GFWC Virginia Website Contest

The GFWC Virginia Website/Social Media Contest is for GFWC Virginia clubs that have created a website and use Social Media.  Awards will be presented at the annual GFWC Virginia Convention in April/May.  It is encouraged that clubs have GFWC in their names for Communications, Public Relations and National Identity.

Information about setting up club and district websites may be found at: http://www.gfwcvirginia.org/projects.htm 

Club websites must be linked to the GFWC Virginia website on the LINKS page at www.gfwcvirginia.org/links.htm and dues must be current to GFWC & GFWC Virginia.

Websites for judging will be submitted via EMAIL to communications@gfwcvirginia.org and president@gfwcvirginia.org.  Subject line of email should read GFWC Virginia Website & Social Media Contest Entry.

Email to include: club name, district, website address, president’s name and contact information, name and contact information of the individual making the submission, number of members in the club, the name of the website designer and a note whether this person is a web design professional and whether the club paid for design services, and no more than 250 words about how your club promotes the Community Service Programs on your website

ALSO INCLUDE: A copy of your picture release form or how you obtain permission to include photos on your website. A description, no more than 150 words, of how/if you safely identify people in website photos.

Deadline:  Entry must be made by email to the Communications & Public Relations Chairman and the GFWC Virginia President by March 1 and time-stamped by 11:59 PM.

WEBSITE/SOCIAL MEDIA

CONTENT AND DESIGN CRITERIA

  • Contact email link is easily found, and a club member responds within 24 hours.

  • Hyperlinks to the club's affiliate organizations including district (if available), GFWC Virginia www.gfwcvirginia.org and GFWC www.gfwc.org.

  • Content and Calendar current.

  • Meeting times and location are easily visible.

  • Use fonts likely to be on your viewers’ computers, such as Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica or Sans-serif are very important to visual consistency.

  • Extra items include club history, list of officers, projects, membership application, etc.

  • Design and style add to visual enjoyment.

  • Picture release form for club members.

  • Identification of pictures.

  • One of the following Social Media applications with a button on your website.

          FACEBOOK         TWITTER          

          INSTAGRAM       YOU TUBE

          PINTEREST       OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA