Our Mission is philanthropic, educational and social.


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NWC COmmittees

Annual Fundraising Event

This event is always a blast to attend – and to plan. Join this event committee to be a part of identifying sponsors, donors, and planning all of the fun details of the evening. Currently looking for Co-Chairs and committee members.

Members: Chair Role is OPEN, Neny McCoy, Christy Tochhio, Michelle McCabe, Lisa Kivel, Besa Sellman, Lorenda Layne, Kristen Poulin, Betsy Vallone, Anne Brennan, Poppy Troupe, Abby Gray, Susan Davis

New Couples Fundraiser

This new event will feature high school students and engage couples and families to join in a fun evening celebrating Norwell and the NWC. Funds raised from this event will be ear-marked for NWC Scholarships.

Members: Lisa Kivel (Co-Chair), Kelly Ross (Co-Chair), Abby Gray (Co-Chair), Susan Davis, Christy Tocchio, Neny Mccoy, Amy Reaser, Poppy Troupe

Norwell Welcoming Committee

This new NWC group will work on creating a packet of information (and potentially gifts) to deliver to new Norwell residents to welcome them to town and to invite them to participate in the NWC.

Members: Christy Potter Tocchio (Chair), Ewa Deveney, Neny Mccoy, Michelle McCabe, Lisa Kivel, Lorenda Layne, Phyllis Simonetta, Amy Reaser, Anne Brennan, Kimberley Dall, Liz Harding

Norwell Gardens Holiday Luncheon

This annual event allows the NWC to treat Norwell Gardens residents to a fun and festive luncheon to celebrate the holidays. The committee helps coordinate the food and drinks, entertainment, and serving.

Members: Nancy Bailey (Chair), Tracy Deveau, Michelle McCabe, Christy Tocchio, Lorenda Layne, Kristen Poulin, Liz Harding, Betsy Vallone, Amy Reaser, Anne Brennan

Social Committee

A robust array of fun social activieis continue to come from this committee. From the monthly Women’s Night Out event, to regular coffees, book club meetings and more. Join the committee to help with the coordination and communications about these great activities.

Members: Abby Gray (Chair), Neny Mccoy, Betsy Vallone

Scholarship Committee

Each year the NWC awards 3-5 seniors with scholarships for higher education. This committee manages the application process, reviews essays, and makes the determination for which recipients will receive the scholarships.  

Members: Patti Nelson (Chair), Jenn McVay, Carlotta Geany, Roe Sheppard, Nancy Bailey, Karen Reynolds, Jill O’Loughlin, Tracy Deveau

Holiday on the Common 12/2

An event for the entire town to enjoy, Holiday on the Common includes meeting Santa in the Cushing Center, live singing, crafts for kids, food and drinks, decorations for sale by the Norwell Gardening Club, and more. The event ends on the Town Common with the tree lighting ceremony.

 Members: Liz McCarron (Chair), Ewa Deveney, Neny Mccoy, Christy Tocchio, Michelle McCabe, Kimberley Dall, Anne Brennan

Mother’s Day Tea at the Council on Aging

A light and fun afternoon with the ladies from the Council on Aging, this event requires help in planning, coordinating, and volunteering at the event. Start planning which hat you’ll wear!

Members: Susan Solis, Christy Tocchio, Abby Gray, Kimberley Dall, Anne Brennan, Amy Reaser, Betsy Vallone, Liz Harding, Kristen Poulin, Phyllis Simonetta

Marketing Committee

The Marketing Committee helps promote NWC events and projects. This committee also supports website updates, social media posts and email communications.

Members: Susan Davis, Kimberley Dall


Our Leadership



Susan Davis



Diana Smith
Vice President & Donations Committee  Chair



Megan Butow



Susan Solis



Lisa Kivel
Couples Fundraiser Chair



Abby Gray
Social & Community Outreach Chair &
Past NWC President




Michelle McCabe
Membership Co-Chair



Jill O'Loughlin
Membership Co-Chair


Grant Requests

The Norwell Women’s Club is committed to supporting organizations and activities that enhance the lives of Norwell citizens. An applicant must be a Norwell citizen, an organization that assists a Norwell citizen or a Norwell-based organization, club or sport. The applicant must also meet a demonstrated need. Our funding will be decided by our membership at our Spring Annual Member Meeting and awards will be based on the number of requests received and the priority of need.

Grant requests are due by the end of March each year and you can submit your request via this online form or by sending this form to: 

Funding Requests
c/o The Women’s Club of Norwell
PO Box 834
Norwell, MA 02061

2018 Grant Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Norwell Women's Club Grants

$4,000    Scholarships for High School Seniors who are residents of Norwell

$900       The James Library Annual Fund              

$750        The James Library Capital Campaign 

$1,000     North and South Rivers Watershed Association  

$500        Council on Aging  

$1,000     Simple Gesture of Norwell 

$750        Cancer Support Community of MA South Shore 

$650        Friends of Norwell Public Library  

$540        Norwell Farms  

$160        Friends of Norwell Beautification   

$150        Local family facing hardship

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