Due to the COVID-19 virus and the current Commonwealth’s quarantine, the WISE Women Board of Directors has rescheduled the Annual WISE Women Tribute dinner to September 16, 2020 at The Casino of Lakemont at 6pm. If you have already paid for the dinner and cannot attend the new date of September 16th, please contact email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 814-822-0332. Thank you for your understanding during this challenging pandemic.
WISE Women of Blair County, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, is proud to announce their annual Tribute Honorees. These women are recognized for their community input and/or involvement in organizations whose projects advance the WISE Women mission to empower women and eliminate racism through collaboration, service and education techniques.
Our outstanding 2020 Honorees are:
ARTS & LETTERS
President, Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL
Owner/Instructor, The Groove Fitness Studio
COMMUNITY SERVICE VOLUNTEER
Donna L. Malone
Active Member, GFWC Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club
Child Development Specialist, UPMC/Home Nursing Agency
Senator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Gold Award Girl Scout
Rev. Evelyn Madison
Pastor, Wehnwood United Methodist Church
The 2020 Tribute Dinner will be held Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at The Casino in Lakemont, 6:00 p.m. For information on obtaining reservations or placing an ad in our Tribute Dinner Program, please visit our website www.wisewomenofblaircounty.org or call 814-822-0332.
WISE Women of Blair County is pleased to announce that they are seeking applications for scholarship assistance for the Fall 2020 semester. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $10,000. Deadline for applications is no later than 4 pm on Friday, March 27, 2020. These completed applications must be received by email or US Postal mail to WISE Women at our address of P. O. Box 134, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or you may submit your application to our email address of email@example.com.
Scholarships will be available to Blair County resident females 21 years of age or older who have overcome adversity or discrimination in their lives and who are pursuing post-secondary education. The scholarship is not available for a Masters, Doctorate or a second Bachelor’s degree.
WISE Women of Blair County (WISE stands for Women Involved in Scholarship and Empowerment) has granted $20,000 in scholarships each year for women to continue their education. The mission of the organization is to empower women and to eliminate racism through collaboration, service, and education. The mission is fulfilled by providing scholarships, awarding grants, and recognizing outstanding women in our community through the annual Tribute dinner.
To receive an application packet, visit our website www.wisewomenofblaircounty.org. For additional information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone us at 814-822-0332.
WISE Women of Blair County Tribute is thrilled to celebrate our new board members!
Dr. Barbara Thaler, DMD
Traci Naugle, Esquire
WISE Women of Blair County Tribute recognizes and honors Blair County women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in promoting the awareness of the significant role of women in the quality of life in our community and its economic growth. WISE Women is seeking nominations from the public for the first time for the Lifetime Achievement honor. We are looking for a woman who demonstrates during her lifetime our mission “to empower women and to help eliminate racism through collaboration, service and education”. The selection of the Lifetime Achievement honoree will be chosen by the WISE Board of Directors. We are asking for nominations to be submitted by January 10, 2020 at 4p.m.
Our annual Tribute dinner will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 6:00pm at the Casino at Lakemont Park.
Anyone- an individual, organization or a business may submit nominations to WISE Women, P.O. Box 134, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648, or by the preferred method of electronic submission to email@example.com. Nomination forms may be located on the WISE Women website, www.wisewomenofblaircounty.org . Nominations must be submitted by Friday, January 10, 2020 by 4pm.