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.

2022 Legacy Award

On May 10, 2022, members of the Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club received the Legacy Award on behalf of the foundress, Louella Albee presented by the Mayor of the City of Venice, and the Venice Historic Preservation Board. Mrs. Albee founded the VNWC in 1926 and the Club is gearing towards …

April 2022 Meeting Highlights

Left to right: Vicki Hazle, Secretary,  Laura Jo, Fundraising and Special Events Director, and Liz Mazzu, President, being inducted into their respective positions by Lorraine Finizio, Director at Large on the right at the April general membership meeting.   Missing from photo is Joani Leeds, First Vice President/ Membership. Activities Directors- …

An Exciting March Meeting

Chalk Festival Founder & Chair, Denise Kowal spoke at the March 10, 2022 general membership meeting. Left to right: Kathy Price- Second Vice President, Liz Mazzu- President, Denise Kowal-speaker, Laura Hester- First Vice President. Kathy Moller- Treasurer selling 50/50 raffle tickets at the March 10, 2022 general membership meeting. Members …

February Meeting Highlights

Pictures left to right, Liz Mazzu, president, Kathy Price, program chair, Pat Knasiak, member, Rick Belisle, speaker. New inductee, Lisa Cavalea, center is inducted as a new VNWC member. Pictured at left, Liz Mazzu, president, on right, Laura Hester, first Vice President/membership. Rick Belisle of the Venice Orchid Society spoke …

At the January 2022 Meeting

Our own VNWC member, Myrna Goldbaum, a well known palm reader with extensive experience, was the speaker for the January 13, 2022 meeting.   Sherry Neary was inducted into the Venice Nokomis Woman’s Club. Pictured left to right: Sherry Neary, new inductee, Laura Hester, First Vice President/ Membership, Liz Mazzu, …


“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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