The Pilot Mountain Woman’s Club was organized November 4, 1963 by the White Plains Woman’s Club. It originally consisted of thirty-three charter members. On November 27, 1963, the Pilot Mountain Woman’s Club also joined the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.
Over the years the Pilot Mountain Woman’s Club has had 34 Presidents, participated in numerous projects and held many fundraisers. All proceeds are given back to the community in different ways such as providing help to a family in need or assisting with programs at the local schools.
The Pilot Mountain Woman’s Club is made up of dedicated women who volunteer their time and heart. Their mission is to work together to fulfill the needs of people through public service and to foster the opportunity for growth and development both within their community and within their fellow club members.
The “community” has always been the focal point of the Pilot Mountain Woman’s Club.
GFWC-NC and GFWC
The GFWC of North Carolina is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and its purpose is to unite member clubs into a statewide charitable organization of volunteers for the promotion of education, community service, fellowship, and leadership development .
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is a unifying force, bringing together local women’s clubs, with members dedicated to strengthening their communities and enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. With 100,000 members in affiliated clubs in every state and more than a dozen countries, GFWC members are community leaders who work locally to create global change by supporting the arts, preserving natural resources, advancing education, promoting healthy lifestyles, encouraging civic involvement, and working toward world peace and understanding.