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.

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, …

Fox Lea Farms Fundraiser

We had a winner on the 5th drawing of the 50/50 cash raffle at the Fox Lea Farms fundraising event for VABI on March 10, 2023. Chris Lambert won $319. Chris is an EMT who was working the event. Linda Ecker & Liz Mazzu presented him winnings.


“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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