Our Mission

To promote and expand access, advocacy and awareness of the values of the Democratic Women’s Club of The Villages.  We seek to involve women in the political process and to encourage and guide candidates as they focus on Democratic values in the State of Florida and across the nation.

Our Objectives

Urge that every Democrat to vote
and vote for Democrats


We meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10 am.
Doors open at 9:30 am.

Moyer Recreation Center
3000 Moyer Loop
The Villages, FL 32162

This month's meeting is Saturday, May 20th.
Men are Welcome!

Our May 20th meeting presenter at DWCV will be

Denise Burry
Executive Director, Forward Paths Foundation
Denise Burry

Prior to founding Forward Paths, Denise was a certified Guardian Ad Litem with the 5th Circuit Court, State of Florida. She is the mother of eight children, two of whom were internationally adopted. In 2017, Denise was awarded the Mayors Award by the City of Leesburg and the Humanitarian Award by the Leesburg Chamber of Commerce. In 2018, the Leesburg Partnership presented her with the Community Service Award and in 2019, she was awarded the Anna H. Settles Leadership Award at the Altrusa International Convention in Reno, Nevada. She currently serves as the Chair for the Salvation Army's Senior Housing and Homelessness Committee for Lake and Sumter County.

Forward Paths' mission is to positively influence at-risk youth and forever revolutionize their path to independence. Forward Paths Foundation has taken an exciting step in our pursuit of improving the lives of Lake County's homeless unaccompanied youth and youth aging out of foster care.

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Dec. 2022 meeting details.DWCV - Upcoming Events
This Month's Topic

The Democratic Women’s Club is a multi-layered Organization which is different from other Clubs or Caucuses in the State of Florida. This presentation will outline the Organization’s construct, purpose, and affiliations with other Democratic Orgs.

Separating Fact From Fiction
Gail Formanak
Keynote Speaker
Gail Formanak
League of Women Voters - Tri-CountyHandout
April meeting flyer!

Board of Directors

Pat Beerhalter, President
Sue Dubman,  1st Vice President
Mary Schulz, Treasurer
Helaine (Lanie) Kaufman, Recording.Secretary
Barbara Lochiatto, Corresponding.Secretary
Francine Shebell, Immediate.Past.President
Michelle Newman, Founder

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