Pictured above are the winners (left to right): Jenny DeRushe from TD Bank;  2nd Place winner Alisha Mohan (Dorchester, WCL); 3rd Place Winner Kaitlyn Conway, (Woodside, RiverVale); and 1st Place Winner Joely Ross (Woodside, RiverVale).  These winners will compete on February 2, 2019 at the District Bee in the  Hasbrouck Heights Middle School auditorium.

Making a Difference for Over 80 Years

The GFWC Paskack Junior Woman's Club is a group of dynamic women who donate their time and talents to serve the needs of the Pascack Valley communities through philanthropic and service efforts. 

With its wide range of activities, the club appeals to women who wish to become involved in community affairs and social activities. Learn more on ourAbout Us page.

Club meetings are the first Thursday of the month. Visit our Meetings and Membership page for details.

We invite you to attend one of our upcoming events and fundraisers. Visit our Events  page to learn more! 

What's in a Name?

Paskack is not a misspelling. We choose to use the original Native American spelling to acknowledge our long history as a club and doing good in the community. Learn more about our club's history on our About Us page.

Featured News & Events

Super Chili Bowl Cook-off Contest Registration Now Open!

The Juniors in partnership with the Park Ridge Elks, invite you to our first annual Super Chili Bowl Cook-off Contest! Winning chili earns CASH and is decided by popular vote! Proceeds benefit local charities. Adults only. Select beverages available.  LIVE music by Matt Colligan. To register as a guest or sign up as a cook click here.

Presidents' Day Bumper Bowling Charity Event Registration Now Open!
Join the Paskack Junior Woman’s Club for our Annual Presidents’ Day Bumper Bowling fundraiser event! This children's event benefits local charities. Pre-registration is required. To register click here.

Youth Creative Writing Contest Judging Underway!
Judging for the Paskack Junior Woman's Club's Youth Creative Writing Contest is underway. Students ages 11-18 in the Pascack Valley area were invited to write a poem based on this year’s theme: post, tweet, snap. Contest winners will be announced on January 31, 2020. The first-place winner’s poem will be sent for judging in the New Jersey State Woman’s Clubs Youth Creative Writing Contest.  First-place state winners in each category will be sent for judging in the GFWC National Contest by the State Chairman.  Past regional winners have gone on to win at the state and national levels!

Breakfast with Santa Raises Hundreds of Dollars for Local Charities!

The GFWC Paskack Juniors Women's Club, in conjunction with the Park Ridge Elks, is hosted the annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14.  Guests will enjoyed a hot breakfast, tricky tray raffle with amazing prizes, photos with Santa, games and more. The event raised hundreds of dollars for local charities.

Holiday Mini Photo Sessions Raises Hundreds of Dollars for Charity!
The Juniors' Holiday Mini Photo Sessions to Benefit Charity that took place on Saturday, November 9th raised hundreds of dollars! These mini photo sessions took place at The Mansion in Park Ridge.

Monster Mash Halloween Charity Bash Raises over $780!
Our annual Monster Mash Halloween Charity Bash that took place on Sunday, Oct 20 at the River Vale Community Center was a huge success. Participants enjoyed a costume contest, indoor trunk or treat, games, music and tasty treats. Over $780 was raised for local charities!

Tag Sale Raises over $300 for Local Charities!

Our annual Tag Sale to benefit local charities raised over $300! Thank you to everyone who donated items, volunteered and/or came out to shop!
Items featured included: clothing, shoes, baby gear, books, toys, games, sports equipment, holiday items, decor, kitchen items, and more! We hope to see you at our next Tag Sale.

Mother's Day Nature Craft for Kids Was a Great Success!
Local children created kid-safe, self-decorated decoupaged flower planters using recycled containers. Special thanks to our 8th grade student volunteers!

Breakfast with Bunny Raises over $3,200 for Local Charities!
The GFWC Paskack Junior Woman's Club, with the help of the Park Ridge Elks, hosted their annual Breakfast with Bunny charity event on Saturday, April 13.  The event raised over $3,200 dollars for local charities!  Guests enjoyed a delicious hot breakfast, music, crafts and pictures with Bunny! The Juniors were pleased to present an impressive tricky tray raffle with donations from local businesses totaling nearly $4,000 worth in prizes!

Bumper Bowling Event Raises over $500 for Local Charities!
GFWC Paskack Junior Women's Club hosted our annual Bumper Bowling fundraiser on President's Day! Thank you to Montvale Bowling lanes and all the attendees. With your help we raised over $500 for local charities!

Youth Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced!
Thank you to all those who entered the Youth Creative Writing Contest. The winning entries are: Luke Moser for the poem "Remember When" and Paige Corcoran for the poem "Psyche Vault."
Congratulations! A local awards ceremony will be held soon so stay tuned for details. The winning entries will be submitted to the statewide writing contest hosted by the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs of GFWC.

Self Defense Class for Women

GFWC Paskack Junior Women’s Club hosted a women’s self defense class that was open to all women in the area, ages 13 and up on Sunday, January 27. Gorilla Brazilian Jujitsu Academy of Mahwah owner/instructor Mike Wilson and instructor Katelyn Petersen lead the class. Attendees learned vital self defense techniques and ways to protect themselves against attackers. This was the second self defense class hosted by the Juniors. We plan to host another class in the springtime. Stay tuned! Stay

Spelling Bee Champion Moves on to State Bee!

The Juniors held our 29th Annual Club Spelling Bee on Friday, January 11 at Woodcliff Lake Middle School. TD Bank-Park Ridge sponsored the Bee providing gift cards to each of the top 3 winners. Forty-nine contestants spelled their hearts out to place in the top three to go on to the next level. Pictured (left to right): Jenny DeRushe from TD Bank; 2nd Place winner Alisha Mohan (Dorchester, WCL); 3rd Place Winner Kaitlyn Conway, (Woodside, River Vale); and 1st Place Winner Joely Ross (Woodside, River Vale). These winners competed on February 2 at the District Bee in the Hasbrouck Heights Middle School where Joely Ross placed second! Joely along, with the District Bee first and third place winners, then moved onto the State Spelling Bee where they competed admirably. Congratulations!