The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County

Women in Wine Raises $950 for Women and Girls

Women in Wine Raises $950 for Women and Girls

In April, The Iron Bridge Wine Company hosted a very special evening to benefit the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County.  The event featured special speaker, Katie Cavanagh, owner of Cavanagh Family Imports and a special tasting for guests.  The Iron Bridge Wine Company donated a portion of ticket sales, wine sales and food an…

WGC Grants Junior Achievement $80,000

WGC Grants Junior Achievement $80,000

The Women’s Giving Circle (WGC) of Howard County, a fund of the Community Foundation of Howard County, is thrilled to announce that we have awarded Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, Inc. (JA) with a three-year Special Grant worth $80,000! Jennifer Bodensiek, JA President (left) Megan Bruno, WGC Board Chair (right); Allison Canning, WGC Donor Development…

Journey Camp Delegates Select Honorees

Journey Camp Delegates Select Honorees

As they have in past years, delegates who attended Journey, the summer camp for middle school girls founded by the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County, hosted a tea on Sunday, August 24th, to honor five local female leaders in Howard County. According to Megan Bruno, Chair of the Women’s Giving Circle, “The Journey Tea…

Journey Summer Camp 2014

Journey Summer Camp 2014

  The Journey Summer Camp for girls was held from July 13th through 19th on the picturesque campus of Washington College in Chestertown, MD on the Eastern Shore. Twenty-four rising 8th and 9th grade girls from Howard County were selected to attend the camp’s eighth year. The week was full of many different program components,…

Athleta Summer Solstice ~ Shop to Benefit Women’s Giving Circle

Athleta Summer Solstice ~ Shop to Benefit Women’s Giving Circle

Join Cheryl Cantrabone of the Yoga Center of Columbia in welcoming the Summer Season with an energizing class of Sun Salutations and then “Shop for a Cause” benefiting the Women’s Giving Circle. You will learn each pose of the Sun Salutation and then experience the lovliness of flowing through the series.  No experience neccessary.  All are welcome to join and move at whatever…

WGC Announces New Funding Opportunity!

WGC Announces New Funding Opportunity!

The Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County invites organizations serving girls and women in Howard County, Maryland, to submit Letters of Interest (LOI) for long-term initiatives to build strong girls and women in Howard County. Funding is intended to support programs for Howard County residents and may be applied to new and/or existing initiatives that meet one…

Annual Meeting 2014 – Please join us!

The Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County invites you to join us for our Annual Meeting, “Moving Forward: Our Vision for the Future.” When: Monday, May 12th, 4:30-6:30 p.m. (doors open at 4:15) Where: Howard County Community College, The Rouse Company Foundation Building Student Services Hall, 4th Floor Attendees will: Get an overview of the…

Are You Up To the Journey Challenge?

The Women’s Giving Circle (WGC) is excited about Journey 2014! Twenty-five dynamic and amazing eighth and ninth graders will spend a week in July at Washington College. The young ladies, our country’s future leaders, will participate in workshops addressing empowerment and motivation, communication, decision making, group dynamics, self-awareness, goal setting, and conflict resolution. WGC is…

Meet WGC’s New Chair, Megan Bruno!

Meet WGC’s New Chair, Megan Bruno!

The Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County (“WGC”) is off to a running start in 2014 and leading the pack is newly inducted chairman, Megan Bruno. Megan has lived in Los Angeles, CA and New York; however, “home” is right here in Howard County, where she grew up. Megan’s passion for philanthropy and giving back…

Connect With Us On Instagram

Connect With Us On Instagram

We have a new Instagram page. Connect with us, and we hope you’ll participate and share your thoughts with us about The WGC through our new #WGCMovingForward campaign. Tape a 15 second video clip on Instagram, answering the question, “How have you been touched by the Women’s Giving Circle?” and tag it #WGCMovingForward.