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Trumbull Community Women’s membership covers a wide spectrum of ages, lifestyles, occupations, and different stages of life. But we come together with a mutual goal: to reach beyond ourselves and find the time to give back to this town we all love. The friendships that have developed among our members because of this spirit is one of the best things about belonging to the club.
Trumbull Community Women is actively seeking volunteers 18 and over who reside in Trumbull or a nearby community. The non-profit organization sponsors and participates in numerous local events including; the Children’s Creative Center tent at Trumbull’s Arts Festival; a Veteran’s Day celebration breakfast; Tidy-Up Trumbull, free document shredding, food drives and more. Community involvement also includes holiday baskets for a local family in need. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Children’s Clothing Drive
Trumbull Community Women will hold a children’s clothing drive (new or gently used) on Saturday, March 14th. from 10 am until 1 pm in the lobby of the Trumbull Library. The donations will benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. Thank you for your donations.
The date for the 2020 Tidy-Up Trumbull has been scheduled for April 18 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. This event again is open for anyone wanting to participate to help clean up our roadsides, parks and commuter parking lots. We invite groups such as girl scouts, boy scouts, businesses, church groups, etc. If that date is not convenient for your group, you can certainly do the work either the week before or after. Please contact Liz Thomas at email@example.com if you would like to help. Our home base is Twin Brooks Park where there will be a little celebration for the volunteers at noon.
Trumbull Community Women has schedule another document shredding for April 25 at the Nature and Arts Center from 9:00 a.m. until noon. We are providing this service at no charge, but donations are very welcome. Please do not bring junk mail, newspapers and magazines as these items can be put in with your regular recycling.
Annual Scholarship Award
Trumbull Community Women will award their annual $1,000 scholarship to a graduating female student who attends Trumbull High School and who is a resident of Trumbull, Connecticut. The scholarship recipient will be chosen based on the student’s dedicated time and effort volunteering in Trumbull or surrounding communities, as well as having demonstrated growth in leadership roles within an organization, and the subject content of an essay not to exceed 500 words.
- Female high school seniors who will graduate in June 2020 or who graduated at the end of the fall academic grading period from Trumbull High School and who is a resident of the Town of Trumbull, CT at the time of application and at the time the award is announced in June.
- Activities listed must demonstrate growth and leadership in community service
- Must enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or a vocational-technical-trade school in the fall of 2020.
- Completed application, including required attachments, must be submitted by Monday April 20, 2020 through the online application link: https://yalesurvey.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8H25btNzCjhCRY9
Trumbull Community Women Giving Tree
Trumbull Community Women will be collecting socks for women, men and children starting October 1 until April 1 at the Trumbull Library.
Recently Completed Projects
Letters from Santa or Frosty the Snowman
Letters that will be stamped from the North Pole were mailed on Dec. 7 to Anchorage, Alaska and local letters were mailed Dec. 16 for a grand total of 145 letters. We hope that all the children get a lot of joy in receiving these letters. Thank you to all that participated.
Community Diaper Drive
In conjunction with the Trumbull Rotary we collected 10,000 diapers that were distributed to Trumbull Social Services, Mercy Learning Center, the Bridgeport Rescue mission and Nourish Bridgeport.
Veteran’s Day Breakfast
Trumbull Community Women again hosted the annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast on November 11 at Trumbull High School. Veterans arrived between 7:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. for coffee and refreshments in the corridor outside the auditorium. The ceremony began at 8:30 a.m. in the auditorium.
Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the Trumbull Community, the Food Drive benefiting the Trumbull Food Pantry at the Stop & Shop was a great success. We filled three cars with food and also received cash that was converted to Stop & Shop gift certificates.
The Food Drive at the Bridgeport Stop & Shop benefiting the Mercy Learning Center on September 21 was again a success thanks to the generosity of the community and the help of TCW volunteers for the day. We collected a large amount of food along with $200 in Stop & Shop gift cards.
Trumbull Arts Festival
TCW again hosted the Children’s Creative Arts Tent on September 15. It was a very good turnout with many fun crafts for the children.
Community Service Scholarship Award
The winner of the scholarship is Regina Misercola who was chosen for her excellent work in community service. We wish her luck as she moves on to Southern Connecticut State University in the Fall.
Meeting with the First Selectman
Debi Miller, President of Trumbull Community Women, met with Vickie Tessoro, First Selectman of Trumbull, to discuss social services and the schools. Debi shared with Vickie the projects that Trumbull Community Women is currently working on and advised that if she hears of a need, we are the group to call on to help. Also at the meeting was Sandra Weiner, Secretary of the Club.
Who Are Our Officers?
Elections for officers are held in April. Click here to see our current slate. Visit our calendar and see what we’ve done and what we plan for this year’s schedule. Trumbull Community Women is affiliated with the Connecticut Junior Women’s Club. To learn more about the state club and other Junior Women’s clubs throughout Connecticut, visit the CJW website at www.cjw.org.