High Country Women’s Fund Announces New Advisory Council for 2013; Primary Function to Raise Funds

Published Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 3:58 pm
Back row (left to right): Jessica Powell - Communications Chair; Barbara Aycock, Community Outreach Co-Chair; Rebecca Saunders - Allocations Chair; Mary Hutchens - Secretary; Rebecca Moore - HCWF Coordinator; Alice Salthouse - Member At-Large; Marion Edwards - Donor Development Chair; Gillian Baker - Member At-Large. Front row (left to right): Judy Goodwin-Rosenberg - Treasurer; Mary Painter - Vice Chair/Development; Grace Will - Chair; Linda Slade - UW Executive Director

Back row (left to right): Jessica Powell – Communications Chair; Barbara Aycock, Community Outreach Co-Chair; Rebecca Saunders – Allocations Chair; Mary Hutchens – Secretary; Rebecca Moore – HCWF Coordinator; Alice Salthouse – Member At-Large; Marion Edwards – Donor Development Chair; Gillian Baker – Member At-Large.
Front row (left to right): Judy Goodwin-Rosenberg – Treasurer; Mary Painter – Vice Chair/Development; Grace Will – Chair; Linda Slade – UW Executive Director

Feb. 26, 2013. The High Country Women’s Fund (HCWF) has announced its new Advisory Council for 2013.

The administrative body of the High Country Women’s Fund, the Advisory Council, is made up of committee chairs and the chairwoman, vice-chair, treasurer, and secretary, who serve as the executive committee. The primary function of the council is to raise funds to support the mission of the organization. 

Since its founding in 2006, High Country Women’s Fund has distributed $414,440 in funds to women and their families in Watauga and Avery counties. The theme of the organization is “circles of women making a difference one woman at a time”.

The major fundraisers planned for this year include Power of the Purse (POP) luncheon on June 14, Croquet for a Cause on Aug. 11, and Holiday Shopping Spree on Nov. 9-10.

In addition to these fundraisers, the High Country Women’s Fund has a number of projects that directly involve the women and their families. These projects include the Mother’s Day POP Shoppe in May, New Opportunity School for Women in July, Winter Coat Drive in October, Children’s Council Christmas Angel Tree in November.

Founded in 2006, the High Country Women’s Fund is a dedicated giving circle of caring and committed women, whose mission is to affect positive change for women and their families in Avery and Watauga counties. The organization endeavors to inspire, educate, and empower women moving toward self-sufficiency by connecting them with local resources and with other caring women in our community. The High Country Women’s Fund is an initiative of the High Country United Way.

For more information on the High Country Women’s Fund and upcoming events, visit the website at www.hcwf.org and “like” the organization on Facebook.

 

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