The GFWC Hartford Women's Club sponsors two fund-raisers during the year to finance all the projects and
programs we support. These are our most labor-intensive undertakings. Everyone helps out and we have a lot of
fun in the process.
AMERICAN ACCENTS: A FESTIVAL OF FINE ARTS AND CRAFTS
Held the second Saturday in August, the Accents show brings 80 exhibitors together along the Rubicon River. Food and
entertainment are provided.
THE GREAT HARTFORD CRAFT EXPOSITION
Christmas officially begins in Hartford at this annual event, held at the local high school in conjunction with the Hartford Lions Club
Pancake Day. Visitors can browse over 100 arts and crafts booth filled with holiday wares and gift items.
Click here for details about the 2017 Craft Fairs, including dates, directions, vendor applications etc.
GFWC members and clubs work on projects in six main area: arts, conservation, education, home life, international
affairs, and public affairs. Under the GFWC umbrella, every year the Hartford Women's Club considers new and
exciting projects and programs to support.
HELEN FARNSWORTH MEARS ART CONTEST
We participated in the GFWC-WI Helen Mears Art Program for 2017. 7th and 8th grade students from St. Kilian, Erin, and Central
submitted their entries this year. The artwork was displayed at Scoop deVille during the month of March. To see the 2017 entries and
learn more, click here.
Making it Happen in Hartford
GFWC Hartford Women's Club
OTHER ACTIVITIES AND HIGHLIGHTS
Hartford Women's Club Hosts "Iron Chef" Competition
This year's "Secret Ingredient" was cinnamon. Many great appetizers, salads, main dishes, drinks, and desserts were made by
club members for our annual Christmas event.
Sue Lisko took first place for her cinnamon tortilla dessert. Sue Endquist and Linda Wilke were second and third place winners with
their cinnamon creations. All the dishes were delicious and calories were not counted by anyone!
Afterwards an exchange of food/drink took place. Fun was had all around!!!