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The Sweetwater Woman's Club is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Charitable Organization, and are proud members of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) and the California Federation of Women’s Clubs (CFWC).
  SWC members host the Annual Bonita Holidays Home Tour and Art/Craft Show & Sale, along with several other fundraising events. Local schools, organizations, and scholarship recipients receive materials and donations from the club.


General Meetings
Members meet the second Thursday of each month at the Clubhouse at 11:30 a.m. September through June inclusive unless otherwise specified. The meetings usually include a member-provided lunch, a short educational or entertaining program, and a business meeting.

Executive Board Meetings
Meetings are held on the Second Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Clubhouse.

Monthly Programs Fiscal Year 2012-2013:
September 13, 2012 —— The Merry Ukes
October 11, 2012 —— 101 Top Decorator Secrets
November 3-4, 2012 —— Bonita Holidays Home Tour (Saturday Only) and Art/Craft Show and Sale (Saturday and Sunday)
November 8, 2012 —— Geneology
December 13, 2012 —— Christmas Tea - 12:30 p.m.
January 10, 2013 —— Trash to Treasures!
February 14, 2013 —— Beacon Center and South Bay Community Services
March 14, 2013 —— St. Patrick’s Day Program
April 11, 2013 —— Rhinestone Grannies present a program of songs, dance and comedy!
April 20, 2013 ——  4th Annual Delightful Decadence - A Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Philanthropic Fundraiser
May 9, 2013 —— Installation of New Officers
Transition to Fiscal Year 2013-2014:
June 13, 2013 —— Spring Tea - Recognition of Members, Philanthropies, and Scholarship Recipients - 12:30 p.m.
July —— No General Meeting
August —— No General Meeting

Year-round Events and Activities

Bonita Holidays
The Bonita Holidays Committee meets the first Monday of each month at 10:00 at the Clubhouse.  2013 is the 46th year that SWC members organize the Bonita Holidays fundraising event.  Three local residents open their beautiful homes for the public to tour on Saturday.  Attendees have an opportunity to view the homes decorated for the holidays, enjoy the individual personality of each home, and to purchase craft items.  Attendees return to the clubhouse to see additional crafter displays and items for sale, shop the farmers' market for baked goods and fresh produce, and purchase the famous SWC Cheese Balls Saturday and Sunday.

Delightful Decadence
This annual Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Experience is a fundraiser event which has benefited families in transition through the South Bay Domestic Violence Shelter Program (2010) and recovering military personnel in the San Diego area through the Warrior Foundation (2011-2013).

Sweetwater Womans Club Activities
NeedleNuts meets the fourth Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the Clubhouse January through June.
Activity Days are held from 11:30 to 2:30 the third Thursday each month.

Veterans Outreach distributes magazines collected at the General Meetings to the veterans’ hospital.

Ways and Means Fundraising provides a variety of fundraising projects and activities to help support SWC philanthropies.  Members & guests participate at General Meetings, Bunco Night, Card Parties, Bingo, and more.

Philanthropies provides community support in a variety areas including but not limited to Meals on Wheels- Christmas Gift Bags are prepared and donated for distribution during the winter holidays; Backpacks for Kids Projects- distributes backpacks stuffed with school supplies to a local elementary school; Penny Pines; and academic scholarships to help local students pursue higher educational goals.

Club Library enables members to recycle and recirculate gently used books on a variety of subjects.

Green Team meets throughout the year working in various sections of the garden around the Clubhouse.  Beds are cleaned out and replanted with drought-tolerant plants.

  
      

SWEETWATER  WOMAN’S  CLUB   |   P.O. Box 334    |   3855 Sweetwater Road   |   Bonita, California  91902   |   (619) 479-7888

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