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. Later the library became the nucleus for the Venice Public Library which opened in 1965; over 6000 books were donated in support of this effort.
Over 90 years later, the Club continues to carry on the legacy of it's founders by donating thousands of dollars each year to local charities and nonprofit organizations, by awarding scholarships to Venice High School students and by participating in community events.
Membership in VNWC offers the opportunity to form friendships while contributing to the community.
If you would like to join VNWC, please click below for an application
Highlights of 2017-2018
CIVIC AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS IN 2018
Updated By Laws passed in Compliance with Florida Corporate Laws & governed by, the Non-Profit Corporation Act of Florida Chapter 617 and the Articles of Incorporation of Venice-Nokomis Woman's Club, Inc. Updated, presented by our Governance Committee comprised of Jean Trammel, Aimee Holmes and Debra Wright.
Inducted 14 new members for a total membership of 105
Instituted the first member introductory meeting and summer social gatherings for all members
Summer Scan Project Completed - all stored Club documents have finally been scanned and will be updated annually. This was a huge undertaking that took a half of the summer to accomplish. Previously, the Venice Museum and Archives accepted our early records/ items that are not included in this scan.
Monthly Bulletin was established in September 2017 to keep members continually informed.
Our Website became operational.
Planned programs were presented highlighting our motto.
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