Citing Declining Membership, Women's Clubs Around The Country ClosePlay
In the 1950s, more than two million women across the country were in women's clubs, performing charitable works like crocheting blankets for war veterans or raising money for local scholarships.
Today only 100,000 women belong to these groups. We speak with 84-year-old Margaret Atkins, who is the longest-serving member of the Cabot Club in Middleborough, Massachusetts, which recently announced it is closing.
This segment aired on December 21, 2010.