Founded in 1926, we are one of the oldest non-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.

May 2019 Meeting

The Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club held their May meeting. Our four scholarship recipients were announced. Two of them were present and shared their thoughts for the future. Presentations were made by the Venice Art Centre & the Venice Symphony about their youth programs for the summer. Club plans for activities …

April 2019 Meeting and the new VNWC Board

The Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club held their installation luncheon at Allegro Bistro. The new board is (L to R) Aimee Holmes, 2nd Vice President of Programs, Joan Brinton, Treasurer, Laura Hester, Fundraising, Jean Trammell, President, Kathy Price, Secretary and Lorraine Finizio, 1st Vice President in charge of membership. We’re all …

Check Presented to Tidewell Honors

At the March 14, 2019 general meeting of the Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club (VNWC), Lise Mills, Director of Fundraising (VNWC) presented the ceremonial check to Tidewell Honors Program, the recipient of their Nov, 2018 Breakfast Fundraiser held at Paradise Grill, Nokomis in the amount of $5,881.11.

VNWC Acknowledged for New Venice Library Support

Venice-Nokomis Woman’s Club attended a wonderful recognition ceremony on August 27, 2018 at the Sarasota County Commission meeting in Venice. We are proud to be a part of making the new William H. Jervey, Jr. Venice Public Library an amazing new place in our community! 


“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