GFWC Illinois Awards
Civic Engagement & Outreach: 2nd Place tie for honoring Military Men with wreaths on their gravesite at Lisle Cemetary
Best Continuing Project: Collection of Scarves for homeless veteterans
Education and Libraries: 1st Place for donating 300 children's books to the food pantry; 3 book club meetings before the pandemic; presentation of three scholarships; and donating Dr. Seuss books for the GFWC Grand Initiative
Environmental: Honorable Mention for collection of styrofoam
Health & Wellness: 1st Place for Food Pantry Christmas collection; sewing of face masks; keeping the holiday connection with our "Very Zoom Christmas Party"
Communication & Public Relations: Overall Club Award for all the ways we social media and emailed to try and keep in touch with our members
Fundraising & Development: 1st Place for supporting a local restaurant/Angeli's and a specialty bakery/Poundcake Bakery, along with two Facebook fundraisers (Thirty One Gifts & Pampered Chef)
Best New Project: A fundraiser with PoundCake Bakery who in turn supported the club with a portion of the proceeds.
Membership: 3rd Place for Membership Chairs inviting all members to our first September meeting with a flower and personal visit
Leadership: 1st Place for creation of emails for each executive board meeting; board meeting and general meeting; recognition of Lorna Turner coming to 5th District Meetings and bringing a Kindness Rock Project; and recognition of our new Barbara Roake Service Award and honoring Nancy Wilson with vase created by local artist and presented to the Lisle Library
Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention: 2nd Place for presentation from Reclaim 13 and donation to help support their efforts