Woman's Monday Club
Interesting and instructive programs
on art, literature health, travel, safety, parlimentary law and the Bible,
were presented by the members of the club and guest speakers. A play was
given to celebrate the forty-fourth birthday of the club and a tea was held
at the home of Mrs Henry Redmond to celebrate the forty-fifth birthday.
COMMUNITY SERVICE :
Donations were made to the community
chest and to the Red Cross each year.
Baskets of food, bed linen and
towels were given to needy families at Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Two weeks tuition was paid for an
underpriveledged child at the Girl Scout Camp.
Tree markers were placed on the
trees in the “Woods of Remembrance”.
Endorsed the Teachers Retirement
Bill and the Bill for a State School for Girls. (Delinquent negro. )
A complete graduation outfit of
clothing was given to a Mexican girl.
A stove was purchased for a needy
A book “Debbie” written by Miss
Siddie Joe Johnson of Corpus Christi, was donated to the T. F. W. C.
A contribution was sent to the
General Federation Cancer fund.
The subscription to the Texas
Federation News was 100%.
Delegates and alternates were sent
to the District and State meetings.
A contribution was given to the
State Federation Student Loan Fund.
The Club members assisted in
organizing the City Federation and was an active mamber of the County
Three members were on the State
Board of the T. F. W. C. Gallery of the T. F. W. C. headquarters.
During this Administration, Mrs.
Frank A Tompkins, a prominent clubwoman and a member of the Womans Monday
Club and of the State Federation of Womans Clubs, passed away. Resolutions
were drafted by the Club and copies were sent to the family, to the Texas
Federation News and a copy to be placed in the Club Minutes.
WAR SERVICE :
Mrs. Henry Redmond, assisted by the
club, organized a Navy Civilian Club. The Club acted as a hostess Club and
the members as hostesses at the U. S. O. during the war years.
A generous contribution was given to
help establish a blood bank.
Twelve $100.00 war bonds were
purchased by the Club.
Afgans were made for the Red Cross.
The President served as the Chairman
of the Red Cross Canteen and was later elected Chairman of the Nueces County
Chapter of the Red Cross.
Miss Katherine Redmond served as a
Nurses Aid for the duration of the war and later received an award for
meritorious service from the American Red Cross at Washington.
HONORS WON :
First prize was won for decorating a
table to represent a book at a luncheon given by the Speech-Arts Club.
A picture given by Mrs. Alex. Adams,
was won as a prize for having bought the largest amount of War Bonds of any
Club in the Fifth District.
The Womans Monday Club won $25.00
for having contributed the largest sum of money per capita of any club in
the United States, to the General Federation Golden Jubilee Fund.