Membership Information

Are you interested in…

Making a difference in a woman or child’s life?
Asssisting those less fortunate in our community?
Planning a Fundraising Event?
Meeting a group of dedicated women and making new friends?

If you answered YES, then the Joliet Junior Woman’s Club is for you!!

Fine Arts

Works to promote the creative and performing arts and the role of women in the arts. Projects that fall under the Fine Arts committee include:

  • Creating art through photography, painting, music, literature, poetry, drama and craft projects
  • Supporting events at local museums
  • Motivating youth to explore the arts
  • Volunteering at local theaters
  • Creating decorations for club projects and fundraisers

Education

Works to promote literacy, continuing education, and the better understanding of learning disabilities. Education projects might include:

  • Creating and maintaining a lending library at community organizations
  • Awarding scholarships to college students
  • Establishing volunteer reading programs at local schools
  • Tutoring area students

Hospitality

The Hospitality Committee coordinates programs at general meetings and act as hostesses. Hospitality projects might include:

  • Selecting venues for monthly meetings
  • Facilitating new members and making them feel comfortable at meetings

Conservation

establishes and implements environmental awareness programs. Conservation projects might include:

  • Participating in spring and fall plantings at local community centers
  • Collecting items to be reused and recycled
  • Supporting neighborhood beautification and park preservation efforts

Home Life

Focuses on women’s issues and family economics. It covers a compilation of programs from women and seniors to the homeless. Home Life projects might include:

  • Providing clothing, food, and monetary donations to local shelters
  • Hosting a self-defense seminar
  • Collecting blankets to be distributed at local shelters
  • Adopting a needy family

Public Issues & International Outreach

Works to heighten community awareness of such critical issues as violence prevention, community safety, citizen responsibilities and the importance of community partnerships. Projects might include:

  • Participating in Take Back the Night
  • Encouraging voter registration within the club and in the community
  • Serving meals at local shelters