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Annual Meeting 2019
 

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Upcoming Public and Member Events

Saturday,  August 24, 10 am: Meeting of WCC book club at the home of Sarah Gideonse. We will discuss Mary Pipher’s Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age, available at the public library. Members and their friends are welcome, but RSVPs are appreciated: wccbookclub@womanscityclub.org. Space is limited.

Sunday, September 22: New member picnic at Ross Park in St. Bernard.

Friday, September 27, 11:30-1:00: Women’s Physical, Economic, and Mental Health Expo on Fountain Square. Speakers (TBA) will address this year’s theme, “Pennies on the Dollar: Equal Pay for Equal Work!” Organizations staff tables to answer questions about their services and distribute information pamphlets and fliers.

CLICK HERE to register your organization for a table at the expo. Tables (plus two chairs) are $25 each.

Saturday, September 28, 9-11 am: “Women Appointed and Elected.” Meet in the Geier Room at Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church. For more information, please contact the WCC office at 513-751-0100 for more information.

Thursday, October 17, 6-8 pm: “Who Are You to Judge?” Municipal court forum at the Urban League on Reading Road.

Sunday, December 8: Feist-Tea will be held at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center Annex.

Committee Meetings

Friday, August 23: Thriving Cincinnati meeting about Expo.

Tuesday, August 27, 6-7:30 pm: WCC 101. Open to new and seasoned WCC members. Meet in the Geier Room at Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church.

Saturday, September 14, 9 am: Board retreat.

See Calendar for WCC Committee Meetings

 

The 2019 Annual Report is HERE!

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Recent Activities

Saturday, May 11, we followed up our National Speaker with “Coffee and Conversation.” Panelists Mark Curnutte, Diana Maria Lara, Dan Sarell, and Mirsada Kadiric (below) discussed the experiences and challenges of immigrants and refugees locally. 

Helen Thorpe

Acclaimed author Helen Thorpe spoke at WCC’s 2019 National Speaker Forum and Fundraiser on April 3 in Memorial Hall to an appreciative audience.  Her talk highlighted what she learned about young people’s experiences as new immigrants and refugees — and their backstories during immersive research on location in their families, schools, and countries of origin. See April bulletin for a full report.

People from a wide range of Cincinnati neighborhoods overflowed the auditorium at the Fire Museum at
WCC’s February 26 program to hear a panel present on the topic, “Who Wins, Who Loses: Finding Balance in Neighborhood Development,” followed by audience questions and discussion. Read more in the March Bulletin.

On January 24, WCC and its Thriving Cincinnati project presented a program about the “Talent Pipeline Initiative of Partners for a Competitive Workforce.” Read more in the February Bulletin.

Centennial Books can still be purchased:

  • WCC’s history from 1965,  Lighting the Fire, Leading the Way and
  • Stirring the Pot in the Kitchen and the Community for 100 Years,” with recipes from WCC members from World War I, the Fifties and the present
  • Click here to order.

Marian A. Spencer Statue Fund

READ WCC BULLETINS