$16,000 in Scholarships Awarded

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club has proudly awarded a total of $16,000 in scholarship funds for 2016 to 8 area students as follows: Samuel May, $5,000 (Lutz Volunteer FD Endowed Fund) Sydney Labban, $1,000 Nicole Sommer, $1,000 Mariah Berberich, $1,000 and not pictured: Stephanie Pishock, $5,000 (Lutz Volunteer FD Endowed Fund) Hailey Cuervo, $1,000 McKenna… Read More…

Tie Dye Activity Raises Money for Very Special Arts

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members recently gathered for a fundraiser luncheon and a popular ‘Tie Dye” activity directed by Lois Cohen, Arts Committee Co-Chair. The ladies wore old clothes and worked outdoors on this fun, colorful and paint-splashed project of tie-dyeing t-shirts and tote bags. Not only did the members leave with their own… Read More…

Elda Moyer Presented with a Certificate of Appreciation

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club recently presented member, Elda Moyer, with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of her years of contributions to the club’s International Outreach Project. Ms. Moyer spends hours each week, collecting, cutting and packaging cancelled postage stamps to benefit the Sons of Norway project for children with disabilities and other challenges…. Read More…

Lois Cohen wins 1st place for Photography at GFWC State Convention

GFWC LUTZ-LAND O’LAKES WOMAN’S CLUB congratulates member, Lois Cohen, for placing 1st Statewide with her photography entry which was recently judged at the GFWC Annual State Convention in Orlando.

Club Honors Members – 85 Years of Combined Service

GFWC LUTZ-LAND O’LAKES WOMAN’S CLUB recently honored 3 longtime members for their decades of service. Lea Griffin has volunteered for 35 years, Valerie Burris for 25 years and Faith Sincich (not pictured) also for 25 years of community service through this volunteer organization. President Cathy Mathes presented the ladies with their “year” pins commemorating their… Read More…

Aniko Solomonson Honored by Tampa GEM Sertoma

GFWC LUTZ-LAND O’LAKES WOMAN’S CLUB longtime member, Aniko Solomonson, was recently honored by Tampa GEM Sertoma, with its Service to Mankind Award. Board Chairman of Tampa GEM Sertoma, Donna Silari, presented Ms. Solomonson with a beautiful commemorative plaque in recognition of her contributions on behalf the homeless. She has made it her mission over the… Read More…

2016 Memorial Day Weekend

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members visited the Lutz Cemetery and another cemetery in Land O’Lakes over Memorial Day Weekend to pay their respects and to place fresh flags at the gravesites of veterans. This is a longstanding tradition of the Woman’s Club and while there, members quietly reflected and said a silent prayer in… Read More…

Donation from the Lutz Civic Association to be applied toward the club’s Scholarship Fund for 2016

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club was honored to receive a donation of $2,000 from the Lutz Civic Association to be applied toward the club’s Scholarship Fund for 2016. The Civic Association was concerned when it learned of the Woman’s Club financial shortfall this year due to the cancellation of its large Arts & Craft Show… Read More…

Donation to Support the Troops

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club has for many years strongly supported “Support the Troops”, (a non-profit) which collects, packs and ships tons of necessary items donated by corporations to our troops in remote overseas areas where there is little access to a PX or commissary. It consistently finds itself short of the hefty postage funds… Read More…

Gloria Dale Recognized for her Work with Support the Troops

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club longtime member, Gloria Dale, was recently honored by Mark Van Trees, Director of the Wesley Chapel-based “Support the Troops” organization for her work on behalf of our military men and women. Club and community members gathered recently for a surprise presentation to honor her work over the last decade. Ms…. Read More…