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Founded in 1926, we are one of the oldest non-profit civic organizations in the State of Florida.
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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.

MAY MEETING HAPPENINGS

Phyllis Joseph VNWC legacy member and Laura Hester ( Vice President) VNWC member, Diane Higgins, who participated in one of many meetings held to make sleep mats which will be donated to the homeless.   Lorraine Finizio ( left) installed as VNWC Director as Large by Laura Hester ( right) …

2021 Student Grants

At the last meeting of the year for the Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club, 3 out of the 4 Venice High School Students were on hand to receive their scholarships funds, totaling $6,000. Leilani Longoria and Casey Morehead each received $1,000 to pursue 2 year Nursing degrees at State College of …

VNWC Celebrates 95 years!

The Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club celebrated their 95th Anniversary on Saturday, March 20 in honor of 95 years of service  to Venice by handing out bakery cookies, with 95 on them, to honor their foundress, Louella Albee, who held the first club  meeting on March 20, 1926. It was appropriate …

March 2021 Meeting

Tricia Cook spoke about Backpack Angels at the March membership meeting. Bonnie Burkhalter brought these compactly packed plastic bags to use for the sleeping mat project. Way to go Bonnie! Guest speaker, Janet Knudsen, demonstrates creating loops out of plastic bags to create “plarn” for crocheting sleeping mats for the …

VENICE MUSEUM & ARCHIVES VNWC EXHIBIT

“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