- Press Release: Finalists Announced for WRC Awards
Finalists for the fourth annual Founders’ and Rising Star Awards have been announced by the Women’s Resource Center.
The Center continues to break new ground in their quest to celebrate and support women. On Nov. 2, they will present the Annual Women’s Leadership Award at Leading the Way, an event honoring outstanding women in Alamance County.
The Founders’ Award will be presented to a female leader who demonstrates the characteristics of the WRC’s founding members by contribution in the areas of philanthropy, community development and mentoring. The Rising Star Award will be presented to the most deserving nominee under the age of 40.
From the nominations submitted, the following women have been selected as finalists for these awards: Cindy Brady, Nita Skillman, Lummy Barnes, Janine Patten-Coble, Ann Meletzke, Marti Asher, Doris Maxwell, Sherry Morris and Reagan Chandler Gural
Tickets are still available for the awards dinner, which be held at First Presbyterian Church in Burlington. The event includes a delectable dinner catered by chefs from ACC’s Culinary Department, the awards ceremony and an inspiring message. Keynote speaker will be Alamance Achieves’ new executive director, Tyronna Hooker. She was named ABSS Teacher of the Year for 2010–2011 and N.C. Teacher of the year for 2011–2012. She has spent the last four years working for Teach for America and as adjunct education professor for N.C. Central University.
Alamance Achieves is a nonprofit, community-wide collaboration founded in 2016 to achieve four main goals:
- That every child is well, healthy and ready for school;
- That every child succeeds in school;
- That every student graduates, prepared for postsecondary learning; and
- That every learner is on track to achieve his or her career goals.
- 5000 Year Old Banana Split Recipe for Success!
WRC is pleased to announce October’s workshop with Woman’s Advocate Leslie Flowers. This month Leslie will share the secret to success and how to find the “cherries on top” These dynamic and popular workshops will help you realize the fast track to success and help you be happy, healthy, and wealthy! These workshops are free and open to everyone, but you must register! Spaces fill up fast! Click here to reserve your seat today!
- Women Connecting Women – Career Management
Starting on August the 8th we will begin our six session workshop on Women Connecting Women Career Management. We will work together to map your journey, network with professionals, create LinkedIn accounts and build resumes. Come out and participate in this dynamic workshop and “reach your career destination”! Click here for more information and to reserve your seat!
- March Newsletter
- Working Smart – Soft Skills for Workplace Success
WRC is pleased to announce a new session of Working Smart. David Grinstead from ACC will offer participants five modules of workplace practices to help you get the job you need and want and how to keep that job or even get promoted! Join us as we discuss Self Awareness, Self Management, Work Ethics, Communication Skills and Problem Solving Skills. All classes are from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes start June 6th and continue until June 29th. You can click this link to register or call for more information. 336-227-6900
- WWW June 2017 – Fashion Show by Sandy’s Consignment Boutique
Join us for the season finale of Working Women’s Wednesday on June 28th at The Village of Brookwood as our models rock the runway with great fashions!
Fun, networking, lunch and a great opportunity to see the latest summer fashions. Clothes will be furnished by Sandy’s Consignment Boutique.
Space is limited so reserve your seat today! Click here to register!
- 20th Annual Herb Festival
The Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County is thrilled to announce our 20th Annual Herb Festival. This years festival will be held on April 20th, 21st and 22nd.
Thursday evening begins at 6:00 pm with a member -only preview party. You are welcome to come and join at the door!
Friday hours are 8:30 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
We will have a great selection of Certified Organic Herbs, Perennials, Annuals, Vegetable & Heirloom Tomato Plants. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions and help with plant selections.
There will be a raffle for a beautiful Mark Hewitt Pottery Vase and a Gift Card Tree! Tickets are 1 for $3.00 or 2 for $5.00.
Tickets will be available at the festival or in advance at the WRC!
In addition, this year TS Designs has created a commemorative apron that we will be selling for $20.oo
- Working Smart – Soft Skills for Workplace Success
WRC is hosting the Working Smart Certification classes with David Grinstead from ACC. David will lead participants through 5 modules designed to help employees demonstrate the skills that employers are asking for! Self Awareness, Self Management, Work Ethics, Communication and Problem Solving Skills.
- Delayed Opening due to weather
- A Gift that Resonates
Your thoughtful year end gift will provide programs and services to meet many of the diverse needs of women from professional networking and business development opportunities to supporting, coaching and mentoring those facing challenging life transitions so that all may reach their potential.
Thank your for your support! Click here to make your year end git. 2016-holiday-appeal