Our Beneficiaries

Historically, each year the RRWC raises money by holding our annual Holiday Home Tour. Profits from this event are distributed back into our community as gifts to area organizations/causes/projects. We haven’t been able to schedule the annual Holiday Home Tour since 2020.

We are so proud to announce the following recipients of our financial assistance for 2019 and 2020:

Rocky River United Methodist Nursery School: This will provide new equipment for our young 3s preschool program.

Rocky River Public Library: This will help provide a Charlie Cart, an all-in-one, hands-on food education and nutrition program for any learning environment. The library will be able to offer programs for all ages, from tween on up, that will encourage nutritional education and food preparation skills.

Kensington School Hot Lunch Program: This will help provide a weekly hot lunch option for children in our Assistance Program.

Rocky River Community Garden: This will help build two new elevated garden boxes as well as help repair older garden boxes. The grant will also assist in adding more space to the garden.

Village Project: This will help continue providing nourishing meals and extended care to our neighbors experiencing a cancer crisis. Deliveries are complete with healthy non-perishable items, notes of encouragement, and handmade cards created by our youth.

Meals on Wheels: This will provide deliveries of up to 450 meals per week for the elderly, disabled, and those recovering from surgery/illness. They also provide non-perishable food for these populations as well.

Elle’s Enchanted Forest: This will add more inclusive playground equipment and items to support the theme of the Enchanted Forest. This playground will show children and adults that it is possible to play side by side with those that might be different.

RRMS PTA – Turf Project: This will kick start fundraising to raise capital to upgrade the Rocky River Middle School field space. The proposed project will benefit the Residents of Rocky River, by allowing the space to become a multi-seasonal outdoor space for the community and staff at the middle school.

RR Presbyterian Preschool: This will help provide sensory integration materials in the classroom. Using the new tools will help meet the needs of all the children in our classes, specifically those with sensory concerns.

Three scholarships will be granted to college-bound students in 2023.

In addition, we were also able to help support the following organizations: 
  • Rocky River Schools
  • St. Christopher Parish
  • RR Public Library Children’s Department
  • RRWC Scholarship Program
  • Rocky River k-9 Unit
  • Rocky River Assistance Program

Thank you to our club members and the Rocky River community for your involvement and support.

Mission: To develop our members in intellectual endeavor, social fellowship, the promotion of general welfare and service to the community.

In keeping with our mission, the RRWC strives to unite members through various social outlets, including general meetings, social events, and fellowship, such as book club, exercise classes, potluck dinners, and more.

Through the years, the RRWC has raised more than $300,000 which was donated to dozens of local groups and scholarships in the Rocky River community. Through the hard work of our members, the RRWC hosts fundraising events each year.

The RRWC has the primary civic service responsibility of managing the Rocky River Assistance Program (RRAP). This program was founded in 1984 to help families in need living in Rocky River by providing two weeks’ worth of food every other month. In addition, the children in the program receive school supplies, clothing gift cards, and items from their holiday wish lists.

Rocky River Women’s Club 2021-22 Executive Board:

Jackie Kane Dietrich, President
Julie Needler Eccleston,Vice President/Fundraising Co-Chair
Cara Carlson, Vice President/Fundraising Co-Chair
Lindsay Arcuri, Treasurer
Kimmi Tabora, Secretary          Pat Persico, Membership
Brooke Palmer Niehaus, RRAP Co-Chair
Annie Guy, RRAP Co-Chair

Rocky River Women’s Club Past Presidents:

Mrs. Robert M. Miller
Mrs. Adrian A. Collart
Mrs. Frank Yeaser
Mrs. Robert Anderson
Mrs. Donald VanDerlinde
Mrs. Russell E. Dublin
Mrs. Ross Allen
Mrs. George Schumaker
Mrs. Richard Cvetic
Mrs. William F. Dean Jr.
Mrs. Paul Crommelin Jr.
Mrs. William Hamilton
Mrs. Paul Cole
Mrs. Robert Davison
Mrs. Robert Keller
Mrs. Glenn Dumonthier
Mrs. Donald Otto
Mrs. Edward Kelly
Mrs. Thomas Kraus
Mrs. James Walker
Mrs. Ralph Marlatt
Mrs. John Ralston
Mrs. Thomas Hardington
Mrs. Jonathon Seidel
Mrs. Kenneth Killen
Mrs. Thomas Magalen
Mrs. Frank B. Comery Jr.
Mrs. William Danialson
Mrs. T. Steven Blake
Mrs. William Gareau
Mrs. Stanley Fairchild
Mrs. Carol Hildebrandt
Mrs. Kathy Berkshire
Mrs. Louise Evans
Mrs. Nancy Eilberg
Mrs. Joyce Lampp
Mrs. Pamela Bobst
Mrs. Molly Stinn
Mrs. Marcy Porter
Mrs. Shelly Copa
Mrs. Maureen Donoughe
Mrs. Mary Griffiths
Mrs. Tammy Grauer
Mrs. Mimi Verdone
Mrs. Karin Angiuoli
Mrs. Sheri Swartz
Mrs. Ellen Perez
Mrs. Sheila Gallagher
Mrs. Ann Coyne
Mrs. Kim McCue
Mrs. Penny Mead
Mrs. Kelly Schumacker
Mrs. Julie Weaver
Mrs. Felicity White
Ms. Candia Sweet
Mrs. Jill Brandt
Mrs. Shannon Lukz
Mrs. Megan Alexander
Mrs. Kelly Dimacchia
Mrs. Amy McDougal
Ms. Rose Seed
Ms. Vanessa Butler
Ms. Shannon Gilfillan
Mrs. Erin Clark
Mrs. Julie Eccleston
Mrs. Penny Bucaro
Ms. Carolyn Billick

Mrs. Jackie Dietrich(current)