The Franklin Woman's Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian volunteer service organization that strives to have a positive impact on the community while providing a social outlet for its members.

For more information and to learn how to join, 



The club meets on the second Tuesday of each month from September through May.

Contact Us: 

Franklin Woman's Club

P O Box 5793

Somerset, NJ 08875



(732) 844-9002

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Photos/Videos taken at Franklin Woman's Club meetings and events are used to publicize the work of the club and promote interest for potential
new members.

Past Co-Presidents Nancy Hargett & Diane Milgram enjoy a members' social

Below is a quick summary of the types of activities and opportunities you'll  have as a member of the 
Franklin Woman's Club!

Members Plan Fundraisers such as the Paint & Sip Night (above) and the Annual Tricky Tray (below)

Annually, FWC Members Donate and Fill Food Baskets for Needy Families

Club Members Enjoy Social Outings  such as a trip to Grounds for Sculpture  (below).

....and much, more more!


2022 Applications - Now Available!

2022 Girls Career Institute and FWC College Scholarship Applications are now available. For more information, including application deadlines, go to the "Scholarships" page linked above or

2021 Online Auction

Our Online Auction is now over.
 Congratulations, winners! 
Thank you to everyone who placed bids, and to the businesses and individuals who provided donations!

Other Current
Events & Initiatives

Wine Fundraiser
Franklin Woman’s Club has partnered with Old York Cellars Winery to offer delicious wine in bottles with fun messages, perfect for enjoying at home or giving as a gift!  Only $20 per bottle, there are three wines to choose from, a semi-dry white, a dry red, and a semi-sweet blush, each with a unique label, with sayings such as “Smile, There’s Wine” and “2020 Survival Beverage” (with images of masks and rolls of TP!).

Visit: to place your order for pickup at their winery in Ringoes (near Flemington), or their tasting room in Quakerbridge Mall, or for delivery.  For each bottle purchased, Old York Cellars will provide a donation to Franklin Woman’s Club to benefit our scholarship fund and other community giving.

2020-2021 Service Project:
Operation Chillout

Operation Chillout is New Jersey’s oldest (and only) all-volunteer mobile outreach for homeless veterans, men and women. To learn more about this organization visit:

Past Events

Annual Holiday Project

Members of the Franklin Woman’s Club Decorated a Snowflake – themed Christmas Tree at the Franklin Township Public Library.

Diane Milgram (right) delivers Christmas Stockings filled with goodies to NJSFWC Public Issues Chair, Lisa Levin (left), outside the Operation Yellow Ribbon office in Mt. Laurel. Stockings will be shipped overseas to US military.

Franklin  Woman's Club Funded Art/Music Programs Held at the Quail Brook Senior Center


Franklin Woman's Club August Social Enjoyed by All!

The club held a new member open house and members social August 22, 2021 at the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Club  (NJSFWC) headquarters. It was great to enjoy food and in person friendship with members and several woman guests.
If you missed the event and are interested in learning more about the club and all that we do, please contact
Speakers included Cindy Blumenthal, from the the NJSFWC, as well as District VP Mary Lou Bak and FWC President Phyllis Beals

Spring Garden Tour

Susan Carroll and Geri Krassowski stand in the mansion garden at Frelinghuysen Arboretum during the FWC's spring garden tour.  See the Environment page for more pictures of the visit

Rain Barrel Installation

Club members installed a rain barrel donated by the FWC at the township community gazebo garden.  L-R: Nancy Gale, Geri Krassowski, Phyllis Beals, Pat Kaufhold and Susan Carroll

Thanksgiving Baskets

Lisa Andreini and Nancy Gale prepared Thanksgiving baskets for local families. See Our Service for an additional photo an an article about this project.

Operation Smile Project

Valerie Buckner and Bonnie Martin, left to right, display Smile Bags recently made by the Health and Wellness Community Service Program for Operation Smile.  See Our Service for an additional photo and an article about this project.

Honoring Marilyn Kuna
FWC Club Member for 50 years!

Franklin Woman's Club, NJ Sate Federation of Women's Clubs, and the General Federation of Women's Clubs, recently honored 50 year club member, Marilyn Kuna. In her years with Franklin Woman's Club she has held many positions, and exemplifies the qualities of the club motto of Friendship and Community Service. She is pictured holding one of her 50 yr commendations, and wearing the Federation 50 year pin.
Congratulations Marilyn!!

Autumn Walk at
NJ Audubon's Plainsboro Preserve

FWC members Nancy Gale, Lisa Andreini, Stephanie Carr and Phyllis Beals

Congratulations to our 2020 

College Scholarship Winners! 

(click here to see the list)

National Women's History Award

A library display created by Franklin Woman's Club Historical Committee honoring Women of Distinction in the Arts wins the National Women's History Award from the General Federation of of Women's Clubs!

Franklin Township Council Honor

Franklin Township Council Honors Franklin Woman's Club for their Work in Providing College Scholarships 


Franklin Township's Annual John Clyde Stream Clean-up of Seeley's Brook

FWC President Phyllis Beals

 FWC Environment committee Co-chair Nancy Gale