Kirkland Woman’s Club Kirkland, WA

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Kirkland Woman’s Club Kirkland, WA

Kirkland Woman’s Club Kirkland, WAwww.ilovekirkland.org

Are you a woman living in Kirkland who desires to be more involved in the community? Kirkland’s Woman’s Club Kirkland, WA is a wonderful organization that brings together women from Kirkland and surrounding communities. Kirkland Woman’s Club is located directly across from Kirkland City Hall and is housed in one of Kirkland’s historic buildings. The club building is walking distance from beautiful Marina Park and the gorgeous waterfront.

Kirkland Woman’s Club Kirkland, WA is located in the original historic Kirkland Library and Health Clinic. It was in 1920 that several civic minded Kirkland women met to discuss ways of improving the city. The club was formed and it soon became a place to encourage and promote aspects of education, loyalty to the country, and the pursuit of the outdoors, art,. current events, and other subjects. Kirkland’s first library came to being due to the efforts of the woman’s club who began acquiring books from various sources. The club accumulated www.ilovekirkland.orgenough books that would fill the new clubhouse building. The Kirkland Woman’s Clubhouse project was an entire community project, with the “Wolf Cub Scout” pack (some sourses believe that this was the first Cub Scout pack in the U.S.) & the Union ‘A’ High School Wood Shop class helping raise funds and even doing some of the construction. The new clubhouse / library was completed in 1925. The club housed the Kirkland library until 1949. You can still see the official library plaque on the lower right corner of the building.  At one point, the building even housed a baby clinic (until 1930 when Kirkland General Hospital opened). Today, the clubhouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a King County Landmark.

Today, Kirkland Woman’s Club Kirkland, WA continues the mission of its founders by coming together to promote friendliness and welfare locally, regionally, internationally with monthly luncheon meetings, coffee socials, and an annual High Tea and Musical Revue.  The club is involved with many charitable projects such as elder advocacy, Hopelink, cancer www.ilovekirkland.orgresearch, and other local and international causes. Kirkland Woman’s Club is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, which is an international organization founded in 1890 for the betterment of society, through a variety of community improvement projects.

The beautiful historic Kirkland Woman’s Club Kirkland, WA building is available for rent. The building suits occasions such as wedding receptions, memorial services, or recurring business meetings. The building accommodates 99 guests and features a beautiful concert sized Steinway grand piano (perfect for music recitals, receptions), two beautiful fireplaces (non-functioning), full kitchen, tables, and chairs.
For more information regarding club or rental information concerning Kirkland Woman’s Club Kirkland, WA please visit http://www.orgsites.com/wa/kwc/index.html


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