Get Involved!

There are many ways to get involved in CGSWA! Whether you like to bake, organize, volunteer, or socialize, we've got a spot for you. Stay updated on our monthly events at our Facebook page: Sitka CGSWA.

Although we encourage all spouses and active duty women to become paid CGSWA members, it is not a requirement for some events. If you choose to become a member, your annual due is $30 and is charged upon your initial signup.

Being a paid member does have its perks!

  • Reduced/no fees at events

  • Some of our events are exclusive to members only

  • Business owners who are paid members get free advertising on our webpage and are allowed to post on our FB page on small business Saturdays!

  • Paid members can vote at meetings, voice ideas or concerns at board meetings, and use their talents by joining our various committees.

  • Connect with great women and spouses of the Sitka Coast Guard family!


Work with the Hospitality Board Member to reach out to families during transitions and milestones. Make sure all Sitka CG families get at least two meals during times of need. Deliver newborn gifts to member families. Create and distribute Welcome Bags to Coast Guard incoming families. Oversee gift selection for board members to be presented at the April farewell member meeting.

Know of someone who is in a transition or celebrating a milestone in our CG community? Contact! We understand that every situation and hardship is different and treat all information as confidential.

Ways and Means

Work with the Ways and Means Lead to create merchandise and baked goods to sell at various CGSWA and community events.

Like to bake? Be on the lookout for volunteer opportunities! November is our bake bid-off fundraiser, December we bake goods for the senior center, and in March/April we have a bake sale at the Rainy Day Bazaar.

CGSWA Scholarship and Small Business Grant Program

CGSWA uses funds from the year to support scholars and local businesses. Be part of the team that makes this possible! Send applications to all area high schools, colleges, and eligible businesses. Notify the winner and alternates. Present scholarship(s) and grant(s). This team is created at the February Member Meeting

Rainy Day Bazaar and Silent Auction

This event is our largest fundraiser that brings together local artisans and others who wish to purchase space to sell their wares. We ask all members to help in some way during and in preparation for this event!

Mommy and Me Events

Be part of the many events put on my Mommy and Me:

  • Playdate/story time/ dance session at the Eagles Nest

  • Bounce house and open play at Sitka Fastpitch Club House

  • Holiday parties

    • Halloween

    • Children's Christmas Party

    • Valentine's

Evening Events

Join us and maybe even plan one of the fun outings/get-togethers that take place in the evenings and/or weekends for some no kids events.

Book Club

Book lovers meet once a month with a themed book! Event details are on our facebook group page.

Hiking Club

Ranges from stroller-friendly walks to large, day-long hikes in the summer! Details on current happenings are on our facebook group page.

Interested in serving on a committee or volunteering at an event? Send us an email at

We have a place for you!