Mission Statement

The GFWC Woman’s Club of Spokane works to strengthen our community, preserve our historic clubhouse, and enhance the lives of others through volunteer service, friendship, and leadership development.

Membership Form

Annual dues: $50

Full Time Student: $25 annual dues



In 2013, the GFWC Woman’s Club of Spokane gave $22530.00 in reduced rate rentals to local non-profits and community minded organizations working in areas that coordinated with GFWC Community Service Projects and Signature projects, and assorted religious organizations needing a facility for regular services or large special occasion celebrations.   Another $850 of club member in-kind and cash donations were provided to various local causes from Ronald McDonald House to Hope House. The club also spent $24000.00 maintaining our historic clubhouse so the public can continue to have access to this 100-year-old building for all sorts of community needs from Wednesday night contra dance to family weddings.   We are proud of our continuous service to Spokane since 1907.

Officers 2013-2014

  • President Susan Bresnahan

  • 1st VP Rosemary Small

  • 2nd VP Gail Cropper

  • Recording Secretary Ann Corwine

  • Treasurer Ginger Bowman-Rape

  • Asst Treasurer   Gwen McManus

  • Membership Brenda Strange

"The Woman's Club of Spokane is a nonprofit volunteer organization of women (and men) working together to make Spokane a better place for women and children. It is a great place to learn, make new friends and develop your leadership skills. Our historic building houses cultural, educational, and community service programs." Susan Bresnahan, Woman's Club President.

  • Arts

    Provide over 350 hours of significantly discounted rental space for non-profits- in-the Arts activities annually
    Get Lit Pie and Whiskey Night an Eastern Washington University project with local poets reading their work.
    Contra Dancing on Wednesday Evenings
    Silver Spurs International Youth Dance classes for K-12.
    Ballet and Jazz Dance were featured at Santa's Breakfast.

  • Conservation

    Switched 127 clubhouse light fixtures to CFLs . Cut electricity use 25%
    Rose Garden honoring women in history art and literature
    Planted three trees to shade the building and adjacent sidewalks.

  • Education

    In house and trunk shows of Spokane Vintage Fashion 1880-1980
    Annual Back-to-School Collection

  • Public Issues

    Create safer communities
    Work to improve overall well-being of all citizens.
    Provide free meeting space for neighborhood meetings

  • Home Life

    Promote healthy lifestyles and family economic stability
    Worked with Cliff Cannon Neighborhood to improve pedestrian safety on Walnut Street

  • International Outreach

    Sponsor International Women's Day at the clubhouse

  • Historic Clubhouse

    Continued maintenance and upgrades our National Register of Historic Places clubhouse built in 1910/1928.
    Painting, cleaning and refinishing there is always something to do in a 100 year old building.

  • GFWC Signature Project

    Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention.

Interested in Volunteering at the clubhouse?

There are lots of volunteer opportunities:
Tending the Rose Garden
Window Washing
Interior and Exterior painting

Call Rosemary, House Superintendent 844-2941 or e-mail womansclubspokane@gmail.com

See our history