arts & culture
This committee is responsible for assisting with the Arts Festival that you may have seen on display at the Holly Hill Mall. This festival is hosted in conjunction with the Burlington Woman's Club and is held in January of each year. Local first place winners advance to compete at the District and State Arts Festivals where they can win monetary prizes.
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT & OUTREACH
This committee is responsible for the promotion of projects that raise awareness to the membership and our county's residents regarding local, national, and global issues. Past projects sponsored by this committee have included: Operation Christmas Child, Adopt a Solider, making donations to Heifer International, and making donations to Operation Smile. Current projects include: supporting Family Abuse Services and their local domestic violence shelter, raising voter awareness, coordinating donation efforts for the Southern Alamance Family Empowerment Food Ministry, and working with Healthy Alamance to address concerns of food insecurity throughout Alamance County.
education & libraries
This committee is responsible for the promotion of educational projects for children throughout Alamance County. Projects that have been sponsored by this committee in the past include: Teacher Appreciation programs during National Education Week, collection of Campbell’s soup labels and General Mills box tops for distribution to schools to assist in obtaining school supplies and computer equipment, as well as serving as hostess at the May Prom for multi categorically handicapped adults at Thataways.
Presently, the Education and Libraries Committee focuses on school supply drives, using funds raised by the Club to pay off lunch accounts at local schools, maintaining our Little Free Library, and selecting recipients for the Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship.
This committee is responsible for projects that promote improving our environment as well as educating members on conservation methods. A signature project of the committee is the Adopt-A-Highway program. BJWC was responsible for cleaning the roads at and around St. Mark's Church from 1992 until 2017.
health & wellness
This committee is responsible for hosting projects and events that raise awareness about and call attention to issues impacting the health and wellness of our community. For the upcoming club year, this committee plans to host a CPR Training, a fitness informational session, and to coordinate the 2021 Woman2Woman Project.