Membership

As we begin our second century, we welcome new members to come and make history with us.

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WCC Fountain Square Become a Member:
Membership is open to women and men who are in support of our mission. The club will offer you a voice in what matters to you, and your voice will strengthen ours as we work together to make our city a more just and sustainable community.

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits of Membership

  • Opportunity to participate with kindred spirits in a dynamic civic organization working collaboratively to make Greater Cincinnati a more just and livable community
  • First notification of events and other activities sponsored by WCC and collaborating organizations
  • The Bulletin, our online newsletter, published bi-monthly from September to June
  • Mailings and invitations to special annual events: Reception for new members, National Speaker Forum, Seasongood Luncheon and Feist-Tea celebration
  • Inclusion in Membership Directory

Dues Schedule

  Basic membership ……………………………………………………………………………………………………$55

  Household membership ………………………………………………………………………………………..… $75

  Sustaining membership ………………………………………………………………………………………… $150+

  Life membership…………………………………………………………………………………………….……. $1,000

  Pay what you can …………………………………………………………………………………………… Adjustable

  *Act One Two-year membership for young adults under 35 ..………………….…….……….Free
All dues are tax deductible.


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How can I become involved in Woman’s City Club?
Woman’s City Club offers a variety of opportunities for member involvement. As a strictly volunteer organization, we encourage our members to participate in Club activities consistent with their levels of interest and availability. Every member is important to us. There are no requirements. You may choose to contribute financially to the club to demonstrate your support of our mission and our work.

Opportunities for member involvement
WCC offers a smorgasbord of opportunities to connect with other members and other civic organization with which we partner. We welcome you to become involved in planning these events.  JOIN A COMMITTEE!

PROGRAM COMMITTEE  — To promote civic literacy and model the democratic process through courageous conversation, this committee plans forums to educate the public about issues concerning the community; held several times a year. The committee selects topics, speakers, and format; identifies venues, and actively promotes each forum in the community  Read more …t

ACTION GROUPS — WCC implements Civic Engagement projects through its action groups  (see below) and its collaborative efforts. The focus of each action group evolves in response to changing needs.  Read more …

STATUS OF WOMEN addresses a range of women’s empowerment issues.  The group collaborates with other community groups to promote women’s physical mental and economic health. One initiative is sponsoring an annual women’s health initiative expo on Fountain Square.

An informal book club meets every other month to discuss a book of common interest on such topics as feminism, women’s and human rights, and related policy challenges. Meetings and selections are announced in the Bulletin and bi-weekly updates.

Read more ... To join, contact co-chairs: Susan Noonan

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION GROUP works on projects that green the urban environment and elevate eco-awareness. The committee co-sponsors a series of community conversations at St. John’s Unitarian Church, Changing Co2urse: Local Solutions to Global Crises.  Read more ..For more information and join, contact chair: Jeanne Nightingale

CAAG Action Group supports city public school children’s achievement and helps ensure children at risk have a fighting chance of making a success of their lives. The main project is tutoring kindergartners  in inner city schools in literacy skills.  Read more … For more information about tutoring, contact Linda Wihl  To join the committee, contact co-chairs Sarah Gideonse, or Marge Davis.

THRIVING CINCINNATI. Thriving Cincinnati is a powerful new initiative to address income inadequacy, child hunger and poverty in our community with the goal of moving Greater Cincinnati’s families from surviving to thriving. Thriving Cincinnati focuses on women, children and minorities disproportionately impacted by income inadequacy. CLICK HERE to learn more

NATIONAL SPEAKERS FORUM COMMITTEE — This committee  meets monthly throughout the year to plan the annual National Speaker event in April. Read more … To join, contact co-chairs: 

SEASONGOOD LUNCHEON  COMMITTEE — The committee plans the annual spring Agnes B. Seasongood Luncheon that features a woman leader who, most years, represents the first in her field locally. Three graduating high school young women receive Education Awards. Read more…  To join, contact the co-chairs 

FEIST-TEAThe committee produces the annual Feist-Tea, a winter fun event when we gather for an elegant tea to honor our most feisty members whom we hold up as examples to emulate as we work toward fulfilling our purpose as a club. The event raises funds for the Education Awards, whose purpose is to encourage responsible civic awareness in graduating high school student or students who write an essay worthy of recognition Contact Alice Schneider  Read more … 

MEMBERSHIP — The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members.  It also works to energize and retain current membership through creative outreach. It plans frequent “city conversations” and new member gatherings to build relationships among members and to discuss current city issues of concern.  Read more … For more information and to join, contact co-chairs: Jeff Dey,  or  Joy Haupt

ACT ONE for young women and men ages 18 to 35. 
Woman’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati and the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area sponsor Act One, a joint membership initiative by application for young women and men ages 18 to 35.   Click HERE for more information about ACT ONE

COMMUNICATIONS —  The Communications Committee is charged with internal and external communications. It works to connect members and friends in the community through its website, publication of the bi-monthly Bulletin and posting of bi-weekly Updates, Network News and press releases. Its mission is to devise ways of enhancing the Club’s profile in the city For more information and to join, contact Sarah Gideonse

HOSPITALITYThis committee organizes food and beverages for WCC forums and gatherings. To join, contact Susan Noonan

 

 

 

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