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.

Wine Tasting Event Photos

A most enjoyable, successful evening was had by all at the  Venice-Nokomis Woman’s Club Inc. sponsored wine tasting fundraiser , “ Wines from Around the World”. Held November 9, 2023 at the Venice Art Center, proceeds will benefit the Venice Art Center children’s programs. The event featured a silent auction …

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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