EVENTS

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BELOW IS A SUMMARY LIST OF OUR PAST 2019 EVENTS

1920’s Murder Mystery Dinner – “Evil on the Beach”
(Presented by Charlotte Murder Mystery Company)
WRC held its annual Murder Mystery Dinner fun raiser event at the Lake Hickory Country Club on Thursday September 26, 2019 from 6-9 PM.   Thank you to all sponsors, attendees and volunteers who helped to make this annual event another fun success! 
 
 

                        

 

 

~When women are empowered, the whole community reaps the benefits~

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Open House

WRC held its first ever Open House event on Thursday September 12, 2019 from 4-6 PM.  Many folks from the community stopped by and chatted with Staff about the exciting new programs for 2019 and 2020.  Visitors also enjoyed a variety of donated finger food snacks while also having the opportunity to speak one-on-one with members of our Every Woman’s Wellness Cooperation Leadership Team.

 

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Inspiring Women Luncheon

Was held on Tuesday August 27, 2019 from Noon till 1 PM at Women’s Resource Center.  The Lunch was provided by PDQ Restaurant and space was limited, so reservations were required.

The Inspiring guest speaker was Professor Charlotte Williams who is the Associate Dean of Engaged and Global Learning, as well as the Program Coordinator for the Interdisciplinary Human and Community Services major at Lenoir Rhyne University. In her role as Associate Dean, she oversees the William and Robert Shuford Center for International Education, which recently received a $5 million dollar endowment from the Shuford family. 

Charlotte is committed to helping people and improving the quality of their lives through her professional and community service work. She is a member of the Hickory City Council, previously served two terms on the Hickory City School Board, and has held numerous leadership roles for several community boards and organizations in our area.

 

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Charity Chase Half Marathon

Was held on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  Women’s Resource Center once again participated in the Charity Chase Half Marathon.  Participants had the option to either run/walk the full half marathon or choose the Charity Chase Lite option (just 6.5 miles).  Many participants and volunteers joined us for this fun event while supporting our important work. 

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Women’s National History

2019 National Theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.  We celebrated Women’s National History Month on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library by honoring four local women who are indeed “Visionary Women” who have made and continue to make a difference in our community

Guest Speaker:  Dr Virginia Wright

2019 Honorees:  Mrs. Esther Jett, Patricia (Pat) Anderson, Professor Charlotte C. Williams, Ruth Javier-Trott, 

This event was sponsored by Women’s Resource Center and Friends of Ridgeview Branch Library

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Inspiring Women Luncheon

Was held on Tuesday February 26, 2019 from Noon till 1 PM at Women’s Resource Center.

Women’s Resource Center was in partnership with the Western Piedmont  Symphony and it was a very special Inspiring Women Luncheon!  The $10 registration fee included lunch & space was limited, so reservations were required.

 

 

 

Less than twenty percent of all orchestra conductors are women!  Mélisse Brunet is one of four candidates being considered for the position as the Western  Piedmont Symphony’s next Music Director and Conductor in the Maestro Challenge.  Ms Brunet inspired everyone by sharing how she is breaking down barriers in this male-dominated profession!!!

 

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Women's Resource Center empowers women through workforce development, advocacy, enrichment programs and community partnerships.