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Contemporary Women of North County (CWONC) is a non-profit organization and a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs International (GFWC). Established by Jane Cunningham Croly in 1890, for the purpose of socializing and serving the community.  GFWC is the world’s largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational women’s volunteer service organization. “Strength United is Stronger.” Women working together can make a difference!

CWONC Membership

We encourage all prospective members to attend at least two meetings and participate in one volunteer opportunity or one social event in order to determine whether we fit with your interests.  Members must participate in two fundraising activities each year.  As you can see, we have a lot of projects and several fundraising opportunities.  You are not required to participate in every project – you get to pick opportunities that you are most interested in.  See the Quick Reference Guide for our Projects.

Membership Requirements:   Complete a CWONC Membership Application, bring it to a meeting or email to

Annual Dues-   $65 (February 1st to January 31st)

Monthly Meetings

Our general business meeting is held the second Monday of each month (except August), with socializing and hands on projects from 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm and the meeting starting at 6:30 pm.  Meetings usually last about an hour and may include a speaker.   The agenda reports on recent events, announcements of upcoming events, social activities, etc.  The meetings are typically held at the San Marcos Senior Center in San Marcos.  Always check our meeting page for directions to the Center.  If you have questions about the meeting or membership, please contact our Membership Chairs at

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