Founded in 1926, we are one of the oldest not for profit civic organizations in the State of Florida.


The Venice-Nokomis Woman’s Club, one of the oldest not-for-profit civic organizations in the State of Florida, was founded in 1926 by Louella Albee. An early initative was to establish a public library for residents of Venice, Nokomis, Osprey and Englewood.

September 2023 Meeting Highlights

We were impressed by our September speaker, Matthew Tuggle   from  One Mission Disaster Response.   Learn more about this new nonprofit at  https://www.onemissionresponse.com/ Also members donated non- perishable food & monetary contributions for the One Mission Disaster Response. We also inducted new members,  left to right: Amy Jean Carlson, Shirley Bahler, …

VABI Contribution

ABOVE from left to right: Kathy Moller, Treasurer VNWC; Liz Mazzu, President VNWC; Greg Vine, VABI; Phil Ellis, VABI and Laura Jo, VP Fundraising VNWC were all on hand for the check presentation on Thursday, May 11. Photo submitted by Tricia Cook. From the VABI newsletter: “We, the Venice Nokomis …

2023 Scholarships

Left to right   – Kathy Moller;  Liz Mazzu;  Kaylee Wesner;  Kasey-Huong Nguyen; Lynn Gnaegy; Joan Brinton.    (Missing is VNWC member Beth Dobra and scholarship winner Maddie Kona.)

At Our April 2023 Meeting

Left to right: Carol Alexander-new Director at Large, Lorraine Finizio- new 2nd Vice President taking the oath of office from Liz Mazzu, President as new Board members. New Board members ( with flowers) take oath as officers. Left to right: Joan Brinton- 1st Vice President, Carol Alexander- Director at Large, …


“These panels are from the Venice Museum & Archives’ exhibit entitled the Venice-Nokomis Woman’s Club: Over 90 Years Serving the Community that ran from March to July 2018.”  LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MUSEUM

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