counseling, and basic needs such as shelter and clothing and other resources.

    LUNGevity-- dedicates its fundraising to research best treatments, funds clinical trials, and provides programs to better educate patients and the community on lung cancer.

    Women’s Microfinance Initiative-- provides reliable financial services to rural women in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania to enable them to engage in income producing activities and, also addresses other education and health related needs in their community.

    Tree-Mendous Maryland -- helps citizens restore tree cover on public land and community open space in Maryland.




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