2015 Lake Run registration
is open!

Saturday, May 9, 2015 marks the 39th anniversary of this established and ever-popular Lake Oswego event.

Registration is now open!

Fran and her able team are making steady progress to make it a huge success.

Help us get the word out - print our poster and distribute amongst friends and family!

For further details, be sure to check out the Lake Run pages. 

LOWC members present 100 pieces of
member-crafted jewelry to Abby's Closet

Several members meet monthly to make necklaces, bracelets and earrings to donate to Abby's Closet. This collective effort began last year when members put together 40 pieces of jewelry; this year they more than doubled their efforts and created 100 pieces from a mixture of new, donated, unused and broken strands. LOWCs most recent monthly general meeting was held Saturday, February 21, at Abby's Closet where the jewelry was presented. Abby's Closet collects and donates evening gowns to area teens so that they can enjoy a memorable prom. A work party followed the general meeting and the ladies helped to sort many of the 7,000 gowns that are eventually collected. Many LOWC members also volunteer at the prom gown give-away in March. To learn more about this fun and worthy cause or to volunteer, visit the Abbey's Closet website. It is an impressive story! 

LOWC members present the hand-crafted jewelry

Members sort and admire the gowns!

C’est si bon!

Save the Date -- September 24, 2015

15th Annual Charity Fall Luncheon & Fashion Show

Oswego Lake Country Club

Details will be revealed on the Fashion Show web pages. Bonne Journée!

For a peek at last year's fashion show, see the Fashion Show pages.

Net proceeds benefit our philanthropic organizations.

Who We Are

Lake Oswego Women's Club is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

LO Women's Club was founded in 1974. We are a group of women with diverse talents and backgrounds. Our common bond: We care about building a stronger community. As a result of our fundraising, we are privileged to support local nonprofit organizations. Lake Oswego Women's Club welcomes women regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, marital status, religion, or sexual orientation. LO Women's Club is open to women from our neighboring communities.

What We Do

'Women joining together to enrich lives in our community' is our mission.

Through our grant program, LOWC funds nonprofit organizations in the Portland metro area, the majority of which focus on improving the lives of women and children. LOWC’s scholarship program awards scholarships to college-bound youth who have shown a continued commitment to community service.

Our biggest fundraiser of the year is the Lake Run in Lake Oswego. All of the net proceeds of the Lake Run and other fund-raising events are given to our grant and scholarship recipients.

Since 1974, we have raised and donated nearly 2 million dollars to local charities.

Lake Oswego Women's Club
40th Anniversary

LOWC members gathered for our 40th Anniversary photo at Oswego Lake Country for our 14th Annual Fall Luncheon and Fashion Show.

2015 scholarship applications are now being accepted from college/university-bound students

Applications must be submitted by March 27, 2015. For further information or to apply, visit the Philanthropy pages.

LOWC hosted the recent LO Community Reads Dessert

Anthony Doerr, author of the LO Reads 2015 book selection, All The Light We Cannot See, spoke to a sold-out crowd of over 600 at Lake Oswego High School on February 11, 2015. LOWC sponsored the complimentary dessert by providing the confections, hand-crafted Paris-themed decorations and bookmarks, and cheerful hostesses!

Several of the LOWC volunteers are pictured below with author Anthony Doerr.

For other events and displays, see Lake Oswego Reads.

LOWC members serve up breakfast at the Ronald McDonald House

Members joined together Sunday, January 25 and again on February 22 to put their cooking skills to the test by making breakfasts for the residents. Visit the Ronald McDonald website to learn more about this great organization.

Murder and mayhem at the masquerade ball murder mystery!

Members enjoyed a social gathering Valentine's Day evening complete with "whodunit", food and drink and comaraderie! Character role-playing was at its best and those attending had a fabulous time.

2014 Funding Recipients

Local Charities

Angels in the Outfield
Child Advocates, Inc
Children's Center
Clackamas Women's Services

Community Support

LO Reads
LO Parks & Recreation

Details can be found on our Philanthropy pages.

Scholarship Recipients

Abigail Chadwick
Blaine Danielson
Samantha Wong
Zoe Wong

Community Support

LO Reads
LO Parks and Rec Scholarship

Details can be found on our Philanthropy pages.

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Upcoming events

Fri, April 17, 2015 5:00 PM • 315 1st St #201, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Thu, June 18, 2015 5:00 PM • 352 SW B Ave, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

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