The Woman’s Club of Greenwich held their Annual Philanthropies Tea to distribute awards to local Greenwich organizations on Thursday. The Woman’s Club of Greenwich was founded in 1910 to bring together women to promote civic, philanthropic, and educational activities and exert a helpful influence in the community. Every year, the members of The Woman’s Club of Greenwich, volunteer much time and effort to fundraising in order to reach out and help our community. Their efforts culminate by the distribution of financial awards at The Philanthropic Tea under the leadership of Nancy York, Vice President of Philanthropy, Maggie Klumpp and Susan Tattar – Gardeners’ Philanthropy Co-Chairs and Eileen Zawatski, President of The Woman’s Club of Greenwich.
The recipients of this year’s awards from The Woman’s Club of Greenwich are:
- Greenwich Scholarship Association
- River House Adult Day Care Center
- Greenwich Campership Program
- Greenwich Symphony Young Peoples Concerts
- Lions Low Vision Centers
- Neighbor to Neighbor
- Greenwich Community Gardens (Armstrong Ct. and Bible St.)
Audubon Summer Campership Program
Greenwich Youth Conservation Project
Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Scholarship Program
The Putnam Cottage Herb Garden MaintenanceThe program closed with a presentation by Scott Neff, Director of Development at the Nathaniel Witherell, who gave an update on the Friendship Garden slated for a late Spring opening. The Woman’s Club of Greenwich presented Nathaniel Witherell’s Project Renew Campaign with a donation in 2009 raised from their House Tour towards the development of the Friendship Garden.