Vignette Club receives awards for giving back

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 5, 2008


The Vignette Club of Shelby County won the Suellen Brazil Outstanding Club award at the Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs State Convention held April 25-27 at the Guntersville State Park.

This award is the highest award given to an AFWC club and was presented to President Phoebe Robinson and President Elect Phyllis French.

The following is a list of first place awards the Vignette Club received at the convention: Best Scholarship Report; Yearbook – $900 scholarship to University of Alabama: Student to be Vignette Club’s choice; President’s Award of Excellence; GFWC State President’s Special Project, Domestic Violence Program; education department, Lifelong Learning Program; arts department, Arts in the Community Program; public affairs department, Historic Preservation Program; public affairs department, Community Safety Program; international affairs department, Reaching out Internationally program; Home Life Department, Helping Hands Program; special projects, Membership Program; and 100 percent participation: president’s special project.

Arts and craft awards went to Eloise Fuller (highest art award); Donna Morris, pastel painting “A Lady in a Straw Hat;” first place: Donna Morris for oil painting; second place: Donna Morris for other medium painting; second place: Donna Morris for knitting; first place: Stephanie Dikis for cross stitch; first place: Stephanie Dikis for hand-woven purse; second place: Michelle Gay for photography; second place: Phyllis French for china painting; second place: Phyllis French for crochet; second place: Diane Moore for scrapbooking; second place: Pop Tops Special Art Award by Stephanie Dikis