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ANWC is located at 1607 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008 at 22nd Street and Florida Ave., on Embassary Row between the Bulgarian and Estonian Embassies.

ANWC Club office hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10 am - 2 pm. Call us at 202-332-6770 or e-mail us anwclub@comcast.net.

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY!  And complete your membership survey 2016.  We want your vote for the ANWC Excellence in Journalism award 2016.  It's our 85th year! If you did not receive your membership renewal form and/or your membership survey in the mail please click above on membership and drop down to renewals and you will find the forms or place the following address in your browser.http://www.anwc.org/membership-renewal/.

MEMBERSHIP:A FAMILY AFFAIR: Meet the Trupp Family

The Trupps, with Sandy Trupp as our revered member and her husband Phil and daughters make membership for the ANWC a family affair. Contact the Club office if you are interested in becoming an esteemed member.

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ELIZABETH BREE: Intern Extraordinaire! Special Thanks!

Thank you Elizabeth for your special service in support of the ANWC. Elizabeth interned with us as part of her Georgetown University Summer in Washington DC program.  She's back to Fordham University. 

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OUR HISTORIC CLUBHOUSE

The ANWC  Clubhouse is located at 1607 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC on Embassy Row and two blocks from the Dupont Circle metro. Street parking is available and there are parking garages in the neighborhood. 

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                                     ANWC Celebrating 85 Years of Women Breaking Barriers   

      USA TODAY'S SUSAN PAGE WINS HIGHEST HONOR FOR EXCELLENCE 

Award Evening to be held at Nat'l Press Club, Thurs. May 4, 2017

        

The American News Women's Club has chosen veteran news reporter and Washington bureau chief Susan Page from USA TODAY to receive its Excellence in Journalism Award for 2017. Ms. Page has covered The White House and national politics through ten presidential elections. She will be recognized for her outstanding professional accomplishments at the ANWC gala award evening at the National Press Club on Thurs., May 4, 2017,  to benefit ANWC's scholarships for aspiring journalism students.  The ANWC is celebrating its eighty-fifth year of women breaking barriers.   MARK YOUR CALENDARS!


FAREWELL GWEN IFILL

 In 2014, the ANWC honored legendary broadcast journalist Gwen Ifill (PBS News Hour, Washington Week) with the ANWC Excellence in Journalism Award for her outstanding service in journalism. She was incredibly gracious and grateful. On behalf of all the members of the ANWC we are sorry for the world's great loss of such a beloved figure.  Rest in Peace Gwen Ifill.  Your presence and dedication to excellence will be sorely missed.   

                    

Left to right:  Julie Chase,  Martha Raddatz,  Eleanor Clift,  Claire Swift, Gwen Ifill,  Dorothy Giliiam and John Dickerson.

 

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POST ELECTION: STATE OF THE MEDIA

COME JOIN US AT THE CLUB
Monday, November 21, 2016
6:30 PM at the ANWC  


 How did the media affect your decision during Presidential elections? Come join ANWC Board Member and moderator for the evening, Eleanor Clift and a panel of media insiders. Research says trust in the media has declined to an all time low.  Please set aside this very important date. 
This will be a complimentary evening for ANWC members and guests, limited seating so please reserve early!) 

This event is very populuar.  To be on the waitlist, contact JANINA AT THE CLUB OFFICE AT 202-332-6770,  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am- 4 pm, e-mail anwclub@comcast.net

 

 

 HILLARY CLINTON MAKES U.S. HISTORY

Congratulations to ANWC lifetime honorary member Hillary Clinton who made history on July 27, 2016, as the first woman ever to be nominated by the Democratic Party for president of the United Sates. Congratulations Hillary for having the courage to continue breaking barriers for all women. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratiefied to grant American women the right to vote. 

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Annual Meeting/Election of Officers

Page Crosland (Comms Liaison) Ginny Daly, (Past President, Governo), Claire Swift (Past President, Treasuer) Jan DuPlain (VP of Diplomatic Relations) Jean White (President) and Pamela Hosey (Secretary) gather for the ANWC Annual Meeting and Election of Officers on June 21st at the ANWC.     

 

Page Crosland, Jane Pennewell (VP of Membership), Jan DuPlain (VP of Diplomatic Relations),  Marion Mattingly (Governor),  Claire Swift,  Eleanor Clift (Governor) and Jean White.  Missing Sandy Trupp, (VP of Stratgic Development) and Hal Matson (Historian).

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Frances Stroh

The gorgeous Frances Stroh packed the house at the ANWC June 15th for our Author's program: Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss (published by Harper Collins).

ANWC sponsoring Board Member Claire Swift, our speaker, Frances Stroh and ANWC President Jean White.    

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Greta Van Susteren Receives
ANWC 2016 Excellence in Journalism Award 

May 19, 2016 - National Press Club, Wash., DC - Fox friends, fans along ANWC members and guests alike adored and adorned Fox News host and veteran reporter Greta Van Susteren as she recieved the ANWC's prestigious Excellence in Journalism Award. A magnificent time was had by all. Thank you Greta for making it look effortless and for being such a pro for all of these years. As our 2016 recipient, Greta joins our hall of fame of lifetime honorary members of the ANWC  Way to go Greta! Click here for our list of past recipients.

Click here for more photos from our 2016 Greta gala and more from our photo galleries.

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ANWC Gala 2016:  A Family Affair

 

Three ANWC members Kathy Trupp, Sandy Trupp and Becky Trupp gather with their husbands John, Phil and Kevin Rolan at the Press Club this year. Phil and Sandy Trupp were the first to join our Club as a couple!                                            ____________________________________________

                             Click here for more photos and/or visit our photo galleries!