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MWF hosting statewide meetings on issues "affecting Maine women and girls."

  • 18 Jan 2013 1:20 PM
    Message # 1183095
    Kay Stephens (Administrator)
    The Maine Women's Fund is conducting a statewide needs assessment to inform its grantmaking. We are engaging community members who are interested and involved in the issues that the Fund seeks to address through grantmaking. Economic security is the priority of the Fund's mission. We know that when women and girls thrive, communities prosper. We also know that women and girls have a better chance of thriving when they have access to education, healthcare benefits, training, employment and leadership opportunities that enable them to be financially secure. We would love to have your participation to help us provide an "on the ground" perspective of what challenges women and girls face in our state and your region when it comes to economic security. Volunteer groups in seven regions of the state are meeting to review data provided by the Fund on various issues affecting women and girls. The goal of each meeting is to articulate to the Fund what are found to be the regional priority issues of need for women and girls.

     

    Find the meeting closest to you. RSVP the contact listed for that meeting and attend! Free and open to the public. 

     

    Washington County, Friday January 18th, 10:00AM-1:00PM

    Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Road, Trescott

    RSVP to Regional Chair, Laurie Fogelman at oldlaurie@yahoo.com 

     

    Penobscot County, Tuesday January 22nd, 11:00AM-1:00PM


    (Snow date January 31st, same time and location.)

    Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems Foundation Offices, 1 Cumberland Place, Suite 300, Bangor

    RSVP to Regional Chair, Laurie Fogelman at oldlaurie@yahoo.com 

     

    Hancock County, Thursday January 24th, 10:00AM-1:00PM

    Maine Community Foundation, 245 Main Street, Ellsworth

    RSVP to Regional Chair, Laurie Fogelman at oldlaurie@yahoo.com 

     

    Sagadahoc County, Thursday January 24th, 6:30PM-8:00PM

    University College in Bath, Room 109, 9 Park Street, Bath

    RSVP to Regional Chair, Janice Rogers at moreup@yahoo.com 

     

    Androscoggin County, Thursday January 24th, 4:15PM-6:15PM

    Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn

    RSVP to Board Liaison, Georgia Nigro at gnigro@bates.edu 

     

    Cumberland County, Tuesday January 29th, 6:30PM-8:00PM

    The Teen Center at South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road, South Portland

    RSVP to Regional Chair, Janice Rogers at moreup@yahoo.com 

     

    Lincoln County, Wednesday January 30th, 11:00AM-1:00PM

    Skidompha Library, 184 Main Street, Damariscotta

    RSVP Staff liaison, Sarah Ruef-Lindquist at sarah@mainewomensfund.org 

     

    Waldo County, Wednesday February 6th, 6:00PM-7:30PM

    Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast

    RSVP Staff liaison, Sarah Ruef-Lindquist at sarah@mainewomensfund.org


    Knox County, Friday February 8th, 11:30AM-1:30PM

    Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street, Camden

    RSVP Staff liaison, Sarah Ruef-Lindquist at sarah@mainewomensfund.org 

     

    Kennebec County, Monday, February 11th, 4:00PM - 6:00PM

    Diamond Building, Room 123, Colby College, Waterville

    RSVP to Regional Chair, Kate O'Halloran at kateohal@hotmail.com  

     

    York County TBA

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