The General Federation of Women’s Club of North Carolina Statesville Woman’s Club welcomed Suzanne Wegmiller, executive director of Crosby Scholars, during the club’s March meeting Shown (from left) are Suzanne Wegmiller; Club Co-First Vice President Jennifer Griffith, and Club Co-First Vice President Shelley Arthur.

Special to Iredell Free News

The General Federation of Women’s Club of North Carolina Statesville Woman’s Club recently held its March meeting at the historic clubhouse with guest speaker Suzanne Wegmiller, executive director of Crosby Scholars. She shared that the program was started in 2015 as a free of charge college prep program. Club members also wrote notes of encouragement and congratulations to graduating seniors who participate in the Crosby Scholars program.

Blooms for a Cause

The club is currently taking orders for the “Blooms for a Cause” Annual Geranium Sale that will be held on Saturday, April 23, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

Early ordering is encouraged in order to get color preferences. Some Geraniums may be available the day of the sale. COVID-19 precautions will be followed. This event will also be a drive-thru and pick-up or by delivery drop off.

These North Carolina Geraniums are available in Pink, Red, Salmon, Violet and White for $5 per plant or $36 for a flat (8 plants per flat, mixed colors qualify). There will also be Hanging Baskets (Pink, Red or White) for $20 each.

Ordering and Delivery is available by contacting a Geranium Sale Chair Frankie at 704-873-5023 for more info. Proceeds will benefit those in need through club and community projects.

Coffee & Conversation

The club will host a Coffee & Conversation social on Tuesday, March 15, at Panera Bread on Highway 21 in Statesville from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and welcomes anyone interested in learning more about the club.

Clubhouse Rental

To learn about renting the GFWC of NC Statesville Woman’s Clubhouse for your meeting or event, email Statesvillewomansclub@gmail.com, or call 704-761-8208. For details on joining the GFWC of NC Statesville Woman’s Club, please contact Membership Chair Stephanie Gill at 704-657-5008.

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