Over 20,000 Attend the 35th Annual Lutz Arts and Crafts Festival

35th Annual Lutz Arts Crafts Festival

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club just wrapped up its 35th Annual Lutz Arts & Crafts Festival after another successful run. This year marked their 35th year of putting together the Woman’s Club’s largest annual fundraiser which is a tremendous undertaking. More than 20,000 attend this event with over 250 vendors as well as about 25… Read More…

CARES Organization in Pasco County

Womans Club Supports CARES

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club recently presented a donation check of $300 to the CARES Organization in Pasco County. The Woman’s Club has for many years manned the telephone reassurance office, under the leadership of longtime volunteer Gloria Dale, in making daily calls to area seniors and shut-ins. These ladies spend hours speaking with elderly… Read More…

Annual Thanksgiving Veterans’ Bake Sale

Photo submitted by Sharon J.Bard:
(L-R) Chair Donna Losch, Sharon J. Bard and Donna Vizzari

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members have baked special holiday treats for their Annual Thanksgiving Veterans’ Bake Sale held at the Baldomero Lopez Veterans’ Nursing Home in Land O’Lakes. Chair Donna Losch directed this club project with members Sharon J. Bard and Lonna Vizzari assisting with sales at the facility. All proceeds benefit the residents’… Read More…

Over 80 Shoeboxes Donated For “Operation Christmas Child”

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GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members donated gift items and filled more than 80 shoeboxes as part of their annual “Operation Christmas Child” charity which is part of Samaritan’s Purse. Chair Madeline McCulloh spearheaded the drive and was delighted that she was able to fill the cargo hold of her SUV to overflowing this year…. Read More…

Food Pantry of Christian Social Services Donation

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GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members, under the leadership of Chair Madeline McCulloh, has recently collected and delivered to the Food Pantry of Christian Social Services in Land O’Lakes over 90 pounds of food items. Their food pantry has found its shelves very bare this holiday season and very much appreciated the donation for the… Read More…

Silk Scarves Donated to Patients at Moffitt Cancer Center

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GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club member Doris Ramaglia, during a recent volunteer team outing to Hope Lodge, generously donated more than 40 beautiful silk scarves to the “beauty boutique” Resource Center at this residence for patients receiving treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center. The boutique / resource center provides attractive wigs, scarves and other head wraps… Read More…

Successful Bling Bingo Benefit

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GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club recently enjoyed a very successful “Bling Bingo Benefit” in support of Hacienda Girls Ranch, a shelter for homeless and abused young girls. Hacienda is the longest supported charity of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Club members and guests enjoyed a fun afternoon of shopping and bingo while exceeding their… Read More…

Contribution to Support the Troops

Photos submitted by Patricia Serio
Support the Troops Rep., Mary Anne Lykins & Chair Donna Losch

GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members have again stepped up with generous personal monetary contributions to “Support the Troops” to cover postage on packages ready to be sent to our troops overseas. A Woman’s Club team has long volunteered each month to pack gift boxes for those in uniform at the Wesley Chapel warehouse. They… Read More…

GFWC Lutz-Land O Lakes Woman’s Club visits Hope Lodge

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GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club recently visited Hope Lodge, a residence for patients and family members while receiving treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center. The club women regularly prepare and serve a delicious homemade brunch to the guests of this facility. These ladies have become well-known for certain recipes which are now specifically requested and are… Read More…

Successful Baby Shower / Bunco Luncheon benefits Alpha House

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GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club recently sponsored a Baby Shower and Bunco Luncheon to benefit Alpha House during Domestic Violence Month (October) with members donning purple to bring awareness to this issue. The event, chaired by Joan Collins, was well-attended and raised a good amount of cash donations as well as much-needed baby items for… Read More…