Club Benefits

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  • 20+ weekly programs
  • Video recordings of Wednesday programs provided for members on the club’s website
  • Speaker meet & greets
  • Books sales and signing from speakers



  • Classes offered throughout the week include painting, bridge, technology, and more
  • Day trips to locations around Virginia
  • Overnight trips


Special events

  • Annual Holiday Party for Members
  • Holiday Party for Children and Grandchildren of Members
  • Annual Art Exhibition and Sale
  • Fall and Spring Luncheons
  • Winter Evening Program
  • Spring Fashion Show
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Children and Grandchildren of Members
  • Pop-up Speakers and Events


Additional BenefitsMembers attending a luncheon

  • Members-only programs and activities
  • Special rate for building rentals

How to Join

Joining The Tuckahoe Woman’s Club is easy! Candidates for membership must be at least 21 years old. Applications are due by the first Wednesday in November, February, and April. The next new member application deadline is November 6, 2024.


Requirements for Membership

Legacy applicant requirements

  • A member who has held active membership for at least one year may present a legacy application to the Board of Governors for the membership of a daughter, granddaughter, daughter-in-law, or step-daughter; or a mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, or step-mother; or sister, half-sister, sister-in-law, or step-sister of a member.
  • Candidate must be at least 21 years old
  • No sponsors or endorsers are required
  • Complete legacy application

Active applicant requirements

  • Be a resident within 50 miles of the Richmond city limits for one year, including prior residence, at the time of application
  • Have a main sponsor and two co-sponsors who you have known for at least one year who will propose you for membership
  • Be introduced to three members of the current Board of Governors
  • Complete and submit application

Main sponsor and co-sponsor requirements

To be a main sponsor or co-sponsor, the member must:

  • Have been a member of The Club for one year at the time of sponsoring
  • Have known the candidate for at least one year at the time of sponsoring
  • Be an active member
  • Submit one letter of recommendation for the candidate to accompany the application. The letter may be written by the main sponsor or one of the two co-sponsors. The letter should describe the candidate’s background and explain the special qualifications she will contribute to The Club. A sample letter of recommendation can be found here.
  • Introduce the candidate to at least three members of the current Board of Governors who are identified by nametags during coffee hours


Next Steps

  • Membership applications are voted on and approved by the Board of Governors in November, February, and April
  • Admitted members will be notified with a welcome letter from the Membership Chairman
  • A list of admitted members will be published
  • New members are invited to a coffee at The Club with the Membership Chairman and her committee at a To-Be-Determined date following acceptance

Members elected during the 2023 – 2024 club year are invited to a welcome New Members' Wine and Cheese Reception in September 2024.

Membership Costs

The initiation fee and dues are subject to change.
Notice of dues and initiation fee will be sent by email.

Initiation fee

Membership in The Tuckahoe Woman’s Club begins with the payment of a one-time initiation fee of $500. Legacy members do not pay an initiation fee until they have reached the age of 35. 


Annual Dues

Dues notices are emailed by March 1. 

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April 1

Legacy members under 35


April 1

Please contact The Tuckahoe Woman's Club for more information about the membership application process. (804) 257-7251