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    GFWC Mechanicsburg is currently working on the GFWC Pennsylvania President's Project "Enrich, Educate, Empower--Every Child Every Day".  The project encourages the GFWC Pennsylvania women to carry out projects to benefit the children of their community and/or of the world.

    GFWC Mechanicsburg will work to provide food, supplies, funds, volunteer hours and other needs to support the health and welfare of children in their schools and communities.  

    Contact Carol Bogar at 717.697.8922 for more information.


Upcoming Events:


Paw Print Art sale to benefit Speranza Animal Rescue on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 5-8 PM at GFWC Mechanicsburg's partner American Artisan Gallery on Hanover Street in Carlisle.


August 29th is the next packing day for Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation in New Oxford.  Boxes are packed with toys for the Bear-Able Gift program and sent to hospitals around the U.S.




Support Joseph T. Simpson Public Library 


Tea and Stitches 

Monday Mornings, 10:00 am 
Monday mornings don't have to be dreary! Join us every Monday from 10:00 - 11:30 am to enjoy a nice cup of tea and work on your stitching project - crochet, knitting, cross-stitch, embroidery - all are welcome! Meet other stitching enthusiasts and learn from one another. 


2017 Dineouts -

Pick up your dine out flyer at the Simpson Library or print one on line at

Applebee's Wednesday, August 9th 11- AM - 9 PM


Run For Reading August 12, 2017

5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Friendship Park, 1901 Fisher Road, Mechanicsburg Register online or print a race brochure at pick up a brochure at Joseph T. Simpson Public Library 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. 766-0171 $20 per person on or before July 27 $25 per person after July 27 and on race day 7:45 AM – Registration 8:30 AM – 5K Run/Walk 9:15 AM – 1-mile Fun Run/Walk 9:30 AM – Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age group. Cash prize for top 3 overall male and female finishers. Overall finishers not eligible for age group awards.





 Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Chamber Events....    

Please RSVP if you plan to attend to 717-796-0811 or . 


July 17 - Ribbon Cutting Celebration at Capital Joe Coffee, 36 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. 11:00AM. All are welcome to attend.


July 18 - After-Hours Mixer at Sky Zone, 95 Gateway Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Co-hosted by Agera Energy - Blaise Pepitone. 5:00 - 7:00 PM. FREE event.


July 25 - AM Strategies...for Business Success at The Bridges at Bent Creek, 2100 Bent Creek Blvd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Lisa Heintzelman, Founder/President of Illumina­tions Consulting, will present “Strategies for Networking Success.” 8:30 - 10:30 AM. FREE for members; $10 for non-members.





Dates for local events that might be of interest to our members. 


Date/Time              Event                  Place                       Contact info

 1st Wednesday    7 pm            Stitch and Bitch                 Mystery Book Store          Mech     Christy

 Every Monday    10 am          Tea and Stitches                Simpson Library                Mech     Louann 








Now - October 7: “Friends And Neighbors” Exhibit


A look at communities around Mechanicsburg, as they are to­day and were in times past. Good memories and some things you didn’t know.



Museum Association is located at 2 W. Strawberry Avenue, Mechanicsburg For further information, please call the Museum at 717-697-6088. Hours: Wed. - Sat. Noon - 3p.m.















 Updated 07.12.17