General Federation of Women’s Clubs of New Mexico

The Portales Woman’s Club is proud to be part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs in New Mexico. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs has been a unifying force in bringing together local women’s clubs from around the country and throughout the world. Although there is considerable diversity in the ages, interests, and experiences of GFWC clubwomen, all are united by a dedication to community improvement through volunteer service.

2019-2020 PWC Officer Installation Ceremony

The object of this club is mutual helpfulness in all affairs of life, in united effort towards the highest development of humanity.

Our Club

Founding Date: 1903
Incorporated: 1909
Federated: 1911

Club Colors: Blue & White 
Club Flower: Carnation 

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. Meetings are held in the club building, located at 309 West 1st Street, Portales, NM unless otherwise notified.


The PWC Bylaws is a comprehensive document that outlines the rules that govern the internal management of our organization. Bylaws are written by the organization’s Bylaws Committee and cover the organizational structure, membership, constituency, dues and finance, officer duties, nominations and elections, conventions, how board and executive committee members are elected, community service programs, committees, amendments, and ethical standards, among others. The revised version of these bylaws will be approved later in September.