CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
     25 North Wickom Drive,  Westfield, NJ 07090
     908-233-5080
 Organization for persons 50 and older, which stresses community service, an
 active and useful life, fellowship and socialization as well as keeping members
 informed on relevant legislation.

American Legion Post No. 3
    1003 North Avenue, W.,  Westfield, NJ 07090
     908-232-9689
An organization of war-time veterans dedicated to promoting the improvement of all  veterans and their widows and orphans in need.

Chamber of Commerce, Westfield Area
    111 Quimby Street, Suite 6,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-3021                 wacc@westfieldnj.com
Business and professional people working together to build a healthy economy and  improve the quality of life for Westfield.

College Men’s Club of Westfield
    P.O. Box 841,  Westfield, NJ 07091
Serves the general interests of the community and furthers the higher education of men.
 
College Woman’s Club of Westfield
    8 Hawthorne Drive,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-3780                 cwclub@westfieldnj.com
Club whose purpose is to further the higher education of women and to serve the general  interests of the community.  Awards annual scholarships to young Westfield women.
 
Concerned African-American Parents
    1204 Prospect Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-3520
An organization dedicated to the education and social welfare of children in Westfield.
 
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
    620 Green Briar Court,   Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-232-8674
An organization of women who are direct descendants of patriots of the American Revolution.  It’s objectives are historic preservation, the promotion of education and patriotic endeavors.

Downtown Westfield Corporation
    125 Elm Street, Suite 1,  Westfield, NJ 07090-3125
    908-789-9444          FAX 908-789-7550
Organization whose purpose is to preserve and enhance downtown Westfield’s unique historic character and revitalize its downtown economic center.  Volunteers assist staff in promotions, projects and research.

Education Fund of Westfield
    P.O. Box 2221,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-233-5024                         edfund@westfieldnj.com
This volunteer organization raises funds to enhance the educational opportunities for children in the Westfield public schools.

Elks Club of Mountainside
    1193 Route 22 East,  Mountainside, NJ 07092
    908-232-9667
Fraternal organization which provides fellowship for its members.

First Night Westfield
    220 Clark Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-2700                     firstnight@westfieldnj.com
Promotes and presents an affordable, alcohol-free, community-wide celebration on New  Year’s Eve which showcases the arts and culture.  Volunteers assist in the year-long  planning and presentation of this event.

Friends of Mindowaskin Park
    P.O. Box 87,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-233-8110
Volunteer organization dedicated to the maintenance and upkeep of Mindowaskin Park.
 
Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library
    550 East Broad Street,   Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-789-4090                        
Volunteer organization which supports the Westfield Public Library through activities  designed to further its service to the community and to help provide funds for special  needs.

Garden Club of Westfield
    15 Kent Place, Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-232-3974                     gardenclub@westfieldnj.com
Club which fosters an interest in gardening and flower arranging by encouraging the  preservation of trees, birds and wild flowers, civic beautification and the study of all  aspects of the fine art of gardening and arranging of flowers.

Genealogical Society of the West Fields
    550 East Broad Street,   Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-232-6419                         gswf@westfieldnj.com
Assists local and nearby residents in the search for their family trees.  Assistance is rendered via organized monthly meetings (Sept. – May) and individual instruction.
 
Italian-American Club of Westfield
    505 Central Avenue,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-654-6522
Fraternal organization which provides fellowship for its members.

Jaycees of Westfield
    P.O. Box 517,  Westfield, NJ 07091-0517
    908-232-5123                 jaycees@westfieldnj.com
Provides leadership training through volunteerism for men and women ages 18 – 40.  Projects include child shield, bicycle helmet safety, Camp Jaycee, college scholarships  and support for youth sport clubs.  Raises funds through concerts and raffles.

Junior Achievement of Union County, Inc.
    288 North Broad Street, P.O. Box 902,  Elizabeth, NJ 07207-0902
    908-289-6380          FAX 908-289-6465
Serving Union, Middlesex and Somerset Counties, this organization provides economic  education programs for students in grades K – 12.

Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield, Inc.
    110 Walnut Avenue,  Cranford, NJ 07016
    908-709-1177                 jlep@westfieldnj.com
An organization of women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to volunteerism.  Provides training for its members in effective community volunteer work.

Junior Woman’s Club of Westfield
    P.O. Box 524,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-322-1236          FAX 908-439-9528         jwcw@westfieldnj.com
Organization of women ages 18 - 40 whose goal is to improve the community, state and  the lives of others.  Supports local charities, provides local scholarships, conducts  clothing drives,  and sponsors nursery school survey.

Kiwanis Club of Westfield
    935 Summit Avenue,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-7835
Organization of men and women whose primary focus is service to youth; sponsors high school Key Club; provides scholarships.

Knights of Columbus
    P.O. Box 101,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-232-9767
Catholic fraternal organization dedicated to family, church and community service.
 
La Leche League
    (no address available), Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-301-1339
Provides support and information on breast feeding for nursing and pregnant mothers.   Meets the third Thursday of the month at the Cranford Public Library, 10:15 AM to noon.
 
League of Women Voters
    P.O. Box 2163,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-889-5948                     lwv@westfieldnj.com
A non-partisan, political, grassroots volunteer organization.  It does not support nor  endorse any political party or candidate.  It is issue-oriented.
 
Lions Club of Westfield
    P.O. Box 572,  Westfield, NJ 07091- 0572
    908-654-3643
Service club which promotes sight conservation and blindness prevention.

Masons, Royal Arch – Corinthian Chapter
    1011 Central Avenue,  Westfield, NJ  07090
    908-233-7349
Fraternal organization providing fellowship for members.  Meets the 2nd Wednesday  evening of each month.

Miller Cory House Association
    P.O. Box 455,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-232-1776                mc@westfieldnj.com
Organization dedicated to the preservation of the Miller-Cory House Museum, a living  museum portraying 18th century farm life.  Docents and volunteers recreate the life and  seasonal tasks of the era.  Open on weekends.  Provides demonstrations to schools.
 
Neumann Foundation
    P.O. Box 2654, Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-232-0715
An organization founded in 1989 in memory of Essex County Police Officer Keith  Neumann, who was killed during a pre-dawn drug raid.  The foundation provides financial  support to various causes, including working with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Newcomers Club of Westfield
    P.O. Box 612,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-654-7089                 newcomers@westfieldnj.com
Group for women who have recently moved into the Westfield area.  Offers book groups,  dinners, and socials.

Old Guard of Westfield
    220 Clark Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-2700
Fellowship, recreation & community service for retired business and professional men.
 
Optimist Club of Westfield
    P.O. Box 2213,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-232-9584                 optimist@westfieldnj.com
This organization focuses primarily on Westfield youth.  Volunteer projects include  Project  Graduation, a substance-free all-night supervised party for Westfield High School  graduates, and the Blast, for incoming high school freshmen.

Panhellenic Association, Westfield Area
    517 Clark Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-232-4180
Panhellenic, meaning All-Greek, is a women’s association of college sorority alumnae;  holds annual social event.

Parkinson Support Group in Westfield
    140 Mountain Avenue,   Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-889-2075                 psgw@westfieldnj.com
Group to foster the maximum potential for living by Parkinson people & their families.
Meets the second Monday of each month, 1:30 PM at the Presbyterian Church.
 
 
PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization)
    835 Boulevard,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-654-2768
Dedicated to furthering education for women.  Supports Cottey College, a junior women’s  college in Nevada, MO.  Provides loans, grants & scholarships for women.

Questers
    835 Boulevard,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-654-2768
Men and women interested in antiques, in historic restoration and preservation.  Local  chapters provide speakers, study papers, trips to historic sites, and videos.  Grant  money is awarded to worthwhile historic sites locally and throughout the state.

Rake and Hoe Garden Club
    811 Cranford Avenue,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-7829
A club dedicated to educating its members in garden related subjects and to serving the  community.  Members meet once a month for informative lectures, programs and  workshops.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Union County (RSVP)
    505 South Avenue,  Cranford, NJ 07016
    908-497-3941          FAX 908-276-2999
Encourages retirees 55 and over to volunteer in their community.

Rotary Club of Westfield
    220 Clark Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-2700                 rotary@westfieldnj.com
Organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service to  the community. The club supports many annual community projects and events, and  provides major scholarship funding to Westfield students.

Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
    730 Forest Avenue,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-654-3946
Dedicated to patriotic, historical and educational objectives to help perpetuate the  understanding of American freedom.

Soroptimist Club
    107 Quimby Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-232-0900
A service organization for women whose members broadly represent the professions,  industries and organizations in the community.

Toastmasters Club
    First Savings Bank
    206 South Avenue,  Fanwood, NJ 07023
    908-789-974                 toast@westfieldnj.com
Helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening and thinking in a mutually  supportive and positive learning environment.

Veterans of Foreign Wars
    P.O. Box 2562
    Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-232-7875
An organizatin of over-seas war-time veterans dedicated to promoting the imporvement of all veterans and thir widows and orphans in need.

Vietnam Veterans of America – 688
    P.O. Box 1,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-396-1733
Helps to foster, encourage and promote the improvement of the condition of the Vietnam- era veterans and their families.

Welcome Wagon of Westfield
    P.O. Box 852,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    welcome@westfieldnj.com
Social organization for women new to the area or those who have had a lifestyle change  and want to make new friends.  Holds monthly dinners, couples events, and children’s  playgroups. Conducts charitable fundraising and quarterly social events.    

Westfield Chess Club
    908-561-3847 or 908-233-2700
Recreational and competitive chess; meets weekly at the Westfield “Y.”

Westfield Democratic Committee/Club
    850 Nancy Way,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-654-8919
A statutory organization which represents the interests of the Democratic Party in  Westfield.  The club sponsors social and educational events for Democrats and the  community at large.
 
Westfield Fencing Club
    908-232-3230 or 908-233-2153                     fencing@westfieldnj.com
Offers instruction in fencing at various levels.

Westfield Foundation
    P.O. Box 2295,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-233-9787          FAX 908-233-2177         wf@westfieldnj.com
A community foundation which provides grant money to assist local non-profit programs,  manages endowment funds for local non-profit organizations and stewards numerous  scholarship funds, memorial funds and special interest funds created by donors.
 
Westfield Historical Society
    P.O. Box 613,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-789-4047         history@westfieldnj.com
Organization which encourages interest in area history, providing a museum and  archives, annual and monthly programs and field trips.  Owns the Miller-Cory House, a  living museum.  Produces publications, maps and a newsletter.

Westfield Republican Club
    945 St. Marks Ave.,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-0033
A political club designed to encourage interested Westfield residents to become involved in Republican Party activities, including social, educational, recreational and political activities.
 
Westfield School Boosters
    P.O. Box 594,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-789-9136             boosters@westfieldnj.com
An all volunteer organization whose sole objective is to provide ongoing financial  assistance in support of all Westfield High School athletic programs through fundraising  efforts.
 
Westfield Service League
    114 Elmer Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-232-1223 – Consignment     908-233-2530 – Thrift                wsl@westfieldnj.com
Owns and operates the Westfield Thrift and Consignment Shop, provides dispatchers to  the Westfield Rescue Squad and volunteers to deliver meals for Mobile Meals of Westfield.  All profits from the shops are donated to local charities.

Westfield Stamp Club
    741 Marcellus Drive,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-9318
Organization interested in the collection and preservation of postage stamps.

Westfield Synchronized Swim Team
    c/o Westfield “Y”, 220 Clark Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
     908-233-2700  Ext. 324         aquaducks@westfieldnj.com
Also known as the Westfield Aquaducks, this elite group of swimmers competes  throughout the United States.  Practice is held 3 days a week.

Westfield Town Republican Committee
    P.O. Box 611,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-654-4956
Statutory organization provided by New Jersey Election Law consisting of elected  representatives from each of the election districts in Westfield.

Westfield UNICO
    P.O. Box 11,  Westfield, NJ 07091
    908-233-6921
Italian-American service organization based upon the principle of “Service Above Self.”  Projects include fundraising for scholarships, mental health, Cooley’s anemia, and  community organizations.

Westfield Weaver’s Guild
    715 Dorian Road,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-654-1540
Organization of hand weavers who meet monthly.  Workshops and programs regarding  fiber arts are presented.

Women’s Club of Westfield
    808 Shackamaxon Drive,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-7160                 wcw@westfieldnj.com
Supports charities, education and the intelligent promotion of the best interests of the  community.

Y’s Men’s Club of Westfield
    220 Clark Street,  Westfield, NJ 07090
    908-233-2700                 ysmen@westfieldnj.com
Men’s organization which raises money for local charitable causes.

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