On September 29, an enthusiastic group of CWC members and their friends met at Echo Lake Country Club for the CWC Fall Welcome Back event. Over 40 women shared stories about their pandemic experience and filled one another in on their lives after 18 months without connecting as a large group.
President Anne Wargo made a few remarks, stressing our role in the Westfield community as “supporters of women at every stage of their life cycle”. On October 25, we are hosting a need based and merit based financial aid webinar. Link is here: https://bit.ly/RegisterFinancialAid.
On November 9, we will host “Stop the Stress: Gaining Perspective during College Process”. Link is here: https://bit.ly/RegisterStoptheStress.
Future webinar topics include: member Mariella Foley will host a webinar on budgeting for the recent college grad and another on raising fiscally responsible children and members Kim Fahey and Anne Wargo will host a webinar on re-entering the workforce. Our event page can be found here: https://cwclubwestfield.org/events
Our Zoom series for parents of high school juniors and seniors on how to prepare for college has been popular with the general public. In January, the CWC is again offering an essay contest for high school sophomores.
Founded in 1917 to further higher education for women, the College Woman’s Club awards scholarships to young women from Westfield based on academics, leadership and financial need. The College Woman’s Club of Westfield has awarded over $1M in scholarships since 1995.