Women’s Giving Circle September Newsletter

 Are you in the Women's Giving Circle, or do you want to learn more about it? You can read the latest edition of the Circle News to find out about current W.G.C. happenings.

 

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Circle News

 

 SEPTEMBER  2015

Twentieth Edition

Greetings to you all and where did the summer go?!! The Circle Advisory Team hopes to see you at our Fall Educational Event. The event is open to everyone. Invite a Friend for our program on the 28th. No cost or pre-registration required. The Presenter is Nancy Coffey, UW Extension Nutrition Coordinator and remarks will be by Rachel Keniston, Director of The Community Table.

Is There Really Poverty And Food Insecurity In My Community?

Come hear statistics on local poverty and step into the shoes of low income families. Learn the challenges of a low income mother with children when it comes to nutrition, finances and caring for her children.

We are also asking attendees to help The Community Table with toiletry items for those in need: toothpaste, hand-soap, shampoo, conditioner, combs, toothbrushes, etc.  Please consider bringing these items and/or giving monetary donations upon arrival. We Hope To See You All There!

GROWING MEMBERSHIP— Our membership has grown to 212 since the beginning of the year. Please help us reach 225 by November. Invite your friends to share in our mission and join Women’s Giving Circle!

Membership opportunity: Please consider serving on the Circle Advisory Committee.  Contact me if interested-715-579-5009. Slate of officers will be announced in October and elected in November.

WOMEN’S GIVING CIRCLE BOOK CLUB

Book discussions take place at BAM’s Coffee Shop 4:30 – 5:30pm

Monday, October, 26th: The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna

Note: There will be no book club discussion in September.

FUTURE DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

Grant review meetings

Tues. September 15th – 2-5 pm

Tues. October 13th – 1-5 PM

Fall Educational Event – Monday, Sept. 28th, The Community Table, Nancy Coffey Speaks on “Hunger in Eau Claire” 4:30 -6:30 pm.

Annual MeetingMon. Nov. 2nd –  4-6:30 PM Eau Claire Country Club

Gift of Giving BreakfastWed. Dec. 2nd – 7:30 am at the Clarion –2015 grant awardees disbursal of funds.

Spring Gathering – Thurs. May 5th EC Country Club

Respectfully, Linda Bohacek