Dignity, Service, Graciousness & Conviviality – Since 1927

Newport News

Chapter of The Girl Friends®, Incorporated

Newport News Chapter - Featured

Newport News Chapter - 1986

Newport News Chapter

Newport News Chapter - 1960's

About Our Chapter

Founded: May 1938.

Charter Members

Alleyne Blayton, Norvaleate Downing (Gross), Anita Hodges (Picott), Anita Howard (Baker), Gwendolyn Lewis (Roper), Inez Little (Tucker), Alice Mason (Collins), Dorothy Palmer (Cotton), Theresa Palmer (Edgecomb), Mattie Ross (Reid), Jean Walker, Rebecca Ward, and Minnie Whiting.

Key Civic Projects

Whitaker Memorial Hospital/Newport News General Hospital (historic Black hospital—no longer operational), Transitions, Inc. (domestic violence prevention/intervention service), Newport News Community Free Clinic, Displaced Bahamian University students at Hampton University due to Hurricane Dorian, Holiday gift card distribution to needy families annually.

Important Fact

We are a multi-faceted (ages, careers, talents) chapter of women genuinely committed to supporting one another and our community.

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