The Andalusia Junior Woman's Club (AJWC), founded in 1973, is an organization of 40 women committed to promoting volunteerism, encouraging the potential of women, and improving our community through effective action and leadership. Its purpose is exclusively charitable. The main purpose for AJWC is to improve the lives of children by working with community agencies to deliver services and assistance to those in need. To ensure consistency and a concentrated level of service, AJWC focuses on three areas : Education,FinancialContribution, and Health.
All proceeds from annual fundraisers are funneled directly into local schools, charities and organizations. For over 30 years, AJWC has held it's annual fundraiser Red Garter Revue. For 6 years, Three Notch Market serves as AJWC's spring fundraiser.
In 2010, the AJWC hosted the first annual Three Notch Market on Tisdale Street in Downtown Andalusia. The market was a huge success with 64 vendors. Our featured artist was Tara Morgan Dalton.
The market moved to historic Springdale in 2011, boasting over 60 vendors on a gorgeous May day. The Rochelle Harper Band entertained crowds that evening and Kim Baumgartner was our featured artist.
On May 5, 2012, the AJWC welcomed over 100 vendors to participate in the market at Springdale, as well as hosting the award-winning country band, Little Big Town. Rik Long was our featured artist. The day was heavily attended with shoppers and concert-goers.
The rain didn't stop our Fourth Annual Three Notch Market! It was held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Springdale. Our featured artist was Margo Russell Bell.
2014 3NM was again at Springdale. This was a laid back day, with much entertainment and over 60 vendors. Our featured artist was Sydney Brunson.
The 2015 market moved back to its's original location at the Farmer's Market on Tisdale Street in downtown Andalusia. It was "the most beautiful day of the year," according to weather forecast. We had 61 vendors line Tisdale Street and lots of customers came through to shop. This year we incorporated an art class, professional photography and bouncy houses. Our featured artist was the talented Lynn Starnes.
2016 market was held on a beautiful day at the Farmers's Market. We had some wonderful vendors and the crowd was excellent. This year, we added an art contest. There were different age categories and they were all challenged to paint, draw, ect a building in Andalusia. All the visitors loved looking at the 100s of art pieces we recieved. Our featured artist was Roger Powell.