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100 years and counting for Ocean Beach Woman’s Club

SDNews.com by Dave Schwab, February 23, 2024

Commemorating its centennial, Ocean Beach Woman’s Club received a proclamation on Jan. 30 from the City honoring its milestone anniversary and citing the organization for its continuing public service and community advocacy...

Ocean Beach Woman’s Club celebrates a century of sisterhood and support for community

Pt. Loma-OB Monthly by Regina Elling, February 11, 2024

For 100 years, the Ocean Beach Woman’s Club has stood for friendship, philanthropy and sisterhood. The club is well-known across OB for its community advocacy, and it was honored recently with an official proclamation from San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria....

Ocean Beach Woman’s Club celebrates Women’s History Month and 98 years of community service

Pt. Loma-OB Monthly by B. J. Coleman, March 12, 2022

The Ocean Beach Woman’s Club has a motto, “Making Waves Since 1924.” This refers to OB as a beach town, of course. But the phrase further points to the volunteer community service the organization has performed across nearly a century. The club plans more programs...

Ocean Beach Woman’s Club brings back ‘Hat Competition’

SDNews.com by Tech, April 24, 2019

On Thursday, May 9, the Ocean Beach Woman’s Club is bringing back a tradition from the past: the annual Hat Contest! The event is free, open to the public and everyone is invited to enter the contest. Even if hat-making isn’t your thing, stop by for a cold beer, delicious food...

Laying a new foundation for Ocean Beach Woman’s Club (pt 1)

SDNews.com by Tech, May 14, 2017

(The following article is the first in a series about the history and significance of the Ocean Beach Woman’s Club.) The Ocean Beach Woman’s Club, established in 1924, has served our community for 93 years. In the next few months, we will highlight some of the major...

Ocean Beach Woman’s Club – Laying a new foundation (pt 2)

SDNews.com by Tech,  June 10, 2017

“On this beautiful Sunday morning came the news that Pearl Harbor had been attacked by the Japanese-and very shortly-our country was at war against the Axis powers.” That was how the meeting notes dated Dec. 7, 1941 began. It was the beginning of a story that unfolds...

Ocean Beach Woman’s Club – Laying a new foundation (pt 3)

SDNews.com by Tech,  August 5, 2017

There are more than four boxes of archival history on the fire that nearly consumed the clubhouse on Sunday, Sept. 21, 1997. It is believed the fire began when a couch, that stood over an open-grated floor furnace, caught alight. It took 20 firefighters about 20 minutes...

Ocean Beach Woman’s Club – Laying a new foundation (pt 4)

SDNews.com by Tech,  July 8, 2017

Burning the flag. With the 4th of July celebration just behind us, we thought it would be fun to share this story from 1962 when the OBWC burned the American flag. As most people know, the correct and appropriate way to dispose of an American flag is to burn it. It is a sign...

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