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HAPPY 35TH BIRTHDAY WRC!!! 

2022 is WRC's 35th year of serving the community ... listening, helping, guiding, advocating, empowering, enriching, educating, caring, and lifting up women in our community.

To help kick-off our 35th year, we are challenging 35 people to show their support with a Birthday Pledge of just $35 per month .. that's only $1.15 per day!  If you would like to participate in WRC's Birthday Challenge Pledge CLICK HERE TO DONATE VIA PAYPAL, enter $35 as your donation amount, check the box beside "make this a monthly donation", type Happy Birthday WRC in the memo section.  Those who accept the challenge will receive special recognition and a very cool WRC swag Bag.

“Words cannot express my appreciation for your heart of compassion and willingness to provide direction and assistance during my time of need."  ~ Liz B.

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Breaking Up and Moving On

LEGAL ASPECTS OF SEPARATION AND DIVORCE WORKSHOP

6PM on Tuesday, June 28, 2022
to be held at WRC (125 3rd St SE, Hickory)

Call today to register - 828-322-6333
$5 registration fee to reserve your spot

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INSPIRING WOMEN'S LUNCHEON

TUES, JULY 12, 2022 AT NOON

Mark your calendars, ladies!!!   You don't want to miss this inspiring woman's story!

Michele B. Hewitt

B.A. Sociology, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Lenoir-Rhyne University

Professor Hewitt is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor at Crossroads Counseling Center and an adjunct professor of Psychology at Lenoir-Rhyne University. She has over 15 years of experience working with adolescents and adults in various settings, including local school systems and non-profit agencies. She considers all her work an opportunity to serve others. Michele is passionate about helping people move beyond their past and present experiences to live genuine, fulfilling, healed lives on their own terms. Michele has used her personal experiences as a young, single mother and widow to inspire others to honor the sacred space that is their own while using adversity as fuel for growth. In between providing therapy services and teaching, Michele serves Women’s Resource Center as the facilitator of their emotional support group. She also serves as a board member for a local organization. Michele’s greatest joy is spending time with her family.

~Space is limited~ 

Call today to reserve your spot    828.322.6333

*Please specify if you need a vegetarian option for lunch

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2nd ANNUAL ART IN THE PARK FUNDRAISER EVENT WAS HELD ON SAT, APRIL 30, 2022

   

On Saturday, April 30, 2022 Women’s Resource Center hosted its 2nd Annual Art in the Park fundraiser event. This annual event was held in the Ivey Arboretum/Sally Fox Park in Hickory- where the Women’s Resource Center House is located - and guests enjoyed a variety of local art, a silent auction, food trucks, live music and more!

This event was once again a great success and we look forward to next year's event to be held on Sat, April 29, 2023.

 

 

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FREE HIV TESTING WAS HELD ON-SITE BY ALFA ON TUES, MARCH 1, 2022

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INSPIRING WOMEN'S LUNCHEON WAS HELD ON TUES, MARCH 1, 2022

Our Inspiring Women's Lunch is back in partnership with the Western Piedmont Symphony!  

This was a FREE event with lunch provided by the United Arts Council.  Dr. Elizabeth Keathley (Professor of Historical Musicology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of North Carolina, Greensboro), spoke about composer Amy Beach and the "Gaelic Symphony" which was the first symphony composed and published (1896) by an American woman!  

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CLICK HERE TO DONATE VIA PAYPAL If you would like to participate in WRC's 35th Birthday Challenge Pledge, enter $35 as your donation amount, check the box beside "make this a monthly donation", type Happy Birthday WRC in the memo section.

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FREE!  CARDMAKING EVENT - EVENT WAS CANCELLED

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"Keeping Safe and Starting Over" Workshop was held at WRC on Tues, Nov. 9, 2021

This was the first in a five-session series workshop presented by First Citizens Bank over the next few months. 

The workshops are open for anyone who wants to learn more about financial abuse, what they can do to protect themselves, and how to budget for self-sufficiency.  All attendees are kept confidential.

 

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WINE TO WOMENADE - WAS HELD ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021

~A girls night for a good cause~

This event was held at Cafe Rule & Wine Bar in Hickory.  All proceeds went directly into WRC's Womenade fund, which assists women experiencing temperory setbacks or unexpected hardships.

Click here for details on our Womenade Financial Assistance program.  

 

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ART IN THE PARK - WAS HELD ON SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021

    

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, Women’s Resource Center hosted Art in the Park. This inaugural event was held in the Ivey Arboretum/Sally Fox Park in Hickory- where the Women’s Resource Center House is located.   

Guests enjoyed a variety of local art, a silent auction, food trucks, live music and more!

This event was originally set for May 30, 2020 but had to be postponed twice due to the pandemic.   In spite of all this, this event was a great success and will serve as our signature fundraising event in upcoming years.

        

     

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GIVING TUESDAY - December 1, 2020

(This section for additional past events is under construction )