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WISE Women of Blair County Presents “ Women and Finance” Education Seminar


WISE Women is pleased to offer a presentation concerning women and finances on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 6pm, at the Blairmont Club titled “Compelling Wealth Management Conversations” with the presenter being Mike Guman, Senior Advisor Consultant at Oppenheimer Funds and hosted and lead by former YWCA/WISE board member Cynthia Hayes Karcher, Senior Vice President, Wealth Management of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.


This free event is geared to help beginning and seasoned investors to understand finances.  Please RSVP to Cynthia Karcher at 800-204-4907 by Tuesday, May 3rd. Light refreshments will be served and there will be a question and answer session available.

WISE Women of Blair County is pleased to announce the scholarship winners for the Fall 2015 term. These scholarships are available to women residents of Blair County 21 years of age and older who have overcome adversity in their lives and are pursuing post-secondary education. A total of $12,000.00 was awarded to the following four women. Click here to read more.

Wise Women of Blair County awarded $12,250 in grant monies to five worthy organizations on January 20, 2016. Funded for the 2016 grant cycle were: Altoona Community Theater (ACT), Family Services Inc., the Gloria Gates Foundation, Mount Aloysius College along with CONTACT Altoona, and the United Way- Family Resource Center. Click here to read more.