(General Federation of Women’s Clubs, largest group in the U.S.)
Organized September 16, 1898, the purpose of this club was to pursue a study of topics of interest (foreign countries educational topics etc.). Today the club’s purpose is civic as well as cultural.There are 9 members that meet the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:15 pm from September through May at various members’ homes.
One goal at present is to finance the third publication of the Henderson Then and Now history book.
A small sampling of the many accomplishments of this club include: celebrating 106 years of participation, helped to organize the Sibley County Historical Society in 1946, in 1949 petitioned the city to open a public library (which they have since supported very generously), organized and staffed the Bloodmobile since 1979, help to fund many educational endeavors in the community, and provide numerous educational programs.