Welcome to Joliet Junior
Woman’s Club

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club (JJWC) is a not-for-profit organization serving Joliet and the surrounding communities. Our group meets monthly to plan a variety of service and fundraising projects throughout the year. Our community volunteer work is focused in the following areas: Fine Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, Public Issues and International Outreach, Health, Publicity, and Hospitality.

Members are a diverse group of women of different ages and backgrounds who all share an interest in helping others while having fun.

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Our Mission

To be a visible, viable, involved organization serving the diverse needs of the Joliet community, while creating a nurturing environment in which members can develop their potential.

General Federation of Woman’s Clubs

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club is a member of The General Federation of Women’s Clubs, which was established in 1890. It is an organization with international affiliation dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

Our History

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club began in 1958. We are proud of our tradition of serving the Joliet and surrounding community.

Learn more about GFWC’s rich history by visiting GFWC here or learn more about GFWC-Illinois here.

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News & Announcements

Annual GFWC Illinois Convention Awards

Annual GFWC Illinois Convention Awards

JJWC was honored to receive several Awards of Excellence at the annual GFWC Illinois convention, honoring our service projects throughout 2018! To learn more about our award-winning projects, click here. Advocates for Children Domestic Violence...

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019

Saturday April 27th 10am - 1pm Joliet Public Library 3395 Black Rd in Joliet The Annual Men's March to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Calling all men (women too) all ages, especially local police departments, fire departments, teams,...

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News & Announcements

Annual GFWC Illinois Convention Awards

Annual GFWC Illinois Convention Awards

JJWC was honored to receive several Awards of Excellence at the annual GFWC Illinois convention, honoring our service projects throughout 2018! To learn more about our award-winning projects, click here. Advocates for Children Domestic Violence...

read more
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019

Saturday April 27th 10am - 1pm Joliet Public Library 3395 Black Rd in Joliet The Annual Men's March to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Calling all men (women too) all ages, especially local police departments, fire departments, teams,...

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Membership Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Tammie Terry

Member Spotlight: Tammie Terry

I learned of JJWC through Kim Vogen, a friend from my church. After hearing about who they are and what they do for the community, I really felt like it was a great fit for me. I can honestly say that I was not wrong! My favorite event is Cause For Celebration and...

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Member Spotlight: Katrina Nolan

Member Spotlight: Katrina Nolan

I used to work in communications for the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center. One day I was asked to take photos when JJWC stopped by to deliver the philanthropy check to the CAC. I thought it was so cool how our...

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Member Spotlight: Kris Honiotes

Member Spotlight: Kris Honiotes

I first learned about JJWC when I was looking for a way to help my community. I read the website and thought it sounded like a club that I would be interested in. I then learned that a coworker was a member, and that was all that I needed to attend my first meeting. I...

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