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GALENTINE'S DAY EVENT

WHEN:    February 13, 2023     5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

WHERE:  3 Little Birds Corks & More, 19 College Avenue, Newton, NC 28658

Get your gal pals together and join us for a fun girl's night benefitting Women's Resource Center!!!!

In addition to your wine, you'll also enjoy yummy appetizers, charcuterie, and desserts Raffles!  But most importantly, you'll enjoy great company for a wonderful cause!

Thank you to "3 Little Birds Corks & More" for hosting our event!!!!

Click here to reserve your spot via PayPal 

and PLEASE TYPE "GALENTINE'S DAY" in the memo section when checking out.

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SELF DEFENSE CLASS FOR WOMEN

WHEN:  Saturday, 2/25/2023 at 1:30 pm to 3:00 PM

WHERE:  Women's Resource Center, 125 3rd St NE, Hickory

COST:  Free!!

~Space is limited, so call the Center to reserve your spot today!  828.322.6333

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3rd Annual "Art in the Park"

Fundraiser Benefitting Women's Resource Center on 4/29/2023

Artists Registration is now open!!  

Artists' Deadline to Register is March 1, 2023

Artist Registration Fee:  $35, plus a piece of your donated art for the Silent Auction
Early Bird Perk - Only the first 25 artists with a PAID registration will receive a complimentary 10x10 tent and 60 ft table to use at the event.  All others must provide their own set-up equipment.

ARTISTS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

Check back often for additional information as more details become available.

 

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Past Fundraiser Events

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GIVING TUESDAY  2022

     

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BREAKING UP AND MOVING ON - Legal Aspects of Separation & Divorce Workshop was held on Nov. 15, 2022

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BREAKING UP AND MOVING ON - Legal Aspects of Separation & Divorce Workshop was held on September 20, 2022

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This JOB SKILLS WORKSHOP event had to be cancelled due to a low registration response.

Check back often for future schedulings.

Thanks to Hickory Public Library for partnering with us to provide this event to our community!

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INSPIRING WOMEN'S LUNCHEON was held on Tues, July 12, 2022

This was a free luncheon hosted by WRC.  Professor Michele Hewitt (Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor at Crossroads Counseling Center and an adjunct professor of Psychology at Lenoir-Rhyne University) uses 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. 

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ORIGAMI BOOK MAKING CLASSES were held in June and July.

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BREAKING UP AND MOVING ON - Legal Aspects of Separation and Divorce Workshop originally scheduled for Tues June 28, 2022 was cancelled.

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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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HAPPY 35TH BIRTHDAY WRC!!!  - 2022 was 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 posted a challenge for 35 people to show their support with a Birthday Pledge of just $35 per month .. and many accepted our challenge! If you would like to participate 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. 

“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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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 )