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2017-2018 Membership Renewals are out. If you did not receive yours, you can download here: http://anwc.com/membership-renewal/  Send in your renewal today!

 Historic Clubhouse

The ANWC Clubhouse is located at 1607 22nd Street,NW, Washington, DC on Embassy Row and two blocks from the Dupont Circle metro. Street parking is available depending upon time of day and there are parking garages in the neighborhood.

Summer hours: (June-Aug) M, W, F 10:30 am - 2:30 PM Phone: 202-332-6770, Email: anwclub@comcast.net

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Wed. June 14th, 6:30 PM Annual Meeting/Election of Officers, **7:15  Anna Palmer of Politco's Playbook: Power Briefing  will address the ANWC's full house of members on this special evening. Click here to Reserve early!  It's sure to be a sold out evening. Our programs are open to members,  guests, and students.

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Scholarship Winners 2017

(left to right) Pres.NPC, Jeff Ballou, Scholarship winners Lisa Sullivan (George Mason University) and Makita Francis, (Howard University), ANWC EIJ honoree Susan Page and ANWC Pres. Helen R. White

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History in the Making: Cranford House

 Cranford House: Home to the American News Women's Club

ANWC is located at 1607 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008 at 22nd Street and Florida Ave., on Embassy Row between the Bulgarian and Estonian Embassies.  For use for an event contact cranfordhouse@anwc.org. Regular  office hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10a-4p and move to summer hours in June. Call us at 202-332-6770 or e-mail us anwclub@comcast.net. Street parking is available but limited depending on time of day. Parking garages are nearby on Mass. Avenue. Allow yourself time to park.


The Trupps, with Sandy Trupp as our revered member and her husband Phil and daughters make membership for the ANWC a family affair. Contact the Club office if you are interested in becoming an esteemed member.

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ELIZABETH BREE: Intern Extraordinaire! Special Thanks!

Thank you Elizabeth for your special service in support of the ANWC. Elizabeth interned with us as part of her Georgetown University Summer in Washington DC program.  She's back to Fordham University. 

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Photo Galleries

Click here to view photos of
the many exciting ANWC events.

Welcome to the Cranford House

Book your boutique event at the historic Cranford House

Fine Entertaining following Washington Tradition

 (CLICK HERE for our brochure.)

Welcome to Cranford House, home of the American News Women’s Club, and built by Joseph Cranford, a prominent businessman, in 1906. Our wonderful historic townhouse has been host to world famous luminaries for more than 50 years and one of the nations Capital’s hidden treasures. Our historic four-story French Revival townhouse offers elegance in the heart of Embassy Row and is an ideal setting for an intimate wedding, social, or business gathering. 

The beauty and charm of Cranford House sets the tone for an elegant and unforgettable gathering. From intimate dinners to boutique gala wedding receptions, from management retreats, business meetings and seminars to news conferences and ceremonial occasions, Cranford House surrounds its guests in the quiet comfort for which Washington is famous.  We are down the street from the Spanish steps,  around the corner from the Cosmos Club and a few blocks from the Dupont Circle metro.

CLICK HERE for more info from our brochure.  Please contact our offices at 202-332-6770 if you have further questions concerning your event at Cranford House or to book a time to visit.

We look forward to working with you.

Janina Roncevic
ANWC Sr. Staff Liaison
American News Women's Club


For information, and/or to book at Cranford House,  please contact the Club
directly at cranfordhouse@anwc.org or at
(202) 332-6770.

Individuals, meeting and party planners are invited to visit the premises to view rooms and facilities. Please call in advance for an appointment.

Cranford House
1607 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
  (202) 332-6770
Fax:  (202) 265-2092

E-Mail: cranfordhouse@anwc.org