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2020 GFWC Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs Awards

The Lombard Junior Women's Club received awards for projects in each of the following categories:

Civic Engagement & Outreach

Education & Libraries

ESO Reading Sorority



Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention


Women's History and Resource Center (WHRC)

Advocates for Children/Children's Research Foundation


Top Ten Project Recognition

Legislation: Member involvement on GFWC Legislation Committee, member serving as an Election Judge and a member who works at the Township office - all bring information back to LJWC.

Environment: Donating bread tags to SCARCE to be turned into wheelchairs.

Arts: Music and fleece blankets for the Lilac Princess Program.

Leadership: Club member Diane Addante obtained her Registered Parliamentarian certification.

Advocates for Children: Donation to Reclaim 13, a local organization that helps young people escape sex trafficking.

Women's History and Resource Center (WHRC): Various activities related to International Woman's Day and the 19th Amendment 100th Anniversary.

GCWC IL 2020 Club Unity Award

Lombard Junior Women's Club, Junior Cyber Stars, and Nancy's Bluebirds share the Unity Award for 2020. LJWC worked together with these two clubs to provide breakfast for Fisher House even though COVID-19 made it a challenge. LJWC provided a monetary donation for the breakfast and Cyber Stars and Nancy's Bluebirds provided the house with $200 in paper products and cleaning supplies.

2020 GFWC IL Spark Plug: Susie Denz

2020 GFWC IL Junior of the Year: Jennifer Walsh

2019 5th District Awards

The Lombard Junior Women's Club was recognized for excellence in the following areas:

Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention

Our Promise... A Safe Place for Every Child

Advocates for Children




Home Life

International Outreach - Best New Project

Public Issues


Communications & Public Relations


Women's History and Resource Center / Historian



2020 LJWC Service Awards

Outstanding Service 

Diane Addante

Spark Plug*

Susie Denz

Junior of the Year*

Jennifer Walsh

*Indicates GFWC IL winner

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