Women’s Civic Club of Katonah

katonah-memorial-houseThe Women’s Civic Club is proud of its long history in Katonah. First formed in 1913 as The Katonah Suffrage Club, the group became the Women’s Civic Club of Katonah in 1918 after women earned the right to vote in New York State in 1917. The basic mission of the group has not changed in 100 years “to bring together concerned women so that they may create and maintain a non-partisan, non-sectarian organized center for united thought and action and to consider and promote civic responsibilities”. Today, we continue to support many local groups such as our local hamlet libraries and ambulance corps, Hope’s Door, Neighbors Link, Girl Scouts of Westchester-Putnam, Hudson Valley Honor Flights and many local high school scholarships.

Our endeavors are supported through the sale of items in our Thrift Shop located below the Memorial House. We rely on the generosity of the community for donations and work of members to make these financial gifts possible. At our Thrift Shop, you will find a unique and ever-changing selection of treasures ranging from household items, art work, jewelry, antiques, clothing and home goods. Please do stop by to shop or donate.

Memorial House is owned by the Club and was dedicated to the men and women of Katonah who served in World War I. Today, it serves as a gathering place for local groups, a polling place and is available to the community for rental.

Our members are as varied and unique as the activities they enjoy together: mediation and yoga, Mah Jongg, book groups, poker, bridge, knitting, museum visits and a monthly luncheon, to name a few.

Stop by the shop to meet our members and find yourself a treasure!


Judy Julian or Susan Smith
71 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY
Retailer of: Clothing/Shoes, Community Organization, Home Furnishings, Venue Rental