The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County

WGC eNews – October 2018

WGC eNews – October 2018

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, Barb Van Winkle Remarks WGC Annual Celebration 2018 Wow – what a night on Monday! Barb Van Winkle Remarks WGC Annual Celebration 2018We celebrated “WGC by the Numbers – 17 Years of Growth and Impact” and we heard from our wonderful Keynote Speaker Rayna DuBose, who discussed “Strength, Power & Engagement: Growing…

WGC – “By the Numbers 2018”

WGC – “By the Numbers 2018”

  October 15, 2018 Barb Van Winkle, WGC Chair – Remarks, Annual Celebration: “WGC By the Numbers” View the WGC “By the Numbers” Presentation Here Welcome Everyone! I am thrilled to see all of you! So many faces of long-time friends and supporters, and so many new faces – this speaks volumes about the Women’s Giving Circle, our…

Rayna DuBose Has a Tale of Courage, Perseverance to Share with Women’s Giving Circle”

Rayna DuBose Has a Tale of Courage, Perseverance to Share with Women’s Giving Circle”

October 5, 2018 Janene Holzberg The Baltimore Sun Rayna DuBose owns six sets of prosthetics, but her favorite pair is her “girly girl legs.” The coach for Marriotts Ridge High School — whose hands and feet were amputated in 2002 after she contracted meningitis as a college freshman on a basketball scholarship — likes that…

WGC Emergency Response Network Request – We Did It! $500

WGC Emergency Response Network Request – We Did It! $500

Many thanks to everyone who took action and donated to help a women and her family in need right here in our community. We asked, and you, our network of women philanthropists, responded – and in a short period of time we raised $500 to help a woman in need reunite with her family! The…

WGC eNews – September 2018

WGC eNews – September 2018

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, We are back from a busy summer and gearing up for our Annual Celebration on October 15! Will you be joining us? I hope so! You can register here today! READ THE FULL ENEWSLETTER HERE Our Keynote Speaker Rayna DuBose will be speaking on “Strength, Power & Engagement: Growing and Giving in Our Community.”…

WGC’s Annual Celebration is October 15, 2018 – Register Today!

WGC’s Annual Celebration is October 15, 2018 – Register Today!

Keynote Speaker: Rayna DuBose, “Strength, Power & Engagement: Growing and Giving in Our Community” Location: Howard Community College Date: Monday, October 15, 2018 Time: 5:00 -7:00 pm REGISTER HERE! Keynote Speaker Rayna DuBose was a star athlete from Howard County, who earned a full scholarship to play basketball at Virginia Tech. But after contracting bacterial meningitis, she woke up from…

WGC’s 2018 Journey Delegates Honor 5 Local Women

WGC’s 2018 Journey Delegates Honor 5 Local Women

The year-end celebration of Journey Camp for Girls today was a wonderful event for the delegates and the 5 women they honored! The 5 honorees were Shirley Collier, Bessie Bordenave, Linda Joy Burke, Stacie Hunt, and Tahira Mussarat Hussain. The Journey delegates did an outstanding job with their presentation, and the honored women gave wise…

WGC eNews – August 2018

WGC eNews – August 2018

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, I hope you are enjoying the final days of summer! I typically think of summer as a time of year when we all slow down and take much needed time to rest and refuel with family and friends. And, while it is just that, it’s also a time when we…

WGC Advisory Board Visits Journey Camp for Girls

WGC Advisory Board Visits Journey Camp for Girls

WGC Advisory Board Visits Journey Camp! The WGC Advisory Board visit to the Journey Camp for Girls at UMBC in July – what an incredible experience! The 25 young women delegates attending Journey were incredibly impressive both individually and as a group together. The group bonded the 1st day of camp, and the Advisory Board could feel the strong ties…